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This Touching Video Shows Why Those Ice-Bucket Challenges Really Are Worthwhile

For anyone who's been thinking, I'm so sick of seeing all these stupid ice-bucket challenges, here's an important, hilarious and touching reminder of why the whole campaign started in the first place.

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Category: AC, Country, Hot AC, News, Rhythmic, Rock
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Mother of Sandy Hook Victim Writes Powerful Letter to Teachers

The mother of one of the 26 victims of 2012's Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre has written a powerful letter to the teachers of America.

Nebla Marquez-Greene had two children attending Sandy Hook Elementary that day. Her daughter, 6-year-old Ana Grace, was killed in the Connecticut massacre, and her son was uninjured in the attack.

Her letter, which was posted on the Education Week website is powerful, gut-wrenching and encouraging all at once. Read it after the jump.

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Billy Crystal to Honor Robin Williams at the Emmys

Robin Williams' friend and 'Fathers' Day' co-star Billy Crystal will introduce a segment at this year's Emmys on Monday remembering the late Academy Award-winning actor.

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Simple Trick Makes Those Annoying Corn on the Cob Strings Disappear

Brace yourself -- cooking corn on the cob is about to become a breeze.

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Category: AC, Country, Hot AC, News, Rhythmic, Rock
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378 People ‘Pay It Forward’ At A Florida Starbucks

Well, this is a really cool story that will help restore a little bit of your faith in humanity.

A random act of kindness at a Starbucks drive-thru in Florida inspired an 11-hour continuous chain of people paying-it-forward.

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Meijer LPGA Classic Presented by Kraft Reveals $600,000 Donation to Simply Give

The Meijer LPGA Classic Presented by Kraft, Walker-based Meijer's community-focused inaugural LPGA golf tournament, boosted Meijer's Simply Give food pantry-supporting and hunger-fighting program on Wednesday.

Meijer LPGA Classic by Kraft representatives made a $600,000 donation to Simply Give, which helps Midwest food pantries restock their shelves and improve quality of life for thousands of families.

The proceeds were from the 72-hole tournament, held Aug. 7 to 10 at Blythefield Country Club in Belmont and won by South Korean rookie Mirim Lee.

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Former President George W. Bush Takes the Ice Bucket Challenge [Video]

The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge and its videos just keep on rolling.

The latest to take on the challenge is the 43rd President of the United States, George W. Bush.

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How Honest Is Michigan Compared to the Rest of the Country? [Infographic]

Honest Tea recently conducted a national social experiment called The National Honesty Index, and the results are in.

When faced with a choice to be honest or not, the experiment found that a resounding 95 percent of Americans were honest, up from 92 percent in 2013.

So how did Michigan compare to the rest of the country?

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RECALL: Brita Recalls Children’s Water Bottles Due To Laceration Hazard

BRITA is recalling nearly a quarter-million children’s water bottles due to a potential laceration hazard.

With parents buying these now in preparation for back to school, this is a recall you'll definitely want to look into. Here's what we know:

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Category: Family / Kids, News
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How’d the Ice Bucket Challenge Start? The Answer Will Break Your Heart

The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge is a craze unlike anything seen in years. But how exactly did it morph into the sensation it is?

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Florida State Tops Preseason AP Top 25 Poll; MSU No. 8; Notre Dame 17th

Defending champion Florida State picks up right where it left off last season, atop the college football rankings.

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Weekend Box Office Report: ‘Expendables 3′ Can’t Keep Up with ‘Turtles’ or ‘Guardians’

A trio of newcomers entered the box office arena this weekend, but two battle-hardened and grizzled champions kept them at bay, holding onto the top two spots and making it look easy. Sorry, newbies: This top 10 still belongs to 'Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles' and 'Guardians of the Galaxy.'

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