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  • Lack of food causes people to be "Hangry"

    What's trending at 5:30, Wednesday, April 16th & Conversation

    What's trending at 5:30, Wednesday, April 16th & Conversation

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 10:40 PM EDT2014-04-17 02:40:31 GMT
    Have you heard the term "Hangry"? it is when hunger leads someone to become angry. It's a real thing -- and it may have some very real implications for your marriage. New research shows a powerful link between low blood sugar and higher levels of aggression among spouses, suggesting that the hungrier you are, the less self-control you have, and the more aggression you let come out. A 3 year old child is safe after climbing into and getting stuck inside a stuffed animal claw crane machine at a...
    Have you heard the term "Hangry"? it is when hunger leads someone to become angry. It's a real thing -- and it may have some very real implications for your marriage. New research shows a powerful link between low blood sugar and higher levels of aggression among spouses, suggesting that the hungrier you are, the less self-control you have, and the more aggression you let come out. A 3 year old child is safe after climbing into and getting stuck inside a stuffed animal claw crane machine at a...
  • Free Tax Day Treats

    What';s trending at 5:30, Tuesday, April 15th & Conversation

    What';s trending at 5:30, Tuesday, April 15th & Conversation

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 10:21 PM EDT2014-04-17 02:21:38 GMT
    Several businesses around the area are offering treats this tax day. Arby's is giving away snack-sized orders of curly fries, when you print a coupon from their website.Hard Rock Cafe will give you a free dinner... but you have to perform a song on stage.Fast food chain sonic is offering half off soft drinks and slushes today and if you want to get rid of all those important documents safely--you can take up to 5 pounds of paper to office depot to shred with a coupon from their website....the...
    Several businesses around the area are offering treats this tax day. Arby's is giving away snack-sized orders of curly fries, when you print a coupon from their website.Hard Rock Cafe will give you a free dinner... but you have to perform a song on stage.Fast food chain sonic is offering half off soft drinks and slushes today and if you want to get rid of all those important documents safely--you can take up to 5 pounds of paper to office depot to shred with a coupon from their website....the...
  • Pronunciation Mishap

    Wheel of Fortune Flub

    Wheel of Fortune Flub

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 10:06 PM EDT2014-04-17 02:06:49 GMT
    That's Julian Batts--a college Freshmen out of Indiana. And because he pronounced the word "achilles" wrong, his answer does NOT count. But the rules state, " when a contestant tries to solvea puzzle, they must pronounce it using the generally accepted pronunciation ." Just guess what amount the wheel had landed on ?One million dollars. Despite his mistake Julian still came back to win the entire game.
    That's Julian Batts--a college Freshmen out of Indiana. And because he pronounced the word "achilles" wrong, his answer does NOT count. But the rules state, " when a contestant tries to solvea puzzle, they must pronounce it using the generally accepted pronunciation ." Just guess what amount the wheel had landed on ?One million dollars. Despite his mistake Julian still came back to win the entire game.
  • NFL Player goes to Prom

    Time for What's Trending at 5:30, Monday, April 14th & Conversation

    Time for What's Trending at 5:30, Monday, April 14th & Conversation

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 9:57 PM EDT2014-04-17 01:57:57 GMT
    Time for What's trending....Some brave southwest airlines passengers are being praised... after stopping a man from opening one of the doors mid-flight.Witnesses say he was planning to jump from the plane.It started with loud frantic voices on a flight from Chicago to Sacramento.Some thought it was a medical emergency....but quickly learned otherwise. A group of passengers tackled the man. Pilot made and emergency landing....and air marshals took him off the plane. It's every teenager's dream...
    Time for What's trending....Some brave southwest airlines passengers are being praised... after stopping a man from opening one of the doors mid-flight.Witnesses say he was planning to jump from the plane.It started with loud frantic voices on a flight from Chicago to Sacramento.Some thought it was a medical emergency....but quickly learned otherwise. A group of passengers tackled the man. Pilot made and emergency landing....and air marshals took him off the plane. It's every teenager's dream...
  • $5000 to quit your job

    Amazon Employees paid to Quit

    Amazon Employees paid to Quit

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 9:43 PM EDT2014-04-17 01:43:50 GMT
    If your boss offered you five-thousand dollars to quit, would you take the money and run?that's exactly what Amazon is doing.The "pay to quit" program is designed to make sure employees really want to be there.it's only available to warehouse employees.Amazon is in the process of adding jobs, so this isn't about reducing the workforce.the internet giant makes this offer once a year.
    If your boss offered you five-thousand dollars to quit, would you take the money and run?that's exactly what Amazon is doing.The "pay to quit" program is designed to make sure employees really want to be there.it's only available to warehouse employees.Amazon is in the process of adding jobs, so this isn't about reducing the workforce.the internet giant makes this offer once a year.
  • FROZEN

    What's trending at 5:30, Friday, April 11th & Conversation

    What's trending at 5:30, Friday, April 11th & Conversation

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 9:28 PM EDT2014-04-17 01:28:41 GMT
    Time to look at What's trending at 5:30....Move over ice desk....a Texas t-v station has come up with something hotter!It's a piñata in the shape of an anchor desk.It stands 70 inches wide, 38 inches tall and 20 inches deep.The desk was designed in honor of fiesta San Antonio, the city's annual Spring Festival.Disney's "Frozen" is not only a box-office hit, the animated film is causing a frenzy on e-bay.Kids across the country are clamoring for "frozen" merchandise...especially dress-up versi...
    Time to look at What's trending at 5:30....Move over ice desk....a Texas t-v station has come up with something hotter!It's a piñata in the shape of an anchor desk.It stands 70 inches wide, 38 inches tall and 20 inches deep.The desk was designed in honor of fiesta San Antonio, the city's annual Spring Festival.Disney's "Frozen" is not only a box-office hit, the animated film is causing a frenzy on e-bay.Kids across the country are clamoring for "frozen" merchandise...especially dress-up versi...
  • Late Night with Stephen Colbert

