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    Disney monorail cab can be yours for $189,000 on eBay

    Please stand clear of the doors. Por favor manténganse alejado de las puertas. And while you’re at it, vaciar su billetera – or, empty your wallet. A Walt Disney World Mark IV Monorail 1971 ride vehicle prop has been listed on eBay for a cool $189,000. The monorail vehicle is the actual front cab of the red monorail which served the grand opening of the Walt Disney World Resort in 1971 until the arrival of Mark VI monorails in 1989. According […]

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    UPDATE: Tornado Warning for Rowan, Davie and Iredell counties expires

    A Tornado Warning issued for Rowan, Davie and Iredell counties expired at 4 p.m. At 3:30 p.m.,radar indicated a severe thunderstorm capable of producing a tornado near Statesville moving east at 35 mph. Weather spotters are reporting several downed trees near Statesville. A tornado watch is in effect today. The National Weather Service issued an alert that says thunderstorms will develop this afternoon and some storms may be severe. The worst weather is expected between 2 p.m. and 8 p.m., with […]

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    Nearly-mute man with Alzheimer’s shares sweet moment with family dog

    A video posted to YouTube shows a nearly-mute man with Alzheimer’s sharing a sweet, emotional moment with a dog. On Thursday, Lisa Abeyta spent some time with her father, who is in the advanced stages of Alzheimer’s. “My parents have two dogs in their home, one of which, Molly, is my father’s constant companion,” Abeyta wrote in a blog post. “More than once, I’ve watched him coo and talk to Molly even as his ability to form sentences and find the words he […]

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    Student’s April Fools prank on professor may be the best ever

    A group of Aquinas College students banded together to pull off possibly the greatest April Fools’ Day prank ever. Dr. Stephen Barrows is an associate professor of economics in his second semester at Aquinas College. The prank was inspired by Barrows’ seemingly harsh cell phone policy. The video starts with a message: “Our professor has a policy that if your phone rings in class, you must answer it on speakerphone.” So the students started brainstorming a way to prank the professor. “At […]

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    Mickey Rooney dead at 93

    Mickey Rooney died on Sunday, according to multiple media reports. He was 93. He is survived by his eighth wife Jan and nine children. TMZ first reported the news on Sunday night. The Washington Post and USA Today and also reporting Rooney’s death. According to TMZ, Rooney had been ill for “quite some time” and the death was attributed to natural causes. Rooney most recently appeared in “The Muppets” in 2011 and “Night At The Museum” in 2006. He was married 8 times. Rooney was […]

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    Matt Jones makes incredible shot to win Shell Houston Open, earn trip to the Masters

    Matt Jones holed a pitch shot on the first playoff hole to win his first ever PGA Tour event and get into his first ever Masters. In the final round of the 2014 Shell Houston Open, Jones shot a final-round 66 to punch his ticket to Augusta.

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    UPDATE: Woman dies in wrong-way I-40 crash; details about pursuit released

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — A 22-year-old woman is dead and another person is in critical condition after a police pursuit ended in a wrong-way head-on collision in the eastbound lanes of I-40 near Wendover Avenue on Thursday night. Police said an SUV was traveling west in the eastbound lanes of I-40 at speeds of 80-90 miles per hour around 10:30 p.m. when it collided with a Volvo convertible between Wendover Avenue and Patterson Street. Police said the driver of the Volvo convertible, Reagan Lee Hartley, 22, of Willow Spring, died as a […]

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    Tiger Woods to miss Masters

    Tiger Woods announced Tuesday he has undergone surgery on a pinched nerve in his back and he will be unable to play in the Masters Tournament. The surgery was performed Monday in Park City, Utah, by neurosurgeon Dr. Charles Rich. Woods will require rest and rehabilitation for the next several weeks. Sad to say I’m missing the Masters. Thanks to the fans for so many kind wishes. http://t.co/Ofbre9VHEL — Tiger Woods (@TigerWoods) April 1, 2014 “After attempting to get ready for […]

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    Angels coach breaks leg while catching ceremonial first pitch

    ANAHEIM, Calif. — Los Angeles Angels hitting coach Don Baylor broke his right leg while catching Vladimir Guerrero’s ceremonial first pitch on Monday night. Baylor was unable to standup when his right leg bent awkardly beneath him. Guerrero had to help him up. Baylor, who joined the team in the offseason, had to be helped off the field after the injury. He is scheduled to have surgery on his right femur on Tuesday. “Our thoughts and prayers are with Don right […]

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    Cast of ‘Lion King’ surprises passengers with ‘Circle of Life’ on flight

    Passengers on Virgin Australia Flight 0970 were surprised with an impromptu performance of “Circle of Life” from the cast of THE LION KING Australia. “After an amazing day at The Lion King Brisbane season launch announcement, members of our Australian cast felt so elated they decided to sing the ‘Circle of Life’ prior to take off on their flight back to Sydney!” DisneyOnBroadway posted in the video description.

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    Los Angeles palace sells for $102 million, most expensive ever sold in LA

    LOS ANGELES — After several years on and off the market, a massive Los Angeles estate sold for $102 million on Monday. The Fleur de Lys sold to a “secretive French billionaire” for $102 million, making it the most expensive home ever sold in L.A. County. The home was sold by socialite and philanthropist Suzanne Saperstein. The home has 12 bedrooms, 15 bathrooms, a ballroom, a movie theater, two kitchens, tennis courts, a pool and a 9-car garage. The home […]

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    ‘First Lady of NASCAR’ Lynda Petty dead at 72

    RANDLEMAN, N.C. — Lynda Gayle Owens Petty, the wife of Richard Petty, died at her home in Level Cross on Tuesday. She was 72. Lynda was surrounded by her family and passed away “peacefully” after her battle with cancer, the family said in a statement. “We wish to sincerely thank everyone who has supported us and our family throughout the years and at this time,” the family said in a statement “We will forever love and miss a wife, mother, grandmother, great […]

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