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    How to keep your 4th of July Healthy and “Lite”

    July 4th starts the summer season and also can make eating healthy more challenging.  Here are some ideas to slim your summer barbecue. Summer Salads.  Try Roasted Kale Chips and Quinoa Salad.  This salad incorporates several superfoods such as quinoa—a whole grain that is a complete protein packed with fiber and other key nutrients. Quinoa tastes great, adding a nice crunch to any salad.  Kale is a bona fide anti-cancer superfood. To make your fresh meal burst with flavor, make […]

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    Lite and Healthy July 4th Menu Ideas from Litehouse

    Dr. Janet Brill, a nationally recognized nutritionist and best-selling author, joined PHL17 host Jason Lee to give tips on how to make your July 4th festivities lighter and healthier with Litehouse® Dressings. Litehouse® makes delicious refrigerated dressings that can be found in the produce section of your local supermarket – right next to other fresh and delicious veggies. First up was a Roasted Spicy Cauliflower Buffalo Wing dish to help you say goodbye to greasy wings.  Next up, Roasted Kale […]

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    Millions of dollars found stashed in buckets inside home’s walls

    Authorities found millions of dollars stashed inside buckets hidden in attic walls, along with drugs and a gun, during a search of a home in the Miami area. Between $10 million and $20 million in cash was found after a search of a business and a home, according to arrest documents from the Miami-Dade Police Department. Luis Hernandez-Gonzalez, 44, and his sister, Salma Gonzalez, 32, were arrested Wednesday in connection with a drug trafficking case, documents show. Steroids, gun A […]

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    Puppy presumed dead at sea is reunited with family, thanks to Facebook post

    GROTON, Conn. — Ryder was lost, then he was found. Clare Shaw and her family were boating off the coast of Noank, along the Connecticut shoreline Sunday, when their 8-month Shiba Inu puppy slipped out of his harness and into the ocean. “After turning around and back tracking for hours, having the coast guard involved, and everyone on shore looking we weren’t able to find our puppy who we thought didn’t know how to swim,” Shaw told WTIC. The family […]

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    Michigan woman sues for ‘wrongful conception’ after doctor said she couldn’t get pregnant

    OAKLAND COUNTY, Mich. — A Michigan mother is reportedly suing her doctor for the stress caused by an unplanned pregnancy, according to WJBK. According to the report, Lori Cichewicz went to her doctor in 2008 to have a tubal ligation, which is also known as “having your tubes tied.” Cichewicz’ss doctor reportedly said her tubes were “blocked” and she had “no chance” of getting pregnant and did not need birth control. Three years later, she gave birth to a child who has Down syndrome, according […]

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    CONTEST: WWE SummerSlam Heatwave Tour

    Enter for a chance to win tickets to WWE SummerSlam Heatwave Tour either in Newark, DE  on 7/22 or in Wildwood, NJ on 7/23. Grand Prize Winner (1): 4 Floor seats to event, WWE Merchandise Runners Up (4): 4 tickets to event TO ENTER: The Sweepstakes is open only to legal citizens of the United States who are legal residents of PA, NJ and DE, and who are 18 years of age or older by time of entry. NO PURCHASE […]

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    Bride finds beautiful way to share meaning of wedding song with parents

    LAGRANGE, Ohio – When Julie Norton was looking forward to her wedding, she was desperately trying to figure out how to have a special song have special meaning to her parents. The song, “My Wish,” by Rascal Flatts, flows beautifully, its melody providing the perfect compliment to a poetic lyric that speaks to hoping someone’s dreams come true. It was the perfect song for the father/daughter dance at Julie’s wedding reception. A song she knew her parents, Scott and Christine Finkel, […]

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    Texas woman wakes up with British accent after surgery

    ROSENBERG, Texas — Lisa Alamia is a Texan, through and through. But you wouldn’t know it when she opens her mouth to speak. She had surgery on her lower jaw a few months ago, and she’s had a British accent ever since. “I didn’t notice it at first,” said Alamia, who is of Mexican heritage. “But my husband told me I was talking funny. My surgeon thought it was just a physical result of the surgery and that it would […]

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    Teen football players accused of beating animals to death, posing with corpses

    CLEVELAND TOWNSHIP, Pa. — Five high school football stars in Pennsylvania have been cited after allegedly beating numerous animals to death and posing with their corpses. The five teens are facing fines for illegally killing wild animals and then posting a picture with their kills on Instagram, according to WNEP. An uncensored photo of the football players posing with the animals can be seen here. The five area football players posing with baseball bats and dead animals: a snake, raccoon, […]

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    “Love Yourself” by St. John of God School in Westville Grove, NJ

    You will be sure to smile watching these cuties from St. John of God Community Services in Westville Grove, NJ. To the tune of “Love Myself” by Hailee Steinfeld, these amazing students and staff members made a video for their talent show that conveys a message as beautiful as their happy faces. Spread love and #loveYOURSELF. We certainly love you and your dance moves, SJOGCS! St. John of God Community Services is a nonprofit which provides a variety of programs […]