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Irishman Meets Mohammad Ali Accidently

01.22.14 | Sarah Harnisch

A young Irishmman was repairing burst pipes at a home in Louisville, Kentucky for some American friends. Knowing he was big fan, they told him Muhammad Ali, the former boxing heavyweight champion of the world- lived across the street. Plumber Tony ...

What happens to your Christmas tree ?

12.30.13 | Bob Price

It’s one of America’s great recycling success stories: Every year, hundreds of thousands of discarded Christmas trees are collected and reused. Many are picked up curbside by local garbage collection services and turned into mulch. But ...

Brain dead teen being moved

12.27.13 | Bob Price

The family of a brain-dead California teen says they've found a place for her. Attorney Christopher Dolan told KRON a Bay Area nursing home is willing to care for 13-year-old Jahi McMath. Dolan says the family is working to get her there before ...

Poll: Americans hopeful for a better year in 2014

12.27.13 | Bob Price

Large number of Americans see 2013 as anything but a banner year and aren't reluctant to wave goodbye on New Year's Eve, a new AP-Times Square poll says, reflecting anxiety stretching from the corridors of power in Washington to corporate ...

Breast-feeding's benefits backed in new study

12.26.13 | Bob Price

The latest finding out of Greece says kids who were breast-fed for more than six months score the highest on cognitive, language and motor development tests as toddler.  In the U.S. about 77 percent of new moms breast-feed their babies, ...

Christmas less "religious" than it has ever been ...says new poll

12.19.13 | Bob Price

For a significant number of Americans, Christmas has largely lost its religious meaning, according to a new survey by the pew research center. Only half of people who responded to the poll said they considered Christmas a religious holiday. ...

Police warn shoppers of Christmas-related theft

12.12.13 | Bob Price

This is the time of year when thieves target Christmas shoppers and police want you to play it safe.  Police say more shoppers mean more cars to be potentially broken into. The easiest way to avoid that is to not leave your ...

Christmas tree mold

12.09.13 | Bob Price

Many Christmas trees across the country are at risk because of a deadly mold. A water mold called phytophtora is crippling tree businesses around the country. The mold flourished this year due to heavy rains in the ...

Happiness is .....avoiding smartphone

12.09.13 | Bob Price

Who can resist the electronic temptation !!  Well, A new study by Kent State University shows people who can ignore texts or calls on their mobile devices are “more” likely to be content and “less” likely to ...

More trouble for ACA

12.09.13 | Bob Price

Anyone buying health insurance under Obamacare will have limited access to some of the nation’s leading hospitals and cancer treatment centers.  The majority of insurance plans being sold on the new healthcare exchanges in New York ...

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