Couple survived for 6 hours in pool as California wildfire raged around them

A California couple, unable to evacuate their area, scrambled to a neighbor’s property as a wildfire began to incinerate their surroundings shortly after midnight on Monday morning. As the fire began to burn down the neighbor’s house John Pascoe, 70, and his wife, Jan, 65, decided the only way to save themselves was to jump into the neighbor’s pool. Jan […]

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October 17, 2017: Tuesday ONAIRprep

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There’s An Asteroid Coming… TODAY!

Don’t look now but the Earth will be having a close call – astronomically speaking – when a 65-foot-wide asteroid buzzes past today! Asteroid 2012 TC4 is expected to come within 27,000 miles of Earth – about one-eighth the distance between the Earth and moon and only about 5,000 miles above most of the satellites orbiting Earth. Don’t worry – […]

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Ask your nose if you have dementia! * And more in this DAILY DOSE OF WEIRD NEWS! #DDWN

Taliban morale is low! * A dog can make you younger! * Ask your nose if you have dementia! * And MORE in this DAILY DOSE OF WEIRD NEWS! #DDWN ++++++++++ WEIRD DARKNESS PODCAST: * iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/weird-darkness/id1078714736?mt=2&ls=1 * Website: http://www.WeirdDarkness.com DAILY DOSE OF WEIRD NEWS PODCAST: * iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/daily-dose-of-weird-news/id650756875?mt=2&ls=1 * Website: http://www.DailyDoseOfWeirdNews.com MY TOOLS… * MY MICROPHONE (Neumann TLM103): http://amzn.to/2if01CL […]

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Vegas Hero Receives Unexpected Thank You Gift… A New Truck!

When a sniper opened fire on a group of spectators at a Las Vegas country music festival, Taylor Winston made national headlines for stealing a man’s truck and using it to transport over 30 wounded people to the hospital.  The 29-year-old marine veteran credits his quick-thinking during the chaos to his military training. He says that once the shooting started, […]

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We all know riding your back is better for you than driving a car – but how much better?

We all know riding your back is better for you than driving a car – but how much better? People who ride their bike most places instead of driving their car weigh less — almost nine pounds less, on average. That’s the word from European researchers, who surveyed 11,000 people in seven European cities and found that cyclists are skinnier […]

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Woman finishes Chicago Marathon holding hands with father of her heart donor

Fred Miller lost his daughter Alyssa to illness. But for all 26.2 miles of the Chicago Marathon his daughter’s heart was beating right alongside him. According to Today.com, When 24-year-old Alyssa died in 2013, she donated her organs. Shae Brown’s heart was irreparably damaged from cancer. The 49-year-old received Alyssa’s heart. She developed a friendship with Fred over the years […]

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October 16, 2017: Monday ONAIRprep

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