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It’s Krispy Kreme’s birthday. Here’s how to score a dozen doughnuts for $1

It’s Krispy Kreme’s birthday. Here’s how to score a dozen doughnuts for $1

Consider this your official notice: The Hot Light is ON. Friday marks Krispy Kreme’s 82nd birthday, but the octogenarian doughnut chain has no plans to retire. To celebrate, it’s inviting everyone to stop in and pick up one dozen original glazed doughnuts for $1—with the purchase of any dozen doughnuts. Basically, you get 24 for…MORE

Red Sox fans take homeless fan out to the ballgame with their extra ticket

Red Sox fans take homeless fan out to the ballgame with their extra ticket

Three friends with an extra ticket were heading to Tuesday’s Boston Red Sox game, looking for someone to give it to. Sean Wetzonis, Pedro Lugo and Francisco Rios and another friend, all from Malden, Massachusetts, had their whole evening planned out. They’d make the trek into Boston to watch their Red Sox play the Toronto…MORE

12,000 are without power in Madison, Wisconsin, during the heat wave

12,000 are without power in Madison, Wisconsin, during the heat wave

About 12,000 customers are without electricity in Madison, Wisconsin, during a dangerous heat wave, after fires at two downtown substations, according to local officials. An explosion and a fire occurred early Friday morning at a substation jointly owned by Madison Gas and Electric and the American Transmission Company, MG&E CEO Jeff Keebler told reporters at…MORE

California man drowns in Oregon river while saving daughter’s life

California man drowns in Oregon river while saving daughter’s life

A California father died Thursday afternoon while rescuing his daughter from a river at North Fork Park, Oregon. Baltazar Tellovelasco, 29, of Oxnard, saw his 12-year-old daughter in distress while swimming at Little North Fork in the Santiam River, according to the Marion County Sheriff’s Office. He quickly entered the river to rescue her. The…MORE

Dangerous heat wave brings misery to 195 million from New Mexico to Maine

Dangerous heat wave brings misery to 195 million from New Mexico to Maine

It was close to 90 degrees Friday afternoon when the subway lines in part of New York stopped running and stations became packed with frustrated travelers. The metro area, home to 20 million people, is one of several major population centers under an excessive heat warning that lasts until Sunday night, making it an especially…MORE

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