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Gray Television is buying ABC affiliates WTVG Toledo, Ohio and WJRT Flint-Saginaw-Bay City, Mich. from SJL Holdings for approximately $128 million in cash, the publicly traded station group announced this morning.
According to Gray, the stations lead their local markets in all-day ratings and in most, if not all, local newscasts. Read more ›
Meet Danny Nickerson.
Danny Nickerson is 5 years old, but not for long. He’s very excited to become a big 6-year-old this Friday. As happy as this birthday will be, however, it will be hard, too.
Danny has a virtually unbeatable cancer. Doctors have told his family that less than 10 percent of kids diagnosed with his type live longer than 18 months.
So the upcoming celebration will be an emotional day filled with far more highs and lows than a typical 6-year-old’s birthday. And what is he hoping to get for this extraordinary birthday?
Cards. Read more ›
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Written by: Kayla Sykes
When I was 4 months pregnant I dropped my peanut butter and jelly sandwich and started crying. What started as a hormone induced tear fest over dropped food quickly turned into soak city. The main attraction was the mascara smeared water slide, and sausage toed rafts. I was hungry, fat, tired, and filled with hormones I couldn’t control. So I did what any pregnant woman on the verge of opening up her own water park would do, and I laid on the couch and turned on The Ellen Show.
In a moment of generous gift giving from Ellen, I noticed something laying on my baby bump. That something was Harvey. And this became the unforeseen moment of undeniable love. The love of a dog and a child.
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Written by: Dr. Brian Hoeflinger
I often wonder how to get someone to care about a topic that has no real meaning to them. Why should anyone care about something that doesn’t directly pertain to their life? I think the answer must lie in the personal and emotional connection to the topic. Then how do I make the personal connection for you, the reader, so it becomes real and meaningful to you. Let me try by telling you a tragic story of a bright young man who lost his life over a bad decision. And as you read, try to imagine this as if it were your own child. His name is Brian Nicholas Hoeflinger and he is my son now frozen in time at the age of 18. Read more ›