August 8, 2018

Walmart cashier gives manicure to customer denied service at nail salon

Charlotte Rae, ‘Diff’rent Strokes,’ ‘Facts of Life’ house mother, dead at 92

by Jared Leone, Cox Media Group National Content Desk

Charlotte Rae, the actress best known for her role as Mrs. Garrett on the long running sitcoms “Diff’rent Strokes” and “The Facts of Life” has died at 92, Entertainment Weekly reported. Rae was diagnosed with bone cancer in April 2017.  “At 91, every day is a birthday. (In my book) I want to tell everybody…

Kasich: Balderson did not invite Trump to Ohio

by Jack Torry,

Republican congressional candidate Troy Balderson said Sunday he was “honored” to have President Donald Trump campaign for him despite Ohio Gov. John Kasich’s claim that Balderson did not invite the president to the Saturday rally in Delaware County. With Balderson finding himself at the center between an ongoing feud between Kasich…

8-month-old baby’s body washes up beneath Brooklyn Bridge, police say

by Jared Leone, Cox Media Group National Content Desk

The body of an 8-month-old baby was found Sunday afternoon floating in the East River near the Brooklyn Bridge. A family visiting from Oklahoma made the grim discovery around 4 p.m., according to The New York Times.  “I thought it was a doll,” Monte Campbell, a chiropractor from Stillwaer, Oklahoma, told the Times. &ldquo…

Student includes 14-foot alligator in graduation photos

by Jared Leone, Cox Media Group National Content Desk

Things are bigger in Texas, even the graduation photos.  Texas A&M graduate Makenzie Alexis Noland shared graduation photos of her with a 14-foot alligator taken at Gator Country, where she recently interned, according to KTRK. “Not your typical graduation picture,” she wrote Friday with the post. Noland is graduating with…

Popular pot garden beefs up security after increase in visitors


A North Carolina garden is becoming one of the most popular in the state.  Not for the sights, but for the variety of drugs growing there.  Visitors have flocked to a hemp garden in Buncombe County. It is the first place in the state that is growing industrial hemp.  Owner Franny Tacy said people have come to her garden from around the…