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All the Free Stuff Veterans & Active Military Get for Memorial Day Weekend

 
(www.time.com)
Admission fees waived, tons of free food.

Restaurants, theme parks, and museums are saying thank you to members of our armed services with loads of freebies over Memorial Day weekend. In most cases, all you need to do is show a military ID verifying your status as a veteran or active-duty military member in order to [...]

 

Thursday May 26th, 2016 | No comments »


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Parsons, Martin, Hendrick selected to Hall of Fame

 
(www.usatoday.com)
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) —  To Benny Parsons, auto racing was everything.
From driving to announcing, he was an icon in the sport and became one of the most beloved figures in the NASCAR community.
Parsons, who died in 2007 at age 65, was rewarded for his accomplishments and impact on the sport when he was selected into [...]

 

Thursday May 26th, 2016 | No comments »


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Dustin Diamond Arrested After Probation Violation

 
(www.eonline.com)
Dustin Diamond has found himself on the wrong side of the law once again.
The former Saved by the Bell cast member is back in Ozaukee County Sheriff’s custody following a probation hold Wednesday evening, E! News has learned.
The actor was just released from jail a few weeks ago after he was sentence to serve 4 [...]

 

Thursday May 26th, 2016 | No comments »


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Despite confusion, NASCAR got a memorable All-Star Race

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CONCORD, N.C. (AP) — Say this about NASCAR’s confusing and chaotic Sprint All-Star Race: At least it was entertaining.
The latest running of NASCAR’s annual showcase was lambasted by drivers and fans for its new format, yet it still produced one of the most memorable all-star races in a very long time.
Sure, part of the entertainment [...]

 

Monday May 23rd, 2016 | No comments »


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Adele to sign a $130 million record deal with Sony Music

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LOS ANGELES, May 23 (UPI) — Adele is expected to sign a new contract with Sony Music for more than $130 million, making it the richest deal for a female artist in music history.
The total deal could be worth $130.5 million, sources are reporting. A Sony Music source described the deal as “massive.” It will [...]

 

Monday May 23rd, 2016 | No comments »


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George Zimmerman sells gun that killed Trayvon Martin for $120,00

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TMZ is reporting that George Zimmerman has sold the gun he used to kill Trayvon Martin for $120,000. The outlet says seven bidders participated in the process and that the winner is anonymous per the site’s rules. The sale is pending verification of the winner’s funds. Zimmerman shot and killed Martin in Florida in February [...]

 

Friday May 20th, 2016 | No comments »


Model Drags Hugh Hefner Into Sexual Assault Lawsuit Against Bill Cosby

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A woman who accuses Bill Cosby of drugging and molesting her when she was 17 has filed a lawsuit against the comedian that also blames Playboy magazine founder Hugh Hefner.
Chloe Goins, now 26, claims that Cosby, 78, gave her an alcoholic drink spiked with a foreign substance that caused her to black out during a [...]

 

Friday May 20th, 2016 | No comments »


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Original Beastie Boys Member John Berry Dead at 52

(www.rollingstone.com)
John Berry, an original member of hip-hop group the Beastie Boys, died Thursday morning at 7:30 a.m. at a hospice in Danvers, Massachusetts. He was 52.
John Berry III, Berry’s father, confirmed his death Thursday afternoon to Rolling Stone. He said his son suffered from frontal lobe dementia, which had worsened in recent months.
Berry is credited [...]

 

Friday May 20th, 2016 | No comments »


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George Zimmerman Taunts Trayvon Martin’s Parents: ‘They Didn’t Raise Their Son Right

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George Zimmerman Taunts Trayvon Martin’s Parents: ‘They Didn’t Raise Their Son Right’
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In an interview with The Daily Beast this week, Zimmerman made it clear he has no remorse about shooting the 17-year-old boy to death in Sanford, Florida, and bears outright hostility for the parents whose son he took away forever.
“They didn’t raise their son [...]

 

Thursday May 19th, 2016 | No comments »


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Man Fights Off Attacking Crocodiles For 3 Hours But Can’t Save Friend

(www.grindtv.com)
Two men checking crab pots from a small aluminum boat were suddenly tossed into crocodile-infested waters when one crocodile intentionally capsized their boat Tuesday morning in a creek near Gunn Point, about 24 miles northwest of Darwin in the Northern Territory of Australia.
For three hours, a 72-year-old fought off approaching crocodiles, throwing spark plugs and [...]

 

Thursday May 19th, 2016 | No comments »