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  • StubHub sells more Super Bowl Tickets to Missouri, Kansas fans than California

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (WDAF) — New data from StubHub suggests Chiefs fans may have a slight upper hand against the 49ers in the number of fans at the big game. Of the tickets sold so far, 11 percent have come from Missouri and 8 percent have come from Kansas. That edges out California just barely, which has 18 percent of tickets. It looks fairly close with the Midwest edging out the West Coast by just 1 percent. However, a whopping […]

  • Budweiser combats ‘typical American’ stereotypes in Super Bowl spot

    DALLAS, Texas— Budweiser released its Super Bowl ad going right for the “feels” and challenging you to look beyond labels. The beer company takes on the “typical American” stereotype by showcasing “the extraordinary people that represent the best of America.” The spot includes the World Series champion Nationals, World Cup-winning United States women’s national soccer team, Ken Nwadike of the Free Hugs Project and other inspirational people. “Typical Americans. Always celebrating with their typical American beer.”

  • Tapeworm removed from man’s brain after months of headaches

    AUSTIN (KXAN) — An Austin man knew something was wrong when he fainted in the middle of a soccer game last year. He’d been dealing with awful headaches and “feeling off,” but his tumble during soccer prompted him to check it out. An MRI revealed the surprise culprit — a tapeworm in his brain. The man  — whose name hasn’t been released — was shocked. Dr. Jordan Amadio, neurosurgeon at Ascension Seton, said the man’s case was “rare and truly […]

  • Remembering 9 victims of the Calabasas helicopter crash

    Condolences are pouring in for the victims of the Southern California helicopter crash who were on their way to a travel league basketball game when the aircraft went down, killing all nine people on board. Kobe Bryant, Gianna ‘Gigi’ Bryant NBA legend Kobe Bryant and his 13-year-old daughter Gianna were among them. Gianna shared her father’s love and talent for basketball. According to the Today Show, Gianna’s love and passion for basketball reignited Bryant’s love for the sport that made him a household […]

  • ‘God was watching over him’: Boy finds live grenade while magnetic fishing

    VASS, N.C. (WNCN) — A little boy’s fishing trip with his dad could have turned deadly in an instant. “If God wasn’t watching me, I probably would have blown up,” Kolton Decker said. The 9-year-old received a magnetic fishing pole for Christmas. “I thought it would be a fun, safe thing that him and his dad could do together,” his mother, Renee Decker, told WNCN. They were trying it out for the first time Monday at the Little River in […]

  • Man loses fingers, legs in battle with flu: ‘Pray for our family’

    RICHMOND, Va. (WTVR) – An extremely bad case of flu will forever alter the life of a young Virginia man. Deante Ross, 20, is connected to a ventilator at VCU Medical Center. He has been at the hospital since December 27th because of the virus. His family first thought Ross had a cold, but his symptoms got worse. “I had no idea that the flu could cause anything like this,” his stepmother Diesha Ross said. “It hit him out of […]

  • College baseball coach, his wife and daughter among 9 killed in Kobe Bryant helicopter crash

    The longtime head baseball coach at Orange Coast College in Costa Mesa was among those killed in the Calabasas helicopter crash that also claimed Kobe Bryant’s life Sunday, the school said. John Altobelli, 56, was aboard the aircraft with his daughter Alyssa Altobelli and wife Keri Altobelli, Orange Coast college confirmed. Bryant’s 13-year-old daughter Gianna Bryant is also among the nine who died, sources confirmed to the Associated Press. Gianna and Alyssa were teammates at the Mamba Academy and were […]

  • Shaq on Kobe Bryant: ‘There’s no words to express the pain I’m going through’

    Basketball legend Kobe Bryant, 41, died Sunday morning in a helicopter crash in Calabasas, California. Bryant’s 13-year-old daughter Gianna Maria Onore Bryant was also killed, a source with knowledge of the situation tells CNN. Kobe’s former teammate Shaquille O’Neal shared his thoughts on Bryant’s passing: “There’s no words to express the pain I’m going through now with this tragic and sad moment of loosing my niece Gigi & my friend, my brother, my partner in winning championships, my dude and […]

  • ‘Didn’t know where else to go:’ Fans gather outside Staples Center following death of Kobe Bryant

    LOS ANGELES (KTLA) — Dozens of fans gathered Sunday afternoon at L.A. Live Plaza outside Staples Center in downtown Los Angeles following the death of Lakers legend Kobe Bryant. Bryant, who spent his entire 20-year career with the team, was killed in a helicopter crash earlier in the day. He was 41. A few of the fans who gathered outside the arena told KTLA’s Sam Rubin, “they didn’t know where else to go.” Video from outside the arena shows one […]

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