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Arby’s offers holiday swag, including ‘all the meats’ wrapping paper

Arby’s is getting into the holiday spirit. The fast food chain launching its first ever holiday shop online. It’s the perfect spot to buy gifts for your meat-loving friends. There’s a retro holiday glass and red Christmas sweater but the big ticket is the all the meats wrapping paper. It’s regular holiday paper featuring roast […]

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This Gatlinburg treehouse resort is set to open in 2020

GATLINBURG, TN – Ever wanted to get away and experience some fresh air in a different way? Well, Treehouse Grove at Norton Creek has just the adventure for you! Eight treehouses are being built and the company said they “feature unique layouts while including everything you have come to expect from resort-style amenities.” The treehouses […]

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Buckingham Palace is hiring an expert digital communicator to help maintain the Queen’s online presence

Job alert! Buckingham Palace is looking to hire a Head of Digital Engagement — someone to “maintain The Queen’s presence in the public eye and on the world stage.” In a job posting on LinkedIn, the Royal Household put out a call for applications for the job with the promise that “your content will be viewed […]

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World’s first 3D-printed neighborhood being built in Mexico for families living on $3 a day

MEXICO (CNN) – A giant 3D printer built two houses in an impoverished, rural part of Mexico last week, breaking ground on what will be the first 3D-printed neighborhood in the world. The houses aren’t just a prototype. Developers hope to build 50 new houses by the end of 2020, replacing the structures that residents built themselves […]

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Norfolk Botanical Garden is going to the dogs! ‘Barks and Bulbs’ event returns January 3-4

NORFOLK, Va. – Norfolk Botanical Garden is going to the dogs! Courtesy Norfolk Botanical Garden On January 3-4, 2020, you can bring your four-legged friend to the Garden during the “Barks and Bulbs” event to enjoy the holiday lights before they come down. Even if you don’t have a fur baby, you are still welcome […]

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Women who have been best friends for nearly 80 years move into same care home

Please enable Javascript to watch this video MANSFIELD, England (WJW) – They’ve been best friends for nearly 80 years and that’s never going to change. Olive Woodward and Kathleen Saville love each other so much they now live in the same care home in England. The two women, who are both 89, have reportedly been […]

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‘Fun city wide announcement’ happening in Virginia Beach Thursday

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. – An announcement is happening Thursday that impacts the City of Virginia Beach, a school official said. The announcement will be at Princess Anne High School around 11:30 a.m. The official said it is a “fun city wide announcement” and the first scoop on something “everyone wants to know.” There was no […]

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Local high school students help ready wreaths for ceremony at veterans cemetery

wreath × Local high school students help ready wreaths for ceremony at veterans cemetery SUFFOLK, Va. – This weekend, a nationwide effort will put wreaths at military grave sites across the country. Saturday is National Wreaths Across America Day; a day dedicated to making sure no veteran is forgotten. Thousands are expected to attend a local […]

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Local Gold Star families honor, remember lost loved ones at 10th annual banquet

Please enable Javascript to watch this video VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. – We recognize the honor and sacrifice of our first responders. Hundreds of family members attended the 10th annual Gold Star Family Evening on Sunday, December 8. The ceremony took place at the Founder’s Inn in Virginia Beach. The event featured the world documentary premiere […]

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Volunteers help local Gold Star families board ‘Snowball Express’ at Norfolk International Airport

Please enable Javascript to watch this video NORFOLK, Va. – The holiday season can be difficult for families of fallen military heroes. But on Saturday, December 7, some volunteers came together to support those families and help them board the “Snowball Express.”  The Gary Sinise Foundation sponsors this event each year. It’s a trip that […]

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A man bought Olivia Newton-John’s ‘Grease’ jacket for $243,200 and gave it back to her

(CNN) – When Olivia Newton-John’s iconic black leather jacket from the movie “Grease” sold for $243,200 last month at a charity auction, the Grammy-winning singer and actress probably thought it was gone for good. But the buyer, who described himself as her number one fan, had other ideas. “This jacket belongs to you and the […]

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Hershey’s Kisses lovers rejoice! Now there’s a breakfast cereal

× Hershey’s Kisses lovers rejoice! Now there’s a breakfast cereal Love Hershey’s Kisses so much you’d eat them for breakfast? Well, now you can – sort of. General Mills has collaborated with Hershey’s to create a chocolatey breakfast cereal named after the beloved foil-wrapped treats. The Kiss-shaped cereal pieces have a “a nice light crunch and […]

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9-year-old collects toys for kids in hospital, all while fighting own battle

Please enable Javascript to watch this video BLUE SPRINGS, Mo. (WDAF) – A brave 9-year-old Missouri boy is collecting toys for kids in the hospital, all while fighting his own battle. The second annual Brecken’s Toy Drive is underway. It’s a toy drive that benefits kids at Children’s Mercy Hospital. Brecken Simmons is the boy […]

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‘Best decision we ever made’ 3 friends go out of their way to grant dying man’s wish

Please enable Javascript to watch this video MILWAUKEE (WITI) – A Wisconsin man with terminal cancer has one dying wish – he is asking for Christmas cards to help him cope. His request reached hundreds, including three men from Milwaukee. The Milwaukee men saw Gene Weittenhiller’s story shared on Facebook. Instead of just sending him […]

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Teen People Taking Action award winner gifts ballet students with new gear

Please enable Javascript to watch this video NORFOLK, Va. – We have a great update on one of our People Taking Action award winners. News 3 recently brought you the inspirational story of Juliet Lancey, a senior at Norfolk Academy who loves ballet. Juliet Lancey Every week, she volunteers her own time to teach ballet […]

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Michael Douglas shares touching photo of dad on 103rd birthday

× Michael Douglas shares touching photo of dad on 103rd birthday LOS ANGELES (WJW) – Actor Michael Douglas shared a touching photo of him and his father, Kirk Douglas, on his dad’s 103rd birthday. Kirk Douglas turned 103 years old on Monday. Related: Original Gerber baby Ann Turner Cook celebrates 93rd birthday  Michael Douglas wrote: “Happy […]

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Virginia Beach teacher makes a life-saving donation to complete stranger

Please enable Javascript to watch this video VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. – Gretchen Curtin has been a special needs teacher in Virginia Beach for 20 years. Gretchen Curtin Her principal Michelle Miller is very grateful to have Curtin on her staff. “She’s extremely patient she takes our youngest students who need extra love and support and […]

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Wounded Navy SEAL receives mortgage free home in Virginia Beach

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. – “I’ve always been apart of this community and everything. I’ve felt that, but this has just cemented it,” says Lieutenant Patrick Ferguson. Navy Lieutenant Patrick Ferguson joined the military in 1991 and throughout his more than 20 years of service he was a prestigious Navy SEAL. But his bravery had a […]

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‘I’m going to a Bronco game at last’ 81-year-old superfan with cancer given tickets to 1st game

Please enable Javascript to watch this video ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (KDVR) – An 81-year-old Denver Broncos superfan who is battling cancer will be going to her first ever game, thanks to UCHealth and the Broncos. Hollie “Nanny” Oden got a behind-the-scenes private tour of the Broncos practice facility, UCHealth Training Center, Monday afternoon. “I’m so excited! I […]

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