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Pizza Sent Nearly 4,000 People to the ER in 2018

Be careful with that slice of pepperoni. Believe it or not, pizza-related injuries are on the rise and spiked by 50% in 2018, reported the New York Post. Pizza sent a record number of Americans to the ER in 2018 https://t.co/6rGbPzBmFp pic.twitter.com/4KEXOlSjos — New York Post (@nypost) February 7...
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KFC's Fried Chicken-Scented Fire Logs Are Back for the Holidays

(1010 WINS) – If you can’t trim your Christmas tree without the scent of the colonel’s 11 herbs and spices, but you don’t want to run out for some fried chicken… you’re in luck. You can now get Kentucky Fried Chicken fire logs to burn in your fireplace. KFC’s 11 Herbs & Spices Firelog from @...
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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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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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Should Halloween Date Be Moved?

( WBBM NEWSRADIO ) -- There's a push to make Halloween a "safer, longer, stress-free celebration." A Change.org petition to change the date of Halloween is continuing to grow, nearing its goal of 75,000 signatures. The Halloween & Costume Association started the national petition last year on...
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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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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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