    What's trending at 5:30, Thursday, April 10th & Conversation

    What's trending at 5:30, Thursday, April 10th & Conversation

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 9:10 PM EDT2014-04-17 01:10:41 GMT
    Time for What's trending at 5:30....A Ukrainian daredevil is making headlines. He effortlessly dangles from off skyscrapers by his fingertips and does one-handed chin-ups on top of antenna towers.The 27 years old calls himself "mustang wanted".... and warns onlookers not to try any of his stunts. Fast and furious....if you loved the movies, you'll love a new roller coaster ride. Universal studios is creating a ride based on the popular movies.Fast and furious supercharged will open at the Hol...
    Time for What's trending at 5:30....A Ukrainian daredevil is making headlines. He effortlessly dangles from off skyscrapers by his fingertips and does one-handed chin-ups on top of antenna towers.The 27 years old calls himself "mustang wanted".... and warns onlookers not to try any of his stunts. Fast and furious....if you loved the movies, you'll love a new roller coaster ride. Universal studios is creating a ride based on the popular movies.Fast and furious supercharged will open at the Hol...
  • Jenny McCarthy announces engagement on 'The View'

    Jenny McCarthy announces engagement on 'The View'

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 4:28 PM EDT2014-04-16 20:28:00 GMT
    Jenny McCarthy announced her engagement to boyfriend Donnie Wahlberg Wednesday on "The View."
    Jenny McCarthy announced her engagement to boyfriend Donnie Wahlberg Wednesday on "The View."
  • VIRAL VIDEO: Moonroof Trick Shot

    VIRAL VIDEO: Moonroof Trick Shot

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 1:56 PM EDT2014-04-16 17:56:33 GMT
    David Kalb shoots some of the weirdest and most creative baskets ever seen.
    David Kalb shoots some of the weirdest and most creative baskets ever seen.
  • Beyonce on a magazine cover

    What's Trending at 5:30, Wednesday, April 9th & Conversation

    What's Trending at 5:30, Wednesday, April 9th & Conversation

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 9:42 PM EDT2014-04-16 01:42:45 GMT
    Time to take a look at what's trending Musical mogal Beyonce gracing the new cover of L-G-B-T magazine entitled "OUT" In the picture she resembles marilyn monroe.in the magazine...beyonce talked about women's empowerment, and equality overall. she also talked about some of the concepts behind her new album like control, truth, and riskshe goes onto say..."there is unbelievable power in ownership, and women should own their sexuality."Prince George has his first "playdate" with other toddlers ...
    Time to take a look at what's trending Musical mogal Beyonce gracing the new cover of L-G-B-T magazine entitled "OUT" In the picture she resembles marilyn monroe.in the magazine...beyonce talked about women's empowerment, and equality overall. she also talked about some of the concepts behind her new album like control, truth, and riskshe goes onto say..."there is unbelievable power in ownership, and women should own their sexuality."Prince George has his first "playdate" with other toddlers ...
  • Outkast reunite, headline Coachella festival

    Outkast reunite, headline Coachella festival

    By MESFIN FEKADU AP Music Writer Outkast reunited onstage after a near decadelong hiatus with a jam-packed set at the Coachella music festival, their first of many performances planned this year.
    By MESFIN FEKADU AP Music Writer Outkast reunited onstage after a near decadelong hiatus with a jam-packed set at the Coachella music festival, their first of many performances planned this year.
  • 'Hunger Games' top winner at MTV Movie Awards

    'Hunger Games' top winner at MTV Movie Awards

    Break out the golden popcorn, the MTV Movie Awards are back.
    "The Hunger Games: Catching Fire" earned the prize for best film at Sunday night's MTV Movie Awards, besting even top Oscar winner "12 Years a Slave."
  • With $41.4M, 'Captain America' holds off 'Rio 2'

    With $41.4M, 'Captain America' holds off 'Rio 2'

    With $41.4 million in its second week of release, "Captain America: The Winter Soldier" held off "Rio 2" at the weekend box office.
    "Captain America" continued to flex its Marvel muscle at the global box office, as "The Winter Soldier" took in $41.4 million domestically and $60.6 million overseas.
  • 'Chimerica,' 'Book of Mormon' win at Oliviers

    'Chimerica,' 'Book of Mormon' win at Oliviers

    Screen stars Jude Law, Tom Hiddleston and Judi Dench are among big-name nominees as Britain's theater community gets set for the Laurence Olivier Awards.
    Irreverent musical "The Book of Mormon" and hit geopolitical drama "Chimerica" were the big winners Sunday at Britain's Olivier stage awards, on a night when London's small theaters flexed their substantial muscle.
  • Marilyn Monroe earrings auctioned for $185,000

    Marilyn Monroe earrings auctioned for $185,000

    A pair of rhinestone earrings Marilyn Monroe wore to a 1955 Hollywood film premiere have sold at auction for $185,000.
    A pair of rhinestone earrings Marilyn Monroe wore to a 1955 Hollywood film premiere have sold at auction for $185,000.
  • O'Brien promises nudity, fire at MTV Movie Awards

    O'Brien promises nudity, fire at MTV Movie Awards

    Conan O'Brien won't be too shy to strip down as host of the MTV Movie Awards.
    Conan O'Brien won't be too shy to strip down as host of the MTV Movie Awards.
  • Exhibit explores ties between actress, Fort Sumter

    Exhibit explores ties between actress, Fort Sumter

    A new exhibit in Charleston explores the connections between the city, Fort Sumter and "Gone with the Wind" Actress Alicia Rhett.
    A new exhibit in Charleston explores the connections between the city, Fort Sumter and "Gone with the Wind" Actress Alicia Rhett.
  • O'Brien: Colbert 'right person' to do 'Late Show'

    O'Brien: Colbert 'right person' to do 'Late Show'

    Don't feel bad for Conan O'Brien. Again.
    Don't feel bad for Conan O'Brien. Again.
  • US Internet ad revenue surpasses broadcast

    US Internet ad revenue surpasses broadcast

    For the first time, U.S. Internet advertising revenue has surpassed that of broadcast television thanks to sharp growth in mobile and digital video ads.
    For the first time, U.S. Internet advertising revenue has surpassed that of broadcast television thanks to sharp growth in mobile and digital video ads.
  • Boston Marathon survivor upset at 'Meet the Press'

    Boston Marathon survivor upset at 'Meet the Press'

    A Boston Marathon bombing survivor says in a tweet that she left a Boston television studio in tears before a taping of NBC's "Meet the Press."
    A Boston Marathon bombing survivor says in a tweet that she left a Boston television studio in tears before a taping of NBC's "Meet the Press."
  • 'Divergent' film finale to be released in 2 parts

