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Full Senate Votes On Kagan Nomination To The U.S. Supreme Court
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This Day In History

Here's a little something to occupy your down time.  Here are some interesting events that took place on this day in history:

1654 – Louis XIV becomes King of France (More info)

1776 - Ri

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Photo by Sean Gallup/Getty Images
Photo by Sean Gallup/Getty Images
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Chinese Teenager Sells Kidney For An iPod And An iPhone[video]

This goes to show you how some young people are just not "fully cooked" yet.  They just don't think long term.  What I want to know is 1) How can this even happen and 2) Where were his parents?

Photo by Michael Loccisano/Getty Images
Photo by Michael Loccisano/Getty Images
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Dr. Death, Jack Kevorkian Dies Today In A Detroit Area Hospital

Assisted suicide doctor, Jack Kevorkian died early this morning in a Detroit area hospital. He was 83 years old.  Doctor Jack came to national attention after assisting terminally ill people to end their life.  He served close to 8 years in prison for second degree murder.  A movie was

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Traveler Smuggles 100 Pounds of Live Cobras on Train

Snakes on a plane is a tired story, but here's one that should excite you.

A Vietnamese railway discovered 100 pounds of cobra snakes on a train last Friday, terrifying both passengers and officials.

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Category: Weird News, World News
Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images
Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images
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Hmmm. Women In Power Are Less Attractive To Men, Says Former Governor Granholm

Besides telling Arnold Schwarzeneger to "keep his pants on"; Former Michigan Governor Granholm was quick to give her thoughts on former vice presidential candidate John Edwards philandering ways...  What's y

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Photo by Phil Walter/Getty Images
Photo by Phil Walter/Getty Images
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Could We See Lower Gas Prices In Grand Rapids & West Michigan For Memorial Day

If you consider about $3.75 "lower gas prices."  Well, at least they are better than they have been for a few months or so.  Memorial Day this year may allow you to visit family and friends who are out of the immediate area and not feel the pinch

Photo by Daniel Boczarski/Getty Images
Photo by Daniel Boczarski/Getty Images
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Oprah Winfrey’s Last Show Is Tomorrow, Wednesday! Will You Be Watching?

Forget the Royal Wedding!  Someone should have done an "Oprah Final Show Watching Party" at Celebration Cinema.  Wednesday, May 25th is her last show on network television.  Be sure to TiVo it because it will be on everyone's tongue Thursday mor

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Pope Benedict XVI Talks to Astronauts in Space [Video]

Pope Benedict XVI made a call to the heavens today, but this time it was not a prayer.

For the first time in history a pope spoke live to astronauts in orbit.

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Photo Courtesy Of www.live5news.com
Photo Courtesy Of www.live5news.com
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Obama Has A New Gas Station…Well, Kind Of, Sort Of

This is no joke.  However, at first glance it appears that it might be.  So here's a little something that'll make you go "Hmmm."  Coming to you from Columbia, South Carolina...

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Surprise Oprah! A Farewell Spectacular
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Maria Shriver Looked Beautiful @ Oprah Taping; But Disses Arnold

Maria looked beautiful on the final taping of Oprah Winfrey Show (airing one day next week).  And that happened to be the place and the time that Arnold chose to call Maria and tell her this whole "lust child" story was about to break in the media.  First time she heard anything about it, by the way.

When I did Take Five & Company yesterday w

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Photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images
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Kid Rock Donates $50,000 To Kids Charities In Detroit

Kid vowed that he would always support his hometown.  And he's putting his money behind his mouth!  He wrote a $50,000 check to help out!  Kid grew up in Detroit, just like me, and knows how much the city could use the help. Numerous kids organizations will be able to further children's talents and education b

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Cannes Film Festival May 11th/Photo: Michael Buckner/Getty Images
Cannes Film Festival May 11th/Photo: Michael Buckner/Getty Images
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Gaga Mentors The Final 4 On American Idol Tonight

This is gonna be good!  The last remaining 4 contestants on American Idol are in for the opportunity of a lifetime.  This would be like having Michael Jackson or Elvis Presley mentor.  Gaga is the biggest thing on the planet when it comes to music

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