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NASA’s Back in Space Flight Game with Orion [Video]

NASA reached a major milestone Friday as the Orion spacecraft completed its first voyage to space, traveling farther than any spacecraft designed for astronauts has been in more than 40 years.

Bottom line: NASA's back in the spaceflight game for the first time since the space shuttle program ended three years ago.

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These Are Not Your Dad’s Versions of ‘Jingle Bells’ [Video]

We've been playing Christmas music on Greatest Hits 98.7 WFGR's sister station, 100.5 The River, since Nov. 2.

In addition to my gig as mid-day host on 98.7 WFGR, I am also our operations manager. Part of my job is helping schedule the music for WFGR and 100.5 The River.

So, yes, I have gotten to know my Christmas songs well, very well. And I can tell you this: A couple of new videos of "Jingle Bells" renditions are definitely not your dad's version of the holiday classic.

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NASA’s Orion Mission Managers Tap Friday Launch Attempt

For all the space junkies out there: The first flight test of Orion, NASA's next-generation spacecraft capable of sending astronauts on future missions to an asteroid and the journey to Mars, has been rescheduled.

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Material Girl: Madonna Tops List of World’s Richest Recording Artists

Pop music icon Madonna was atop a list released today by Wealth-X of the world's top 10 richest recording artists.

The 56-year-old Michigan native, who now lives in the United Kingdom, has a net worth of $800 million to rank ahead of British rock-and-roll legend Paul McCartney.

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A Time-Waisting Video That is Actually Very Fun [Video]

I ran across this so-called Ping Pong video and thought, it's going to be a waste of my time. But, nooooooooo, it's actually very fun and addicting. Take a look while two Londoners play an imaginary game of ping pong in a metro station.

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Airplane is Stuck in Snow…Passengers get out and Push! [Video]

Flying can be a real hassle. It gets us there, but sometime not without a little pain. We all complain when we fly about the extra baggage charges, having to pay for snacks on the flight, lack of good food, lack of leg room, but, have you ever had to get out and push your plane? No, seriously, push your 'stuck' airplane.

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Breath Taking Video of Plan Landing on an Expressway [Video]

WOW! This is one, exciting and scary video.

A small plane, a Cessna 172, flying in Canada, loses power and has to land.....on an expressway in Quebec. This is amazing. Make sure you are watching full screen, and you'll feel as if you are really there.

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Win a Trip to Meet Taylor Swift, See Her Perform in London!

We're giving away a trip to meet Taylor Swift AND see her perform live in London! Get the details here.

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Kent County Health Department Monitoring Traveler with ‘Very Low’ Ebola Risk

The Kent County Health Department announced it is monitoring a person who recently traveled from a country in West Africa, WOOD-TV8 reported.

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Free Solar Eclipse Viewing Parties in Grand Rapids, Grand Haven

The solar eclipse expected around dusk tonight may be safely seen at viewing parties in Grand Rapids and Grand Haven.

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UPDATE: Shots Fired At Canadian Parliament; One Soldier Dead; One Gunman Dead

UPDATE 1 p.m. EST: The Canadian soldier who was shot outside the National War Memorial has died according to the Daily Globe and Mail. Ottawa police confirm that one of the gunmen was shot and killed, while another is still believed to be on the loose.

A gunman shot a soldier and then ran toward Canada's Parliament building, Wednesday according to Ottawa police.

Police have confirmed that a man opened fire at the National War Memorial outside of the government complex shortly before 10 a.m. Shots hit a soldier who was standing guard. Witnesses say that they then heard shots when the man entered the Parliament building, where members were holding meetings.

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High School Student Fights Back Against Bullying with Positivity, Gets In Trouble (Video)

Caitlin Prater-Haacke, a high school student in Airdrie, Alberta, was bullied a few weeks ago on Facebook.

Someone posted on her page telling her to die. Pretty brutal.

But instead of responding in a negative way, Caitlin did just the opposite.

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