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   Monday April 21st, 2014

Enjoy the sunshine

Enjoy the sunshine

TODAY – Mostly sunny and warm with a high along the lake in the lower 60’s to mid 70’s elsewhere in Wayne County.

TONIGHT – will become mostly cloudy overnight with a 40% chance for rain and an overnight low in the lower 50’s.

TOMORROW – will be cloudy with a 100% chance for showers and a daytime high in the upper 50’s.

WEDNESDAY – partly sunny with a high in the upper 40’s.

THURSDAY -  Sunshine and a high in the low to mid 50’s.

FRIDAY – is calling for mostly cloudy skies and a 50% chance for some showers with a daytime high on Friday in the low to mid 60’s for most of Wayne County.


SPORTSMLB (15 games)
Yankees 5 Rays 1
Mets 4 Braves 3
Indians 6 Blue Jays 4
Red Sox 6 Orioles 5
Marlins 3 Mariners 2
Nationals 3 Cardinals 2
Twins 8 Royals 3
Brewers 3 Pirates 2
Reds 8 Cubs 2
White Sox 16 Rangers 2
Athletics 4 Astros 1
Dodgers 4 Diamondbacks 1
Tigers 2 Angels 1
Giants 4 Padres 3
Phillies 10 Rockies 9

NBA (4 games)
Spurs 90 Mavericks 85
Trail Blazers 122 Rockets 120
Heat 99 Bobcats 88
Wizards 102 Bulls 93

NHL (4 games)
Flyers 4 Rangers 2 (1-1)
Canadians 3 Lightning 2 (3-0)
Bruins 4 Red Wings 1 (1-1)
Sharks 7 Kings 2 (2-0)

The Rochester Americans will play the Chicago Wolves in the first round of the 2014 Calder Cup Playoffs. The first two games of the best-of-five series will take place in Rochester at The Blue Cross Arena. Game 1 is scheduled for this Friday night at 7:05. Game 2 is scheduled for Saturday with a 7:05 start as well.

The Red Wings celebrated Easter in style yesterday afternoon in Syracuse. The Wings recorded season highs in both hits and runs in a 9-3 blowout victory over the Syracuse Chiefs.
The Red Wings are in Pawtucket for four games with game one going tonight at 6:15