    'Divergent' film finale to be released in 2 parts

    Lions Gate Entertainment Corp. says the final book of its "Divergent" trilogy will be made into two parts, following the lucrative formula it has used for "Twilight" and is repeating for "The Hunger Games."
    Lions Gate Entertainment Corp. says the final book of its "Divergent" trilogy will be made into two parts, following the lucrative formula it has used for "Twilight" and is repeating for "The Hunger Games."
  • Florida mermaids swimming at SC Aquarium

    Florida mermaids swimming at SC Aquarium

    There are more than 6,200 species of animals at the South Carolina Aquarium. But for the next week, an additional and rare species will be on display.
    There are more than 6,200 species of animals at the South Carolina Aquarium. But for the next week, an additional and rare species will be on display.
  • Who else was worthy of 'Late Show' prize?

    Who else was worthy of 'Late Show' prize?

    Congratulations, Stephen Colbert, on winning CBS' "Late Show" gig. You're brilliantly funny, you've proven yourself in the Comedy Central farm leagues, and odds are you will be a worthy successor to...
    Congratulations, Stephen Colbert, on winning CBS' "Late Show" gig. You're brilliantly funny, you've proven yourself in the Comedy Central farm leagues, and odds are you will be a worthy successor to David...
  • The Vatican Says No To "Noah"

    The Vatican Says No To "Noah"

    Friday, April 11 2014 7:30 PM EDT2014-04-11 23:30:21 GMT
    Matt Tomlinson and Kelly Mac hit the ring with Megan HeidlbergMatt Tomlinson and Kelly Mac hit the ring with Megan Heidlberg
    Matt Tomlinson and Kelly Mac hit the ring with Megan Heidlberg to discuss: Colbert to replace Letterman, The Pope is not endorsing the film "Noah", a woman hurled a shoe at Hillary Clinton on Thursday during a speech in Las Vegas and France recently banned work emails past 6pm in an effort to maintain a healthy work/life balance.
    Matt Tomlinson and Kelly Mac hit the ring with Megan Heidlberg to discuss: Colbert to replace Letterman, The Pope is not endorsing the film "Noah", a woman hurled a shoe at Hillary Clinton on Thursday during a speech in Las Vegas and France recently banned work emails past 6pm in an effort to maintain a healthy work/life balance.
  • Nirvana, Kiss and the E Street Band join rock hall

    Nirvana, Kiss and the E Street Band join rock hall

    Kiss made up, but its music went unheard. Nirvana used four women rockers to sing Kurt Cobain's songs. And Bruce Springsteen's E Street Band - predictably - turned its honor into a marathon.
    Kiss made up, but its music went unheard. Nirvana used four women rockers to sing Kurt Cobain's songs. And Bruce Springsteen's E Street Band - predictably - turned its honor into a marathon.
  • Colbert hosting 'Late Show' raises questions, hope

    Colbert hosting 'Late Show' raises questions, hope

    With the announcement that Stephen Colbert will be the new host of CBS' "Late Show," his fans likely feel a clash of emotions:
    With the announcement that Stephen Colbert will be the new host of CBS' "Late Show," his fans likely feel a clash of emotions:
  • Nirvana, Kiss lead new class in Rock Hall of Fame

    Nirvana, Kiss lead new class in Rock Hall of Fame

    Nirvana, which changed music and fashion in the 1990s with the punk rock-inspired grunge sound, is joining the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in a class with Kiss, Peter Gabriel and Hall & Oates.
    Nirvana, who set music and fashion trends with their grunge sound but whose career was cut short by leader Kurt Cobain's suicide 20 years ago, led inductees into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame on Thursday.
  • Stephen Colbert To Replace David Letterman On "Late Show"

    Stephen Colbert To Replace David Letterman On "Late Show"

    Thursday, April 10 2014 11:47 PM EDT2014-04-11 03:47:45 GMT
    Photo of Stephen Colbert (Credit: ABC News)Photo of Stephen Colbert (Credit: ABC News)
    CBS moved swiftly Thursday to replace the retiring David Letterman with Comedy Central's Stephen Colbert, who will take over the "Late Show" next year and do battle with Jimmy Fallon and Jimmy Kimmel for late-night television supremacy.
    CBS moved swiftly Thursday to replace the retiring David Letterman with Comedy Central's Stephen Colbert, who will take over the "Late Show" next year and do battle with Jimmy Fallon and Jimmy Kimmel for late-night television supremacy.
  • Pultizer Prize Winning Author, Co-Founder Of Juilliard In Aiken Dies

    Pultizer Prize Winning Author, Co-Founder Of Juilliard In Aiken Dies

    Thursday, April 10 2014 9:32 PM EDT2014-04-11 01:32:12 GMT
    Photo of Gregory White SmithPhoto of Gregory White Smith
    The man who won a Pulitzer Prize for his biography of the artist Jackson Pollock, and a co-founder of the Juilliard in Aiken festival has died.
    The man who won a Pulitzer Prize for his biography of the artist Jackson Pollock, and a co-founder of the Juilliard in Aiken festival has died.
  • "Mork and Mindy" Reunite On "The Crazy Ones"

    "Mork and Mindy" Reunite On "The Crazy Ones"

    Thursday, April 10 2014 7:30 PM EDT2014-04-10 23:30:21 GMT
    "Mork and Mindy" Reunite on "The Crazy Ones""Mork and Mindy" Reunite on "The Crazy Ones"
    It's a "Mork and Mindy" reunion on the CBS comedy, "The Crazy Ones", David Letterman and his guest Lindsay Lohan made a phone call to Oprah Winfrey last night on The Late Show and Oscar nominee Anne Archer is gearing up to play the legendary actress Jane Fonda in a new play called "The Trial of Jane Fonda."
    It's a "Mork and Mindy" reunion on the CBS comedy, "The Crazy Ones", David Letterman and his guest Lindsay Lohan made a phone call to Oprah Winfrey last night on The Late Show and Oscar nominee Anne Archer is gearing up to play the legendary actress Jane Fonda in a new play called "The Trial of Jane Fonda."
  • Ga. musicians launch campaign for soundtrack jobs

