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Happy Birthday December 22nd

Happy Birthday December 22nd

on December 22, 2013, 7:28 AM / in People

JORDIN SPARKS 24 She became famous at age seventeen, when she won season 6 of American Idol and released her self-titled debut album, which went platinum. RALPH FIENNES 51 He portrayed the menacing role of Lord Voldemort in the Harry Potter films. LADY BIRD JOHNSON (1912-2007) Lyndon Johnson’s First Lady, who was a lifelong advocate for the beautification of the […]

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Happy Birthday December 20th

Happy Birthday December 20th

on December 20, 2013, 8:59 AM / in History, People

DAVID WRIGHT 31 All Star MLB third baseman who represented the New York Mets in 5 straight All Star games from 2006 to 2010. PETER CRISS 68 Drummer for the glam rock group KISS and was nicknamed The Catman because of his performance makeup. DAVID COOK 31 Pop singer who won Fox TV’s American Idol competition in 2008. DICK WOLF […]

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Happy Birthday December 18th

Happy Birthday December 18th

on December 18, 2013, 7:43 AM / in People

BRAD PITT 50 Golden Globe-winning actor, producer, and icon who won 5 Best Actor awards for Moneyball in 2011. CHRISTINA AGUILERA 33 She gained recognition for her first hit, “Genie in a Bottle” which reached #1 on the Billboard Hot 100 and became one of the top-selling songs in history. STEVEN SPIELBERG 67 Cross-genre director, and screenwriter known for producing […]

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A holiday video from the families of St. Jude

on December 17, 2013, 8:10 PM / in Announcements, People

For all you do to help the kids and families of St. Jude, we wanted to share a special holiday video with you — “Beautiful Baby,” sung by St Jude friend Darius Rucker, from Sandra Boynton’s Frog Trouble book and album. Our patients and families wish you the happiest of holidays.

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Happy Birthday, December 15th

Happy Birthday, December 15th

on December 15, 2013, 7:56 AM / in People

TIM CONWAY 80 Comedian known for starring on The Carol Burnett Show. DON JOHNSON 64 Actor best known for starring in the television series, Miami Vice and Nash Bridges. MICHELLE DOCKERY 32 Played the role of Lady Mary Crawley in the series, Downton Abbey and Princess Myagkaya in the 2012 award-winning film, Anna Karenina. DAVE CLARK 71Drummer in the British […]

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Happy Birthday December 14th

Happy Birthday December 14th

on December 14, 2013, 6:34 AM / in History, People

RONNIE MORAN – 60 Turns 60 today and lives in McEwen, Tennessee LINDA HOPKINS 89 Starred in Broadway productions of Purlie, Me and Bessie, and Inner City, the latter earning her a Tony award and a Drama Desk award. JOHN VITALE – 57 Owner and Doctor at Vitale Clinic PATTY SCHNYDER 35Swiss professional tennis player who achieved six Grand Slam singles […]

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Harry Rosenthal, AP reporter, dies at 86

Harry Rosenthal, AP reporter, dies at 86

on December 13, 2013, 9:02 AM / in National News, News, People

By RONALD POWERS and CALVIN WOODWARD / AP WASHINGTON (AP) — Harry F. Rosenthal, an Associated Press writer who covered America’s golden age of space exploration, presidents back to Harry Truman and whatever caught his impish eye in the stuffy halls of power, has died. He was 86. He died Thursday at home in Kansas City, Mo., his daughter, Lesli […]

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Happy Birthday, December 13th

Happy Birthday, December 13th

on December 13, 2013, 8:37 AM / in History, People

TAYLOR SWIFT 24 Country singer and songwriter who won the CMA Horizon award at the age of seventeen and released her fourth album, Red, in 2012. JAMIE FOXX 46 Oscar-winning Star of Ray who gained recognition for his role In Living Color, and also starred in Django Unchained. DICK VAN DYKE 88 Star of The Dick Van Dyke Show and […]

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Fox News atheist Democrat: I met Jesus

Fox News atheist Democrat: I met Jesus

on December 11, 2013, 5:05 AM / in National News, News, People

By Joe Kovacs WND Original Article She’s the intelligent, gorgeous, Democratic commentator at Fox News who has been an atheist for much of her life until she says she had a personal encounter with Jesus. It was in 2006 during an overseas trip that Kirsten Powers says, “I woke up in what felt like a strange cross between a dream […]

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Time To Levitate

on November 26, 2013, 9:06 AM / in Bedtime Stories, People

Thanks to Dr. Burrus for sending this one

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Quote for Today November 23

Quote for Today November 23

on November 23, 2013, 9:21 AM / in People

Sam Levenson often describes the funny and warm incidents of growing up in a family that was hard pressed for a decent income. He explains it by saying: “We didn’t know we were poor.”

