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Coors Light beats Budweiser to become America’s second-favorite brew

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Coors Light became the second-most popular beer in the country in 2011, edging between Bud Light and Budweiser, which had held the No. 1 and No. 2 for nearly two decades. The Chicago Tribune reported Tuesday on the beer rankings, which were collected Beer Marketer’s Insight. Last year’s top selling brews were: 1. Bud Light [...] [Read More]
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Fans sit on the Mavericks bench during a game

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Talk about great seats. Check out these two fans who are sitting on the bench with the Mavericks during Tuesday’s game against the Pistons. Yes, on the bench. With the players. TV cameras caught the two fans, with beers in their hands, between Mavericks guards Delonte West and Vince Carter during the third quarter of [...] [Read More]
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Kayaker rescues injured dog swimming in Gulf of Mexico

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ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — A man kayaking in the Gulf of Mexico rescued an injured dog that was swimming offshore after fleeing when his owner was struck and killed by a car. The bizarre and sad tale unfolded Saturday afternoon on Siesta Key, a bucolic island community about 40 miles south of St. Petersburg that [...] [Read More]
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Man who lost wife in Tucson shootings says Giffords makes him sick

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A 77-year-old Arizona man whose wife was killed in last year’s mass shooting in Tucson said the sight of fellow victim Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords and her husband, astronaut Mark Kelly, makes him want to vomit, according to the UK’s Daily Mail online. George Morris, 77, was shot in the leg and back in the attack [...] [Read More]
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Facebook app allows you to have your “last word”

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Social media sites have turned into memorials after people die, but what if you could say something from the grave? [Read More]
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Colorado teen’s yearbook photo called too sexy

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Sydney Spies is an 18-year-old senior at Durango High School in Colorado, but her classmates may not have a picture to remember her by in the yearbook. The reason the yearbook editors say, is that the senior photo she submitted is too sexy. The photo shows Spies in a short yellow skirt and midriff baring, [...] [Read More]
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Even Lady Gaga is a big fan of Tim Tebow

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In the You-Thought-You-Would-Never-See-This-Category, a headline involving Lady Gaga and Tim Tebow. Yes, even the pop superstar has become a fan of the miracle-working Denver Broncos quarterback. Gaga took to Twitter not long after Tebow’s latest masterpiece — and 80-yard touchdown pass on the first play of overtime that gave the Broncos a playoff victory over [...] [Read More]
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Tourist survives after bungee cord snaps

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An Australian tourist survived after a bungee cord failed as she jumped off a bridge, according to The Guardian. [Read More]
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