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Best Cities to Live in 2015

Meridian, Idaho was named the best city in the US to live in. 24/7 Wall St. looked at the top 550 cities and rated them on several factors including quality of schools, the strength of the local economy and job market, safety, culture and even climate. Read the full list here!

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This Day In History – November 5

1935 The game Monopoly was introduced by Parker Brothers Company   I think the first ever game is still being played!  1959 The American Football League was formed  The original eight teams were: The New York Titans (Jets), Boston Patriots, Buffalo Bills, Houston Oilers, Los Angeles Chargers, Denver Broncos, Oakland Raiders, and the Dallas Texans - [...]

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This Day In History – November 4

1939 The first air-conditioned car was put on display  This was at the 40th National Automobile Show 1973 Golfing great Ben Crenshaw won his first tournament on the pro tour by capturing the Texas Open 1980 Ronald Reagan was elected president over Jimmy Carter It was a landslide victory for the Republican  1997 Shania Twain released her third studio album Come [...]

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This Day In History – November 3

1956 The Wizard of Oz was first seen on television The movie was shown 18 times between 1956 and 1976 The film cost CBS $250,000 to show it the first time 1961 The Country Music Association inducted Jimmy Rodgers, Fred Rose & Hank Williams as its first class into the Country Music Hall of Fame 1962 Billboard magazine dropped the word “Western” [...]

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The Most Interesting Teen in the World

   A teenager has two university degrees and flies airplanes, but he's too young to vote or drive a car alone.    17-year-old Moshe Kai Cavalin from San Gabriel, California graduated from community college at 11, and got his bachelor's in math from the UCLA four years later.This year, he started online classes to get a [...]

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This Day In History – November 2

1889 North Dakota and South Dakota became the 39th and 40th states 1948 Harry S. Truman defeated Thomas E. Dewey to the surprise of pollsters and newspapers This is considered on of the the greatest presidential upsets in history 2001 The computer-animated movie Monsters, Inc. opened The film recorded the best debut ever for an animated film and the 6th best [...]

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What is the “Grossest” Holiday Food?

The 13 worst holiday foods ever Here is a ranking of the world's grossest holiday foods:   13. Canned yams 12. Skinless turkey breast 11. Fruitcake 10. Snickers salad 9. Undercooked cranberry sauce 8. Gelatin molds 7. Boiled Brussels sprouts 6. Sweet mayonnaise carrot slaw 5. Ham salad 4. Tofurky 3. Ribbon candy 2. Port [...]

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Worst Halloween Costume Ever

A Halloween costume at North Carolina’s Fort Bragg created an emergency situation after a soldier tried to enter the military base dressed as a suicide bomber.The costume caused the gate to be cleared and a visit from an explosive ordnance disposal team. The costume included a simulated explosive vest, which is a no-no on base.A [...]

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This Day In History – October 30

1938 Orson Welles made his infamous War Of The Worlds radio broadcast Millions of listeners thought New Jersey was actually being invaded by aliens. People rushed out of their homes with handkerchiefs covering their mouths to guard against alien gas They clogged phone lines, caused traffic jams and checked into hospitals in shock In just one hour, Orson Welles panicked [...]

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Video of a student attacking his teacher over confiscated cell phone is going viral

A video that shows a student in Paterson, NJ "body slamming" his teacher after the teacher confiscates his cell phone is going viral. The video has people questioning cell phone use policies in classrooms.In the video, the student tries to wrestle his cell phone back from his teacher. It ends with the teacher on the [...]

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