    Ga. musicians launch campaign for soundtrack jobs

    A group of Atlanta musicians and others are campaigning for the entertainment industry to consider them before recording television and movie soundtracks elsewhere.
    A group of Atlanta musicians and others are campaigning for the entertainment industry to consider them before recording television and movie soundtracks elsewhere.
  • Wrestling Icon Ultimate Warrior Dead at 54

    Wrestling Icon Ultimate Warrior Dead at 54

    Wednesday, April 9 2014 8:32 PM EDT2014-04-10 00:32:01 GMT
    Photo of James Brian Helwig, aka The Ultimate Warrior (Credit: Associated Press)Photo of James Brian Helwig, aka The Ultimate Warrior (Credit: Associated Press)
    The Ultimate Warrior, one of professional wrestling’s biggest superstars, has died at 54, days after being inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame, WWE officials said in a statement.
    The Ultimate Warrior, one of professional wrestling’s biggest superstars, has died at 54, days after being inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame, WWE officials said in a statement.
  • Kiss not the first to tell Rock Hall to kiss off

    Kiss not the first to tell Rock Hall to kiss off

    By CHRIS TALBOTT AP Music Writer Graciousness is not always high on the list of attributes you find in successful rock 'n' roll stars.
    By CHRIS TALBOTT AP Music Writer Graciousness is not always high on the list of attributes you find in successful rock 'n' roll stars.
  • Katherine Heigl sues pharmacy company over photo

    Katherine Heigl sues pharmacy company over photo

    Emmy-award winning actress Katherine Heigl (HEYE'-guhl) has sued Duane Reade Inc., saying the company is using a picture of her leaving one of its pharmacies in its promotional materials.
    Emmy-award winning actress Katherine Heigl (HEYE'-guhl) has sued Duane Reade Inc., saying the company is using a picture of her leaving one of its pharmacies in its promotional materials.
  • Hollywood Minute April 9, 2014

    Hollywood Minute April 9, 2014

    Wednesday, April 9 2014 3:59 PM EDT2014-04-09 19:59:18 GMT
    Even the line up has changed since this photo on my side has been taken, the matriarch of "The View" has announced her last day on the show.According to ABC officials, Barbara Walters last day will be May 16th. The network will air a 2-hour special that night highlighting her life and career, and execs at The View are planning a week-long sendoff leading up to that date. ABC will be renaming its New York headquarters after her. Walters began her career in television in 1961.And NeNe Leakes ma...
    Even the line up has changed since this photo on my side has been taken, the matriarch of "The View" has announced her last day on the show.According to ABC officials, Barbara Walters last day will be May 16th. The network will air a 2-hour special that night highlighting her life and career, and execs at The View are planning a week-long sendoff leading up to that date. ABC will be renaming its New York headquarters after her. Walters began her career in television in 1961.And NeNe Leakes ma...
  • No girls allowed

    What's Trending at 5:30, Tuesday, April 8th & Conversation

    What's Trending at 5:30, Tuesday, April 8th & Conversation

    Wednesday, April 9 2014 3:56 PM EDT2014-04-09 19:56:26 GMT
    Time now for what's trending.....If you drive a smart car...be careful where you leave it. A group of vandals is tipping over smart cars in san francisco.they leave the tiny vehicles in different positions --- sometimes on their side and sometimes completely turned over.Its not clear why they are targeting the cars, and police say the suspects are still at large.If caught, they face felony vandalism charges.The University of Connecticut's victory in the N-C-double-A Men's Basketball Tournamen...
    Time now for what's trending.....If you drive a smart car...be careful where you leave it. A group of vandals is tipping over smart cars in san francisco.they leave the tiny vehicles in different positions --- sometimes on their side and sometimes completely turned over.Its not clear why they are targeting the cars, and police say the suspects are still at large.If caught, they face felony vandalism charges.The University of Connecticut's victory in the N-C-double-A Men's Basketball Tournamen...
  • Television icon retiring

    What's Trending at 5:30 Monday, April 7th & Conversation

    What's Trending at 5:30 Monday, April 7th & Conversation

    Wednesday, April 9 2014 3:12 PM EDT2014-04-09 19:12:11 GMT
    Time to take a look at what's trending.....Television icon Barbara Walters will give up her chair on her talk show "The View" on May 16th. Walters, who is 84, will retire from regular TV appearances.She started in television in 1961 and became the medium's best-known interviewer. ABC will air a two-hour prime-time special on her career on the 16th and will also name its New York headquarters after Walters. She will make special appearances as news warrants.Reality star, Nicole "snooki" Polizz...
    Time to take a look at what's trending.....Television icon Barbara Walters will give up her chair on her talk show "The View" on May 16th. Walters, who is 84, will retire from regular TV appearances.She started in television in 1961 and became the medium's best-known interviewer. ABC will air a two-hour prime-time special on her career on the 16th and will also name its New York headquarters after Walters. She will make special appearances as news warrants.Reality star, Nicole "snooki" Polizz...
  • Animals Run for Mayor !

    Animals Run for Mayor !

    Monday, April 7 2014 8:10 PM EDT2014-04-08 00:10:43 GMT
    The race for the next mayor in Divide, Colorado has turned into a real animal house.11 candidates are up for the new position -- but not a single one is human.
    The race for the next mayor in Divide, Colorado has turned into a real animal house.11 candidates are up for the new position -- but not a single one is human.
  • Gary Sinise and the Lt. Dan Band performs for Ft. Benning troops and families

    Gary Sinise and the Lt. Dan Band performs for Ft. Benning troops and families

    Saturday, April 5 2014 7:59 PM EDT2014-04-05 23:59:49 GMT
    Actor and humanitarian Gary Sinise and the Lt. Dan band performed their USO concert for troops and military families at Fort Benning, Saturday.
    Actor and humanitarian Gary Sinise and the Lt. Dan band performed their USO concert for troops and military families at Fort Benning, Saturday.
  • Hollywood Minute: 2014 LA Web Fest

