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  • Farm Aid 2012 Rocks Sold-Out Audience of Over 30,000 Fans in Hershey, PA

    Farm Aid 2012 Rocks Sold-Out Audience of Over 30,000 Fans in Hershey, PA

    The 27th annual Farm Aid festival took place Saturday in front of a sold-out crowd of more than 30,000 fans at Hersheypark Stadium in Hershey, Pennsylvania. The event featured the usual headlining performances by the charity’s co-founders Neil Young, John Mellencamp and Willie Nelson, as well as by longtime board member Dave Matthews.  During a press conference with reporters on Saturday, Mellencamp said that while Farm Aid has done a lot of good helping independent, family-run farms throughout the U.S. over the years, their mission is far from over.  “I still live in Indiana and I see things getting not […]

  • Taylor Swift Gives Thumbs Up To Hayden Panettiere’s Performance on "Nashville"

    Taylor Swift Gives Thumbs Up To Hayden Panettiere’s Performance on "Nashville"

    Hayden Panettiere‘s character on the ABC drama Nashville was rumored to have been based on Taylor Swift at one point, but Hayden has told Taylor herself that’s not true. It turns out Hayden and Taylor are neighbors, which allowed them to have that conversation in person according to Zap2It.com. When Hayden told Taylor the character wasn’t based on her, Taylor told her, “I know, Hayden. I saw the pilot. It’s amazing.” Taylor goes on to say, “I think she did an incredible job of being sinister and adorable at the same time, and we had a hilarious conversation about it.” […]

  • Colorado Shooting: Aurora Movie Theater Could Re-Open by New Year

    Colorado Shooting: Aurora Movie Theater Could Re-Open by New Year

    (AURORA, Colo.) — The site of the worst mass shooting in U.S. history could re-open as soon as the New Year. The Century 16 movie theater in Aurora, Colo., has been shut down since July 20, when a gunman opened fire during a midnight screening of The Dark Knight Rises, killing 12 people and leaving 58 wounded.   In August, the City of Aurora launched an online survey asking what should be done about the theater.  The majority of people who responded said they supported re-opening the theater.  Those results were passed along to Cinemark, the owner of the theater, […]

  • Six Teen Offenders in Washington Caught After Knocking Out Guard

    Six Teen Offenders in Washington Caught After Knocking Out Guard

    (SNOQUALMIE, Wash.) — Six teenage boys are back in custody after police say they knocked out a female guard in the violent offender wing of a Washington juvenile correction facility, stole her keys and radio, and then fled into the woods. Staff at the Echo Glen Children’s Center in Snoqualmie, Wash., alerted the King County Sheriff’s Office at 11:30 p.m. on Saturday after the female guard was found by inmates unconscious in a locked room. Authorities from the sheriff’s office, Washington State Patrol and Snoqualmie Police Department quickly mobilized to search the wetlands that border the facility, which is 25 […]

  • Google Camera Captures Man Pointing Gun From What Looks Like House Where Infant Found Dead

    Google Camera Captures Man Pointing Gun From What Looks Like House Where Infant Found Dead

    (DETROIT) — Google’s effort to revamp its mapping system took an eerie turn when one of its Google Street View camera trucks captured a young shirtless man pointing a gun at a Detroit street. In September 2009, Google’s camera snapped photos of a man with a gun standing on the porch of the house that appears to be the house where a 17-month-old child was found dead in a closet under a pile of clothes this summer. There are four other people standing behind the man with the gun, all gazing toward the camera, which was lodged atop a Google […]

  • Flight Attendant Tries to Bring Loaded Gun Through Airport Security

    Flight Attendant Tries to Bring Loaded Gun Through Airport Security

    (NEW YORK) — A US Airways flight attendant was detained and then charged with disorderly conduct after she attempted to pass through security at the Philadelphia International Airport with a loaded .38 revolver in her purse, triggering an incident in which police accidentally discharged the weapon while securing it, authorities said. According to officials, at 6:33 a.m. today, the flight attendant entered a Terminal C security checkpoint lane with a loaded .38 caliber Smith and Wesson Airweight revolver in her purse. A Transportation Security Administration employee discovered the gun on the x-ray machine and notified police. The flight attendant was […]

  • 1-Week-Old Panda Cub Dies at National Zoo

    1-Week-Old Panda Cub Dies at National Zoo

    (WASHINGTON) — A giant panda cub born one week ago at the National Zoo in Washington D.C. has died. Panda keepers and volunteers heard a distress call from the unnamed cub’s mother, Mei Xiang, at 9:17 a.m., today, the zoo said in a statement. The zoo’s Panda Cam, which has for 18 years allowed people around the world to watch the bears in their habitat, was turned off. Veterinarians were able to safely retrieve the panda an hour later, according to the zoo. CPR and other life-saving measures were attempted, however the cub failed to respond, zoo officials said. The […]