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    ‘A roof over my kids’ head is what’s important’: Single mom’s tax return Facebook post goes viral

    GAFFNEY, S.C. — A single mother’s Facebook post about using her tax return to provide for her kids before herself is going viral. Christina Knaack, a single mother who works a minimum-wage job to support a 4-month-old and 2-year-old, posted a picture on Wednesday of a $5,400 tax return receipt along with strong words about the money and how she plans to spend it. “I got back $5,600 on my taxes. Instead of buying my kids the latest Jordans or […]

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    Woman hides pregnancy from mother-in-law until day before delivery

    ROY, Utah – A Utah couple managed to keep a big secret from members of their own family for nearly nine months. When Tannin and Katie Pease found out Katie was pregnant with their third child, they decided to wait as long as possible to tell Tannin’s mom. In fact, they managed to keep it a secret until the day before Katie was set to deliver, according to KUTV. The family recorded the moment they revealed the news to Tannin’s mom, […]

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    Blind 14-year-old female wrestler headed to Washington state tournament

    AUBURN, Wash. — A 14-year-old wrestler from Auburn, Washington, is dominating her sport without being able to see her opponents. “I started wrestling in sixth grade, it was hard,” said 14-year-old Goddess Ma’alona-Faletogo, who is blind. “I had to get used to all of the conditioning. It was stuff I later learned to love.” She is a freshman wrestler competing in the 225 pound weight class for Thomas Jefferson High School. “I didn’t believe that I could do anything, honestly, (but) wrestling […]

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    Victims’ advocates warn about new ‘Benadryl Cocktail’ rape drug

    CLEVELAND, Ohio – Sexual predators have used a number of drugs to attack their victims. Now predators have begun using a common over the counter medicine to incapacitate both adults and children, prompting a warning from victims advocates. It’s called the “Benadryl Cocktail” says Teresa Stafford, Senior Director of Victims Services and Outreach at the Cleveland Rape Crisis Center. The liquid version of the popular allergy medicine is slipped into drinks and then given to the unsuspecting victims.  Sometimes done […]

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    Trump revokes transgender bathroom protections, sending issue to states

    By Meg Wagner An issue for the states President Donald Trump’s administration on Wednesday ditched federal guidelines allowing transgender students in public schools to use the bathrooms of their choice, instead insisting that each state should be able to make its own rules about the hot-button issue. Instructions issued in May by former President Barack Obama allowed transgender students to use the bathrooms and locker rooms that matched their gender identities, not just their biological sex. Progressives hailed those guidelines […]

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    Is this sign sexist? Debate breaks out over North Carolina billboard

    FORSYTH COUNTY, N.C. – It’s just seven words long, but that’s enough to start a firestorm: “Real men provide. Real women appreciate it.” A billboard containing those words sits along an interstate in North Carolina, and it’s inflaming passions. Some people find the message sexist. A group of those who don’t like the billboard’s message plan to hold a protest this weekend. Molly Grace says she’s never organized a protest before, but she’s putting one together now after seeing the […]

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    Police: Missing teen Sarah Dunsey ‘was not kidnapped’ in Las Vegas

    LAS VEGAS – Authorities are now saying the Utah teen reported kidnapped in Las Vegas may not have been kidnapped at all, according to DailyMail.com. Sarah Dunsey, 17, disappeared Jan. 15 while at the MGM in Las Vegas, Nevada. Last week, Dunsey’s mother offered up a heart-wrenching plea to the world to help find her daughter. In a video posted to YouTube, the family claimed Sarah was a victim of sex trafficking and she was being held against her will. […]

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    NY zoo tries to live stream giraffe giving birth, says ‘animal rights extremists’ flagged it as ‘sexually explicit’

    HARPURSVILLE, NY — An upstate New York zoo is vowing to live stream a giraffe giving birth despite the removal of an earlier video because of “animal rights extremists.” The Animal Adventure Park, in Harpursville, aired two giraffe cam videos on YouTube overnight into Thursday. The first, lasting 10 hours, has been removed, and the second two-hour video has stopped, but is still viewable. “April the giraffe is expecting a calf. … Follow the process as she and her mate, Oliver, welcome […]

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    Everything coming and going on Netflix in March

    Marvel’s Iron Fist joins Amy Schumer and many others on Netflix in March. It’s also your last chance to catch up on Jaws and Animal House before they and many more leave the service. ARRIVING March 1: Angry Birds: Season 2 (2013) Blazing Saddles (1974) Chicago (2002) Deep Run (2015) Dirt Every Day: Season 1 (2013) Epic Drives: Season 2 (2015) Friday After Next (2002) Head 2 Head: Season 2 (2013) Hot Rod Unlimited: Season 1 (2013) Ignition: Season 1 […]

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    Man found naked, hanging upside down from Mississippi tree

    BLUE SPRINGS, Miss. – Firefighters freed a Mississippi man Tuesday night after he somehow wound up hanging upside down from a tree. Authorities said they found Shawn Treadaway, of New Albany, completely naked with a cable wrapped around him. WTVA reports that he was left dangling from the tree in a wooded area of Blue Springs for more than four hours. Treadaway’s girlfriend knocked on doors until she found a resident named Jerry Feathers who agreed to help. “I was […]

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    Utah teens who allegedly shot girl in head during robbery kept ‘memento,’ police say

    SMITHFIELD, Utah — A 14-year-old Utah girl found in a dry canal with a gunshot wound to the head was allegedly attacked by two teenage boys who had initially planned to murder her using knives, then rob her. Charging documents filed in court Tuesday shed new light on the attack that sent 14-year-old Deserae Turner to a hospital with serious injuries. Police began investigating after Deserae, who lives in Amalga, was reported missing last week after she failed to return home […]

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    Video shows off-duty California cop fire weapon in struggle with 13-year-old

    ANAHEIM, Calif. – Cellphone video captured a physical struggle between an off-duty police officer and a 13-year-old boy in Anaheim, California, that led to the officer firing his weapon and the teen being placed in police custody. The incident happened around 2:40 p.m. Tuesday near the Loara High School in Anaheim, according to the Anaheim Police Department. Anaheim police said that they were called to the scene where an off-duty Los Angeles Police Department officer had discharged his firearm and […]