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Obamacare: Smokers May Get A Break

Obamacare Smokers May Get A Break

Due to a glitch with Obamacare, smokers may get a break. President Obama’s universal health care program includes penalties for smokers. However, a computer glitch may temporarily limit the penalty fees. The health care plan is set to begin in 2014. As the start date nears, glitches and other issues have caused the delay of… Read more »

Costa Concordia Captain’s Trial Begins In Italy

Francesco Schettino Trial Begins In Italy

The trial of Francesco Schettino, the captain of the Costa Concordia luxury cruise liner opened Tuesday in the city of Grosseto, but was immediately adjourned until July 17 due to a lawyers’ strike. According to CBS News, “Thousands of lawyers have walked off the job for an eight-day, nationwide labor strike in Italy.” The Costa… Read more »

Grant Reed Tumor: Ohio State Fan Names His Tumor ‘Michigan’ Then Beats It

Grant Reed Tumor

Grant Reed’s tumor could have left him feeling sorry for himself while he spent time at Nationwide Children’s Hospital. Instead, the 12-year-old Ohio State fan chose to name his tumor “Michigan,” and then he fought to beat it. Reed’s parents Troy and Denise were members of the Ohio State University Marching Band, and their school spirit… Read more »

‘Angry Trayvon’ Game Still In App Store

angry trayvon

As the George Zimmerman trial continues in Florida, an “Angry Trayvon” game app some feel is offensive to the memory of the slain teen is still available for purchase despite developer claims it was removed from outlets like the Google Play store. The “Angry Trayvon” game is priced at $1.99, and Trade Digital, the developer,… Read more »

Three Ohio Kidnap Victims Thank Public For Support [Video]

Ohio kidnap victims video

Three Ohio kidnap victims who were held for a decade, released a Youtube video on Monday night, to thank the public for their support after their incredible escape. The women, Amanda Berry, Gina DeJesus, and Michelle Knight broke their silence in the three-minute, 30-second video posted at midnight. They thank supporters for their encouragement and… Read more »

Toronto Flooding: 300,000 Without Power, Residents Trapped On Train

toronto flood

Toronto flooding has left more than 300,000 residents without power. Hundreds of thousands of Toronto, Ontario residents are without power after as much as 90 millimetres of rain drenched the city within just a few hours, beginning around 4 pm. CTV reports subway service has been shut down along many of Toronto’s busy lines, while… Read more »