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Best and worst fictional moms

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In honor of Mother’s Day, we take a look at some of pop culture’s warm and fuzziest mamas, as well as moms of the big and small screen who make us thankful we’re not related to them. Take a look at our picks and tell who we missed in the comments [Read More]
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$100K electric vehicle being investigated after Texas fire

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A $100,000 electric car is suspected in sparking a fire at a Sugar Land home last week, according to media reports. [Read More]
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Neurosurgeon pulled off cruise ship over tweet

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A Nashville neurosurgeon was pulled off a Carnival cruise suspected of planning to commit a bio-terrorist attack, after a tweet from an impostor account claimed the doctor had a vial of harmful bacteria on board. [Read More]
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Bronzed NJ mom inspires ‘tanorexic’ action figure

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A Connecticut novelty toy company is selling a “tanorexic” action figure based on the New Jersey mother accused of taking her 6-year-old daughter into a tanning booth. Patricia Krentcil, 44, pleaded not guilty last week to child endangerment after police accused her exposing her child to potentially harmful ultraviolent rays. The case has drawn international [...] [Read More]
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Michele Bachmann becomes a Swiss citizen

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Former GOP presidential candidate Michele Bachmann recently became a citizen of Switzerland after her husband claimed his heritage. “Congresswoman Bachmann’s husband is of Swiss descent so she has been eligible for dual-citizenship since they got married in 1978,” Becky Rogness said in a statement to POLITICO, which first reported the story in the United States. [...] [Read More]
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Oh, the huge manatees

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Florida beaches are used to displays of blubber, but this is ridiculous. Swimmers were wading in the shallow surf of Fort Lauderdale Beach on Sunday when five or six manatees swam up and began cavorting in the knee-deep water. The onlookers laughed, squealed, gawked and even petted the frisky beasts as they splashed by. YouTube [...] [Read More]
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In quest for health, Massachusetts bans the school bake sale

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Just as a new report is released saying schools should be Ground Zero for the nation’s obesity battle, we learn that schools in Massachusetts are banning bake sales in the interest of fighting obesity. [Read More]
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Who changes their name to T-Rex because it’s cooler?

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A 23-year-old Nebraska man entered a courtroom on Monday as Tyler Gold and left it with the moniker Tyrannosaurus Rex Joseph Gold. [Read More]
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