    Hollywood Minute: 2014 LA Web Fest

    Thursday, April 3 2014 4:43 PM EDT2014-04-03 20:43:15 GMT
    Michael Ajakwe and Karlton T. Clay at the 2014 L.A. Web FestMichael Ajakwe and Karlton T. Clay at the 2014 L.A. Web Fest
    "Make Your Own Luck" - that was the theme of the 2014 L.A. Web Fest. Vanessa Verduga and Christopher Limon are two of the hundreds of creators that were chosen to be apart of this year's festival. Verduga is the creator, producer, and star of "Justice Woman", and Limon is the creator and star of "Happy Humans." Michael Ajawke is the founder of the L.A. Web Fest, and this year's festival was a 5-day festival, making it bigger than any other festival in the past. This was an opportunity for fil...
    "Make Your Own Luck" - that was the theme of the 2014 L.A. Web Fest. Vanessa Verduga and Christopher Limon are two of the hundreds of creators that were chosen to be apart of this year's festival. Verduga is the creator, producer, and star of "Justice Woman", and Limon is the creator and star of "Happy Humans." Michael Ajawke is the founder of the L.A. Web Fest, and this year's festival was a 5-day festival, making it bigger than any other festival in the past. This was an opportunity for fil...
  • Communal Apartment Dog

    Communal Apartment Dog

    Wednesday, April 2 2014 6:57 PM EDT2014-04-02 22:57:38 GMT
    Many new apartment complexes in Washington, DC provide courtyards or dog parks, but one complex is going even further.You get a communal dog with your lease.
    Many new apartment complexes in Washington, DC provide courtyards or dog parks, but one complex is going even further.You get a communal dog with your lease.
  • Pre-Sales Start Tuesday For New Michael Jackson Album

    Pre-Sales Start Tuesday For New Michael Jackson Album

    Tuesday, April 1 2014 10:49 AM EDT2014-04-01 14:49:09 GMT
    Photo of Michael Jackson (Credit: ABC News)Photo of Michael Jackson (Credit: ABC News)
    Eight previously unheard Michael Jackson songs will be released on a new album in May, Epic Records announced Monday. Pre-sales begin on iTunes on Tuesday.
    Eight previously unheard Michael Jackson songs will be released on a new album in May, Epic Records announced Monday. Pre-sales begin on iTunes on Tuesday.
  • John Hart & Road Rage

    What's Trending at 5:30, Friday, March 28th & Conversation

    What's Trending at 5:30, Friday, March 28th & Conversation

    Friday, March 28 2014 11:20 PM EDT2014-03-29 03:20:09 GMT
    Couples are spending more than ever on getting hitched. Last year, weddings cost an average of 30-thousand dollars. Venue and catering expenses were a big part of that -- 13-thousand dollars.Some of the other big ticket items are engagement rings, reception bands or d-j's, flowers and wedding photos. Most of the cost depends on location though... The average cost to wed in New York city is nearly 87-grand. This is case of serious road rage -- and karma. A Florida driver says a man in a lifted...
    Couples are spending more than ever on getting hitched. Last year, weddings cost an average of 30-thousand dollars. Venue and catering expenses were a big part of that -- 13-thousand dollars.Some of the other big ticket items are engagement rings, reception bands or d-j's, flowers and wedding photos. Most of the cost depends on location though... The average cost to wed in New York city is nearly 87-grand. This is case of serious road rage -- and karma. A Florida driver says a man in a lifted...
  • Get "Happy" With "GMA"

    Get "Happy" With "GMA"

    Thursday, March 27 2014 12:03 PM EDT2014-03-27 16:03:27 GMT
    #GMAHappyDamce#GMAHappyDamce
    Pharrell's hit song "Happy" from "Despicable Me" has been putting smiles on everyone's faces. Even some familiar faces at WJBF News Channel 6 and ABC can't help but get up and get happy when they hear it!?Watch them and put a little "Happy" in your day!
    Pharrell's hit song "Happy" from "Despicable Me" has been putting smiles on everyone's faces. Even some familiar faces at WJBF News Channel 6 and ABC can't help but get up and get happy when they hear it!?Watch them and put a little "Happy" in your day!
  • 100% of sub sales go to local charities across the USA

    Jersey Mike's Day of Giving

    Jersey Mike's Day of Giving

    Wednesday, March 26 2014 11:42 PM EDT2014-03-27 03:42:02 GMT
    Day of Giving supports SFBFDay of Giving supports SFBF
    Jersey Mike's Subs will be contributing 100% of all sales on Wednesday, March 26th, to the Southeastern Firefighters Burn Foundation.
    Jersey Mike's Subs will be contributing 100% of all sales on Wednesday, March 26th, to the Southeastern Firefighters Burn Foundation.
  • Will Tiger play the Masters this year??

    What's trending at 5:30, Wednesday, march 19th & Conversation

    What's trending at 5:30, Wednesday, march 19th & Conversation

    Wednesday, March 26 2014 9:33 PM EDT2014-03-27 01:33:14 GMT
    Its not as delicious as eating a pure chocolate bar.....but carries the same health benefits. Researchers have developed a chocolate pill.Take the cocoa bean compound....minus the fat and sugar and pack all the nutrients and heart health benefits into one.Flavanols found in dark chocolate can lower the risk of heart attacks and strokes....improve blood pressure, cholesterol, insulin regulation and other cardiovascular issues. There are two winner's of last night's 400-million dollar mega mill...
    Its not as delicious as eating a pure chocolate bar.....but carries the same health benefits. Researchers have developed a chocolate pill.Take the cocoa bean compound....minus the fat and sugar and pack all the nutrients and heart health benefits into one.Flavanols found in dark chocolate can lower the risk of heart attacks and strokes....improve blood pressure, cholesterol, insulin regulation and other cardiovascular issues. There are two winner's of last night's 400-million dollar mega mill...
  • What would you give to get your cat back?

