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Los Angeles gas explosion sends clouds of smoke over the skyline

Los Angeles gas explosion sends clouds of smoke over the skyline

A 9,000-gallon tanker that was leaking gasoline caught fire in Los Angeles, the city’s fire department said Sunday. More than 70 firefighters battled the blaze for an hour and a half before it was extinguished. Two people were hospitalized with injuries, the LA fire department said. A hazardous materials squad was working to lessen the…MORE

Before you play in an office lottery pool, read this

Before you play in an office lottery pool, read this

With half a billion dollars up for grabs, lottery pools are quickly flooding offices. At first, they sound like a great idea. Why play alone, when your odds of hitting the Powerball jackpot are a measly 1 in 292,201,338? Team up with some coworkers, and you might improve your odds to, say, a much more…MORE

Who wants to be a half-billionaire? Powerball jackpot soars to $550 million

Who wants to be a half-billionaire? Powerball jackpot soars to $550 million

Fantasies of buying 423 castles or 2,143 Ferraris could become reality this week now that the Powerball jackpot has topped half a billion dollars. Wednesday’s estimated jackpot, $550 million, is the eighth largest in Powerball history. (If you’re impatient and want all your millions at once, the lump-sum cash value option is $335 million.) Your…MORE

Reputed crime boss’ killing doesn’t appear to be mob-related, source says

Reputed crime boss’ killing doesn’t appear to be mob-related, source says

A 24-year-old man has been taken into custody in connection with the shooting death of reputed New York crime boss Francesco “Frank” Cali, the New York Police Department said. Cali’s killing does not appear to be mob-related, a source with knowledge of the investigation told CNN on Sunday. Anthony Comello is being held in a…MORE

April the giraffe gives birth again

April the giraffe gives birth again

April the giraffe is a mama for the fifth time. April gave birth Saturday about 12:40 p.m. ET at the Animal Adventure Park in Harpursville, New York. This follows her delivery of a male in April 2017. The new calf is male, according to the zoo’s Facebook page. The zoo has not chosen a name…MORE

A student’s triumph, a dog with an odd job and a hilarious billboard

A student’s triumph, a dog with an odd job and a hilarious billboard

Danish people are consistently found to be some of the happiest people in the world — and they have all kinds of cool words to express their stellar Scandinavian brand of satisfaction. You may know about hygge, the Danish concept of intimacy and cozy togetherness. Now, get ready to brush up on your pyt. There’s…MORE

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Get tickets to see theĀ 4-time SPHL Champions and 4-time regular season Champions, Knoxville Ice Bears as they compete in the 2018-19 season!

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