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Monday, October 20, 2014 - 11:06am

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Mixologists: Drink masters or just pretentious bartenders?

Mixologists: Drink masters or just pretentious bartenders?

"What's with all the mixologists these days? "Why aren't bartenders content just to be called bartenders anymore?"

No ketchup allowed

A popular Fort Myers, Florida restaurant has taken ketchup off the menu. Chef and owner Xavier Duclos says he simply won't allow the condiment in his kitchen or dining room.
Texas brewery to sell 99-pack of beer for limited time

Texas brewery to sell 99-pack of beer for limited time

Only in Texas can you find things you can't find elsewhere, including a MONSTROUS pack of beer!
Why ab workouts are a waste of time

Why ab workouts are a waste of time

You've been trying forever to get that elusive six-pack: the holy grail of fitness goals.
Record heaven: Inside the world's biggest collection

Record heaven: Inside the world's biggest collection

Strolling between shelves crammed with his records, Zero Freitas pauses and finds another piece of music that he just must take home.
Child expelled over mom's Facebook post

Child expelled over mom's Facebook post

A Florida mom says her 4 year-old was expelled from his preschool over a message she posted on her personal Facebook page, Heather Leigh reports.

Crazy cat rampage

A Houston, Texas man says a neighborhood cat attacked him Monday morning as he was walking his dogs.

Soda pot?

A Longview, Washington bottler is using Washington's newly legal marijuana to create a new category of THC treats. It's the kind of pot consumption the founder, Atam Stites, hopes you can take home to mom.

Jellyfish invade California lake

Dry conditions have triggered a spike in the freshwater jellyfish population in California's Lake Oroville. The appearance of jellyfish in Lake Oroville is not completely unheard of, but they are sporadic and unpredictable.
NM teen struck by lightning at football practice

NM teen struck by lightning at football practice

A 13-year-old Las Cruces boy will be transferred to a burn center following a lightning strike during 8th grade football practice at Picacho Middle School, according to police.
New 'Harry Potter' character Celestina Warbeck finds spotlight

New 'Harry Potter' character Celestina Warbeck finds spotlight

To the wonderful array of characters and names in the "Harry Potter" universe -- Ron Weasley, Dolores Umbridge, Bellatrix Lestrange, Cornelius Fudge and He-Who-Must-Not-Be-Named -- add yet another getting a shot at the spotlight: Cele
Baby Boom: Ice Storm to Blame for Increase in Births

Baby Boom: Ice Storm to Blame for Increase in Births

Oh baby! Doctors around North Texas are experiencing a baby boom. Bayor Medical Center reportedly saw 50 more deliveries in July than last year. And plenty of women are pregnant and ready to deliver in the next few weeks.

Police taking "Purge" threat in Louisville seriously

Is it a joke or a real threat? That's what police in Louisville, Kentucky are trying to find out after threats of random violence for the weekend are being made on social media mimicking a summer movie.

PHOTOS: Houston residents claim UFO flew over city

Pictures posted on Twitter earlier this week show something floating through the skies over the Houston area.
ETX runaway lives inside local Walmart for more than 2 days

ETX runaway lives inside local Walmart for more than 2 days

A missing East Texas child made national headlines after it was learned he had been hiding inside a local Walmart for days.