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You know they do it, and now a survey confirms it. Close to one-third of young drivers, ages 16 to 21, admitted to texting while driving in the past month, according to Consumer Reports magazine. The survey conducted by the Consumer Reports National Research Center, found that almost half of the respondents had talked on [...] [Read More]
Debbie Zeisler of Millsap, Texas, adopted a dog in Parker County in north Texas, last year, and he ended up saving her life. Bear, a Shiloh German shepherd at the Weatherford-Parker County Animal Shelter, was a seizure dog. [Read More]
A South African cat emerged clean, but slightly the worse for wear after spending nearly two hours trapped inside a running washing machine, The Star newspaper reported Friday, according to the Vancouver Sun. [Read More]
Darcy the cow got out one day and wandered off her farm, which is nothing new in Brush, the northeastern Colorado town, because they’re used to the slightly stubborn dairy cow doing her own thing. But this time, she walked up to the drive-through window of a McDonald’s restaurant, about a half-mile from her farm, giving the workers there a big laugh. [Read More]
A New Orleans woman who said she was called “too fat to fly” at a Southwest gate last year is now filing a lawsuit demanding the carrier clarify its policies on larger passengers. Kenlie Tiggeman considered Southwest’s “Customers of Size” policy too inconsistent, having been told at least twice that she would be unable to [...] [Read More]