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  • Teen raises over $10K to pay off other students’ debt, combat ‘lunch shaming’

    SUMMIT, N.J. — A New Jersey high school student has raised thousands of dollars to pay off the lunch debts of students at other schools after she says she was disturbed by the so-called “lunch shaming” she saw at her previous school, according to the Jersey Journal. “Students are put to work. So they have to clean tables and mop the floors to pay for their lunch,” 16-year-old Keertana Talla, who now attends Kent Place School in New Jersey, told […]

  • Family with 13 sons welcomes another baby boy

    ROCKFORD, Mich. – It’s a boy, again! The Schwandt family of Rockford, Michigan welcomed their 14th son into the world this week, putting to rest any thoughts that maybe, just maybe, a little girl would break the streak. Jay and Kateri Schwandt announced Wednesday that they have added a new bundle of joy to their already large brood. The as-of-yet unnamed little one was born weighing 8 pounds 4 ounces and is 21 inches long. After a certain number of baby boys, […]

  • Firefighter saves dog from fire the day after losing her own dog to cancer

    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. – Kelly Jernigan is not only a captain with the Winston-Salem Fire Department, but also an animal lover. “I just lost one yesterday,” she told WGHP. About three years ago, Jernigan took in two Dobermans that were rescues. One was named Zion. “When they got out in the yard, the one that just died, it’s almost like he had never seen grass before,” Jernigan said. On Tuesday, Zion, who they estimated at about 11 years old, had to […]

  • Poop train finally leaves town after stinking it up for two months

    The smelliest train in America has rolled out of Parrish, Ala., and the small town hopes it will never see its like again. In what Mayor Heather Hall described as “wonderful news,” the train’s load of 10 million pounds of sewage sludge from New York and New Jersey has been transported to a private landfill site 25 miles away after stinking up the town for more than two months, NPR reports. The 250 tractor-trailer loads of poop ended up in the Parrish rail yard […]

  • The 15 highest paying jobs that don’t require an advanced degree

    Increased educational attainment certainly has its perks in the workplace. In the U.S., advanced-degree holders tend to command higher salaries and enjoy lower unemployment rates than those with less education, according to a new report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. In 2017, for example, full-time employees with an advanced degree (master’s, professional, or doctoral) earned 25% more than those with only a bachelor’s degree, and 106% more than those with just a high school diploma. Similarly, employees who stopped […]

  • 911 operator gets jail time for hanging up on callers: ‘Ain’t nobody got time for this’

    HOUSTON — If Creshenda Williams didn’t have time then— she surely has plenty of time now. Williams, the former 911 operator hung up on dozens of callers and first responders, has been sentenced to 18 months of probation with 10 days in jail.  A grand jury found the 44-year-old  guilty of interfering with emergency telephone calls — a misdemeanor offense — following a three-day trial that ended Wednesday. The former 911 operator worked at the Houston Emergency Service Center for […]

  • Woman accused of biting off boyfriend’s ear after ‘one thing led to another’

    AUSTIN, Texas – A Texas woman was arrested Tuesday morning after she allegedly bit off her boyfriend’s ear, KXAN reports. At about 3:30 p.m., officers went to a Super 8 Motel in Austin for a call about a disturbance. The officers found a shirtless and bloody man who was “holding his left ear in his hand.” Police also found 20-year-old Portia Elaine Washington, who said she bit the man’s ear off because he “killed her baby.” An arrest warrant said […]

  • How to get free McDonald’s fries on Fridays in April

    Friday will be a fry-yay for french fry fans. McDonald’s fries will be free on Friday April 20 and again on April 27, according to the company’s website. Customers can walk into McDonald’s locations and, by using the McDonald’s iOS app and Apple Pay, get a free order of medium french fries at check out. Are you lovin’ it? A minimum purchase of $1 is required to get the free french fry deal at McDonald’s. Customers can only redeem the french fry […]

  • 2 elementary school students arrested for child porn over nude Snapchats

    SLIDELL, La. – Police arrested two Louisiana elementary school students  after they allegedly distributed nude photos to classmates using a social media app. The Bonne Ecole Elementary students, a girl and a boy, were booked on charges of distribution of child pornography, according to the Slidell Police Department. The female student allegedly used Snapchat to send nude pictures of herself to the male student, who allegedly sent them to other classmates. “Most kids are not aware, but sending a nude photo […]