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Report Names St. Louis The 'Least Safe City' in America

(Y98) - Wallet Hub just ranked the 182 biggest cities in the U.S. from the safest to least safe. The rankings are based on 41 factors, including terrorist attacks, mass shootings, murders, traffic deaths, natural disaster risk, identity theft and job security. And based on all of that, the safest...
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Holiday Money

Earning Extra Cash For The Holidays

A new survey asked people what they're doing this year or what they normally do to scrounge up some extra cash to afford presents, trips, food, and everything else that costs a fortune during the holiday season... 1. Taking extra shifts at work, 33%. 2. Opening a store credit card, 31%. 3. Taking a...
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Uber

Uber And Lyft Habits

Are your Uber and Lyft habits normal? Over 20,000 people recently took an online poll on ride-share services. Here are seven questions, and how people answered them... 1. Uber or Lyft? 70% said Uber, 26% prefer Lyft, and 4% use some other app. 2. Do you normally wait outside or inside? 59% said...
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Look: Dictionary.com's Word Of The Year For 2019

Dictionary.com just announced its word of the year, and they went with "existential." Their definition is, quote, "of or relating to existence . . . [and> concern with the nature of human existence as determined by the individual's freely made choices." There's something existential about the...
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French Fries

Possible French Fry Shortage

(Y98) - There's speculation right now that we could have a FRENCH FRY SHORTAGE in this country after the unseasonably cold, wet weather damaged potato crops in Idaho, North Dakota, Minnesota, and some parts of Canada. That most likely means fewer potatoes and higher prices as a result... Which...
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Baby Names

The Most Popular Baby Names Of 2019

BabyNames.com calculated the most popular names of the year based on how often expecting parents added them to their "favorites" list. The top 10 names for boys are: Liam . . . Oliver . . . Theodore . . . Declan . . . Henry . . . Owen . . . Finn . . . Caleb . . . Emmett . . . and Benjamin. And the...
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Joaquin Phoenix

Look: PETA's Person Of The Year For 2019

Joaquin Phoenix has been named PETA's Person of the Year, for his efforts on behalf of animals. Joaquin has been a vegan since the age of THREE, when he watched a fish get caught and gutted on a boat. PETA’s 2019 Person of the Year is…acclaimed actor and animal rights activist Joaquin Phoenix, who...
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Brad Paisley

Listen: Brad Paisley's "Alive Right Now"

Brad Paisley has released a new song called "Alive Right Now". It features guest vocals from a St. Jude's cancer survivor named ADDIE PRATT. You can see them perform it tonight on "Brad Paisley Thinks He's Special". Video of Brad Paisley - Alive Right Now (Audio) ft. Addie Pratt
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Doing Good Deeds

A new survey for Giving Tuesday found the average American does five good deeds a month. And the most common small act of kindness we've done is giving someone directions. Two-thirds of us have done it at least once in our life. Here are the ten most common good deeds we do... 1. Giving someone...
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Giving Tuesday

Giving Tuesday

Today is Giving Tuesday. And a new survey found requests from friends and family are the #1 thing that get us to donate to a cause. 39% of us have donated because someone we knew asked us to. And 19% said they've specifically donated to a social media fundraiser. Here are a few more random stats...
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