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Funeral Homes Utilize Furry Companions For Mourners

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Sandy Del Duca was mourning the loss of her father when Lulu, a curly-haired golden doodle, came running down the stairs at the Ballard-Durand funeral home. Del Duca thought Lulu was simply one of the pets of Matthew Fiorillo, funeral ...

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Dallas Police Employee Escapes Death By Minutes

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An employee at the Dallas police headquarters may have evaded her possible death after a gunman’s bullets sprayed through the building moments after she stepped away from the front desk. The employee had stepped away from the desk before a ...

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Why Is It Legal To Burn An American Flag? — ‘The Why’

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Welcome to the newest edition of The Why. “Why is it legal to burn an American flag?” you ask? Good question. Timely too. (OK, it wasn’t really “timely” we just held on to it figuring it would fly better around ...

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U.S. Chimpanzees Will Be Designated ‘Endangered’

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No more monkey business. On June 16, 2015 all chimpanzees in the United States, both wild and captive, will officially be officially designated as “endangered” under the Endangered Species Act (ESA); so said the United States Fish and Wildlife Service ...

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Why Don’t Guys Listen? — ‘The Why’

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Welcome to the newest edition of The Why. Wait! What was the question again? Oh! “Why don’t guys listen?” you ask? Good question. (OK it’s actually a bit stereotypical but that’s never stopped us before, has it?) Ya know, y’all ...

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Medical Marijuana Food Fair Is Here

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The crowd at SoMa StrEat Food Park just might be in high spirits at the Get Baked Sale on Saturday, June 13. The medical marijuana festival will be held from 10:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. in San Francisco, California. As ...

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Why Do Some People Date Outside Their Race? — ‘The Why’

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Welcome to the newest edition of The Why. “Why do some people date outside their race?” you ask? Seriously? (Even your shy, innocent white boy columnist has gone Skittles and” tasted the rainbow”, ya know? Mind you, that was before ...

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Underage Drinking And Binge Drinking On Decline

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Underage and binge drinking are on the decline.  According to a new report from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), both binge drinking and underage drinking have been on the decline in the past decade’s time. Released ...

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Texas Officers Close Down Lemonade Stand Citing $150 Permit Needed

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Overton, Texas police officers closed down a lemonade stand and demanded two sisters, ages 7 and 8, obtain a $150 permit to operate, according to ABC affiliate KLTV. “We were trying to raise some money so we could take our ...

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Diver Defies All Odds By Befriending Giant Great White Shark

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They had the odds stacked against them, but a Mexican diver and a giant great white shark became friends – and there is proof to show this. Shark expert Mauricio Hoyos Padilla can be seen giving a high five to ...

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