Last Updated on 02.22.13 Written by Sue Wilson
Friday February 22
Winter Weather Advisory is in effect until 2pm today. We may not get it as badly as others have. The storm has left about 60 million people -- 20 percent of the country's population -- under severe weather warnings.
It's Be Humble Day, and also Walk the Dog Day
It’s the weekend, which means … it’s the best time of the week to buy plane tickets. A new survey has found that tickets purchased on weekends are about five percent cheaper than those bought during the week.
Gas Pricesup 50 cents in 50 days!
This Sunday The Oscars are on, Seth McFarlane is the host, first time ever.
NASCAR returns with the Daytona 500 Sunday. Justin Moore will perform a 45-minute set before Sunday’s Daytona 500
The CDC says the flu vaccine is only nine percent effective in this year in those 65 years and older, who are most vulnerable to the flu.
A British survey found that one in four women said she'd rather be a man. The poll of more than 2,000 women was done by a health supplement company, and focused particularly on pregnancy and menstrual issues (which might explain why the women said they'd rather be guys!)
A shoe shiner in Pittsburgh donated $200,000 in tips to families in need. Albert Lexie has been shining shoes at the Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh for 32 years, collecting the tips from his $5 shoe shines since 1981.
On this day in 1980 the U.S. hockey team beat the Soviets in "the miracle on ice" at the Winter Olympics.
Could there soon be bundle of joy arriving at the Rimes-Cibrian home? Rumors are flying that LeAnn might be pregnant.
Keith Urban and Vince Gill will host the fourth annual All of the Hall benefit concert supporting the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum. This year’s all-star show, which will go off on April 16th at Nashville’s Bridgestone Arena
Tuesday February 19
It is Tell Us Something Good Tuesday! Call or facebook your good news!
Today is also Double Lunch Day.
Gas Prices are out of hand again. Gone up nationally every day for 35 straight days. 47 cents in a month. Most expensive February gas ever!
A new study has found that commuters’ wasted time and fuel costs add up to $121 billion every year.
In a recently survey, 45 percent admitted that they use phone calls, text messages, tweets and emails rather than bothering to go into the next room to talk to other members of the household.
Khloe Kardashian has been X'd out of The X Factor.
Burger King's Twitter account was hacked on Monday, forcing the chain to take it down for a few hours. Whoever hacked it must have preferred McDonald's, since they switched out the Burger King logo with a McDonald's imprint
According to Men's Health magazine, these are the qualities men look for in women ...Men want women who
Laugh at their jokes
Wear the color red
Have little feet
Are 2-4 years younger than him
Have a large chest
Have narrow hips
Make lots of money
Have long legs
Have brown hair
An elderly couple was pulled over by cops in Tennessee because of a bumper sticker that looked like a marijuana leaf. Except, it wasn’t a marijuana leaf. It was an Ohio State Buckeye leaf, similar to the ones players have on their helmets.
A solid month of fast food can damage your liver as much as hepatitus.
The Band Perry score their third number-one hit on the Mediabase chart this week with their fastest-rising single to date, “Better Dig Two.”
Miranda Lambert's number-one road dog, Delilah, is retiring. The little terrier mix was 'Ran's first rescue and has been her constant companion on the road until recently. She says, "She's just over it. So she stays with my grandmother."
Monday February 18
Today is Presidents Day
Melinda (Mindy) McCready is dead, shot herself in Arkansas. Originally from St. Myers Florida, 37 years old, 2 young kids, and a lifetime to troubles. 5th person from Celebrity Rehab TV show to die.
Last year Facebook made $1.1 billion in profits. But thanks to some nifty accounting, the company won't be paying any federal or state taxes on it — instead, it will actually be receiving a federal tax refund from the government of about $429 million.
Two brothers in Wichita, Kansas won a $75,000 lottery pay off so they decided to celebrate by smoking meth. They ended up blowing up the house.
Bruce Willis - A Good Day to Die Hard, earned $25 million in its debut weekend.
Looks like Kim Kardashian won't have to worry about working too hard when her child is born. An Internet report says she and Kanye West are budgeting $780,000 to spend on nannies next year.
A week after Florida's Python Challenge wrapped up, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission said 68 snakes were killed -- far less than some hunters hoped. Nearly 1,600 hunters took part in the hunt of the invasive species of Burmese pythons in the Everglades.
Whether it’s because of the fat or sodium or sugar, here’s a rundown of the very worst foods for your heart. Processed meat....Red meat....Pizza.....Alfredo sauce.....Fried foods.....Soda....Fast food
If it seems like people are constantly on their smartphones, they are!A new study shows that people, on average, check their phones every six-and-a-half minutes
NBC’s Sound of Music remake starring Carrie Underwood has gotten the seal of approval from Julie Andrews. Julie starred as governess Maria in the original 1965 film and tells the Wall Street Journal it was time for a remake of the Rogers and Hammerstein classic.
Looks like Taylor Swift may be looking for a more low-key lover after dating One Direction's Harry Styles. A source tells Perez Hilton, “Taylor would love to date one of the guys from [folk-rockers] The Lumineers.
LeAnn Rimes is suing her dentist for shoddy work. She claims that Dr. Duane C. McKay misdiagnosed her dental problems and gave her sub-standard veneers, causing pain and bleeding, as well as the need for several root canals, bone grafting and physical therapy. LeAnn says the bad dental work has affected her ability to perform.
Danica Patrick made history on Sunday when she became the first woman ever to win the pole position at the Daytona 500 or any race in NASCAR's premier circuit.
A new GPS technology developed in England tells drivers exactly how fast to go to avoid hitting red lights.