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WATCH– Deputy Climbs Building to Rescue Baby from Fire: ‘No Hesitation’

A deputy in Florida scaled an apartment building to save a one-year-old girl from a fire on Saturday, and citizens are praising his bravery. The baby and her mother were trapped when the fire started at the Isles at East Millenia, the Orange County Sheriff’s Office said in a press release, according to ABC 7.…

Iowa Chef Attributes $1 Million Lottery Win to Clerk’s Ticket Printing Error

A prep-chef from Iowa suspects his one million dollar lottery win was due to a clerk’s printing mistake when he bought his ticket. Forty-year-old Josh Buster of West Burlington explained that when he went to play the lottery at MK Mini Mart for the April 15 Mega Millions drawing, he asked for five easy-pick plays,…

Report: Exxon Prohibits LGBTQ, BLM Flags Outside Corporate Offices

Exxon Mobil Corp. does not intend to fly an LGBTQ flag in front of corporate offices in June during pride month, according to a report. Bloomberg News reports having seen a new Exxon company policy that prohibits “external position flags,” including the LGBTQ and Black Lives Matters flags, from being flown in front of corporate…

Report: Three Sailors Assigned to USS George Washington Commit Suicide in 7 Days

A Virginia medical examiner has determined a sailor aboard the USS George Washington died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound on April 15, marking the third suicide by a sailor assigned to the vessel in a week’s time, according to reports. The Navy said Master-at-Arms Seaman Recruit Xavier Junter Mitchell-Sandor was discovered unresponsive aboard the George…

Report: New Yorkers Reluctant to Buy Electric Vehicles as City Pushes ‘Carbon Neutrality’

New York City residents have been reluctant to embrace electric vehicles as the city pursues a transition to “sustainable transportation” in an effort to “achieve carbon neutrality,” according to reports. While the Big Apple aspires to overhaul the city fleet to consist of entirely electric vehicles by 2040 and install “6,000 publicly accessible fast chargers…

Twenty-One Charged for Alleged Coronavirus Fraud Totaling $150 Million

Officials have announced charges against multiple people accused of participating in fraud schemes amid the pandemic which resulted in approximately $150 million in losses. On Wednesday, the Department of Justice (DOJ) said several defendants were charged related to incidents asking patients to hand over information and samples for coronavirus tests, then using the data to…

Citizens Rally Around 94-Year-Old New Jersey Veteran Who Lost Home in Fire: ‘God Bless...

A 94-year-old World War II-era veteran from New Jersey lost his home in a fire last month, but loving neighbors and a tidal wave of online donors from all over the country are working on getting him back on his feet. New Jersey native Paul Roberts was born in 1927, spending his formative years living…

PHOTOS – WWII Veteran Awarded French Legion of Honor: ‘A True Hero for the...

When a 19-year-old named Clark Maser lay wounded on a battlefield in France over 70 years ago, he thought his life was about to be cut short. Although he made it out alive, it was without many who fought alongside him in the Army’s 103rd Infantry Division, the Boston Globe reported last week. On Wednesday, he…

North Carolina Churches Give Out 1000 Gas Cards on Easter Weekend

A pair of North Carolina churches each gave out 500 gas cards Saturday to help community members facing sky-high gas prices this Easter. “Deeper Life Ministries in Goldsboro passed out 500 free gas cards on Saturday morning at three different gas stations, and Baptist Grove Church in Raleigh handed out $25 gas cards to 500 people until…

WATCH – Church Gives 275 Easter Baskets to Neighbors: ‘God Blessed Us’

Marbach Christian Church in San Antonio, Texas, held an Easter basket giveaway event on Saturday to let neighbors know how much they are loved. Thanks to donations from its members, other residents, and SA Car Clubs, the baskets were filled to the brim, KSAT reported. Video footage showed cars lined up at the event and…

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