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  • Assaulted swimmer gets surprise visit from Team USA athlete

    Assaulted swimmer gets surprise visit from Team USA athlete
    A world-class swimmer and 2016 Olympic hopeful showed up at a Crystal Lake banquet hall Sunday morning to surprise a 13-year-old boy who in February was the target of an alleged hate crime in his Crystal Lake middle school. BJ Johnson, 26, a USA...
  • Southwest, other airlines take safety talks to new, hilarious heights

    Southwest Airlines flight attendant Marty Cobb has gone viral -- just for giving the in-flight safety briefing on a recent flight. Cobb's one-liners delivered with impeccable comic timing sent a YouTube video of her hilarious instructions into the...
  • Newspaper reporter between lumberjack, enlisted military personnel for worst jobs of 2014

    Newspaper reporter between lumberjack, enlisted military personnel for worst jobs of 2014
    Most people won't disagree that serving in military or being a lumberjack are far more dangerous jobs than being a newspaper reporter.  But that didn't stop the career of newspaper reporting ranking in the bottom three of the 200 best and worst jobs...
  • Merry MagicBands! Disney passholder packages reveal facts

    Merry MagicBands! Disney passholder packages reveal facts
    Disney World annual passholders are finding MagicBands in their mailboxes, ushering in a new phase of the long-term testing of the company's billion-dollar reservation system. Inside the packaging are instructions on how to wear them ("Mickey facing up")...
  • Study: Nightmares could be a sign of poor health

    Study: Nightmares could be a sign of poor health
    A recent study shows that frequent nightmares can provide insight into a person's health, and recurring nightmares can be a sign of health conditions, including heart problems and severe infections.  According to the study by sleep researchers at...
  • USF researchers analyzing remains found at defunct Florida reform school

    USF researchers analyzing remains found at defunct Florida reform school
    University of South Florida forensic anthropologists are learning more about the identities of remains found months ago from a hidden cemetery at the Arthur G. Dozier School for Boys, the state's longest running reform school. According to the Tampa Bay...
  • Student suspended for asking Miss America to prom

    Instead of a fantasy date, a high-school senior got suspended for three and a half days for asking Miss America Nina Davuluri to prom when she hosted a question-and-answer session at his Pennsylvania school, reports time.com.  Patrick Farves, a senior...
  • Some parents get an "F" in dress code

    Some parents get an "F" in dress code
    A Florida school board member wants parents who pick up their children to pick up their pants, too. Broward County board member Rosalind Osgood wants parents to lead by example, starting with their wardrobes. She says that any dress code inside the...
  • Toyota admits misleading regulators, pays $1.2-billion federal fine

    Toyota admits misleading regulators, pays $1.2-billion federal fine
    Toyota Motor Corp. agreed to pay a $1.2-billion fine to settle a four-year federal criminal investigation into whether it properly reported safety complaints about the sudden acceleration of its vehicles to regulators. It is the largest penalty of its...
  • 'Pattern' of problems seen in GM cars, but regulators declined to act

    'Pattern' of problems seen in GM cars, but regulators declined to act
    WASHINGTON — Federal regulators twice declined to investigate faulty ignition switches in General Motors Co. cars that led to 13 deaths — even though one official found "a pattern" of problems, according to a new congressional report. The...
  • Senators attack culture of GM

    For just a few million dollars, General Motors Co. could have replaced a defective ignition switch that ultimately has been linked to 13 deaths and is expected to cost the automaker billions in repairs, fines and litigation. GM need only have spent an...