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Shannon Blum
August 01, 2019 - 8:30 am
( WBBM ) -- Are you a mustard lover? If so, French's has a treat for you! French's announced Wednesday the launch of a limited-edition, mustard-flavored ice cream just in time for National Mustard Day on Saturday, August 3rd. The unusual flavor was created in partnership with Coolhaus Ice Cream "to...
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July 26, 2019 - 9:26 am
( WBBM NEWSRADIO ) -- There's a push to make Halloween a "safer, longer, stress-free celebration." A Change.org petition to change the date of Halloween is continuing to grow, nearing its goal of 75,000 signatures. The Halloween & Costume Association started the national petition last year on...
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Jacquie Cadorette
July 25, 2019 - 4:00 am
( Connecting Vets ) - On the sixth and final episode of “To War and Back,” Marine Corps veterans Scott Huesing and Kirstie Ennis share their sources of inspiration , and Army veteran Boone Cutler shares a tool he created for veterans battling depression. The podcast is a RADIO.COM original ,...
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July 24, 2019 - 6:55 am
( WWJ ) The video is shocking, showing a girl getting tossed several feet into the air and flipping before she lands. It happened at Yellowstone National Park, a destination for many families over the summer. Yellowstone got those rides that’ll flip your life around pic.twitter.com/dWxjocEAiq —...
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Johnny Lopez
July 19, 2019 - 12:01 pm
You’ll soon be able to be a Toys ‘R’ Us kid again. Over a year after shuttering of all its 700 American stores, the legendary toy chain has announced they are relaunching with two brand new brick and mortar locations in November, according to a press release on the toy company's website. The new...
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July 18, 2019 - 9:54 am
( KNX ) - Most kids are selling lemonade on hot summer days, but a boy from Utah had an even better idea — ice-cold beer. Root beer, that is. Seth Parker set up his "ICE COLD BEER" stand in front of a church in Brigham City, Utah. The kid had his neighborhood fooled, with the local police...
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July 07, 2019 - 9:52 am
( 98.7 KLUV ) Star Trek fans in Canada are having a little too much fun with their $5 bills. The bill features a portrait of Canada’s seventh prime minister, Sir Wilfrid Laurier. Star Trek fans have taken to drawing pointy ears and a Vulcan haircut on the bill, transforming Sir Laurier into...
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Jacquie Cadorette
July 03, 2019 - 8:39 am
( Connecting Vets ) - Veteran Boone Cutler is recounting his time at Walter Reed Medical Center, where he was given drugs for his injuries that he said would change his life for the worse. In the third episode of “To War and Back,” journalist Phil Briggs dives right back into the stories of three...
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