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See the Kids From ‘The Goonies’ Then and Now

A reoccurring theme of movies during the mid-’80s was that of scrappy kids beating the odds. Daniel-son had to defeat the Cobra Kai in ‘The Karate Kid’ and the teens of Calumet, Colorado had to fight off most of the communist block in ‘Red Dawn.’ But probably the biggest underdogs were ‘The Goonies,’ a band of misfits from the goon docks of Astoria, Oregon who had to outlast a fugitive family to find the amply booby-trapped treasury of 17th Century pirate “One-Eyed Willie” and prevent their parents’ homes from being turned into a golf course.

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Category: Movies, Photos
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Philadelphia Woman Could Be Fined For Giving Out Free Lunches

Talk about a good deed being punished. This summer, Angela Prattis has been handing out daily free lunches to about 60 kids in her Chester, PA neighborhood. These meals are the same ones they would be getting if their school was in session. Now she faces a fine of $600 a day for doing so because she doesn’t have a variance to serve food in a residential neighborhood.

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Category: us news, Weird News
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The Kristen Stewart Robert Pattinson Break Up Has Left Will Ferrell Distraught

The Kristen Stewart Robert Pattinson break up isn’t like other Hollywood separations. Because the pair also plays a couple in ‘Twilight’ — a film series in which many a ‘tween girl is heavily emotionally invested — reactions to Stewart’s cheating and Pattinson’s throwing her out have been pretty intense.

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Category: Celebrity News, Videos
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Is College Still Worth the Money It Costs? — Survey of the Day

It used to be a given that a college education was worth the money. But the price of a four-year education has skyrocketed over the last couple decades, and — due to the bad economy –a college degree has become less of a surefire job guarantee.

So have these factors changed opinions on college’s worthiness?

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Category: Grand Rapids News
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You May Not Believe How Much Parents Will Spend On Back-to-School Supplies This Year — Survey of the Day

For a kid, there may be nothing more depressing than the first advertisements for back-to-school sales, which remind them that their summer vacation won’t last forever.

The only thing more depressing for parents may be the cost of sending their little ones back to a new classroom.

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Category: For Parents
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Woman Performs the Ultimate Challenge – Hugging a Person a Day for a Year

Melinda Schmidt has been a hugger her whole live. So when the 35-year-old mother of two recently moved to Raleigh, NC, she immediately started missing the parade of embraces she used to get in her smaller hometown.

Melinda decided to do something about this, and since she couldn’t import her friends and family to Raleigh, she started hugging strangers instead.

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Category: Videos
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Man Assaults Girlfriend With Steak Sauce For Reading ‘Fifty Shades of Grey’

When Emma McCormick read aloud passages of the runaway erotic best-seller ‘Fifty Shades of Grey‘ to her longtime boyfriend last month, he had a very, um,  saucy reaction.

Unfortunately for McCormick’s eyes and Raymond Hodgson’s permanent record we’re talking the A.1. kind of saucy.

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Category: Weird News

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