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Jon’s Two Cents – College Basketball’s One and Done Syndrome Is Bad for the Game

All eyes were on Duke University's freshman phenom Jabari Parker over the last few days to see if he would return to Blue Devils for his sophomore season or enter the NBA draft. Well, the drama is over and far, far from a surprise....Parker is going to the NBA...I know, it may be hard to wipe the look of shock off your face.

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The Bar Is About to Be Raised in the Debate to Raise the Minimum Wage

Raising the minimum wage has been a very hot topic over the last twelve months and there is about to be a big push in Washington to get it done by 2016. Those who oppose raising the minimum wage say it will take away jobs and all but kill small business owners. Those in favor say it is long overdue and will put a dent in the poverty crisis in this country.

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Homeless Man Wins a $1000 Lottery Jackpot With the Help of a YouTube Prankster

MagicofRahat is a very popular video prankster on YouTube and has done some very funny and creative work, but the below video might be his best work, which netted a homeless man a $1000 lottery jackpot.

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Jon’s Random Pizza Thought – Is a Larger Pizza Cheaper Than a Smaller Pizza?

If your family is like mine, you love your pizza. The question we always ask is which size pizza is the best value..should we get two mediums, two smalls, or a medium and a large? It's a real dilemma in our house and we usually answer that question by determining how hungry everyone is.

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Did You Know the IRS Can Read Your E-Mails If They Choose to?

Wow - a couple of days ago, I posted a blog about the IRS looking at your Facebook page to see if you are cheating on your taxes. Now, we found out that they can go into your e-mail accounts and read your e-mails if they want to...pretty scary huh? The good news is that this is only a possibility if some sort of red flag appears on your tax return, but they can look regardless.

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Evansville Men Busted in Wyoming Trafficking Marijuana Bound for Indiana

Southern Indiana stoners may be about to experience a bit of a pot drought.

According to reports, two Evansville men were busted earlier this week in Wyoming after authorities discovered felonious amounts of marijuana in their vehicle, which was bound for right here in the River City.

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Will Your Child Receive a School Lunch If You Have An Outstanding Lunch Account Balance?

That is exactly what I asked myself last week when I found out both of my sons had exhausted their lunch account money. I was made aware of this after school the day before going out of town. I immediately went to the both schools and replenished both accounts after asking if they were denied meals that day because they were already short.

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Jon & Leslie Shocker – Time Magazine Names the Most Influential Burger of All Time

Time magazine has just named the most influential burger of all time and it's not what you might think. We know it is not the Big Mac or the Whopper. Heck, West Coast giant In & Out Burger lost out to this odd shaped classic...and the winner is......

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Grocery Store Prank Will Make You Smile and Maybe Bring a Tear

The Holiday season is a time for giving. The economy is tight right now and every little bit helps. Lately, there have been a lot of 'pay it forward' stories at fast food drive thrus, the gas station and sometimes even in grocery stores.

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Deep Frying a Turkey This Year? Make Sure Your Homeowner’s Insurance is Paid Up – Seriously

It's the holiday season and that means Thanksgiving and Christmas, which means turkey. If you plan to deep fry a bird this year, make sure your homeowner's insurance is paid up and I mean RIGHT NOW just in case you set fire to your home.

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Indiana Town Could Force Residents to Pay for Garage Sale Permits

One northeastern Indiana town has introduced a proposal that would require residents to pay $5 for a permit in order to have garage sales. Of course, this has many of the townspeople ticked off because they say the town’s overzealous nickel and diming tactics is an intrusion of their right to free enterprise.

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Kmart Is Opening At 6AM On Thanksgiving Morning – Why Is Everyone So Upset?

Since Kmart announced they will be opening at 6am on Thanksgiving morning, the haters have been coming out of the woodwork criticizing the retail giant for their decision. I can't figure out why.

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