After being vandalized Pan-African Bookstore gives back to the community

DALLAS– Back in June, we told you about the owner of Pan-African Bookstore whose air conditioning units were vandalized. “We had a donor NTD Mechanical to donate four new air conditioning units for us, which really saved our business. If it weren’t for them I would not be able to be here today we would have to close down,” said Akwete Tyehimba owner of Pan-African Book Store. Now, Tyehimba wants to give back to the very same community that helped […]

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After being vandalized Pan-African Bookstore gives back to the community

DALLAS– Back in June, we told you about the owner of Pan-African Bookstore whose air conditioning units were vandalized. “We had a donor NTD Mechanical to donate four new air conditioning units for us, which really saved our business. If it weren’t for them I would not be able to be here today we would have to close down,” said Akwete Tyehimba owner of Pan-African Book Store. Now, Tyehimba wants to give back to the very same community that helped […]

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California-based company bans Visa credit cards in Kroger

  CALIFORNIA — Credit cards! Two word that either strike fear or a sigh of relief in the minds of Americans! Either way, if you own a Visa card, and plan on going to California anytime soon, you many want to avoid making any purchases at any Foods Co. you see. Foods Co., which is a unit of Kroger based in California, says it plans to place a ban on Visa credit cards starting August 14th (not to be confused […]

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State Fair of Texas names food semi-finalists

DALLAS – Y’all, we are just about two months away from the State Fair of Texas! And the semi-finalist foods in this year’ Big Tex Choice Awards are in!!! Among the 15 savory snacks and 16 sweet treats chosen as semi-finalists for the 2018 State Fair of Texas season are Deep Fried Ranch, Fried Kool-Aid Pickles, Cotton Candy Tacos, Orange Julia’s Beermosa, and Deep Fried M&M’s. The finalists are expected to be announced at Fair Park August 13 and Big Tex […]

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Florida man quits teaching to become a personal grocery shopper with a $100K salary

SEMINOLE COUNTY, FL — Attention all shoppers, did you know you could make a living buying groceries. Well, one guy named Ed Hennessey does and a leap of faith landed him a six figure salary. “It’s so relaxing. I get to go out and I’m outside all the time. I see people and I’m my own boss. I am who I want to be,” said Hennessey. For 20 years he taught thousands of kids at a Florida high school, a […]

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Necco Wafers’ message Sweetheart candies are going bye-bye

DEEP ELLUM — “I love you, crazy for you, be mine,” these are just some of the messages people looked forward to seeing on the little sweetheart candies during Valentine’s Day. But all of that could soon be coming to an end. Apparently, there’s not much of love left since the candy maker and their cousin company, Necco Wafers, have decided to shut down operations. Round Hill Investments says they’re planning to sell Necco Brands, but it hasn’t been made […]

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Did You Know?: Chuck E. Cheese and Video Games have one thing in common

IRVING, TX — We all love a good 8-bit world! Did you know the creator of Chuck E. Cheese is the same guy behind Atari? Nolan Bushnell, who was one of Atari’s founders, was reportedly inspired by Walt Disney himself and wanted the arcade to be an eat-and-play family experience. Meaning, the company that gave us Space Invaders is also responsible for the creepy mouse robot! Although, you probably won’t see a whole lot of old-school video games in there anymore. […]

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Dallas company introduces new CBD based soft drink, ‘Rocky Mountain High’

DALLAS — Have you ever heard of weed soda? Well, it could be coming to a location near you. A Dallas man has created a line of beverages called “Rocky Mountain High” and its ingredients include CBD oil, which stands for cannabidiol, a compound found in marijuana. “Rocky Mountain High, hemp-infused beverages, was our first attempt at producing a beverage that was a healthy alternative to a cola beverage,” said Michael Welch, CEO of Rocky Mountain High Brands. And that’s […]

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It’s free Slurpee day at 7-Eleven!

DALLAS — July 11th, other wise known as 7-Eleven, and you know what that means! If you guessed free Slurpees, you guessed right! The only thing sweeter than a #Slurpee drink, is a free #Slurpee drink. #7ElevenDay #OnYourWayToSummer pic.twitter.com/MZuVFKySsi — 7-Eleven (@7eleven) July 11, 2018 Every year people pack into 7-Elevens all over the country patiently waiting to indulge in a free small Slurpee from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. “I think it’s an amazing give back to the community […]

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Southwest Airlines will stop handing out peanuts to passengers

DALLAS — Well, you can all wave goodbye to the beloved peanuts you’re used to getting when you fly with Southwest Airlines. The company says they are getting rid of them! Southwest says they made the decision to help keep passengers from having allergic reactions in the air. One guy on Twitter wrote, “the end of peanuts on Southwest makes me want to cry.” The end of peanuts on Southwest makes me want to cry. That was a big part […]

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