    401k Cat

    401k Cat

    Wednesday, March 26 2014 9:18 PM EDT2014-03-27 01:18:30 GMT
    A Houston man put part of his 401 K on the line to find his missing cat.He says he would've done anything to find his pet that he considers a child.Keith Hardin cashed in a part of his retirement savings as a reward for the person who found his beloved cat, dolly. He ended up spending 5 thousand dollars on the feline. Dolly vanished New years Eve after someone broke into the apartment. Hardin put up flyers and asked for help from everyone after 2 and a half months a woman said she found Dolly...
    A Houston man put part of his 401 K on the line to find his missing cat.He says he would've done anything to find his pet that he considers a child.Keith Hardin cashed in a part of his retirement savings as a reward for the person who found his beloved cat, dolly. He ended up spending 5 thousand dollars on the feline. Dolly vanished New years Eve after someone broke into the apartment. Hardin put up flyers and asked for help from everyone after 2 and a half months a woman said she found Dolly...
  • Steve O from t.v. show facing charges

    What's trending at 5:30, Tuesday, March 18th & Conversation

    What's trending at 5:30, Tuesday, March 18th & Conversation

    Wednesday, March 26 2014 9:07 PM EDT2014-03-27 01:07:11 GMT
    ABC's "DANCING WITH THE STARS" kicked off last night with a killer lineup of performances. Among the changes in season 18 are new host Erin Andrews, a new band and a guest judge every week. Also new this year is a partner switch coming in week 3.One of the most memorable performances of the night was Billy Dee Williams performing a Star Wars themed dance, but the judges didn't quite like it. Everyone was in watching as Amy Purdy danced on two prosthetic legs. At the top of the leaderboard is ...
    ABC's "DANCING WITH THE STARS" kicked off last night with a killer lineup of performances. Among the changes in season 18 are new host Erin Andrews, a new band and a guest judge every week. Also new this year is a partner switch coming in week 3.One of the most memorable performances of the night was Billy Dee Williams performing a Star Wars themed dance, but the judges didn't quite like it. Everyone was in watching as Amy Purdy danced on two prosthetic legs. At the top of the leaderboard is ...
  • Happy St. Patrick's Day

    What's trending at 5:30, Monday, March 17th & Conversation

    What's trending at 5:30, Monday, March 17th & Conversation

    Wednesday, March 26 2014 7:33 PM EDT2014-03-26 23:33:20 GMT
    Now its time for what's trending.....Guinness is one of the most popular irish beers in the world and today is its big day. Before or while you enjoy a cold one.....the manufactures want to share a few things....Myth number one -- that guinness is very high in alcohol......not true, it has less alcohol than most beers.Myth number two -- that guinness is so heavy that it must be high in calories....not so. a 12-ounce serving is only 125 calories.March madness is filled with basketball games......
    Now its time for what's trending.....Guinness is one of the most popular irish beers in the world and today is its big day. Before or while you enjoy a cold one.....the manufactures want to share a few things....Myth number one -- that guinness is very high in alcohol......not true, it has less alcohol than most beers.Myth number two -- that guinness is so heavy that it must be high in calories....not so. a 12-ounce serving is only 125 calories.March madness is filled with basketball games......
  • "Judge Joe Brown" Arrested In Tennessee

    "Judge Joe Brown" Arrested In Tennessee

    Tuesday, March 25 2014 10:28 AM EDT2014-03-25 14:28:58 GMT
    Photo of "Judge Joe Brown" (Credit: Shelby County Sheriff's Office)Photo of "Judge Joe Brown" (Credit: Shelby County Sheriff's Office)
    TV personality "Judge Joe Brown" has been released from jail in Tennessee after being held in contempt in Shelby County Juvenile Court.
    TV personality "Judge Joe Brown" has been released from jail in Tennessee after being held in contempt in Shelby County Juvenile Court.
  • "Criminal Minds" Writer and Consultant: From Sexual Abuse Victim to FBI Profiler (Part 1)

    "Criminal Minds" Writer and Consultant: From Sexual Abuse Victim to FBI Profiler (Part 1)

    Monday, March 24 2014 6:31 PM EDT2014-03-24 22:31:24 GMT
    Photo: Jim ClementePhoto: Jim Clemente

    The Means Report episode that aired on March 23, 2014 featuring former FBI profiler, prosecutor, and writer and technical consultant for the hit CBS show “Criminal Minds”. (Part 1 of 3)

    The Means Report episode that aired on March 23, 2014 featuring former FBI profiler, prosecutor, and writer and technical consultant for the hit CBS show “Criminal Minds”. (Part 1 of 3)

  • "Criminal Minds" Writer and Consultant: From Sexual Abuse Victim to FBI Profiler (Part 2)

    "Criminal Minds" Writer and Consultant: From Sexual Abuse Victim to FBI Profiler (Part 2)

    Monday, March 24 2014 6:29 PM EDT2014-03-24 22:29:38 GMT
    Photo: Jim ClementePhoto: Jim Clemente

    The Means Report episode that aired on March 23, 2014 featuring former FBI profiler, prosecutor, and writer and technical consultant for the hit CBS show “Criminal Minds”. (Part 2 of 3)

    The Means Report episode that aired on March 23, 2014 featuring former FBI profiler, prosecutor, and writer and technical consultant for the hit CBS show “Criminal Minds”. (Part 2 of 3)

  • Hollywood Minute March 19, 2014

    Hollywood Minute March 19, 2014

    Wednesday, March 19 2014 6:35 PM EDT2014-03-19 22:35:26 GMT
    Chris Brown will be spending the next few weeks in jail. Brown was taken to the Los Angeles County jail on Friday after violating his probation. Brown's lawyer was unable to convince the judge to set Brown free until his upcoming hearing in April. His next scheduled hearing is on April 23rd. Brown announced on his twitter page a few weeks ago that his new album "X" will be released in May.This week we kicked off the brand new season of Dancing With the Stars. Real Housewife of Atlanta reality...
    Chris Brown will be spending the next few weeks in jail. Brown was taken to the Los Angeles County jail on Friday after violating his probation. Brown's lawyer was unable to convince the judge to set Brown free until his upcoming hearing in April. His next scheduled hearing is on April 23rd. Brown announced on his twitter page a few weeks ago that his new album "X" will be released in May.This week we kicked off the brand new season of Dancing With the Stars. Real Housewife of Atlanta reality...
  • Mari-juana job??

