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#CantBeatCassiday – 4/25/2017

Each weekday morning Cassiday puts $83.74 of her own money on the line during Can’t Beat Cassiday.  We will play again Wednesday morning at 7:50! Here are the questions and answers for today! Let us know how you did!                                                                            CAN’T BEAT CASSIDAY (57-4) JENNIFER LOPEZ OPENED UP TO ELLEN ABOUT HER RELATIONSHIP WITH ALEX RODRIGUEZ. WHAT IS JENNIFERS NICKNAME? ... Read More »

Half Price Cards Tickets!

I love saving money, half price anything is awesome to me! But when it is cardinals tickets….even better. In honor of Earth Day over the weekend, I cleaned out MORE of my closet, the garage, etc etc and dropped off another carload at Goodwill. It always feels so good to clean out the clutter, but no matter how many trips ... Read More »

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  • Donald Trump, Tom Price

    Hardball health care option may cost Trump and taxpayers

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Counting down to a budget deadline, the White House has toyed with a hardball health care tactic to force Democrats to yield on President Donald Trump’s priorities. The administration just might eliminate billions of dollars in disputed “Obamacare” subsidies. But a study out Tuesday from a nonpartisan group suggests that could backfire. Stopping the Affordable Care Act ...
  • Trump condemns Holocaust deniers, anti-Semitism

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is condemning those who deny the Holocaust and is pledging to confront anti-Semitism. In a speech marking Holocaust Remembrance Day, Trump says those who would deny that 6 million Jews were killed by Germany’s Nazi leadership during World War II “are an accomplice of this horrible evil.” The president says “we must never, ever ...
  • Soggy Seattle lives up to name, breaks another rain record

    SEATTLE (AP) — Soggy Seattle has broken another rainfall record. The National Weather Service says the city measured 44.67 inches (114 centimeters) of rain between October and so far in April. That makes it the wettest such period since records began in 1895. Meteorologist Mike McFarland in the service’s Seattle office says it’s the second consecutive year that the city ...
  • DEFENSE, DEFENSE: This draft crop is loaded on that side

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) — DE-FENSE, DE-FENSE. That’s going to be the area of concentration in this draft, in the first round and through much of the proceedings in Philadelphia. Indeed, the first half-dozen or so selections could come from that side of the ball. That’s often the fallout when there are no slam-dunk quarterbacks available. Here’s how we see Thursday night’s ...
  • Alitalia faces bankruptcy after employees vote down plan

    ROME (AP) — The risk of bankruptcy looms for Italy’s flagship airline, Alitalia, after employees resoundingly rejected proposed salary cuts and layoffs that were aimed at securing investments and keeping the carrier afloat. It’s the latest twist in the decades-long saga of decline for the loss-making company, which has been through multiple bailouts and restructurings but never managed to compete ...
  • Dale Earnhardt Jr

    NASCAR star Dale Earnhardt Jr. to retire at end of season

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Dale Earnhardt Jr. abruptly announced his retirement at the end of the season Tuesday, a decision that will cost NASCAR its most popular driver as the series scrambles to rebuild its fan base. Colorful, candid and talented, Earnhardt has been plagued by concussions the last several years and he missed half of last season recovering from ...
  • Simulating mom’s womb in research to help earliest preemies

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Researchers are creating an artificial womb to improve care for extremely premature babies — and animal testing suggests the first-of-its-kind watery incubation so closely mimics mom that it just might work. Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia aims to give the tiniest preemies a few more weeks cocooned in a womb-like environment so their lungs have more time to ...
  • Beyonce

    Beyonce to fund scholarships for black women at 4 schools

    Beyonce is marking the anniversary of her album “Lemonade” by announcing scholarships for black women to attend selected colleges. The singer announced that her Formation Scholars Award will go to a single black woman student at four schools. The schools are Boston’s Berklee College of Music, New York’s Parsons School of Design and two historically black colleges, Howard University in ...
  • Kevin Hart, Drake

    Drake to host first-ever ‘NBA Awards’ on June 26

    NEW YORK (AP) — Drake will host the NBA’s first-ever awards show this June. The Canadian rapper will preside over the June 26 ceremony in New York, which will be televised live on TNT. The Rookie of the Year, Defensive Player of the Year, Sixth Man Award, Most Improved Player and Coach of the Year will be announced during the ...
  • Lady Gaga

    Lady Gaga, ‘Pokemon Go,’ Women’s March snag Webby Awards

    NEW YORK (AP) — Lady Gaga, “Pokemon Go” and January’s Women’s March among the winners of this year’s Webby Awards. Gaga won a pair of Webbys for her high-tech tribute to David Bowie at last year’s Grammys, which was produced in partnership with Intel. “Pokemon Go” was picked as best game and won two other awards after becoming a smartphone ...
  • US students score poorly on national arts and music exam

