Author Archive for: ‘Shannon Walsh’

Chiefs Lose to the Colts in Horrible Fashion

The Kansas City Chiefs blew a huge lead on Saturday, January 4, 2013, against the Indianapolis Colts. At half-time, the Chiefs were ahead 31-10, and by the third quarter, they were up 38-10. Yet, the franchise could not keep the twenty-eight point lead. Though Andrew Luck threw three interceptions, he rallied the Colts back into the game with his eleventh …

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James Avery of ‘Fresh Prince’ Dies at 68

Prominent actor James Avery, 68, died on New Year’s Eve, December 31, 2013, in Glendale, California. He grew up in Atlantic City, New Jersey, served in the Navy during the Vietnam War, and later studied drama and literature at the University of California. According to Cynthia Snyder, Avery’s publicist, Avery passed away “due to complications from open heart surgery.” Avery …

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Demi Lovato’s Second Book in the Making

Superstar Demi Lovato has remained in the spotlight for a long period of time, since her days on the Disney Channel. Though her career has skyrocketed, she has also endured many personal struggles along the way. Her book of affirmations, titled Staying Strong: 365 Days a Year, was her first book released on November 19, 2013 as part of a …

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Pizza Hut Manager Fired For Not Opening on Holiday

A former employee of Pizza Hut has come forward with information regarding his dismissal. Tony Rohr, from South Bend, Indiana, was fired for his refusal to open the restaurant on Thanksgiving Day. Two weeks ago, Rohr discovered that Franchise Management Investors, the franchise owner, insisted on opening the restaurant on Thanksgiving to remain competitive, despite the fact that it has …

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Inglewood Hostage Standoff Suspect Identified

The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department identified the suspect from the Inglewood hostage standoff on Thursday, November 28, 2013. The suspect, 45-year-old Christopher Warsaw, shot two Inglewood police officers and was arrested late Wednesday night after an approximately nine-hour standoff. According to officials, the incident began around 12:35 p.m. when Inglewood police responded to a domestic violence call at a …

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Victoria Falls: Chinese Tourist Survives Plunge

As one of the seven natural wonders of the world, Victoria Falls is also home to tourism. There are not only beautiful pictures taken at this foreign destination and tourist hotspot, but unfortunate events that do occur while doing so. In this case, the unfortunate event transformed into nothing short of a miracle. According to a tourism official, a Chinese …

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Quentin Tarantino & Next Project: on ‘Tonight Show’

By far, one of the most prominent screenwriters in Hollywood is Quentin Tarantino, who is in the process of making yet another movie. On Tuesday, November 26, 2013, he discussed his next film project on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno. “It’s not a Django sequel, but it’s a western,” remarked Tarantino. Fans of Django Unchained have been forewarned. Though …

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Atheist Billboards Used to Promote Religious Freedom

The Madison, Wisconsin-based Freedom from Religion Foundation consists of a group of non-believers, who aim to promote religious freedom. They are engaged in a campaign that will continue to advance the separation of the church and state through their use of fifty-five billboards. In order to bring broader visibility to their lack of religious faith, the billboards will be placed …

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Unclaimed $16M Powerball Jackpot Set to Expire

There is a $16 million Powerball lottery ticket on the loose, and it has yet to be found. According to Florida Lottery officials, the jackpot remains unclaimed and is set to expire tonight, Thursday, November 21, 2013, at 11:59 p.m. “It’s here, we’re ready to give it to the rightful owner. We want to give the money away,” stated David …

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Michaela Garecht Remembered 25 Years After Abduction

On Tuesday, November 19, 2013, a ceremony was held for Michaela Garecht. Family, friends, police officers, and supporters gathered in the parking lot of a grocery store in Hayward, California to remember a young child who was kidnapped twenty-five years ago. Nine-year-old Garecht and her friend, Katrina Rodriguez, went to a nearby store, located a few blocks away from their …

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Four Killed in Bahamas Plane Crash

According to police in the archipelago, off Florida’s east coast, all four individuals aboard were killed in a plane crash on Sunday, November 10, 2013. A small single-engine plane crashed into the waters a few miles off Grand Bahama Island, Bahama’s northernmost island. “All are believed to be Americans. It is thought they were on some kind of sightseeing tour,” …

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Mazeroski Memorabilia Sold for More Than $1.7 M

77-year old William Mazeroski played for the Pittsburgh Pirates from 1956 to 1972, as one of the greatest second-basemen to play the game, and was inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 2001. Therefore, it isn’t difficult to believe that his memorabilia was sold for more than $1.7 million at the 10th Annual Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory Live …

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