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Watch What Happens When A Woman Fails To Establish Paternity During Her 5th Appearance On Maury

01/31/2014
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Watch What Happens When A Woman Fails To Establish Paternity During Her 5th Appearance On Maury

Rebecca had been on the Maury Show four times before today, which marked her fifth. On this day, she figured either Michael or Alfonso was the father of her two-year-old daughter Serenity. Neither was. And Rebecca did not take this well at all. Her slam-into-the-wall reaction was not good enough for Alfonso to let up,…

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Hey Look, Cool Pictures Of Dogs Doing ‘Olympic-Style’ Things!

01/29/2014
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Hey Look, Cool Pictures Of Dogs Doing ‘Olympic-Style’ Things!

Do you like dogs? Will you be going to a Super Bowl party? Well, here’s what you have to look forward to on Sunday: The Purina Pro Plan Incredible Dog Challenge National Finals will be airing on Sunday, February 2 from 5:00-6:00pm EST on NBC. Viewers can enjoy what some may call the “super bowl”…

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It Is So Snowy, Icy And Cold In Philadelphia …

01/23/2014
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It Is So Snowy, Icy And Cold In Philadelphia …

… that the icicles that formed along the second floor of my East Falls home seemed to be trying to get inside for warmth.

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Here’s My Favorite Picture From Facebook Today

01/14/2014
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Here’s My Favorite Picture From Facebook Today

Aw, such a loving girl. (H/T 99.1 HITS FM)

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On Sam Berns And Inspiration Gleaned From Progeria

01/12/2014
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On Sam Berns And Inspiration Gleaned From Progeria

Got word this morning that Sam Berns, the young man from Massachusetts whose struggles with progeria brought awareness to the rare disease, passed away. Moreso than the note that he was due to serve as an honorary captain for the New England Patriots last night, it called to mind a story I wrote about young…

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There’s A Dude Publicly Banging Swiss Cheese In Philly

01/11/2014
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There’s A Dude Publicly Banging Swiss Cheese In Philly

Yeah, yeah, yeah, people been writing about this since yesterday afternoon, but I wouldn’t be able to live with myself if Philly Blunt didn’t record the Swiss Cheese Pervert for posterity’s sake. From the Mayfair Town Watch: Good Morning Mayfair! Please be aware of the Swiss Cheese Pervert! This individual is driving around surrounding communities…

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When A Supermarket Trip Turns Into A Bible-Study Session

12/30/2013
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When A Supermarket Trip Turns Into A Bible-Study Session

Was cruising through ShopRite the other day, picking up vacation-week necessities like bagels and whatnot. In my quest to find those cool dinosaur-shaped chicken nuggets that Louden digs, I saw this Bible passage-titled breadstuff. It caught my eye. So I took a picture. This becomes a news you can use segment as I’ll now share…

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Thanks To All Who Voted For Me In The Pen & Pencil Journalism Awards

12/20/2013
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Thanks To All Who Voted For Me In The Pen & Pencil Journalism Awards

On Wednesday night, I learned that enough of you stuffed the online ballot box to the point that I won the Pen & Pencil Club’s inaugural award for breaking-news coverage. And I appreciate that. Fact of the matter is my heavier breaking-news days came in Atlantic City and South Carolina, but a shift to weekly…

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RIP Hickey’s Bar In Ishpeming, Mich.

11/14/2013
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RIP Hickey’s Bar In Ishpeming, Mich.

Granted, I’m neither a bar owner nor have I ever set foot in the state of Michigan. But when a bar which shares my last name burns it bears mention on this here page. (And a big old H/T to @PARecSpecs for realizing this and sending the story along, with the Twote, “The good news…

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PSA: This Is Your Brain On Bath Salts

10/30/2013
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PSA: This Is Your Brain On Bath Salts

Got a pitch today that went exactly (in part) like this: “We should spread awareness about the aggressive and harmful effects the drug has on your brain. Because of the zombie like side effects, Halloween is the perfect time to gain some more attention.” Turns out it’s some sort of rehab/narc jawn. But whatever. I…

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