    WASHINGTON (AP) — When it comes to music and visual arts, American teenagers could use some help. The National Center for Education Statistics reported Tuesday that in 2016, American eighth graders scored an average 147 in music and 149 in visual arts on a scale of 300. Some 8,800 eighth graders from public and private schools across the country took ...
  • US students score poorly on national arts and music exam

    WASHINGTON (AP) — When it comes to music and visual arts, American teenagers could use some help. The National Center for Education Statistics reported Tuesday that in 2016, American eighth graders scored an average 147 in music and 149 in visual arts on a scale of 300. Some 8,800 eighth graders from public and private schools across the country took ...
  • Elton John

    Bacterial infection forces Elton John to cancel May shows

    LAS VEGAS (AP) — Elton John has cancelled more than a month of upcoming shows after contracting an unusual bacterial infection during a South America tour that left him in intensive care for two nights. John is scrapping all upcoming April and May dates of “The Million Dollar Piano” at the Colosseum at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas, as well ...
  • Sting

    Sting to play summer home of Boston Symphony Orchestra

    LENOX, Mass. (AP) — Sting will be making his debut at the summer home of the Boston Symphony Orchestra. The 16-time Grammy winning musician, actor and human rights activist has been added to Tanglewood’s Popular Artists series on Aug. 29 in support of “57th & 9th,” his latest album, released last November. Born Gordon Sumner, the former Police frontman will ...
  • Mike Tirico

    Tirico takes over for Hammond on NBC’s horse racing coverage

    Mike Tirico is taking the reins from Tom Hammond as a host of NBC’s Triple Crown horse racing coverage. Tirico adds the job to his recently announced duties as host of the network’s prime-time Olympics coverage starting next winter in South Korea. Hammond has accepted a reduced role after covering racing for more than 30 years at the network. He ...
  • ‘Bachelor’ star Chris Soules jailed after deadly Iowa crash

    IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Former “The Bachelor” star Chris Soules was arrested early Tuesday, accused of fleeing the scene of a deadly crash on a highway a few miles from his northern Iowa farm. The Iowa State Patrol reports that a pickup truck rear-ended a tractor in Aurora at around 8:20 p.m., sending both vehicles into a ditch and ...
  • Disney to premiere ‘Descendants’ sequel across 5 networks

    NEW YORK (AP) — The Disney Channel is giving a big push to its sequel for the “Descendants” movie in July, premiering it simultaneously on 5 television networks and online. Disney said Tuesday that “Descendants 2” will air July 21 on ABC, the Disney Channel, Lifetime, Freeform and Disney XD, as well as on those network’s apps. The original “Descendants,” ...
  • Chris Paul, Joe Johnson

    The old guys are coming up big so far in these playoffs

    George W. Bush was early in his first term as president. Seattle was years away from losing the SuperSonics. “Arrested Development” hadn’t even started airing yet. That’s how long ago Utah’s Joe Johnson and Houston’s Nene made their NBA debuts. So-called old guys like them are delivering all across these playoffs thus far. And many of those elder statesmen will ...
  • Bill O'Reilly

    O’Reilly surprised by Fox exit, says truth will come out

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Five days after being fired from his top-rated Fox News Channel perch, Bill O’Reilly used a podcast to express his dismay and vowed that “the truth will come out.” “I am sad that I’m not on television anymore,” he said in an episode Monday of his personal website’s “No Spin News” podcast, available only to subscribers ...
  • Ex-reality TV star arrested in Phoenix for car theft, drugs

    PHOENIX (AP) — A former reality television star has been arrested in Phoenix for alleged vehicle theft and drug possession. Phoenix police say 31-year-old Jacob Harris was released on his own recognizance Monday after his initial court appearance. He faces a May 5 status conference. Harris was on Discovery channel’s “Deadliest Catch” series. According to court documents, Harris traveled from ...
  • HGTV’s ‘Flip or Flop’ to return with divorcing co-hosts

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — The divorcing co-hosts of HGTV’s “Flip or Flop” are returning to the show for a seventh season. HGTV announced late Monday that Tarek and Christina El Moussa will be back on the show for a 20-episode run beginning in December. Tarek El Moussa filed for divorce from Christina El Moussa in January. They have two children ...
  • Faye Dunaway

    Faye Dunaway speaks on Oscar’s best picture fiasco

    NEW YORK (AP) — Actress Faye Dunaway says she thought co-presenter Warren Beatty was joking when he paused before showing her the envelope that should have contained the Oscar’s best picture winner. Dunaway tells Lester Holt on NBC Nightly News she thought Beatty was stalling for effect. Dunaway read “La La Land” as best picture winner rather than “Moonlight” after ...
  • Writers Guild votes to authorize strike as talks continue

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Members of the Writers Guild of America are one step closer to striking come May 2. In a letter to its members Monday, the WGA said 96.3 percent voted to authorize a strike as the May 1 contract expiration deadline looms. Negotiations between the Guild and the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers will resume ...
  • ‘The Fate of the Furious’ laps new films at box office

