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  • Downing Elementary School

    Weekend Philler gets interviewed by some third graders at Grace Downing Elementary in Runnemede School District!

  • Game Masters

    Weekend Philler checks out the new Game Masters exhibit at The Franklin Institute!

  • College student sticks to her guns after heat-packing graduation photo goes viral

    CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. – A University of Tennessee Chattanooga senior’s graduation photo depicting her with a handgun tucked in her waistband has generated controversy over social media, but she’s sticking to her guns, according to a Fox News post. Brenna Spencer, 22, is shown in the photo lifting her “Women for Trump” T-shirt to expose the firearm. Despite receiving what she called a surprising “amount of hate” on social media, Spencer says she has no regrets.   I don’t take normal college graduation […]

  • 6-year-old boy battling cancer for 3rd time becomes honorary sheriff’s deputy

    HENRY COUNTY, Ind. – An Indiana boy battling cancer for the third time is now an honorary sheriff’s deputy. Brantley Taber earned the honor at Tri-Elementary School Tuesday morning. At just 6 years old, Brantley has maxed out his lifetime doses of chemotherapy and his only option now is trial medicine, according to WXIN. Henry County Sheriff’s Derek Deputy heard about Brantley’s illness and wanted to do something to help, so when he learned the boy wanted to be a […]

  • Police have amusing response after someone toilet-papers Chief’s truck

    SALINA, Utah – Police in one Utah city got a little nostalgic Saturday after someone toilet-papered the Chief of Police’s truck. Salina City Police posted a photo of the prank on Facebook and were clearly taking a light-hearted look at an activity they say they don’t recommend but “has several positive effects.” Police said while this may have been a good way for kids to get out of the house and get some exercise, they remind citizens that not everyone […]

  • Toddler saves family from house fire

    POTEAU, Okla. – A 2-year-old alerted her family of a fire in their home when she was in flames. Although she was burning, she helped save everyone in the Oklahoma home. Toddler Cota Samuel was the only one awake when her house caught fire Thursday morning. Cota’s mother, Angela Collier, said she woke up to Cota on fire. “My sister comes in and kind of hollering at us to wake up,” Angela Collier told KFSM. “I looked over and Cota […]

  • Teen gets final ride in Batmobile after losing battle with leukemia

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. – In front of the Wingert household in Sacramento Thursday morning was a scene straight out of Adam West’s “Batman.” Parked out front was a 1966 Batmobile – Joshua Wingert loved Batman. “He liked other guys but that was it, Batman was the man,” Joshua’s mother, Jessica, told KTXL. “He liked the 60s, you know, the cheesy television show,” said his father, Jeff. “In the hospice we went through the whole series,” said Jessica. At 6-months-old Joshua was diagnosed […]

  • Video shows bald eagle landing on Mariners pitcher during national anthem

    MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. – The eagle has landed – on Seattle Mariners  pitcher James Paxton. The iconic bird of prey first buzzed Paxton, who hails from Canada, during the national anthem before the team’s Thursday game against the Twins in Minneapolis. Paxton is seen standing in the field with his hand over his heart when a bald eagle lands nearby — and eventually lands on his arm. BALD EAGLE ATTACK 😂 Outstanding reaction from the @Mariners' James Paxton, though. Just stay calm. […]

  • Photo of broken chair drives people to donate $44K in supplies to Oklahoma teacher

    McALESTER, Okla. – When an Oklahoma teacher revealed what the chairs in her classroom look like, she couldn’t imagine how far one photo could go. On March 28, Laurissa Kovacs took to Facebook to raise awareness about the conditions her students learn — and sit — in. A week later, the art teacher from Puterbaugh Middle School in McAlester, Oklahoma, had received more than $44,000 in donated supplies, as of Wednesday evening. In her post, Kovacs described having to bring folding […]

  • Hockey player breastfeeds her 8-week-old baby during game breaks

    Serah Small loves hockey. So much so that just eight weeks after giving birth, she was on the rink playing games. There was just one problem: At one of the games, she realized she’d forgotten her breast pump at home. So, she stripped down in the locker room and breastfed her little one in between periods of her game. “I don’t think I’ve done anything different than millions of moms before me,” Small told CNN. The only difference here is […]