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About Erika Watts

Erika Watts is a former teacher, now stay-at-home-mom and contributing writer for WebProNews. When she isn’t busy navigating parenthood and writing, she enjoys watching college sports and reading. Follow Erika on Twitter @erikawatts83, Pinterest or
Seahawks Fan Tattoos Head for Playoff Tickets

The next time you describe yourself as your NFL team’s number one fan, ask yourself a question: would you shave part of your head and get a tattoo in hopes of scoring tickets to a playoff game? This is exactly …

AARP Starts Promoting Movies for Older Adults
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Just because a movie is rated R or PG-13 doesn’t mean it will appeal to an older demographic. Certain websites recommend movies that are appropriate for families, but what about those in the older age bracket? This is something the …

Justin Bieber Smiles in Mugshot After DUI Arrest

When a celebrity gets arrested, it’s only a matter of time before someone digs up the police report with all of the relevant information. The Miami Beach Police Department decided not to keep anyone interested in singer Justin Bieber’s arrest …

Michelle Obama and LeBron James Team Up in Videobomb
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We all know that Michelle Obama has a playful side. After all, who can forget when the First Lady did the “Dougie” dance with some students or the time she did the “Mom Dancing” video with Jimmy Fallon? This time, …

Arizona State Fraternity Hosts MLK Party
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An Arizona State University fraternity has been suspended following their “MLK Black Party.” Party goers that attended the off-campus Tau Kappa Epsilon (TKE) event uploaded pictures online of guests wearing stereotypical clothing and flashing gang signs. The party has left …

Sarah Palin Tells Obama No More Race Card on MLK Day
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Former Alaska governor Sarah Palin delivered a message to President Barack Obama on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day through her Facebook page. After posting a quote from MLK’s famous “I Have a Dream” speech, she told the president that it’s …

Sean Hannity is Leaving New York Over Pro-Life Slam
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After New York Governor Andrew Cuomo said that pro-life conservatives don’t belong in New York, radio and television host Sean Hannity says he is ready to pack his bags and move. Cuomo made his disparaging comments about “extreme conservatives” during …

Jon Gosselin Complains About Kids Being on TODAY
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Jon Gosselin just can’t seem to stay out of the headlines lately. Last month, he made the news for blasting ex-wife Kate Gosselin and the month before that, Gosselin was in the news for saying his kids had developmental problems. …

Free Credit Report Offered By Target; Avoid Phishing Scams Free Credit Report Offered By Target; Avoid Phishing Scams
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Target announced in mid-December that millions of customers were affected by a data breach. Hackers were able to obtain credit and debit card information, as well as names, addresses and phone numbers for some customers. Since the breach was announced, …

Acetaminophen Warning: FDA Says Limit Dose to 325 MG
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The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued an acetaminophen warning on Tuesday and recommends that healthcare professionals stop prescribing drugs that contain more than 325 milligrams of acetaminophen. Acetaminophen is a pain medicine that you may recognize from taking Tylenol. …

George Clooney Pulls Pants Prank on Matt Damon

One thing we love about George Clooney and Matt Damon is their history of playing pranks on each other. During an episode of The Tonight Show With Jay Leno, Damon revealed an elaborate prank Clooney played on him while filming …

Razzie Nominations: Adam Sandler Strikes Again

The 2014 Razzies nominations were announced on Tuesday, and once again, an Adam Sandler film leads the pack. Some moviegoers may be surprised to see that Johnny Depp made the cut for the first time ever (we know that pretty …

Kanye West Investigated for Punching Racist Teen
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Rapper Kanye West has found himself in the midst of yet another police investigation after punching an 18-year-old that was screaming insults at fiancée Kim Kardashian. According to TMZ, the young man hurled insults and racial slurs at both Kardashian …

Nadya Suleman: Welfare Fraud Could Land Octomom in Prison for Five Years
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Nadya Suleman, better known as “Octomom,” is making headlines again, but this time it isn’t for eviction or for starring in a pornographic movie. The mom to 14 kids is being accused of welfare fraud. Suleman will appear before a …

Pope Francis Encourages Breastfeeding at Mass
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It has been less than one year since Pope Francis was inaugurated, but in that time he has been hailed as one of the more liberal popes in recent history. After causing much uproar for refusing to judge homosexuals back …

San Francisco 49ers Quarterback Mocks Cam Newton
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Thanks in part to two turnovers by the Carolina Panthers and their inability to put any points on the board in the second half, the San Francisco 49ers beat the Panthers yesterday to get one step closer to the Super …

A-Rod’s Drug Use Discussed on ’60 Minutes’
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The hits keep coming for disgraced New York Yankees player Alex Rodriguez (or “A-Rod), who was suspended for the 2014 season for using banned substances. Following an investigation into Biogenesis for administering performance enhancing drugs (PEDs) to baseball players, thirteen …

Beagle Chicken Nuggets: Smart Dog Raids Oven

Have you ever wondered what your dog is up to while you’re away? The owner of a beagle named Lucy was curious, so he set up a video camera to record his dog while he was out and discovered that …

Cursing Toddler Video Shocks the Web
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If you have kids, you know all too well about how tough it can be to control your language sometimes. While most parents or caregivers are actively trying to watch their language so the little ones don’t pick up any …

Jameis Winston is Named in Rape Lawsuit
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Jameis Winston is on top of the world right now, but are things about to come crashing down? The redshirt freshman quarterback won the Heisman Trophy last month and led the Florida State Seminoles to a win over the Auburn …

Johnny Manziel Officially Declares for the NFL Draft

Much to the disappointment of Texas A&M fans (and to the glee of future A&M opponents), Johnny Manziel has declared for the NFL Draft. While most people knew that Manziel’s going pro was inevitable, Johnny Football made things official on …

Waitress in Oregon Receives Methamphetamine for Tip
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Most people have probably heard the saying, “If you can’t afford to leave a tip, then you can’t afford to go out to eat.” Apparently a couple in Oregon takes this saying to heart because even though they didn’t leave …

Atomic Wedgie Murder: Man Accused of Using Underwear to Kill Stepfather
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Here’s something you don’t hear every day–a man in McLoud, Oklahoma was killed by an atomic wedgie. For those of you who aren’t familiar with this more extreme form of a wedgie, the atomic wedgie involves pulling the waistband of …

AJ McCarron’s Mom Rags Jameis Winston on Twitter
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Despite struggling in the first half of the BCS Championship Game, FSU quarterback Jameis Winston was able to lead his team to a last-minute victory over Auburn. Florida State beat Auburn 34-31, making last night the first time since 2005 …