‘Miracle’ baby born at just 24 weeks celebrates his first birthday

IDAHO FALLS, Idaho – Kaio Doxey has come a long way over the past year. Born at 24 weeks at Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center, the micro-premie, who weighed a little more than a can of soda, turned one on July 7, according to East Idaho News. For the first few days of life, Kaio lived second-by-second and fought to live. He gained weight, became stronger and was called a “miracle” baby. Four months after his birth, went home. He […]

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Facebook is swooning over this St. Louis officer

ST. LOUIS – St. Louis County Police have an ongoing campaign reminding drivers to wear their seatbelts. A recent post of an officer has gone viral on Facebook as fans swoon over the star of the photo. The campaign posts a photo every Monday of a smiling officer reminding patrons to “Arrive Alive” and wear their seatbelts. Little did the County Police know that last Monday’s post would get this much attention from the public. Facebook and Twitter users reacted […]

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Kentucky hunter receives backlash for posing with slain black giraffe in South Africa

SOUTH AFRICA — The eyes of animal conservationists from all over the world are directed at america right now after a Kentucky woman was seen posing in a picture with a rare black giraffe in South Africa that she had just killed. Tess Thompson Talley says she killed the animal as a part of conservation efforts, trying to prevent it from attacking younger giraffes. The photo was actually posted on Twitter back in June by a website called the Africland […]

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Anonymous shopper buys $1 million worth of remaining toys at Toys R Us to donate

RALEIGH, N.C. – A mystery shopper spent $1 million on all the remaining toys at a North Carolina Toys “R” Us store with plans to donate everything. The anonymous shopper bought the toys before the chain closed every store nationwide on Friday, WNCN reported. There is no word on who the mystery buyer is or where the toys are going. Workers at the store helped clear the shelves out earlier this week. Several people came to the store Friday to […]

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Cops around Texas challenge each other in #lipsyncbattle

FORT WORTH – First responders around Texas are going head-to-head in their very own lip sync battles! It all started in Bexar County. And then, the challenge was accepted in San Antonio before making its way to Fort Worth. FWPD’s Officer Brad Perez was so committed to the challenge, he took on a role that has him playing four versions of himself, like Alanis Morissette did in her original video. So, next time you see a cop belting out tunes in […]

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Raccoon ‘tried to thank officer’ after he removed peanut butter jar from animal’s head

DANVILLE, Ind. – An Indiana police officer’s camera captured an adorable moment between him and a raccoon in need of assistance Wednesday night. Danville police say officer Josh Gauger was on patrol when he located the raccoon with a peanut butter jar stuck on its head, wandering near the police department on U.S. Route 36, according to WXIN. After chuckling for a moment, Gauger stopped his patrol vehicle and removed the jar from the animal’s head. Afterwards, the officer can be […]

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Texas billboard urges liberals to leave the state

VEGA – A roadside billboard is reaching much farther than just motorists traveling along Interstate 40 in the Texas panhandle. A photo of the sign, which reads, “Liberals Please Continue on I-40 until you have left our GREAT STATE OF TEXAS” was posted to Facebook and is now lighting up the internet, bringing reactions from both the right and the left — and plenty in between. Facebook user Kyle Mccallie, of Fritch, posted the photo Tuesday and captioned it, “Billboard […]

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Viral picture of child in cage gets taken out of context on social media

DALLAS — Some immigration activist are on the defense after a photo from a protest they held has been making its rounds on the internet. The problem? People believed this picture of a child crying in a cage was taken on the Texas border after the boy had been taken from his parents, but that’s just not true. The picture was actually taken at a demonstration. The activists were the brown berets, a community based organization. The photo, posted by […]

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Woman gets head stuck in truck tailpipe at music festival

WINSTED, Minn. — A woman at a music festival had an exhaust-ing ordeal after getting her head stuck in a truck’s tailpipe. The Winsted Fire Department was recently called to the Winstock Music Festival in Minnesota to help free the woman, KARE reported. It is not known how her head became stuck. Authorities said the woman has since been cited for underage drinking and was escorted from the festival after being removed from the tailpipe. Video of the woman and […]

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Widower of ‘Marry My Husband’ author speaks out one year after her death

It’s been more than a year since author Amy Krouse Rosenthal died of ovarian cancer shortly after writing a viral essay in which she encouraged readers to consider marrying husband Jason after her passing. Now Jason Rosenthal is speaking out, in a TED talk he gave at the TED 2018 conference as well as an interview with Today. Asked whether he’ll remarry, he said, “I have no idea. I don’t know.” But he says several women did reach out after reading his late wife’s column. “A group […]

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