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Fallen Soldier Included in Daughter's Senior Photos

( Connecting Vets ) - Julia Yllescas has never doubted that her dad has always been with her. But now she and the whole world can see it, thanks to help from photographer and military spouse Susanne Beckmann. Beckmann, of Snapshots by Suz has been photographing Nebraska teen Yllescas since she was...
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People Are Testing Out a 'Dirty Keto' Diet

The highly trendy keto diet is one based around foods that are high in fat. But now, people are trying out the “dirty keto” diet, and it’s definitely not as good for you as the alternative. According to Business Insider, the dirty keto diet consists of high-fat foods that lie relatively on the...
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Pillow fight, Washington Square Park, New York City

Thousands Have Massive Park Pillow Fight

(1010 WINS) -- Hundreds of people armed with fluffy weapons descended on Washington Square Park to celebrate the annual International Pillow Fight Day on Saturday. Fighters of all ages joined the out-of-bedroom melee, some even dressed the part in costumes and pajamas. Mattress Firm, this year's...
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The Royal Baby Rules Meghan Markle Has to Follow--And the One She Might Break

When you’re part of the British royal family, having a baby, as Meghan Markle is surely finding out, is a complicated affair. Here are some royal traditions that might get an update with the soon-to-be mom and dad.
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Firefighter Adopts Puppy After Rescuing Him from Under Pile of Rocks

Captain Paul Bryant and this pup met when he rescued him from under a pile of rocks. A father and son bike riding in the area first heard the desperate dog’s cries. Bryant dug him out from the rubble. Incredibly the little guy suffered no injuries. It was actually the nearly 20 year North...
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Watch Prince Harry Adorably Join Ballet Class with Little Kids

The joint Instagram account of The Duke and Duchess of Sussex garnered 1 million followers in just under six hours. This is a brand new record, according to Guinness World Records, and that number has since grown with millions more. This post comes following Prince Harry’s visit to a London YMCA...
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Festival d'ete de Quebec Line Up Set

I remember driving to Quebec from Connecticut with my brother and my parents as a little kid. I've always wanted to go back, perhaps with much more French under my belt or better yet on the tip of my tongue. My brother and sister-in-law honeymooned in Quebec City because they loved it. This...
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Greenhouse Show Now Through March 22nd

West Hartford, CT– Elizabeth Park Conservancy's Spring Greenhouse Show is going on now and features a spectacular array of spring bulbs and plants. The show is open to the public from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. through March 22nd. Included in the floral display are French hyacinths, muscari, tulips,...
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Wm. Hall High School Among 15 Finalists

WILLIAM H. HALL HIGH SCHOOL BAND AMONG TOP YOUNG MUSICIANS TO COMPETE IN 24TH ANNUAL ESSENTIALLY ELLINGTON HIGH SCHOOL JAZZ BAND COMPETITION & FESTIVAL West Hartford, Connecticut – Jazz at Lincoln Center has announced that William H. Hall High School is among 15 finalists who will compete in...
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WRCH's Joan Dylan's Tribute To Aretha Franklin

Upon hearing that Aretha Franklin passed away Thursday morning, Joan Dylan paid tribute with comments, recollections and her music. Here is the first segment playlist. (There were more musical tributes at noon and with Chuck Taylor on the 5 O'clock Extra.) 1985's "Freeway of Love" was one of Aretha...
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