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Passing On Peanut Paste-Is Princess Kate Middleton Pregnant?

When I was pregnant with Kylee almost 18 years ago the main thing they told me to be careful of, was eating fish from the St. Louis Bay.  They were concerned with the mercury content I might be ingesting

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Baby Born in Philippines Declared World’s Seven Billionth Person

Danica May Camacho was born in Manila, Philippines just before midnight on Sunday, weighing five-and-a-half pounds.

But a much larger number will always be associated with the baby girl, as the UN has declared her the world’s seven billionth person.

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The History Of Halloween — Why Do We Do What We Do Today?

Why do grown men dress as women and women dress as naughty nurses today (not that I'm complaining)?  Why do we eat our weight in mini candy bars?  The history of Halloween dates back to ancient Celtic festivals, about 2,000 years ago.  As it arrived in America much later, Halloween wasn't something celebrated across the country.

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iPod Celebrates 10th Birthday This Sunday

Sure, I have one, my daughter's OLD one, because we've been upgrading her and I get her hand-me-downs.  On Sunday, we celebrate the 10th anniversary of the iPod, the day that Steve Jobs introduced it on stage.  It changed the world and since technology continues to move forward, they aren't seen as much.  Now we see the more popular iPhone and iPad.

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Remember Michael Jackson For His Moon Walks-Not Dr. Conrad Murray’s Trial [VIDEO]

With the trial of Dr. Conrad Murray continuing, it's sad that THIS is what everyone will think of, when they remember Michael Jackson.  He should be remembered for his mild manner, contribution to music and his fantastic dance moves that we all tried to copy, but just couldn't quite get the hang of.

Here is a video to help you think of him, as he should be thought of, spinning, singing and moon walking.  ENJOY!

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Did Al Davis Help His Raiders Win From The Other Side? See The Video!

Whether you believe in the paranormal or not, it is quite interesting what happened just days after Oakland Raiders Owner Al Davis passed away. The Game was charged with all kinds of emotion to begin with and the team really wanted to win it for their owner and mentor. Did they get help?
It was one of the most inspirational moments of the 2011 NFL season — the Oakland Raiders prevented the Houston Texans from pulling ahead as the clock ran out in their 25-20 victory last Sunday when Raiders safety Michael Huff picked off Texans quarterback Matt Schaub in the end zone.

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Amanda Knox Found Not Guilty After Four Years In Italian Prison! [VIDEO]

Amanda Knox, the young lady from Seattle has been acquitted!  She and two others were named suspects in the murder of her roommate, Meredith Kercher.  She has spent the last four years living in an Italian prison, proclaiming her innocence.  According to MSNCB.com, in an Italian Courtroom this morning, it was learned, she is free.  Watch the verdict as it's read.

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Vince Gill Sings His Hit “Whenever You Come Around” With Rascal Flatts [VIDEO]

Congratulations to the Rascal Flatts trio.  They will be inducted into the Grand Ole Opry on October 8th, during the Opry's 86th birthday celebration.

While on stage, Vince Gill surprised them with an invitation to join the Opry.  They then surprised the audience, by performing with Vince.  They sang one of Vince Gill's hits from 1994, "Whenever You Come Around".  Here's the performance.

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The Most Outdated Pieces of Baby Advice

There are so many things I have heard over the years about raising my child and I know speaking to other people about their kids they repeat some of this stuff to me. So when I saw this article I felt I NEEDED to pass it on.

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Creator of Doritos Passes; Buried With Chips

Love, Love, Love Doritos....especially with salsa!  My daughter likes to lick all the cheese off first, then eat the chip.  It's a staple in our house and I've never really thought about where they came from, until now.  The creator of Doritos has just passed at age 97.  Here's the history of  how Doritos came to be.

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Richard I Bong Veterans Historical Center
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World War II Iconic Photos Recreated By Local Celebrities In Calendar-Benefits Richard I Bong Heritage Center

What an awesome idea!  Re-creating WWII iconic photographs using local celebrities!!!  I am honored to be  part of this project and thank everyone involved for the opportunity to help raise funds for the Richard I. Bong Heritage Center.  Yes, that's Michelle Lee from the Northlands News Center on the cover, as Rosie the Riveter.  Great job, Michelle!   Want to see my re-created photo?

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Which Rock Killed The Dinosaurs? The Plot Thickens

I've always loved dinosaurs, but what guy didn't grow up like that?  I even took a class at UMD called 'The Life And Death Of Dinosaurs'.  At the time taking that class also meant I never had to take another science class, like the ones with labs (they since have closed that loophole).   It's pretty much accepted that a asteroid was a primary culprit in their demise, but from where?

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