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What the Heckboy: Theater near church avoids 'Hellboy' title

DICKSON, Tenn. (AP) — A Tennessee movie theater that sits across from a church and next to an elementary school is promoting the latest movie in the "Hellboy" franchise as "Heckboy." The Tennessean reports the PG advertisement at the Dickson theater has caused a local buzz around the $50 million...
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Firefighter recruitment ad touts 'Low Pay, Cool Helmets'

CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. (AP) — A Missouri county trying to recruit new firefighters is getting real with its sales pitch, saying in signs posted outside its stations that the job offers "Hard Labor, Odd Hours, Low Pay (and) Cool Helmets!!" KFVS-TV reports that the Scott County Rural Fire Protection...
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Man or cyborg? 'Jeopardy!' champ passes $1 million mark

NEW YORK (AP) — There's no truth to the rumor that James Holzhauer is a cyborg created to be the perfect "Jeopardy!" contestant. But given how he's made a level of excellence rarely seen on the television quiz show appear almost mundane, it sometimes seems that way. Holzhauer eclipsed the $1...
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Back to Earth: Washington set to allow 'human composting'

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — Washington appears set to become the first state to allow a burial alternative known as "natural organic reduction" — an accelerated decomposition process that turns bodies into soil within weeks. The bill legalizing the process, sometimes referred to as "human composting,"...
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Police: Man returns home, finds naked stranger on couch

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Police say a Tennessee man returned home to find a naked stranger sitting on his couch drinking juice. WKRN-TV cites a Nashville police report that says the resident summoned officers Wednesday and told them he called out to the stranger, who responded by screaming and...
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Colorado TV tech charged after giving customer 'bear hug'

DENVER (AP) — A Colorado television technician is facing felony charges for allegedly hugging a customer tightly. Karen Loest told KDVR-TV that David Novinski, a subcontractor for Dish Network, gave her a "bear hug," pinning her arms and chest painfully, as she was showing him out after he...
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5-year-old boy calls 911 to ask for McDonalds

WYOMING, Mich. (AP) — A 5-year-old Michigan boy had a craving for McDonald's but his grandmother was sleeping so he called 911 and made a request. WZZM-TV in Grand Rapids reports Iziah Hall of Wyoming asked the dispatcher: "Can you bring me McDonald's?" Dispatcher Sara Kuberski says she told him no...
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Kicking off 2019 with 2019 songs in a row!

2019 is here - let's party! Charlie's kicking off the New Year by playing 2019 songs in a row with no interruptions! Listen here: https://player.radio.com/listen/station/971-charlie Happy New Year from your friends at Charlie!
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Earth Wind and... Ozzy?

We didn't think we needed an Earth Wind and Fire + Ozzy Osbourne mashup in our lives. BOY, WERE WE WRONG. Thank you DJ Cummerbund, for this delightfully absurd (and still catchy!) remix. It made our day. Video of DJ Cummerbund - Earth, Wind & Ozzys
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Britney Spears Says Prayers Were Answered As Her Niece Leaves Hospital

In case you missed it, Britney Spears' niece was seriously injured in an ATV accident. The 8-year-old was released from the hospital Friday, and Britney shared her joy on Twitter. pic.twitter.com/50V8OWzszA — Britney Spears (@britneyspears) February 10, 2017 -Mike Draup Photo: USA Today
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