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‘Cord Cutting’ Is Becoming More Popular

A new study out today says "cord cutting" is up 44 percent over the last three years, and is becoming more prevalent.

What is it? Is it for you?  

I have some facts on the subject.

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Free Beer & Hot Wings: Teen Stowaway Survives Flight from California to Hawaii in Plane’s Wheel Well [Video]

A 16-year-old boy survived a five-and-a-half hour plane ride Sunday from San Jose, Calif., to Maui, Hawaii, in the wheel well of a plane.

With the high altitude, the teen experienced temperatures as low as minus 50 degrees and a lack of oxygen.

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Meb Keflezighi First American Since 1983 to Win Boston Marathon; Women’s Winner Sets Record

Meb Keflezighi won the Boston Marathon, becoming the first American to do so since 1983. The women's race saw Rita Jeptoo, of Kenya, set a new course record.

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RECALL: Kraft Recalls 96,000 Pounds Of Hot Dogs

If you stocked up on hot dogs in preparation for grilling season, beware: Kraft Foods is recalling 96,000 pounds of hot dogs because they might mistakenly contain cheese.

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Free Beer & Hot Wings: Portland’s Draining Its Entire Oregon Reservoir Because Teen Peed in It [Video]

In what seems like a huge overreaction, the City of Portland, Ore., is draining a 50-million gallon water reservoir because a teen hopped a fence and peed into it, The Oregonian reported.

That's right. Fifty million gallons of water are now completely useless because of a couple ounces of pee.

Doesn't that seem ridiculous?

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Free Beer & Hot Wings: More and More Dogs Getting High in Arizona with Marijuana Dispensaries [Video]

There's a growing problem since legal medical marijuana dispensaries opened in Arizona in 2012: dogs getting high.

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Boston Commemorates’ Marathon Bombings’ One-Year Anniversary

On April 15, 2013, two bombs exploded near the finish line of the Boston Marathon, killing three people and injuring more than 260. On Tuesday, the city of Boston commemorated the event with a brief ceremony on Boylston Street.

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Tax-Filing Tip If You’re Running Late for April 15 Deadline: File an Extension [Video]

The IRS expects to receive 135 million tax returns by the filing deadline of April 15 -- as in 11:59 p.m. Tuesday.

However, about 12 million taxpayers will have requested extensions by the filing deadline, giving them an extra 6 months to file, according to the Internal Revenue Service.

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Weekend Box Office Report: ‘Captain America 2′ Reigns Supreme

This weekend saw a neck-and-neck race for the first spot at the box office, with the animated 'Rio 2' offering strong competition for last week's champion, 'Captain America: The Winter Soldier.'

When the dust, debris and feathers settled, the one starring the superhero took the first slot, but there is no shame in a second place that strong.

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Free Beer & Hot Wings: Fight Between Teacher and Student Caught on Camera in California [Video]

A teacher at Santa Monica High School in California has been placed on leave and two students were arrested after video of a teacher/student fight in a classroom brawl has gone viral.

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Free Beer & Hot Wings: Shoe Thrown at Hillary Clinton During Las Vegas Speech [Video]

While giving a keynote speech Thursday at the Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries Conference in Las Vegas, Hillary Clinton had to dodge a shoe thrown at her by an audience member.keynote speech.

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It’s Official: Stephen Colbert to Replace David Letterman as Host of ‘The Late Show’!

Well, that was fast! Just one week after David Letterman dropped the 'Late Show' bombshell that he would retire in 2015, his replacement has officially been announced. Following early and decisive rumors, Stephen Colbert will officially leave behind Comedy Central's 'Colbert Report' to ascend the late-night throne as the new host of CBS' 'The Late Show.' You're welcome, nation!

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