    What's Trending at 5:30, Friday. March 14th & Conversation

    What's Trending at 5:30, Friday. March 14th & Conversation

    Friday, March 14 2014 10:35 PM EDT2014-03-15 02:35:46 GMT
    Today is a very special one for math lovers... and it only comes around once a year.It's PI Day.Not the kind you eat, but the kind you multiple. 3-point-1-4 day is celebrated every year on march 14th.It's the ratio of a circle's circumference, to its diameter.It's an irrational number, that just keeps going on and on, without stopping or repeating.But - outside of the math world....it's celebrated only once a year. If juana job....and you like the chronic.....we've got a job fair to tell you ...
    Today is a very special one for math lovers... and it only comes around once a year.It's PI Day.Not the kind you eat, but the kind you multiple. 3-point-1-4 day is celebrated every year on march 14th.It's the ratio of a circle's circumference, to its diameter.It's an irrational number, that just keeps going on and on, without stopping or repeating.But - outside of the math world....it's celebrated only once a year. If juana job....and you like the chronic.....we've got a job fair to tell you ...
  • Colorado Opening a Marijuana Club

    What's Trending at 5:30, Monday, March 10th & Conversation

    What's Trending at 5:30, Monday, March 10th & Conversation

    Friday, March 14 2014 10:12 PM EDT2014-03-15 02:12:03 GMT
    A Colorado couple opening a club where people can smoke marijuana legally.Believed to be the first of its kind in the country.After a 14 month legal journey....and law makers adding marijuana to the Colorado Clean Air Indoor Act...things really began to flow. They have to follow the same guidelines a private club would, can only have a certain number of employees and food sales can only reach a certain amount. Also customers will have to sign a code of conduct before coming in. At 8200 FEET, ...
    A Colorado couple opening a club where people can smoke marijuana legally.Believed to be the first of its kind in the country.After a 14 month legal journey....and law makers adding marijuana to the Colorado Clean Air Indoor Act...things really began to flow. They have to follow the same guidelines a private club would, can only have a certain number of employees and food sales can only reach a certain amount. Also customers will have to sign a code of conduct before coming in. At 8200 FEET, ...
  • What's Trending at 5:30, Friday, March 7th & Conversation

    What's Trending at 5:30, Friday, March 7th & Conversation

    Friday, March 14 2014 10:10 PM EDT2014-03-15 02:10:31 GMT
    Ellen set the re-tweet record at the oscars last week with more than 3 million people retweeting a photo. Terry Shipman is trying to break that record by tweeting a picture of himself and his two dogs. The 65-year-old structural engineer sent the tweet three days ago.If you want to help him reach his goal, his handle is "at terry underscore shipman."A fortune cookie actually lead one woman to a fortune...She's 2-million dollars richer.75-year-old Emma Duvoll from New York used the numbers she...
    Ellen set the re-tweet record at the oscars last week with more than 3 million people retweeting a photo. Terry Shipman is trying to break that record by tweeting a picture of himself and his two dogs. The 65-year-old structural engineer sent the tweet three days ago.If you want to help him reach his goal, his handle is "at terry underscore shipman."A fortune cookie actually lead one woman to a fortune...She's 2-million dollars richer.75-year-old Emma Duvoll from New York used the numbers she...
  • Creating Art with Ashes of the Deceased

    What's Trending at 5:30, Tuesday, March 11th & Conversation

    What's Trending at 5:30, Tuesday, March 11th & Conversation

    Friday, March 14 2014 7:02 PM EDT2014-03-14 23:02:56 GMT
    The Animal Rescue League of Boston and the MSPCA-Angell came together to free 199-animals from a hoarder. The ARL brought 60 of those animals back to their Boston shelter for emergency medical care.According to the ARL, the incident in Lynnfield was one of the largest hoarding encounters the organization has dealt with in recent years. Dogs, cats, birds, and reptiles were all rescued. Remembering a loved one in style. A company in Washington State creates art with ashes of the deceased. They ...
    The Animal Rescue League of Boston and the MSPCA-Angell came together to free 199-animals from a hoarder. The ARL brought 60 of those animals back to their Boston shelter for emergency medical care.According to the ARL, the incident in Lynnfield was one of the largest hoarding encounters the organization has dealt with in recent years. Dogs, cats, birds, and reptiles were all rescued. Remembering a loved one in style. A company in Washington State creates art with ashes of the deceased. They ...
  • Strangers Kissing Strangers

    What's trending at 5:30, Wednesday, March 12th & Conversation

    What's trending at 5:30, Wednesday, March 12th & Conversation

    Friday, March 14 2014 6:54 PM EDT2014-03-14 22:54:53 GMT
    Rolling Stone, Keith Richards making plans to roll out a children's book in September. The book entitled.... "Gus and me: The story of my granddad and my first guitar" The book will highlight the rock star's relationship with his grandfather, in 2010, richards released his autobiography entitled, "Life"Jonathan Martin.... the former offensive tackle for the Miami Dolphins who accused fellow teammate, richie incognito of bullying has been traded to the san francisco 49ers. Martin will be reuni...
    Rolling Stone, Keith Richards making plans to roll out a children's book in September. The book entitled.... "Gus and me: The story of my granddad and my first guitar" The book will highlight the rock star's relationship with his grandfather, in 2010, richards released his autobiography entitled, "Life"Jonathan Martin.... the former offensive tackle for the Miami Dolphins who accused fellow teammate, richie incognito of bullying has been traded to the san francisco 49ers. Martin will be reuni...
  • Keeping unwed fathers out of the delivery room

    What's trending at 5:30, Thursday, March 13th

    What's trending at 5:30, Thursday, March 13th

    Thursday, March 13 2014 11:11 PM EDT2014-03-14 03:11:04 GMT
    As many of you know...sleep is a beautiful thing and you're probably not getting as much sleep as you should, so one group is hoping to give you a wake-up call on Friday.We're one day away from "world sleep day" sleep increases our mental sharpness, productivity, emotional balance, health and weight.For every one hour of sleep you lose, you need one day to recover, so thinking you can pick up sleep later in the week may leave you more deprived than you think.A judge in New Jersey has ruled a ...
    As many of you know...sleep is a beautiful thing and you're probably not getting as much sleep as you should, so one group is hoping to give you a wake-up call on Friday.We're one day away from "world sleep day" sleep increases our mental sharpness, productivity, emotional balance, health and weight.For every one hour of sleep you lose, you need one day to recover, so thinking you can pick up sleep later in the week may leave you more deprived than you think.A judge in New Jersey has ruled a ...
  • Spring Cleanup for Your Health

