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Recent Articles by Amanda
Two planes collide mid-air in Colorado, officials say
Two airplanes collided mid-air over Cherry Creek State Park in Colorado, officials said.
Published May 12, 2021 at 4:31 PM
Shaq adds mini basketballs to Kellogg’s Frosted Flakes cereal
Shaquille O’Neal and Tony the Tiger have teamed up to create a new twist on a classic cereal with the debut of Kellogg’s Frosted Flakes with Crispy Cinnamon Basketballs.
Published March 30, 2021 at 4:13 PM
Firefighter safely relocates thousands of bees that invaded a car in N.M.
A firefighter in New Mexico used his experience as a beekeeper to safely relocated thousands of bees that invaded a parked car on Sunday.
Published March 29, 2021 at 2:50 PM
Krispy Kreme reveals St. Patrick’s Day doughnuts
The doughnut company unveiled four new “luck-filled doughnuts” that are available through March 17.
Published March 13, 2021 at 2:07 AM
US Capitol police officer dead after clashing with pro-Trump mob
United States Capitol police confirmed the death of an officer following the storming of the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday.
Published January 8, 2021 at 1:10 AM
Starbucks introduces new winter menu items
Starbucks announced a new winter menu and it includes a Pistachio Latte, an Earth Cake Pop and more.
Published January 5, 2021 at 2:20 PM
Employers can require COVID-19 vaccine, US says
Employers can require its workers to receive a COVID-19 vaccine and exclude them from the workplace if they refuse.
Published December 18, 2020 at 11:46 PM
Federal agents seize more than 100,000 counterfeit N95 masks in Texas
Federal agents seized more than 100,000 counterfeit N95 masks in Texas
Published December 9, 2020 at 9:40 PM
9-pound goldfish found in South Carolina lake
Greenville County park officials say a 9 pound goldfish was found during recent testing at lakes in the county.
Published December 8, 2020 at 8:52 PM
Walmart will light up the sky with holiday drone light shows
The free and contactless experience will feature nearly 1,000 Intel drones.
Published December 4, 2020 at 2:10 AM
Smithsonian National Zoo’s baby panda is one month old
The Smithsonian National Zoo’s giant panda cub is one month old and had its very first veterinary exam over the weekend.
Published September 21, 2020 at 9:30 PM
Dunkin’ bringing back fall favorites earlier than ever
Dunkin' is kicking off fall earlier than ever this year.
Published August 12, 2020 at 2:50 PM
U.S. Marines locate sunken vehicle with human remains on board
The vehicle sunk off a southern California coast July 30.
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Published August 4, 2020 at 4:58 PM
Georgia inmates praised after saving deputy’s life
Three Georgia inmates are being praised after helping a deputy who suffered a medical emergency while supervising a jail housing unit.
Published July 28, 2020 at 4:49 PM
Winn-Dixie to require masks in stores
Winn-Dixie will be requiring customers to wear face masks in its stores.
Published July 20, 2020 at 5:09 PM
Taco Bell revamping menu, removing popular items
Taco Bell is officially removing some of its items to “ensure an easy and fast ordering experience.”
Published July 18, 2020 at 1:11 AM
Trump: Fauci has nothing to do with football
On Friday night the president tweeted saying that he told Fauci that “he has nothing to do with NFL football.”
Published June 20, 2020 at 12:05 AM
Facebook hosting virtual graduation with Oprah as commencement speaker
Facebook and Instagram plan to honor America’s class of 2020 with a live stream event beginning at 2 p.m. ET.
Published May 15, 2020 at 12:50 AM
A 30 pound piece of the moon is up for sale
The fragment, called NWA 12691, was discovered two years ago in the Sahara Desert. This lunar meteorite is the fifth largest moon piece available on Earth, according to the statement from Christie’s.
Published May 1, 2020 at 4:19 AM
Global Citizen announces new artists to join ‘One World: Together At Home’ broadcast
The special, premiering April 18, will celebrate and support health care workers and the COVID-19 Solidarity Response Fund for the World Health Organization.
Published April 14, 2020 at 4:19 PM
FDA approves blood purification device to treat coronavirus
The FDA issued the emergency authorization to use blood purification devices to treat coronavirus patients on Friday.
Published April 11, 2020 at 4:38 AM
Facebook announces ‘quiet mode’ for app
The new feature allows you to set a period of time to mute notifications. If you try to open the app while in “quiet mode," you’ll be reminded that you set time aside to limit your time in the app.
Published April 10, 2020 at 3:53 AM
Kittens take over Georgia Aquarium
The Atlanta Humane Society took a group of adorable kittens to check out all the fish at the Georgia Aquarium.
Published April 6, 2020 at 2:58 PM
Starbucks pausing use of personal cups because of coronavirus
In an open letter posted on the company’s website, Executive Vice President Rossann Williams said that the company will temporarily suspend the use of personal cups.
Published March 4, 2020 at 9:10 PM
Johnson & Johnson and Apple launch virtual study to explore stroke risk in seniors
Atrial fibrillation or AFib is a leading cause of stoke, but because many people do not experience symptoms, it can be difficult to diagnose. The study hopes to change that.
Published February 25, 2020 at 5:36 PM
FDA recalls MiniMed 600 series insulin pumps following malfunction death
The recall includes over 322,000 devices.
Published February 13, 2020 at 11:44 AM
Wendy’s to start serving breakfast nationwide in March
The breakfast menu will bring a fresh twist on some Wendy’s fan favorites and will feature items like the Breakfast Baconator, Honey Butter Chicken Biscuit and Frosty-ccino.
Published February 4, 2020 at 5:42 PM
Vanessa Bryant pays tribute to husband Kobe and daughter Gianna
On Wednesday, the wife of the NBA superstar left an emotional tribute on social media expressing her devastation, as well as gratitude for the outpouring of love and support since the tragedy.
Published January 29, 2020 at 8:07 PM
Arizona high school basketball player scores game-winning shot in Kobe Bryant’s number
With four seconds left in the game, McLaughlin, a lifelong Bryant fan who wears a No. 24 jersey, threw up a three-pointer as the crowd chanted “Kobe."
Published January 29, 2020 at 5:07 PM
Smith County Sheriff’s Office investigating after 2 shot near Lindale
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First Alert Weather Days declared for Tuesday through Thursday
Gov. Abbott activates state resources as severe weather, flash flooding impacts state
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Kids now eligible for Pfizer vaccine at NET Health COVID-19 clinics
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Flooding reported around East Texas
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