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Tax Day Freebies 2014: April 15 Tax Deadline Offers Free Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner & Dessert & more!

Tax Day 2014 deadline is today, April 15th! If you’re lucky, you’ll be getting a refund from Uncle Sam; however, even if you aren’t so lucky you can still take advantage of Tax Day freebies. In recent years, the trend of businesses offering free item or at deep discounts in honor of Tuesday’s dreaded Tax deadline has really begun to pick up. Some of the following specials are... 

FBI Seizes Artifacts from 91-year-old Man’s Home in Indiana

The FBI, archaeologists and other experts confiscated Native American and other artifacts and relics from a collection in a rural central Indiana home. Homeowner, 91-year old Donald Miller has been collecting the artifacts and relics for over 80 years, the FBI said. The items include artifacts from Native Americans, United States, China, Haiti, Australia, Russia, New Guinea, Italy, New Zealand, Puerto... 

Tree Trimmer, James Valentine Survives Chainsaw Accident to his Neck

James Valentine, a 21-year old Pennsylvania man survived a chainsaw accident that could have killed him. Instead, 30 stitches and an hour of surgery later and a day after the accident, Valentine was recovering in stable condition at a Pennsylvania hospital. Valentine was on a job site with Adler Tree Service along Perry Highway in Gibsonia, north of Pittsburgh, and was performing maintenance work... 

Harlem Building Explosion Kills 2 and Injures Many More with Others Missing

A massive building explosion in Manhattan’s East Harlem neighborhood killed at least 2 people and injured at least 30, Wednesday morning. In addition to the two dead, both women, two people had life-threatening injuries, two more had serious but not life-threatening injuries and the others had minor injuries, the Fire Department said. New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio noted that several people... 

Fitbit Force Recalled Due to Users Developing Skin Rash

Fitbit is issuing a recall for their Force health tracker wrist band product due to the number of users complaining that tracker gave them a skin rash. The Force is an upgraded version of Fitbit’s popular Flex band and was released in October 2013. However, as early as the end of 2013, users began reporting rashes and complaining to Fitbit. Fitbit issued a statement saying, “From the beginning,... 

Nun Sentenced to 35 Months in Prison for Nuclear Weapon Complex Break-in

An 84-year-old Catholic nun has been sentenced to 35 months in prison after breaking into one of the U.S. government’s most secure facilities and helping deface a uranium-processing building with human blood. Megan Rice, an octogenarian nun and seasoned peace activist, along with fellow protesters Greg Boertje-Obed, 58 and Michael Walli, 64 were convicted in May for sabotaging the Y-12 National... 

GoPro Releases Extended Video of Felix Baumgartner’s Red Bull Stratos Jump

GoPro released an 8-minute video highlighting Felix Baumgartner’s 24-mile jump from space in 2012. During the record-breaking Stratos jump from 128,100 feet above the Earth where he reached upward of 800 mph, Felix Baumgartner was equipped with seven GoPro Hero2′s. “I wish you could see what I can see,” said Baumgartner, just seconds before stepping from the pod. “Sometimes,... 

Propane Shortage in the Midwest Raises Concern and Prices

A propane shortage in the Midwest with the extreme cold weather has started to raise concerns with those who rely on the fuel to heat their homes. “There are no strategic stockpiles around the country like there are for crude oil,” said Roy Willis, president and chief executive officer of the Propane Education and Research Council. “It’s all in the private sector. Getting that... 

Omaha Building Explosion and Collapse Injures Multiple People

An explosion and partial building collapse Monday at International Nutrition plant has caused multiple people to be injured and other could be trapped. Thirty-eight employees were inside the Industrial Nutrition plant at 10 a.m. when the explosion and collapse occurred. Nine people were transported to local hospitals, The fire that followed the explosion has been extinguished, but firefighters are... 

Kenmore Oscillating Fan Heaters Sold at Sears and Kmart Recalled Due to Overheating

Sears has recalled more than 42,500 Kenmore oscillating fan heaters after reports of them overheating and catching fire, resulting in injuries. The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission said a broken motor mount can cause the units to overheat, catch fire and ignite nearby items, posing a fire and burn hazard to customers.The heaters were sold at Sears and Kmart stores last fall. This recall involves... 
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