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Man fined $525 for drink refill

posted by: Joel Kight @ 04/17/14

A man who helped himself to a refill of his 89-cent drink at a Veterans Affairs hospital found it cost a lot more than he expected... } more

German Shepherd called to jury duty

posted by: Joel Kight @ 04/16/14

At least one prospective juror in New Jersey could take a bite out of crime. Cumberland County has summoned IV Griner to jury... } more

Moving asparagus to the center of your plate

posted by: Joel Kight @ 04/15/14

Asparagus has been a delicious symbol of spring since at least as far back as the Greeks, who called it asparagos — literally,... } more

4 things to consider before buying your next car

posted by: Joel Kight @ 04/14/14

Buyers often find the process of finding a new car fun. Test driving vehicles and playing with all of the gadgets that today's... } more

Is America ready for the real Colbert?

posted by: Joel Kight @ 04/11/14

CBS announced Thursday that Stephen Colbert will replace David Letterman when he retires next year. What the public doesn't realize... } more

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