YORK, Pa. –  A Pennsylvania high school student is in hot water for asking Miss America to prom during a question and answer session at school.
Eighteen-year-old Patrick Farves said he received three days of in-school suspension Thursday because he asked Nina Davuluri to prom.
The senior at Central York High School stood up and popped the prom question, then walked to the stage with a plastic flower. Miss America just laughed and the students cheered.
Farves is quotes ad saying; “She just kind of laughed and I gave her the little flower I got,” Farves told Fox43.com.
“And I went up and I gave her the flower and asked her if I could get a selfie with her. And she was like maybe later, and I never got the selfie,” Farves said.
School officials heard about Farves’ plan in advance and warned him not to do it. He has apologized for disrupting the event.
The school says students are disciplined for breaking rules and this incident is no different. The district told Fox43.com that it is not a practice to discipline a student for asking someone to a dance, but administrators work to “ensure rules are followed within our schools.”
Farves say’s that he still hasn’t settled on a date. “For prom I’m probably just, I don’t know, I might go alone,” Farves told Fox43.com.
Nashport, Ohio – An Ohio couple who held hands at breakfast every morning even after 70 years of marriage have died 15 hours apart.
Helen Felumlee (FEHL’-uhm-lee) of Nashport in central Ohio died April 12. She was 92. Her husband, 91-year-old Kenneth Felumlee, died the next morning.
The couple’s children say the two met as teenagers and had been inseparable since then, once sharing the bottom of a bunk bed on a ferry rather than sleeping one night apart, the Zanesville Times Recorder reported.
Relatives told the Zanesville Times Recorder that after a few years of dating the young couple snuck off to a court house in Kentucky to elope with $5 in their pocket, enough to pay the $2 marriage fee.
The pair were married on Feb. 20, 1944, two days shy of Kenneth’s 21st birthday meaning he was too young to marry in Ohio.
The two went on to have eight children with Kenneth working for a railroad company and as a mechanic before becoming a mail carrier. He was also an active member in their church, and willing to lend a hand whenever it was needed.
One daughter said the two were deeply in love to the end. When their children grew up and had families of their own, they began traveling the country, visiting nearly all 50 states by bus.
“He didn’t want to fly anywhere because you couldn’t see anything as you were going,” Jim said.
When Helen became confined to a hospital bed, Kenneth took it hard, Cody told the Zanesville Times Recorder.
“He would just reach out and grab her hand, but he would keep his head down because he couldn’t stand to see her hurting,” Cody told the paper.
Cody said her father began to fade about 12 hours after her mother died and told them that he didn’t want to leave her by herself.
“We knew when one went, the other was going to go,” Cody told the newspaper. “We wanted them to go together and they did,” she said.
“He was ready,” Cody said. “He just didn’t want to leave her here by herself.” The couple have 23 grandchildren and 43 great grandchildren.
Vienna, Austria (AP) — A German sought by authorities for alleged fraud has been arrested in Austria — after dropping into a police station to ask officers whether he was under investigation.
Police in Salzburg said the 59-year-old man walked into a police station in the city on Friday night. Spokesman Anton Schentz told the Austria Press Agency on Saturday the man told officers he just wanted to check that they had “nothing on him.”
Officers checked their records and found a recent arrest warrant from a Vienna court on four counts of fraud and embezzlement. Police say the man, whose name wasn’t released, was taken to a Salzburg prison.
Mufreesboro, Tenn.– A Murfreesboro man found himself behind bars for mowing a neighbor’s yard.
Police responded to a February St. home yesterday after reports an intoxicated man was trying to mow a neighbor’s lawn without their permission. There they found Patrick Moore, who according to the police report, stated he was asked by a man in a white shirt to mow the lawn. Moore couldn’t recall the man’s name, but was “just doing it as a favor.”
Police found Moore to be unsteady on his feet, had slurred speech and smelled of an intoxicant. Neighbors added they saw Moore fall off the lawn mower while attempting to mow the lawn.
He was taken into custody and charged with public intoxication after being deemed a danger to himself or the public.
(San Antonio, Texas) San Antonio police are investigating a picture which appears to show one of their officers texting while on a motorcycle unit.
Multiple viewers sent the photo to KENS 5, and we forwarded it to SAPD for a response.
It shows an officer holding some kind of mobile device while on his motorcycle while traveling on the highway.
SAPD released a statement to KENS 5, saying “(The picture) has been referred to the Traffic Commander and is currently under investigation.”


