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Jimmy Carter Hospitalized After Fall at Georgia Home

(Associated Press) — Former President Jimmy Carter is in the hospital again after falling and fracturing his pelvis Monday evening at his home in Plains, Georgia. Carter Center spokeswoman Deanne Congileo described the fracture as minor. Her statement said the 95-year-old is in good spirits at...
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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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It's National Pancake Day! How Flapjacks Have Evolved Over the Last 30,000 Years

We can all appreciate a plate of delicious, fluffy pancakes, especially on National Pancake Day, which is on Sept. 26. But this simple breakfast delight has a complicated history. The first clues that people ate flour mixed with water was around 30,000 years ago. National Geographic says remnants...
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Drink Michael Jordan's New Luxury Tequila for a Cool $1,600

Michael Jordan is giving fans a different kind of shot. The Charlotte Hornets owner has jumped into the liquor business by launching an ultra-premium tequila alongside fellow NBA team owners Jeanie Buss of the Los Angeles Lakers, Wes Edens of the Milwaukee Bucks, and Wyc Grousbeck and wife Emilia...
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Wendy's Launches the Menu We've Always Wanted

Wendy’s wants to make you breakfast. For those that may not be aware, the fast-food chain currently only serves breakfast in approximately 300 of its 6000 locations. Wendy's will start serving breakfast across the United States next year. It's a big undertaking for the fast food company, which said...
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Marriage Rates Are Going Down Because of Broke Men: Study

Women looking for suitable male partners are having more problems than just a bunch of swipes left. Turns out, there aren’t enough rich men to go around. According to a study in the Journal of Family and Marriage , the lowering of marriage rates in the US is due to a lack of “economically...
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Find Out What’s the World’s Safest City

Many things go into picking the ultimate vacation, such as budget, weather, local attractions, and dining options. But regardless if you’re spending a week on the beach or traipsing through one of the biggest cities in the world, everyone wants to feel safe when they’re playing tourist. With that...
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Florida Baby Born During Dorian Named After Hurricane

A Florida couple will always remember the power of Hurricane Dorian. Kay Lisa McCloud and Anthony Davis weren’t expecting their baby to arrive until September 14 th . But as Hurricane Dorian was making its way towards the east coast of Florida, McCloud went into labor. On Monday at 11:07 am, she...
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Man Pulls Gun Because Popeyes Ran Out of Chicken Sandwiches

( KRLD ) - Houston police say a man pulled a gun on employees at a Popeyes restaurant Monday night because the store had run out of chicken sandwiches. They were called to the shop in South Houston about 9 p.m. Monday after employees at Popeyes Chicken called to say several people had rushed the...
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Dorian Strengthens to Category 3, Fuel Shortages and Empty Shelves Across Florida

( 1010 WINS/AP ) -- Dorian was upgraded to a Category 3 hurricane around 2 p.m. Friday, packing winds of 115 mph, the National Hurricane Center said. It's still expected to further intensify to a Category 4 storm as it heads for the Bahamas, then Florida. 2 PM EDT: Hurricane Hunter aircraft finds #...
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