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Commemorating the Life of C.S. Lewis

Commemorating the Life of C.S. Lewis

on November 23, 2013, 6:41 AM / in Opinion, People

Written by  Charles Scaliger Fifty years ago today, while John F. Kennedy was aboard Air Force One en route to Dallas, Texas, from nearby Fort Worth, C.S. Lewis died of kidney failure at his home in Oxford, England. Though his death preceded President Kennedy’s by about an hour, C.S. Lewis’ passing was not noted in the papers until several days […]

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Miss Ebony is growing

Miss Ebony is growing

on November 21, 2013, 8:59 PM / in News, People

Editor’s Note: And I was told Conservative’s are heartless. I have rec’d numerous emails asking about Miss Ebony so here are two pictures I took of her on the 19th. She is growing and her fur is super soft and cuddly.  She is allowing me to pick her up and love her without any protests and she purrs and purrs. […]

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Meet Laila!

Meet Laila!

on November 16, 2013, 8:19 AM / in National News, News, People

8 years old Mississippi acute lymphoblastic leukemia Laila is overcoming the biggest challenge of her life right now, but in many ways, she’s a normal little girl. “She’s very caring,” said Laila’s mother, Danielle. “She’s a great big sister to her little brother. She helps him with everything and tries to show him new things.” Laila picks the brightest blue […]

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Izarah and Luis

Izarah and Luis

on November 8, 2013, 8:10 AM / in People

Izarah is a born artist. At the tender age of 5, she loves pretending to sashay on the catwalk and singing the latest radio hits. She dreams about being a great dancer someday. Her diagnosis of acute lymphoblastic leukemia has not stopped Izarah from dreaming. Her doctors at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital are working tirelessly so that Izarah can look […]

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Quote for Today

on November 8, 2013, 6:24 AM / in People

I like to work half a day. I don’t care if it’s the first twelve hours or the second twelve hours. I just put in my half every day. It keeps me out of trouble. Kemmons Wilson, CEO, Holiday Inns

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‘Country Bumpkin’ Singer Cal Smith Dies at 81

‘Country Bumpkin’ Singer Cal Smith Dies at 81

on October 11, 2013, 10:08 AM / in People

Cal Smith — who enjoyed a rich country career with some of the biggest hits of the 1960s and 1970s, passed away yesterday at his home near Branson, Missouri. He was 81. Smith was born Calvin Grant Shofner on April 7, 1932 in Gans, Oklahoma. However, as many did in the Great Depression, Smith’s family headed west – settling in […]

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If Doubtful, Don’t!

If Doubtful, Don’t!

on September 20, 2013, 5:56 AM / in People

He who doubts is condemned if he eats, because he does not eat from faith; for whatever is not from faith is sin. —Romans 14:23 In his book Illustrations of Bible Truth, H. A. Ironside tells about a man who was getting ready to attend a banquet. He wanted to put on a white shirt he had worn on a […]

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Some Famous Birthdays on September 19th

Some Famous Birthdays on September 19th

on September 19, 2013, 6:35 AM / in People

Adam West turns 85 Jimmy Fallon turns 39 David McCallum turns 80 Sanaa Lathan turns 42 Randolph Mantooth turns 68 Danielle Panabaker turns 26 Jeremy Irons turns 65 Kevin Zegers turns 29 Alison Sweeney turns 37 Mario Batali turns 53 Ramin Karimloo turns 35 Lisa Cimorelli turns 20 Mama Cass Elliot (1941 – 1974) Tegan Quin turns 33 Nile Rodgers […]

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Humane Society receives $2,000 donation in wake of directors death

Humane Society receives $2,000 donation in wake of directors death

on September 16, 2013, 8:26 AM / in People

Mr. Bilyeu was a nice man. I’m sorry to hear of his death. CHATTANOOGA, Tennessee(WDEF) – Hours after the death of Humane Educational Society director Guy Bilyeu, an anonymous woman donated $2,000 to the shelter. Guy Bilyeu passed away early Saturday morning in the hospital. He spent the last six days of his life in the intensive care unit after […]

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