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — “The Fate of the Furious” sped into first place at the box office again, leaving new thriller “Unforgettable” and historical drama “The Promise” in the dust. Universal Pictures’ eighth installment in “The Fast and the Furious” franchise earned $38.7 million in North American theaters over the weekend, down 61 percent from its debut, according to studio ...
  • Robert De Niro, Burt Reynolds, Chevy Chase

    Burt Reynolds makes rare public appearance at film festival

    NEW YORK (AP) — Robert De Niro helped Burt Reynolds onto the red carpet for the Tribeca Film Festival premiere of his new movie “Dog Years” Saturday night in New York. It was a rare appearance for the 81-year old actor, who at times struggled to walk. Reynolds was given a chair on the red carpet, so that he could ...
  • Sandy Gallin

    Hollywood agent and producer Sandy Gallin dies at 76

    NEW YORK (AP) — Sandy Gallin, an agent and talent manager who guided the careers of such luminaries as Barbra Streisand, Dolly Parton, Cher and Nicole Kidman, as well as being a TV, movie and Broadway producer, has died in Los Angeles. He was 76. Gallin died Friday after a long battle with multiple myeloma, according to close friend Bruce ...
  • Hillary Clinton, Kathryn Bigelow, Andrea Heydlauff, Rachel Webber, Imraan Ismail

    Hillary Clinton makes surprise appearance at Tribeca Fest

    NEW YORK (AP) — The premiere of a virtual reality short by Oscar-winning director Kathryn Bigelow was already a high-profile event at the Tribeca Film Festival on Saturday night. And then Hillary Clinton walked onstage. Clinton was an unannounced panelist, there to discuss the scourge of elephant poaching — the subject of Bigelow’s eight-minute film “The Protectors: Walk in the ...
  • Bruce Springsteen, Southside Johnny Lyon, Steven Van Zandt

    Springsteen takes part in surprise show at film festival

    ASBURY PARK, N.J. (AP) — Bruce Springsteen took part in a two-hour jam session during a surprise appearance at a film festival in his home state of New Jersey. Longtime E Street Band member Steven Van Zandt and veteran Jersey shore rocker Southside Johnny were among those who played with Springsteen at the Asbury Park Music and Film Festival on ...
  • ‘Bachelor’ star Chris Soules jailed after deadly Iowa crash

    IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Former “The Bachelor” star Chris Soules was arrested early Tuesday, accused of fleeing the scene of a deadly crash on a highway a few miles from his northern Iowa farm. The Iowa State Patrol reports that a pickup truck rear-ended a tractor in Aurora at around 8:20 p.m., sending both vehicles into a ditch and ...
  • Beyonce

    Beyonce to fund scholarships for black women at 4 schools

    Beyonce is marking the anniversary of her album “Lemonade” by announcing scholarships for black women to attend selected colleges. The singer announced that her Formation Scholars Award will go to a single black woman student at four schools. The schools are Boston’s Berklee College of Music, New York’s Parsons School of Design and two historically black colleges, Howard University in ...
  • Maria Sharapova

    Halep, Cornet give Sharapova wild-card debate new impetus

    STUTTGART, Germany (AP) — A day before Maria Sharapova was to play her first tennis match since being banned for doping, the debate about the Russian’s wild-card entry for the Porsche Grand Prix continued Tuesday. Simona Halep and Alize Cornet joined the growing legion of players criticizing tournament organizers for offering Sharapova a direct spot in their main draws. “For ...
  • Kevin Hart, Drake

    Drake to host first-ever ‘NBA Awards’ on June 26

    NEW YORK (AP) — Drake will host the NBA’s first-ever awards show this June. The Canadian rapper will preside over the June 26 ceremony in New York, which will be televised live on TNT. The Rookie of the Year, Defensive Player of the Year, Sixth Man Award, Most Improved Player and Coach of the Year will be announced during the ...
  • Lady Gaga

    Lady Gaga, ‘Pokemon Go,’ Women’s March snag Webby Awards

    NEW YORK (AP) — Lady Gaga, “Pokemon Go” and January’s Women’s March among the winners of this year’s Webby Awards. Gaga won a pair of Webbys for her high-tech tribute to David Bowie at last year’s Grammys, which was produced in partnership with Intel. “Pokemon Go” was picked as best game and won two other awards after becoming a smartphone ...
  • Abigail Breslin

    Abigail Breslin explains why she didn’t report rape

    Actress Abigail Breslin is opening up about why she didn’t report being raped by someone she was in a relationship with. Breslin says in an Instagram post that she “was in complete shock and total denial.” She says she didn’t want to view herself as a “victim,” so she pretended it never happened. She adds that she was in a ...
  • Jenni Konner, Lena Dunham

    Lena Dunham plans to take feminist Lenny Letter on the road

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Now that HBO’s “Girls” has wrapped its six-year run, the women behind the series are focusing on their other female-centered project: turning their digital newsletter, Lenny, into a real-life experience. Lena Dunham and Jenni Konner are bringing LennyLetter.com to life as a variety show. The co-founders of the digital newsletter announced Tuesday that they’ll take the ...