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Honey Boo Boo Wants You to Do the 'Honey Boo Boo Bop'

TLC(ATLANTA) — Even with the cameras dark in her house, Alana Thompson, better known as Honey Boo Boo, is still trying to make people laugh. The pint-sized former reality star recently released her first song and music video, “Movin’ Up.” The video — which also features her mother, Mama June Shannon, her father, Mike “Sugar Bear” Thompson, and her sister, …

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Student Shooter at Umpqua Community College Dead, Sheriff Says

iStock/Thinkstock(ROSEBURG, Ore.) — A male student killed multiple people at a shooting Thursday at a community college in Roseburg, Oregon, authorities said. The shooter is now dead, police said. The shooter’s identity has not been publicly released, though Oregon Gov. Kate Brown announced that he was 20 years old. Gov. Brown’s spokeswoman Kristen Grainger confirmed that the shooter was a …

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President Obama Says Mass Shootings Have Become 'Routine' After Oregon School Massacre

The White House(WASHINGTON) — President Obama lamented the fact that he was making comments about yet another shooting – this time at a community college in Oregon – saying the process has become “routine” for him and new families who mourn the loss of loved ones. “There’s been another mass shooting in America,” the president said in the White House …

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FDA: 'All-Natural' Alternatives for ED Medication Could Be Dangerous

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is warning consumers that dietary supplements meant to improve sexual performance may contain ingredients that are found in prescription erectile dysfunction pills like Viagra, Cialis and Levitra. The agency expressed concern on Thursday that high dosages or unintended combinations could make taking some such supplements dangerous for consumers. In total, the …

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Volkswagen America CEO to Testify Before House Subcommittee on Emissions Scandal

GEOFF ROBINS/AFP/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — Michael Horn, President and CEO of Volkswagen Group of America, will testify before a House subcommittee next week as part of the congressional investigation into the Volkswagen emissions scandal. Scheduled to appear before the House Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations at 10 a.m. on Oct. 8, Horn will provide information on the “facts and circumstances surrounding …

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Strong Storms Cause Flash Flooding in Texas

Courtesy Melissa Fontenette-Mitchell(HOUSTON) — Storms slowing moving through Texas early Saturday left thousands without power and caused flash flooding as they dumped large amounts of rain in several counties. The city of Pasadena, about 15 miles southeast of Houston, received 3.6 inches of rain in 30 minutes late Friday, a rate that occurs once approximately every 500 years, said Harris …

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It takes 6 Seconds to Break into Your Garage!

Mount Vernon Police Chief Roger Monroe recently spoke at a City Council meeting about the rise in home break-ins in the county.  Did you know that the average thief can break into your garage in a matter of 6 seconds and have immediate access to your home and family? Top 10 Tips to Keep Thieves Out of Your Garage! Don’t …

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Centerburg beats East Knox in Boys Basketball

Luke Ervin had 15 points and the Centerburg Trojans survived a late charge from East Knox to beat the Bulldogs. The Trojans led 24-20 but the Bulldogs were a pair of missed Nathan Hill free throws in the 3rd from taking the lead. Centerburg (5-10, 4-6) went on a 10-0 run after the misses at the charity stripe to pull …

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DYW Radio Auction a Success!

(Pictured left to right:Tyler Mathias from WMVO Sports and Allison Miller from WMVO’s Tradio) Volunteers and radio personalities gathered Saturday for the Annual DYW Radio Auction to raise money for the Distinguished Young Women Scholarship Fund. DYW of Ohio located in Mt Vernon is the host site for the State Competition which begins Feb 14 with the opening ceremony. This …

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February is National Human Trafficking Awareness Month

8 DAYS – Is a full length featured film, created by After Eden Pictures (based in Dallas), inspired by actual events that happened and are happening in the human trafficking world. We had 8 premieres all over the country in the month of September with over 3,000 people in attendance. The cool thing is the film was created as a …

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