Now You KnowThe Most Important Commitment
40% of Americans ages 25 to 55 who are in committed relationships say honesty about finances is more important than honesty about fidelity. And still, they lie — or fudge the truth. 30% admit they have withheld information from their spouse or partner regarding spending on discretionary items, such as apparel, accessories, electronics and entertainment. Perhaps the biggest lie of all is the amount of money we make. Men are nearly twice as likely as women to say that they have withheld information from their spouse or partner regarding their salary (11% vs. 6%). That’s the word from a Lawyers.com Couples & Money Survey that was conducted by Harris. While nearly all Americans in committed relationships (91%) agreed it is important to discuss their partner’s financial history before marriage, 26% admit they tend to avoid talking about finances. We know we need to do better when it comes to managing our money. According to the Lawyers.com survey, if we could go back in time, these are the changes we would make:
•      64% would put more money into savings.
•      49% would spend money more responsibly.
•      46% would put more money into retirement accounts.
•      36% would put more money into investments, such as stocks, bonds and mutual funds.
•      21% would discuss financial goals and expectations earlier in their relationship.
•      10% would be more honest with their spouse or partner about their spending.
Word It Right to get Hired
If you’re looking for a job and want to stand out from the crowd, don’t describe yourself as “effective” or “motivated.” But most of all, don’t say you’re “creative.” Why? Everyone else uses those words. LinkedIn, the world’s largest professional network, combed its 135 million member profiles to find the most overused buzzwords professionals in all industries use to describe themselves and their work. The top 10 most overused resume buzz words:
•      Creative
•      Organizational
•      Effective
•      Extensive experience
•      Track record
•      Motivated
•      Innovative
•      Problem solving
•      Communication skills
•      Dynamic
What Breast Size Men Prefer
Most men prefer women with medium-sized breasts, according to a survey by SEG. The survey also found:
•      13% of men admitted to trying on a bra.
•      81% of men surveyed say they would also want medium-sized breasts if they were women.
•      While men like to fantasize about women with large breasts, 53% said they want women with medium-sized boobs. But 74% agreed breast size was a deciding factor in a woman’s attractiveness.
•      Around 5% of men like women with small breasts.
•      28% said any size would do.
•      14% preferred women with large breasts.
•      A survey among women revealed that 74% are happy with the size of their breasts. Only one fifth of women said they would consider, or has had, a boob job.
There’s a New Beer out There
•      A brewery named Sankt Gallen is selling a beer brewed from elephant dung. I already didn’t like dark beers…
•      I can just see walking into a bar and ordering a jumbo Jumbo.
•      They describe it as a “unique hand-crappedted beer.”
•      I can hear the commercial: “Less filling! Tastes like S*%T!!”
Between 10 percent and 12 percent of the world population is left-handed, and scientists have no idea why! It could be genetic. It could due to damage in utero. It could be an edge for winning fistfights. And while there are no obvious differences between those who are right-handed and those who are left-handed, we do know that lefties tend to excel at visual and spatial tasks and seem to be overrepresented among geniuses, reports LiveScience.com. What makes southpaws special?
Here are ten facts:
•      Just as humans favor one hand over the other, animals also favor one paw over another. But unlike humans, which paw is favored is split about 50-50.
•      Although there is likely a genetic component involved in handedness, environment is also important. For example, researchers have found that identical twins often have different dominant hands.
•      Studies have found that southpaws have higher rates of dyslexia, schizophrenia and autoimmune diseases, such as allergies and lupus.
•      Males are overrepresented among lefties, so some scientists theorize that exposure to testosterone in the womb may affect handedness.
•      Many geniuses and leaders are lefties. Albert Einstein, Benjamin Franklin, Isaac Newton and Charles Darwin were all southpaws, as well as eight U.S. presidents: James A. Garfield, Herbert Hoover, Harry S Truman, Gerald Ford, Ronald Reagan, George H.W. Bush, Bill Clinton and Barack Obama. Fully 25 percent of the Apollo astronauts were left-handed.
•      Lefties tend to excel in fields that require excellent visual-spatial abilities, including architecture and graphic design, but are underrepresented in math and science.
•      Being left-handed can be an advantage in a fistfight when a surprise left hook can be a decided benefit. As many as 45 percent of expert fencers and tennis champions are lefties.
•      Lefties may have a more balanced view of their bodies. Right-handed people are more sensitive to their right side; for example, their right arm is typically stronger and larger. Left-handed people don’t have a similar bias; for example, their arms are equally strong.
•      Mothers who are over 40 at the time of a child’s birth are 128 percent more likely to have a left-handed baby than a woman in her 20s.
•      August 13 is Left-Handers Day, which celebrates left-handedness and raises awareness of the difficulties and frustrations lefties endure in a right-handed world.
(Maxim) Go ahead and take a handful of Advil now. You’re welcome. Say goodbye to the rest of the afternoon, because you’ll either be entertained for hours by these, or you will somehow chew off your own ears and go to the hospital.

1.   “Love Shack” – The B-52s
2.   “Come Sail Away” – Styx
3.   “Kung-Fu Fighting” – Carl Douglas
4.   “It’s a Small World” – Disney
5.   “Tub Thumper” – Chumbawumba
6.   “Cotton-Eyed Joe” – Rednex
7.   “You’re Beautiful”- James Blunt
8.   “Macarena” – Los Del Rio
9.   “Who Let the Dogs Out?” – The Baha Men
10. “Y.M.C.A.” – The Village People
1.   Last time, I heard the blades of grass scream
2.   Somewhere, there’s a baby trying to take a nap
3.   We’re letting it grow out
4.   The dog ate my lawn mower
5.   Someone put a teaspoon and a half of sugar in my mower


Happy B-dayQueen Elizabeth (88)
Actor Charles Grodin (79)
Actor Tony Danza (63)
Football Player Tony Roma (34)



History-2In1789 – John Adams sworn in as 1st U.S. Vice President (9 days before Washington)
In 1828 – Noah Webster publishes 1st American dictionary
In 1865 – Abraham Lincoln’s funeral train leaves Washington
In 1898 – Spanish-American War begins
In 1956 – Elvis Presley’s 1st hit record, “Heartbreak Hotel,” becomes #1
In 1986 – Geraldo Rivera opens Al Capone’s vault on TV and finds nothing

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