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Winter Will Be Powerful, But Delayed, Says AccuWeather

(1020 KDKA) - Accuweather's just released long range forecast predicts the worst of winter will be late in coming, but when it gets here, look out. Long range forecaster Paul Pastelok says November temperatures should be slightly above normal, close to normal in December , with below average...
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'MythBusters' Star Jessi Combs Dead at 39

( 1010 WINS ) -- Race car driver and former TV personality on "MythBusters" Jessi Combs -- dubbed the "fastest woman on four wheels" -- was killed Tuesday after she crashed in the Alvord Desert in Oregon, according to local reports. She was 39. She assumed the aforementioned nickname after breaking...
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Veterans Share What Inspires Them on 'To War and Back'

( 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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Target Launches Halloween Costumes for Kids with Disabilities

( WBBM ) -- We have seen pictures out there of some hero parents who go out of their way to create Halloween costumes for their children with disabilities; but now a big-name store is making things easier and launching a selection of Halloween costumes adapted for kids with disabilities. Target's...
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Veteran Opens Up on Difficult Recovery on ‘To War and Back’

( 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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Pineapple in Burritos Is Taking Over the Pineapple on Pizza Debate

I remember the first time someone asked me if I wanted mango salsa with my bottomless basket of tortilla chips; I was like, "excuse me? No, that's gross." Guess what? I was wrong. I ended up trying that mango salsa one day, first with my chips, then it escalated to tacos and what came next? The...
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American kids are adopting a British accent because of Peppa Pig

American Children are Adopting a British Accent Because of Peppa Pig

Some American parents are saying that their kids have adopted a British accent thanks to the international phenomenon that is Peppa Pig.
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