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What Is the Most Well-Read City in America?
So, you're thinking of catching up on some reading this summer? Well, you're not alone. has come out with its list of the most well-read cities in America. The website created its rankings by looking sales of books, magazines and newspapers in print and on the Kindle since Januar…
Ed Schultz Suspended From MSNBC After Insulting Laura Ingraham
According to the Washington Post, MSNBC has suspended radio talk show host Ed Schultz after he referred to rival conservative host Laura Ingraham this week as a "right-wing slut."
The incident occurred Tuesday on his radio show, and was prompted in response to comments Ingraham made about P…
Missouri Tornado Deadliest In U.S. History [PHOTOS]
As of Tuesday, 118 people were reported killed by the twister, and Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon said he expected that number to rise as more bodies are uncovered from the rubble.
The Federal Emergency Management Agency reported that about 2,000 structures were destroyed by the tornado...
Noah’s Ark Theme Park One Step Closer to Becoming a Reality
With some believing the end of the world is scheduled to occur sometime this month, officials in Kentucky have decided to embrace one of the Bible's great tales.
The Kentucky Tourism Development Finance Authority has given the go-ahead to issue $40 million in tax rebates in order to build a bibl…
Tornado Victim Finds Cat During On-Air Interview
Talk about your emotional reunion.
Judy Pugh has one of the more heartwarming stories to emerge out of the devastating tornadoes which tore through Tuscaloosa, Alabama last month when her missing cat showed up while she was being interviewed for a story about having her home destroyed by the tornadoe…
Fire Station From ‘Ghostbusters’ Shutting Down
The New York City firehouse featured in the movie 'Ghostbusters' may soon be shut down due to budget cuts, according to the NY Post.
Ladder No. 8 in TriBeCa is among 20 New York fire stations Mayor Mike Bloomberg has put on the chopping block.
Charleston Is the Most Sleepless City in the Country
Here's some news that's bound to keep the fine people of Charleston, West Virginia up at night.
Charleston has been named the most sleepless city in America, according to The Daily Beast, which came up with its rankings based on the percentage of people who suffer from insomnia.
Residents Cope With Flooding Along Mississippi [PHOTOS]
As residents along the Mississippi River continued to cope with flooding on Thursday, the river, already at record levels, was set to crest in Vicksburg, Miss. on Thursday morning.
The river was at 57.2 feet in Vicksburg on Wednesday morning, a level well above the previous record of 56.2 feet set on…

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