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“Stella Awards” Demonstrate Proof of Dysfunction in America

I received an e-mail from an acquaintance of mine who also happens to be a WJLT listener.  Within this e-mail were stories of people who were awarded monetary compensation from the American judicial system.  Before I write any more, I would like to begin by saying/writing that I honestly don't know if these stories are true.  However if they are, our judicial system has become as dysfunctional as our American society has.

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Mazda Recalls 42,000 Cars Because of Spiders (Yes, the Eight-Legged Kind)

Mazda is recalling more than 42,000 cars due to a fuel-tank hose issue, a problem that, the company says, can be caused by a common spider.

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Americans Increasingly Turning Down Diet Soft Drinks [Poll]

I used to drink Pepsi, regular sugar-filled Pepsi, all the time; from the time I was a young child to my 30's.  Then I became more health conscious and began drinking diet sodas.  In this way I've been a typical American consumer

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Walmart Recalls Toy Baby Doll Due to Burns – Here’s What To Do If You Have One

Many youngsters love playing with their "babies" but one local retailer sold a baby doll that could do more than ooo and ahhh. It can cause some pretty nasty injuries!

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Radar Can Be Used for More Than Tracking Weather and Speeding Cars

Have you ever been pulled over while driving for speeding?  At one time in our lives, we all may have had the "pleasure" of being tracked with radar by law enforcement.  We're all aware, as well, that radar is used for tracking storms and other weather phenomena.  So how about using it for finding those great big, car and house-swallowing empty spaces called, sinkholes?  Yep.  It's the latest thing coming from (of all places) NASA.

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Amazing Video of Kid Learning He’s a Big Brother

Watch this amazing video of this kid, Logan, learning that he is about to become a big brother. His reaction is amazing!

He's asked by his parents to read a script for the first time for a home video

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Find Your Very First Tweet to Honor Twitter’s Birthday

It was eight years ago that Twitter moved onto the social media stage.  To celebrate, the company is inviting users to join its founders for a trip back in time...all the way to their very first tweet.

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Indiana University Ranks High in U.S. News List of Best Graduate Programs

Indiana University ranks again this year as having the best business, law, education, medicine and science programs in the nation, according to the annual U.S. News and World Report’s list of Best Graduate Schools.

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Pigging Out on Pork will Pick Your Pocket

A couple of weeks ago, I wrote about why gas prices are going up and how that would be hitting everyone’s wallet.  Now, the cost of men’s favorite meat in the world(!) will be rising, as well.  Ask any man what his favorite meat is, and he’ll most likely answer “pork,” or as I like to refer to it, “piggy meat.”  Sure I love a good steak, but pork and its various forms have a special place on the menu, especially for guys.  Due to a swine virus, prices will be going up for pork. Noooooo!

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Forbes Magazine Says Indiana Billionaires Getting Richer

There are four billionaires living in Indiana, and they are all getting substantially wealthier, according to recent statistics from Forbes magazine.

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