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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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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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Woman Takes in 97 Dogs as Hurricane Dorian Bears Down in Bahamas

( KNX ) - A woman in the Bahamas has taken in 97 dogs as Hurricane Dorian unleashes wind and rain over the weekend. Chella Phillips shared photos on her Facebook page over the weekend, showing dogs everywhere in her home in Nassau. She said she was playing music and blowing AC in the house. CNN...
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Snag a Free Coffee From Starbucks on Friday

Shots - it’s what’s for breakfast...or for lunch or mid-afternoon snack or whenever you go to Starbucks on Friday, August 2nd. That’s the day the coffee chain is offering customers around the nation free shots of its Nitro Cold Brew coffee, according to “ Today. ” Lush, creamy, impossibly smooth...
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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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Richard Driscoll Is 200th FDNY Hero to Die From 9/11-Related Illness

( WCBS 880 ) — A retired FDNY firefighter, who labored at Ground Zero in the aftermath of the Sept. 11, 2001 terror attacks, has died, making him the 200th member of the department to succumb to World Trade Center attack-related illness. “It is almost incomprehensible that after losing 343 members...
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Kate Middleton Has Big Plans for Prince George's Upcoming 6th Birthday

Fans are standing by the Cambridge Royal Instagram, patiently awaiting pics of adorable Prince George ahead of his 6th birthday on July 22nd. A royal insider has revealed that Kate Middleton is going all out for a royal birthday bash. According to Us Weekly , Prince William and Duchess Kate are “...
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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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