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  • Colorado store that ditched Nike over Kaepernick ad goes out of business

    COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – The owner of the Colorado sporting goods store said he doesn’t regret taking a stand against Nike over the company’s signature Colin Kaepernick ad campaign, but he admits it probably contributed to the ultimate failure of his business. Stephen Martin told KOAA that he decided Sunday night to close Prime Time Sports for good because he “just can’t keep the doors open anymore.” Martin decided to stop selling Nike merchandise in September of 2018 and posted […]

  • Internet reacts to first look at Will Smith as Genie in Aladdin: ‘Nightmare fuel’

    A new “Aladdin” trailer debuted during the Grammy’s Sunday night and if reaction on the internet is any indication, Disney might want to rework the animation for Will Smith’s “Genie” character before it hits theaters on May. On Twitter, one man wrote, “I’m sorry but Will Smith as the Genie in #Aladdin is nightmare fuel. Also, he’s just gonna use his regular Will Smith voice? I'm sorry but Will Smith as the Genie in #Aladdin is nightmare fuel. Also, he's […]

  • Bingo brawl at Canadian nursing home prompts police response

    RIDEAU LAKES, Ontario – A bingo game at a long-term care facility in Canada devolved into a brawl Tuesday afternoon, forcing police to respond, according to CBC News. The scrum at the senior home started with a disagreement between two woman – a 79 years old and the other 86 – over a chair, according to Leeds County Ontario Provincial Police Const. Sandra Barr. The two women, residents at an unidentified facility in Rideau Lakes, Ontario, had reportedly claimed the […]

  • Olive Garden offering breadstick bouquet for Valentine’s Day

    ORLANDO, Fla. – Looking for a special way to say “I love you” this Valentine’s Day? Well, Olive Garden has the perfect bouquet for your breadstick-loving sweetheart. The company is selling breadstick bouquets to make your Valentine’s Day a bit more savory. Sounds like a sign to us! ✨ See you soon? pic.twitter.com/KBemgN1pJD — Olive Garden (@olivegarden) February 9, 2019 The bouquet isn’t actually a menu item, but to create one you just order breadsticks to-go from your local Olive […]

  • Illinois firefighter with down syndrome quits department over bullying

    SANDOVAL, Ill. – An Illinois volunteer firefighter with down syndrome says he quit the department because he was bullied. 33-year-old Jason Eagan became a volunteer firefighter in Sandoval in 2016. There was debate when he first applied, but he passed the physical test and completed all the paperwork so the fire department could not refuse him. Eagan’s sister Kristin Sian wrote on her Facebook account Thursday that Eagan quit due to harassment. She says that several firefighters allegedly made fun of Eagan, […]

  • Teen Ohio State fan dies after 6-year battle against cancer he named ‘Michigan’

    BELLVILLE, Ohio – A teenage boy from Bellville, Ohio who loved the Ohio State Buckeyes and fought cancer by labeling his disease “Michigan,” has passed away. Grant Reed was diagnosed with brain cancer in May 2012 at 11-years-old, the Columbus Dispatch reports. At that age, Grant was reportedly encouraged by staff at Nationwide Children’s Hospital to name “the enemy,” which was a tumor the size of a tennis ball next to his brain stem. Grant reportedly told his father, Troy Reed, “I’m going […]

  • A devastating jump led him to the love of his life

    RICHMOND, Va. — A fateful jump into the James River cost Hanover native Cole Sydnor the use of his arms and legs. In August 2011, the then 15-year-old Atlee High School athlete dove into the river and hit his head on a rock. The impact shattered Cole’s vertebrae rendering him quadriplegic, according to WTVR. “You can be pissed off about it and let it consume you,” Sydnor, whose been in a wheelchair for nearly eight years now, said. “Or you […]

  • Teen Ohio State fan dies after 6-year battle against cancer he named ‘Michigan’

    BELLVILLE, Ohio – A teenage boy from Bellville, Ohio who loved the Ohio State Buckeyes and fought cancer by labeling his disease “Michigan,” has passed away. Grant Reed was diagnosed with brain cancer in May 2012 at 11-years-old, the Columbus Dispatch reports. At that age, Grant was reportedly encouraged by staff at Nationwide Children’s Hospital to name “the enemy,” which was a tumor the size of a tennis ball next to his brain stem. Grant reportedly told his father, Troy Reed, “I’m going […]

  • Memory stick full of photos found in frozen seal poo

    Wildlife researchers in New Zealand found a surprisingly resilient memory stick in a surprising place – a 14-month-old lump of frozen seal feces. The National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research says the fully functioning USB stick is in “good condition considering where it came from” and contains somebody’s vacation photos, the BBC reports. NIWA tweeted a video from the memory stick, which shows frolicking sea lions and the nose of a blue kayak. The institute says the scat sample was collected from an […]

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