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Biggest Mid Columbia Wrecks of 2013 – Drive Carefully Next Year! (PICTURES)

We all get tired of hearing how we are supposed to drive carefully,  exercise caution etc etc.  But sometimes it bears repeating.

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ABC
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This Eagles Cheerleader Also Does Army Intelligence in Afghanistan

Last month Rachel Washburn returned home from Afghanistan, following her second tour as a first lieutenant in Army intelligence. She was honored Sunday night at halftime of the Bears-Eagles game in Philadelphia, where she was a cheerleader for three years.

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Category: Sports, Videos, Weird News
Kinsey, Devonn D
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Criminal Tries Evading Kennewick Police With Unforgettable Face

He is described as a violent, armed offender.  Being sought for escape from community custody.

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The Worlds Tallest Water Slide is 17 Stories High called ‘Insane’

The worlds tallest water slide is being built in Kansas City. This thing is higher than Niagara falls and as tall as the statue of liberty. Wow that's crazy riders will reportedly with slide down going 65 miles per hour. I love thrill rides but this thing is even too scary for me.

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Ron Antonelli
Ron Antonelli
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Car Dealer Who Gave Away $420k After Giants Shutout Wrote Us Back!

We told you about a Seattle-area Chevrolet dealership that paid out $420,000 in a promotional contest after the Hawks shut out the Giants. Well, they wrote back:

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Category: Sports, Weird News
The future of our world. Credit: Palliativo, Flickr
The future of our world. Credit: Palliativo, Flickr
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What ARE The Kids Saying These Days?

It dawned on me while hanging out with a friend from Canada. She was talking about a previous relationship, and talked about how they initially "hooked up". After she persistantly reassured me that no boning had occurred, I had to explain to her that "hook up" isn't what it used to be.

Many people have had horrifying experiences using words they thought to be benign, but they weren't.

Thanks to Reddit, the question arises, "What ARE the kids saying these days?"

Parents, take notes. Grammar and English language has taken a turn for the unsalvageable.

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Read the Christmas Story to Tell Your Child If They’re Being Naughty!

I wasn't sure if it was real or not, but I recall the story of an Icelandic anthropologist who was found naked at the mouth of a legendary cave after being missing for 7 years. She said she had been abducted by elves!

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Category: Holidays, Weird News
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Gilbert Gottfried Reads Fifty Shades of Grey [NSFW]

"My inner goddess has stopped dancing and is staring too, open mouth and drooling slightly."

This is what's getting the ladies going, lately, It's an excerpt from the popular (pornographic) novel Fifty Shades of Grey. Theaters will be packed when the movie adaption is released in 2015. Maybe it'll be produced by Brazzers. (Insert more internet porn jokes here.)

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Thuzio Screenshot
Thuzio Screenshot
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Bring Bret Boone to Your Bar Mitzvah

There's a company called Thuzio that allows people to book current and former athletes to dine/tweet/golf/speak/appear at events. There are a few Hall of Famers like Lynn Swann, Rollie Fingers and Cris Carter. There are also some prolific players like Pete Rose, Frank Thomas, and Tiki Barber.

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Connor Lachlan
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Musical Genius Owes His Unlikely Gift to…Concussions? [VIDEO]

You can call this teenager an accidental musical prodigy.

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zoovroo, flickr
zoovroo, flickr
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Hilarious Reasons Kids Got Dentention

I never had detention in all of my high school career. The times are a-changing, however, and kids are getting way more hardcore than I could have ever dreamed. Here are some classic detention slips from Pintrest that will blow you away. Go, children of education!

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Garbage Strike Continues To Bite In Madrid
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Dutch Drunks Paid With Beer to Sweep Streets — What They Do After Will Surprise You!

An experimental policy in Amsterdam is getting buzz for its brilliant pragmatism.

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