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    Police: Teacher found injured, zip-tied in classroom admits he made up attack story

    BOTHELL, Wash. — A Washington wood shop teacher found zip-tied and injured in his classroom earlier this year now admits he staged the crime scene and made up the story, police said in a news conference. In May, news of the alleged violent attack shook the residents of Bothell. Concerned Bothell High School students wore blue the following Monday and signed a large banner to show support for the popular teacher, 63-year-old Calvin Pygott. On Tuesday, however, police revealed Pygott had […]

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    CONTEST: Aries Spears at the Troc

    Enter to win tickets to see Aries Spears perform at the Troc on Saturday at 7 PM!! 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 NECESSARY. Limit one entry per person per email address. Sweepstakes begins August 25, 2016 and ends on August 26, 2016 at 11:59 AM EST (the […]

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    Utility worker’s submerged photo goes viral

    HOOD COUNTY, Texas – This is one dedicated utility worker! When Andrea Adams saw a water main break near her driveway last week, she had no idea she would end up snapping a photo that would take social media by storm. Seriously? Acton Municipal Utility District employees are dedicated. #employeeofthemonth Photo cred: Andrea Adams — Anthony White (@AnthonyWhiteTX) August 23, 2016 A utility worker from the Acton Municipal Utility District tried his hardest to stop the flow – submerging […]

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    Bakery facing backlash over transgender Ken Doll birthday cake

    SACRAMENTO, Calif.  — A Sacramento bakery is getting a flood of support after one of its custom cakes caught quite a bit of flack on social media. The cake was baked and molded into a transgender Ken doll. “It wasn’t that unusual, we do doll cakes all the time,” said Marlene Goetzeler, co-owner of the bakery. Eggs, milk, butter and a dash of controversy were the recipe at Freeport Bakery for the unorthodox custom cake. The Ken doll wore a pink dress made of frosting, […]

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    Teen’s outdoor piano performance lifts spirits amid Louisiana flood damage

    BATON ROUGE, La. — In the midst of a tragedy, one teenager in Baton Rouge was able to lift spirits and take disaster victims’ minds off the recent flood, even if just for a moment. In a beautiful video posted on Facebook by John White, he captures a young man taking a break from cleanup to play the piano. The young man, named Mark Chasuk, played Albert Pieczonka’s Tarantella. “The piano took on four feet of water, so needless to say […]

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    CONTEST: A Cinderella Story – If the Shoe Fits

    Enter to win a Justice Prize Pack and A Cinderella Story: If the Shoe Fits on DVD! 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 NECESSARY. Limit one entry per person per email address. Sweepstakes begins August 24, 2016 and ends on September 4, 2016 at 11:59 AM EST (the […]

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    IN FOCUS: Philadelphia Children’s Alliance

    The Philadelphia Children’s Alliance or PCA coordinates a multi-agency, interdisciplinary response to promote healing and justice for victims of sexual abuse in Philadelphia. Philadelphia Children’s Alliance says that “In calendar year 2015 there were 3,364 reports of alleged sexual abuse to the Department of Human Services and the Police Department in Philadelphia.” On In Focus Jennifer Lewis-Hall’s guests include PCA Executive Director Chris Kirchner and PCA therapist Amanda Peguero-Marquez. Michael Broussard, an adult survivor of child sexual abuse also joins […]

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    IN FOCUS: Gun Control

    On In Focus with Jennifer Lewis-Hall, Democratic Senator Bob Casey of Pennsylvania joins us to talk about various issues affecting our region including the presidential election, terrorism and an update on the backlog of services for veterans. Senator Casey extensively discusses the Orlando massacre that killed forty-nine people and wounded over fifty others — and legislation he’s proposed regarding hate crimes and gun control in addition to talking about deadly shootings in Baton Rouge, Minnesota and acts of terror abroad. […]

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    Minor league baseball player hits grand slam, ball smashes his own truck

    SAUGET, Il. –  A minor league baseball player in Illinois experienced the thrill of victory and the agony of defeat Sunday night, all in one swing of the bat. Gateway Grizzlies outfielder Brandon Thomas hit a grand slam in the bottom the second inning, smashing the windshield of a truck in the parking lot. Only after the game did Thomas realize the truck was his! Can't make this up. @brandonthomas6 hit a grand slam tonight that smashed a windshield. That's […]

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    Internet helps girl with autism replace beloved shirt—150 times

    Ever since Deborah Skouson came home with a pink flowered shirt for her daughter five years ago, Cami, who has autism, has been “fixated” on it. It quickly became her favorite piece of clothing, leading Skouson to scour eBay each time her daughter’s current shirt became unwearable. But the fifth time she sought a replacement, eBay’s stock had run dry. That’s when the Utah mom turned to Facebook, asking friends to share her request for the shirt along with her […]