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Boy who wanted only Christmas cards needs your help with new goal
WXIX - Apr 18, 2017

Remember the boy that captured our hearts when we found out his one Christmas wish was to receive Christmas cards? Andrew Little's request drew tens of thousands of cards from across the world. Now he needs your help. Andrew will be participating in ...  


Teen Reporter From Bethesda Gets Melania Trump, Easter Bunny To Open Up

BethesdaMagazine.comBethesdaMagazine.com - Apr 19, 2017
A Bethesda teen on a D.C. reporting assignment this week came face-to-face with a group of national power brokers: the first lady, Sean Spicer and the Easter bunny. Fourteen-year-old Kade Friedlander encountered the eclectic gathering during the White ...  

Fourth Of July

Fourth of July fireworks coming back to Lake Murray

The San Diego Union-TribuneThe San Diego Union-Tribune - Apr 25, 2017
After a five-year hiatus, Fourth of July fireworks are coming back to Lake Murray. A group of residents and businesses have joined organizer Tracy Dahlkamp in raising money to bring back the popular fireworks show and music festival to the reservoir on ...  


Fan Theory Friday: Is Dr. Sam Loomis from 'Halloween' Sam Loomis from 'Psycho?'
Film School Rejects - Apr 21, 2017

Homage is rampant in the film industry. Writers and directors are always giving little nods to the films or filmmakers they admire in the form of plot points, lines of dialogue, or especially character names. Take John Carpenter's masterpiece Halloween ...  

Fathers Day

My Sister Wants to Buy My Dad a Drone for Father's Day
New York Times - Apr 21, 2017

Some of the most memorable American political poems are of impassioned advocacy or powerful protest. But there is also a sort of confused, abashed one, often ironic, that acknowledges a problem and tries to work through a particularly American ...  

Mothers Day

5 Tech Gifts Mom Will Love For Mother's Day

FortuneFortune - Apr 19, 2017
Gadgets can make great gifts—depending on the occasion. But is Mother's Day, on May 14, such an occasion? Yes it is. While a lot of technology is more functional than sentimental, there are nevertheless plenty of tech products that can show mom how ...  

Cinco de Mayo

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo... on the slopes?

AZFamilyAZFamily - Apr 19, 2017
While Phoenix is prepping for triple digits this weekend, Snowbowl in Flagstaff is preparing to extend its ski season! For the first time ever, Arizona Snowbowl will host a "Cinco de Mayo Celebration on the Slopes." Resort officials announced the ...  


Remember the Hanukkah party at Trump's hotel? Azerbaijani envoy doesn't get the kerfuffle

Jewish Telegraphic AgencyJewish Telegraphic Agency - Mar 27, 2017
(JTA) – Elin Suleymanov likes Jews, but can't figure them out: What was all that noise about when his embassy hosted a Hanukkah party at the Trump International Hotel? “That exposed some strange divisions” in the Jewish community, the Azerbaijani ...  

St. Patricks Day

Idaho Lottery announces St. Patrick's Day Raffle winners
KTVB - Apr 12, 2017

BOISE - Idaho Lottery officials on Wednesday announced the winning ticket numbers for the St. Patrick's Day Raffle, including the $100,000 top prize. The raffle, which sold out its 50,000 available tickets in just 22 days, features a total of more than ...  

Turkey Day

'Donkey Basketball' tourney to raise money for King Turkey Day next week
Daily Globe - Apr 4, 2017

WORTHINGTON — This year's King Turkey Day fundraiser will be a different animal than the past. Donkeys will take over the Worthington High School gymnasium at 7 p.m. Monday with the first-ever King Turkey Day Donkey Basketball tournament fundraiser.  

Valentines Day

I Proposed to My Fiancé on the 'Today Show.' This Is What Happened Behind the Scenes.

ThrillistThrillist - Apr 6, 2017
This past Christmas, Todd Cochran surprised his girlfriend Mallory Walsh with three hours of engagement ring shopping at the mall near his parents' house. Less than two months later came another, much bigger, surprise: Todd got down on one knee on the ...  


Donald Trump's birthday message for Melania Trump has a mistake in it

AOLAOL - Apr 27, 2017
Shortly after he posted the message on Twitter, people began to notice something was a little off. Christina Wilkie pointed out that the flag on Melania Trump's birthday flag only has 39 stars. This is so weird: The American flag on @FLOTUS Melania ...  

Housewarming Party

Friends of 'Reply 1988' reunite for a housewarming party

allkpopallkpop - Mar 27, 2017
On March 27, Ryu Joon Yeol shared a photo with former drama co-stars Park Bo Gum, Go Kyung Pyo, and Ahn Jae Hong. Based on the caption that stated, "The official photo wall of housewarming party", it's assumed the 4 actors got together for a ...  

Labor Day

Virginia Tech to no longer have classes on Labor Day (copy)

Roanoke TimesRoanoke Times - Apr 19, 2017
A recent survey found that 90 percent of students and 76 percent of university faculty would prefer to have no classes on Labor Day, according to a communication to the campus from Tech President Timothy Sands. Sands had canceled classes on Labor Day ...  

Anzac Day

Sydney youngsters keen to mark Anzac Day

The AdvertiserNEWS.com.au - Apr 19, 2017
Charlie Thew, 9, and his brother Joshua, 6, will attend their local Anzac Day dawn service in Camden on Tuesday about 102 years after Australian and New Zealand forces landed at Gallipoli. "Anzac Day is to remember the people who died in World War ... II?  

Mardi Gras

Kevin McNamara: Marathon, Sox, Bruins make Patriots' Day Boston's Mardi Gras

The Providence JournalThe Providence Journal - Apr 18, 2017
“This is all Boston, all day,” said Elizabeth Murdock, a Seekonk resident in town with her three children to watch a friend run the marathon. No other city in America celebrates sports like Boston does on Patriots' Day. This is Boston's Mardi Gras, an ...  

Super Bowl

Mpls. council panel OKs plan to cover some Super Bowl costs

Minnesota Public Radio NewsMinnesota Public Radio News - Apr 24, 2017
A Minneapolis city council committee approved a plan Monday to cover the city's costs associated with the Super Bowl in 2018. The city has to coordinate law enforcement — some of which will come from other cities, and the state and federal governments ...  

Santa Claus

Santa Claus comes to town early for Big Bounce visit
The Banner-Graphic - Apr 24, 2017

Normally you don't associate Santa Claus with Earth Day, but on Saturday -- Earth Day -- Santas from across Indiana descended upon Greencastle. People driving along State Road 240 just east of Greencastle Saturday might have seen a few sleighs parked ...  

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