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  • She beat cancer at 2 and again at 15 — and just fulfilled her dream of becoming pediatric nurse

    ATLANTA — A Georgia woman who beat cancer twice is now living her dream as a pediatric nurse at Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta — the same hospital where she received treatment as a child. Montana Brown, 24, was first diagnosed with Rhabdomyosarcoma, a rare form of childhood cancer, when she was only 17 months old, according to the Times Enterprise. Brown was treated at CHOA for a year before she was released. Brown relapsed at the end of her freshman year […]

  • Soldier surprise: Daughter gets homecoming surprise at football game

    KANSAS CITY — It wasn’t homecoming at a Missouri high school on Friday night — but for one family, it was. Sgt. Chuck Porter at Belton’s U.S. Army Reserve Center in Missouri gave the command to send more than 100 military police officers home to their families, according to WDAF. He served with them helping detain some of the world’s most dangerous prisoners at Guantanamo Bay. As the officers embraced their families, Sgt. Porter was only thinking about his daughter […]

  • Retired Marine turned high school math teacher receives Purple Heart at halftime

    MAGNA, Utah — Retired Marine Corporal John. W. Angell Jr. proudly received the longest standing medal in the military under the lights at Cyprus High School in Magna, Utah during halftime Friday night, according to KSTU. “I’m definitely emotional, but I’m a Marine: You’re not going to see it,” Angell said. He said he is grateful for the honor. “It’s not something I was expecting to get or wanting to get, but I will carry it with pride,” Angell said. […]

  • 97-year-old WWII vet takes a knee in support of National Anthem protests

    WILLARD, Mo. – Hundreds of NFL players showed their solidarity by kneeling or locking arms during the national anthem on Sunday, and a World War II veteran was right there with them. John Middlemas, 97, of Willard, Missouri, was the focus of a tweet from his grandson, who wrote that his grandfather wanted to take a knee to show “those kids have every right to protest” in reference to NFL players. #TakeAKnee trended on social media over the weekend after President […]

  • CONTEST: Secret Word – Six Flags Fright Fest

    Enter for a chance to win tickets to Fright Fest at Six Flags Great Adventure! 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 September 25, 2017 and ends on October 6, 2017 at 11:59 PM EST (the “Sweepstakes Period.”) […]

  • Weekend Philler Episode 202

    In this week’s Weekend Philler we salute veteran owned Backward Flag Brewing Company, watch Carson Wentz as he meets the Globetrotters, paint with Eagles Artist Daniel Duffy, creepy crawl over to the Academy of Natural Science to meet the lady behind Bug Fest, roll with the biggest Board Game Collection we have ever seen, get fresh with the Iovine Bros produce at the Reading Terminal Market and get into our Weekend Wayback Machine to look at WPHL Sports. Wow, that’s […]

  • Hairy belly fanny pack will give you an instant ‘Dad Bod’

    It takes guts to step into the world of merchandising and sales – particularly if the product you wish to make looks like a gut. A Londoner is seeking production partners to get his new ‘Dad Bag‘ fanny pack idea off the ground. In an interview with Huffington Post, 27-year-old Albert Pukies said he came up with the idea after seeing articles and posts about the ‘Dad Bod’ look being in vogue. Pukies said he’s considering a KickStarter campaign to […]

  • Basketball standout back on the court one month after having part of his brain removed

    INDIANAPOLIS, In. – This season high school basketball fans in Indianapolis will witness a miracle on the court. Cathedral High School standout James Franklin Jr. is ready to play again after having a part of his brain removed. The surgery was to prevent seizures, a condition he’s dealt with since birth. “They like how are you living to this day? They didn’t expect me to be here to be honest with you, ” the 17-year-old point guard told WXIN. James […]

  • Teacher’s ‘gender neutral’ pronoun note causes stir among parents

    TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – A Florida teacher’s note requesting that her fifth graders try to use gender-neutral pronouns in her classroom has parents divided, according to the Tallahassee Democrat. Chloe Bressack, a new math and science teacher at Canopy Oaks Elementary, greeted parents in a letter introducing herself. “One thing that you should know about me is that I use gender neutral terms. My prefis ix Mx. (pronounced Mix),” she wrote. “My pronouns are ‘they, them, their’ instead of ‘he, his, […]

  • Cat stolen from rescue shelter found dead, mutilated in dumpster

    WARNING: This article contains graphic details SHORELINE, Wash. — Police are investigating after a cat named ‘Quixote’ was stolen from a cat rescue in Shoreline, Washington and then found dead in a nearby dumpster with his head crushed. Around 12 p.m. Tuesday, a volunteer with the Whisker City Cat Rescue called police when she noticed an outside cat shelter had been broken into and the cat which had been housed inside was missing, according to KCPQ. Shoreline Police responded and found a […]