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  • New proposed bill would require Bible study courses to be offered in Florida high schools

    JACKSONVILLE, FL (WPTV) — A newly proposed bill in Florida would require public school districts across the state to offer Bible study courses as high school electives. The bill, ‘Study of the Bible and Religion,’ was filed last week by State Rep. Kimberly Daniels, a Democrat who represents the Jacksonville area. Under the bill, schools districts would be required to “offer specified courses relating to religion, Hebrew Scriptures, and the Bible to certain students as elective courses.” The courses would […]

  • ‘Wheel of Fortune’ contestant uses his intro to say he’s trapped in a loveless marriage

    One contestant on Monday night’s episode of “Wheel of Fortune” used his introduction with host Pat Sajak to tell viewers he is “trapped in a loveless marriage” to an “old battle-axe.” The big-bearded contestant Blair Davis, from San Diego, said he owned a small trucking business, then went on to describe his family. “I’ve been trapped in a loveless marriage for the last 12 years to an old battle-axe named Kim,” Davis told the crowd. He continued: “She cursed my […]

  • Dramatic video shows trooper rescuing man from path of oncoming train

    CENTERVILLE, UT (WOWT) — Utah Highway Patrol officials have released dash camera video showing the moment a trooper pulled a driver out of a vehicle seconds before it was struck by a Utah Transit Authority FrontRunner train Wednesday morning. The incident happened around 6:50 a.m. on a section of track between Pages and Parrish Ln. in Centerville. Trooper Ruben Correa is credited with saving the life of a driver who had some type of medical condition that resulted in getting […]

  • USDA: Food stamp changes could take free lunch from 500K students

    (CNN) — The Trump administration has acknowledged that its proposed changes to the food stamp program could leave nearly 500,000 children without access to free school lunches. The US Department of Agriculture released an analysis late Tuesday afternoon that showed the agency’s proposed rule would mean nearly 1 million children would no longer be directly certified for free school meals based on their participation in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, or SNAP, the formal name for food stamps. About half of those […]

  • Top 34 bestselling ‘fruit’ drinks for kids deemed unhealthy

    Americans spent $1.4 billion on the most popular brands of children’s fruit drinks and flavored waters last year. Yet according to nutritional guidelines, none of the drinks were healthy. Why would loving parents do this? Perhaps because US beverage companies spent $20.7 million to advertise fun, fruity drinks with added sugars to families in 2018, according to Children’s Drink Facts 2019, a new report from the University of Connecticut’s Rudd Center for Food Policy and Obesity. “I know that parents […]

  • A 14-year-old student was tackled by classmates after bringing a gun to school

    (CNN) — A California high school was put on lockdown Tuesday after a student brought a gun to school, police said. The La Habra High School student was tackled to the ground by other students after he brought an unloaded handgun into the building, CNN affiliate KCAL reported. Students said the boy was showing off the gun in class. The incident took place during a metal shop class around 9:35 a.m., according to the news station. The 14-year-old boy pointed […]

  • British family ‘traumatized’ after being detained by US immigration

    (CNN) — A British family has filed a complaint with the the Department of Homeland Security over their detention by US immigration officials after crossing the US border while vacationing in British Columbia, Canada earlier this month, the family’s lawyers said on Tuesday. The family, which includes a three-month-old baby, said they have been “traumatized” by the experience. In a sworn statement, the family described the baby being forced to sleep on a “filthy concrete floor” in “frigid temperatures” during […]

  • Top 34 bestselling ‘fruit’ drinks for kids deemed unhealthy

    (CNN) — Americans spent $1.4 billion on the most popular brands of children’s fruit drinks and flavored waters last year. Yet according to nutritional guidelines, none of the drinks were healthy. Why would loving parents do this? Perhaps because US beverage companies spent $20.7 million to advertise fun, fruity drinks with added sugars to families in 2018, according to Children’s Drink Facts 2019, a new report from the University of Connecticut’s Rudd Center for Food Policy and Obesity. “I know […]

  • Yahoo could pay you $358 in data breach settlement

    Was your Yahoo account among the 3 billion struck by multiple data breaches between 2013 and 2016? You might be eligible for a $358 payout or two years of free credit monitoring. If the settlement is approved by California courts, Yahoo could divvy up more than $117.5 million among users whose names, email addresses and passwords were stolen. Eligible users can submit claims at Yahoodatabreachsettlement.com to receive at least two years of free credit monitoring services by AllClear ID. If consumers can verify that […]

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