Denise Nickerson, Who Played Violet Beauregarde in “Willy Wonka & The Chocolate Factory” Dies At Age 62
Jul11

Denise Nickerson, Who Played Violet Beauregarde in “Willy Wonka & The Chocolate Factory” Dies At Age 62

The gum-chewing, BLUE-tiful character that we all loved as “Violet Beauregarde” in the 1971 “Willy Wonka & The Chocolate Factory” has sadly passed away. In a Facebook post, Nickerson’s family posted “She’s gone”. The family has previously mentioned publicly that she had pneumonia and had experienced several seizures. On Tuesday, her family made a GoFundMe page to help cover her...

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Mom Arrested For Driving While Kids Sat In Inflatable Pool On Car Roof
Jul11

Mom Arrested For Driving While Kids Sat In Inflatable Pool On Car Roof

An Illinois woman was arrested for allegedly driving her SUV while her daughters sat in an inflatable pool on its roof. Jennifer A. Janus Yeager, 49, was pulled over Tuesday afternoon by police after she was seen cruising in an Audi Q5 on Route 2 in Dixon with two children riding in the inflatable pool on the vehicle’s roof, according to WREX. She told officers that she was driving back from her friend’s house where she inflated the...

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15-year-old Cori “Coco” Gauff just defeated Venus Williams at #Wimbledon
Jul01

15-year-old Cori “Coco” Gauff just defeated Venus Williams at #Wimbledon

American qualifier Cori “Coco” Gauff continued her history-making Wimbledon run in a dramatic way, stunning five-time Wimbledon champion Venus Williams in the opening round of her Grand Slam debut, 6-4, 6-4..   Last week Gauff, aged 15, made good on a qualifying wildcard and tore through the draw without dropping a set, knocking out top seed Aliona Bolsova and Greet Minnen along the way. After becoming the youngest player ever to...

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Buffalo Wild Wings customers witness rat fall from restaurant ceiling
Jun24

Buffalo Wild Wings customers witness rat fall from restaurant ceiling

Alisha Norman, who was visiting Los Angeles from Texas, was getting ready to order at the chain restaurant when she heard something crawling above her, she told FOX35. Soon after, a rat fell and landed on a menu on the table. The diners were reportedly shocked by the rodent – but the manager quickly disposed of the creature. “The waitresses stood off to the side until after the manager picked him up with two plates and dumped...

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KFC to unleash the “Cheetos Chicken Sandwich” across US starting July 1..
Jun21

KFC to unleash the “Cheetos Chicken Sandwich” across US starting July 1..

Cheetos is known for their “Dangerously Cheesy” snacks, and KFC is known for their “Finger-Lickin'” good chicken! Now the two have joined efforts to drive taste-buds crazy across the nation. Cheetos announced on their Twitter on Thursday that the new, “KFC CHEETOS CHICKEN SANDWICH” will be released July 1st, nationwide. With love from the proud parents, @KFC and #Cheetos. Available nationwide July...

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A Portion of M-10 Will Now Be Designated As The “Aretha L. Franklin Memorial Highway.”
Jun21

A Portion of M-10 Will Now Be Designated As The “Aretha L. Franklin Memorial Highway.”

The Michigan Legislature is honoring the late Queen of Soul with a highway designation. The state Senate voted 32-5 on Thursday to designate a portion of M-10 in Detroit as the “Aretha L. Franklin Memorial Highway.” Franklin died in Detroit last year after battling pancreatic cancer. Supporters say dedicating a portion of the highway is a way to honor the musical and cultural icon, who grew up in Detroit and learned the gospel...

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