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    #BestBuds reunite in Budweiser Super Bowl commercial ‘Lost Dog’

    Last year, Budweiser’s Super Bowl commercial featuring an adorable golden retriever puppy and its iconic Clydesdale horses went viral, so they brought the #BestBuds back in 2015. In Budweiser’s news commercial “Lost Dog,” the puppy gets lost and finds his way back home only to be confronted by a wolf. The Clydesdale horses sense it and break out of their stables to save the pup. The owner of the dog and the horses can’t believe it when he sees them […]

  • Rethinking positive thinking by prioritizing goals

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    Little boy tries to stop words from leaving news ticker

    A little boy named Jaxon gets upset when he can’t stop the words leaving the news ticker on the television screen. And it was all caught on video. Jaxon puts his tiny hands up to the screen to block the words from leaving the screen and shouts, “NO! Oh no!” as the words scroll past him. “After a valiant effort, he gives up the good fight in a dramatic fashion,” Michelle Williams writes in the YouTube video description. He drops his head back […]

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    Miracle cat Bart claws his way out of grave

    TAMPA BAY, Fla. — The owner of a 2-year-old cat says he was heartbroken when his cat, Bart, was killed by a car. The cat was buried two weeks ago near his home in Florida, but Bart’s adventure was just beginning. Five days later, Bart showed up to a neighbor’s house, alive. He was taken to the vet, where Bart had surgery to repair his jaw and remove one of his eyes. According to WTVT, Bart is expected to return home […]

  • Woman slashes her children’s throats to quiet them, police say

    OLYMPIA, Wash. — A 28-year-old mother in Olympia, Wash., faces three counts of attempted murder for allegedly attacking her three small children with a kitchen knife. Police say Christina Booth cut her children’s throats in an attempt to keep them quiet, KCPQ reports. The children — a 2-year-old and six-month old twins — remain hospitalized. Court documents say Booth and her husband had been drinking Saturday night when the mother took a kitchen knife and cut the throat of all three of […]

  • Case of measles reported in suburban Cook County

    CHICAGO — The national measles outbreak is starting to appear in illinois, and Cook County now has its first case of 2015. The patient became ill in mid-January, and test results came back positive for measles. Before being diagnosed, the person may have exposed others while at three separate locations: First, Anyone at Northwest Community Hospital emergency room in Arlington Heights on Jan. 14 Customers at the Supermercado Guzman in Palatine on Jan. 12 and 13, Anyone at the Vista Clinic […]

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    Watch the full Chicago Tribune mayoral debate

    CHICAGO — Mayor Rahm Emanuel faced off against his challengers in the first Chicago  mayoral debate Tuesday. The exchange unfolded at a 90-minute forum before the Chicago Tribune Editorial Board, which asked the candidates questions as it weighs an endorsement ahead of the Feb. 24 city election. You can watch the debate in its entirety in the player above.

  • Jason Brown on winning the Men’s U.S. Figure Skating Championship

    CHICAGO — Chicago’s Very Own Jason Brown won the Men’s U.S. Figure Skating Championship Sunday. At 20, he is the youngest American male since Johnny Weir in 2004 to win it. Next up: World championships in March. He Skyped with WGN Morning News on Tuesday about the win.

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    School official announces snow day with ‘Let It Go’ parody

    PROVIDENCE, R.I. — Kids may be tired of Disney song “Let It Go,” but students in Rhode Island are fans again after their head of school used it to announce a snow day. Matt Glendinning of the Moses Brown School in Providence changed the words of the “Frozen” anthem to pair perfectly with Tuesday’s snow day: “School is closed. School is closed. ‘Cause it snowed so much last night. School is closed. School is closed. So stay at home and sit tight!” States […]

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    Gunfire interrupts Minnesota city council meeting

    Warning: This video may be disturbing to some viewers. NEW HOPE, Minn. — Two police officers who were shot by a gunman inside a suburban Minneapolis city building are expected to recover. Hennepin County sheriff’s officials say two new officers were sworn in Monday during a city council meeting at New Hope City Hall. The officers left the chambers as the meeting continued and encountered the man at about 7:15 p.m. Chief deputy Mike Carlson says the man opened fire […]


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