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Reckless driver tells cop squirrel was eating him

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Driver Warren Thomas Michael III pulled over after swerving and weaving on and off a road in Jacksonville, Fla., Saturday night and told a Clay County sheriff’s deputy that the squirrel did it, wptv.com is reporting: Michael opened his window to greet officers, he wasn’t holding his driver’s license and registration — he was holding [...] [Read More]
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Paul Ryan compares Obama to NFL replacement refs

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He told a crowd in Cincinnati that the NFL’s controversial replacement referees remind him of the president’s handling of the economy. [Read More]
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Guinness World Records gives props to ‘Gangnam Style’

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Psy’s viral sensation “Gangnam Style” has been recognized by Guinness World Records as the most “liked” video on YouTube with more than 2.7 million likes. [Read More]
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Madonna calls Obama a ‘black Muslim’

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Madonna was in Washington, D.C. on Monday, and offered an odd take on politics and President Barack Obama. In her bizarre speech, she urged the crowd to vote for Obama in November and added “We have a black Muslim in the White House,” the Huffington Post reported. In her speech she also talks about Martin [...] [Read More]
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Global bacon shortage predicted for 2013

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A United Kingdom group is warning that a bacon and pork shortage in Britain is “unavoidable” and may already be a global problem. Britain’s National Pig Association said in a press release that new data shows that the European Union pig herd is declining at a significant rate, a trend mirrored around the world. In [...] [Read More]
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Texas A&M president gets down ‘Gangnam Style’

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In a pep rally before Texas A&M’s big win over South Carolina State, Loftin did his own version of “Gangnam Style,” in his bow tie, of course. [Read More]
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TV: Emmy’s biggest hits and misses over the years

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By David Wiegand For the 64th time, the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences will hand out a bunch of awards to prime time shows on Sunday. And for the 64th time, you can bet there will be a lot of Monday morning quarterbacking after the parties are over and various substances have worn off. […] [Read More]
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‘Mad Men’ stars: Then and now

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Will “Mad Men” make Emmy history on Sunday? The AMC drama leads the TV pack with 17 nominations, a tie with “American Horror Story” for most award bids. It’s also up for best drama, an honor it’s won four years running. A fifth win would make TV history. The Emmys are on Sunday, Sept. 23, […] [Read More]
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