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Hear an Amazing Story of Survival During Hurricane Sandy

There have been a lot of awful or inspiring stories coming out of Hurricane Sandy. This manages to be both. A man found a note in his house scrawled by a person who had taken a blanket to keep hypothermia at bay. The author of the note was sure he was dying.

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Election Exhaustion: How are You Dealing With It? [VIDEO]

Kids, the elections are finally coming up next week.  I turned on the TV last night, and I swear, it seemed like every ad was something political. 

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@MichelleCharlesworth, Twitter

Hurricane Sandy’s Aftermath: What Happened, What We Know Now [VIDEO]

This morning, much of the East Coast is picking up the pieces after the massive storm known as Hurricane Sandy swept through, leaving millions without power, causing untold economic damage, and killing at least 21 people. Flooding caused largely by enormous, unprecedented storm surges has crippled transportation routes and wreaked havoc on low-lying areas.

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NASA (Via Getty Images)

Hurricane Sandy 2012: Country Artists Offer Prayers, Warnings and Jokes as Storm Approaches

With the eye of 2012's Hurricane Sandy expected to make landfall in the next 24 hours, residents along the east coast are taking measures to stay safe during, and after, what is being described as the "perfect storm." Country music's reach extends into all 50 states, so it's no surprise that many of the top names took to Twitter to encourage those in Hurricane Sandy's path to be extra cautious. A few even added some much-needed humor to the conversation surrounding Frankenstorm.

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MTAPhotos, Flickr

See Eerie Photos of New York City’s Abandoned Subway Stations

In case you missed it -- there's a storm a-brewin'! Hurricane Sandy is lurching her way up the coast, heading for us all. Yesterday, the MTA announced it was shutting down trains in NYC at 7 pm and buses at 9pm. Here are some pictures from their official Flickr page taunting us with how delightfully empty all the stations are right now.

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The National Anthem: Should We Sing It Traditionally or With Style? [POLL]

For the last 10 years, six of those in Sedalia, I have played the National Anthem each morning before the show.  It is generally not something I point out nor do I put a lot of pomp and circumstance around it.  I just play it.  Last week, a friend of mine contacted me to tell me that she used my show as a history lesson.

It seems her cousin who is in 6th grade didn't know what our National Anthem was.  He had heard it before my show, but never knew the meaning behind it.  I count this as a pretty big failure on several levels, and I started to think of all the different ways I've heard the song done.

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Brookfield Police Department

3 Killed, 4 Injured in Shooting at Spa in Milwaukee Suburb

Three people are dead and four others injured today after a mass shooting at a spa in Brookfield, Wis., a suburb of Milwaukee. The man police suspect in the shooting has also been found dead, according to a county dispatcher in Wisconsin.

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Johannes Simon, Getty Images

Which States In America Consume the Most Beer?

Well boys, we have to say that we’re a little disappointed in your beer drinking abilities these days since a recent report by the Beer Institute claims that beer consumption in the United States is down for th

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Youtube

13 Year Old Braves Snowstorm To Rescue Classmates Trapped On Bus

Alexi Catellier is only thirteen, but the Canadian youngster was one of the oldest kids on his school bus when it broke down during a Manitoban snowstorm. The storm had also knocked all the region's power out, making it impossible to call for help.

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Joe Biden vs. Paul Ryan: Highlights From the Vice-Presidential Debate

Things kicked off around 9 p.m. Eastern in Danville, Kentucky, on the campus of Centre College, with Vice President Joe Biden and Congressman Paul Ryan meeting for their one and only debate during this election campaign

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