    Spring Cleanup for Your Health

    Thursday, March 13 2014 6:49 PM EDT2014-03-13 22:49:29 GMT
    Spring cleaning is a good opportunity to focus on some spring cleaning for your health's sake.
    Spring cleaning is a good opportunity to focus on some spring cleaning for your health's sake.
  • Hollywood Minute March 12, 2014

    Hollywood Minute March 12, 2014

    Wednesday, March 12 2014 10:57 PM EDT2014-03-13 02:57:17 GMT
    Isaiah Washington will be making a return to the hit drama "Grey's Anatomy." Washington played Dr. Burke, Christina Yang's love interest, on the first three seasons of the show. Creator Shonda Rhimes made an official statement saying that it was important that Christina Yang's journey unfolded exactly how it should be, and Doctor Burke is vital to that journey. Grey's Anatomy is in its 10th season, and Sandra Oh, who plays Yang, will be leaving the show after this season is over. You can catc...
    Isaiah Washington will be making a return to the hit drama "Grey's Anatomy." Washington played Dr. Burke, Christina Yang's love interest, on the first three seasons of the show. Creator Shonda Rhimes made an official statement saying that it was important that Christina Yang's journey unfolded exactly how it should be, and Doctor Burke is vital to that journey. Grey's Anatomy is in its 10th season, and Sandra Oh, who plays Yang, will be leaving the show after this season is over. You can catc...
  • NC State alum Zack Galifianakis interviews Obama

    NC State alum Zack Galifianakis interviews Obama

    Tuesday, March 11 2014 3:47 PM EDT2014-03-11 19:47:33 GMT
    N.C. State alum and "Hangover" star Zack Galifianakis scored a huge interview for his "Between Two Ferns" web show: President Barack Obama.
    N.C. State alum and "Hangover" star Zack Galifianakis scored a huge interview for his "Between Two Ferns" web show: President Barack Obama.
  • Barbie creating a glass ceiling in the workplace

    What's trending at 5:30, Thursday, March 6th & Conversation

    What's trending at 5:30, Thursday, March 6th & Conversation

    Thursday, March 6 2014 9:38 PM EST2014-03-07 02:38:16 GMT
    It could be the start of a trend.This bar in san francisco is banning google glasses.The move follows a controversy in that city last week at a different bar.A woman says she was assaulted for wearing the computer eyewear.Some states have also banned drivers from wearing the devices behind the wheel.An ATM heist at a Texas bank is caught on camera. Thieves used a forklift to steal an ATM at a credit union in Odessa.Investigators aren't revealing how much money the robbers got away with.But......
    It could be the start of a trend.This bar in san francisco is banning google glasses.The move follows a controversy in that city last week at a different bar.A woman says she was assaulted for wearing the computer eyewear.Some states have also banned drivers from wearing the devices behind the wheel.An ATM heist at a Texas bank is caught on camera. Thieves used a forklift to steal an ATM at a credit union in Odessa.Investigators aren't revealing how much money the robbers got away with.But......
  • Help Kimberely Scott join Twitter .... #@WJBF

    What's Trending at 5:30, Wednesday, March 5th & Conversation

    What's Trending at 5:30, Wednesday, March 5th & Conversation

    Thursday, March 6 2014 9:36 PM EST2014-03-07 02:36:03 GMT
    John Travolta is speaking out about his flub during the Oscars. Travolta butchered a singer's name while introducing her. "uh-deen-ah men-zelle" performed the academy award-winning song "Let It Go," he released a statement saying, "I've been beating myself up all day. then I thought...what would Idina Menzel say she'd say, let it go, let it go! Idina is incredibly talented and i am so happy frozen took home two Oscars Sunday night!"Katy Perry tried her hand at forecasting on an Australian mor...
    John Travolta is speaking out about his flub during the Oscars. Travolta butchered a singer's name while introducing her. "uh-deen-ah men-zelle" performed the academy award-winning song "Let It Go," he released a statement saying, "I've been beating myself up all day. then I thought...what would Idina Menzel say she'd say, let it go, let it go! Idina is incredibly talented and i am so happy frozen took home two Oscars Sunday night!"Katy Perry tried her hand at forecasting on an Australian mor...
  • 2015 Fiscal Year

    Obama Budget

    Obama Budget

    Wednesday, March 5 2014 5:12 PM EST2014-03-05 22:12:55 GMT
    President Obama unveiled his budget for the 2015 fiscal year that promotes his policy priorities and contains few concessions toRepublicans. Most say it that stands little chance of becoming law. Karen Travers has more.Today President Obama sent congress a 3.9 trillion dollar budget, but he made his sales pitch at an usual spot - an elementary school here in Washington."These kids may not be the most excited people in town on budget day, but my budget is designed with their generation and fut...
    President Obama unveiled his budget for the 2015 fiscal year that promotes his policy priorities and contains few concessions toRepublicans. Most say it that stands little chance of becoming law. Karen Travers has more.Today President Obama sent congress a 3.9 trillion dollar budget, but he made his sales pitch at an usual spot - an elementary school here in Washington."These kids may not be the most excited people in town on budget day, but my budget is designed with their generation and fut...
  • Fat Tuesday

    What's Trending at 5:30, Tuesday, March 4th & Conversation

    What's Trending at 5:30, Tuesday, March 4th & Conversation

    Wednesday, March 5 2014 5:04 PM EST2014-03-05 22:04:05 GMT
    Pope Francis used some rather unholy language at the Vatican on Sundaywhen he mistakenly dropped a crude Italian slang word during his morning sermon.The slip came while he was addressing hundreds of people from his windowoverlooking St. Peter's Square. Instead of saying "caso" meaning "example,"Pope Francis said "cazzo," a vulgar Italian word for a male body part.The moment has since gone viral online.It's Fat Tuesday, and in Missouri a candy shop is giving that term whole new meaning. They ...
    Pope Francis used some rather unholy language at the Vatican on Sundaywhen he mistakenly dropped a crude Italian slang word during his morning sermon.The slip came while he was addressing hundreds of people from his windowoverlooking St. Peter's Square. Instead of saying "caso" meaning "example,"Pope Francis said "cazzo," a vulgar Italian word for a male body part.The moment has since gone viral online.It's Fat Tuesday, and in Missouri a candy shop is giving that term whole new meaning. They ...
  • See what the Grammy's won't show you....as the conversation continues on WJBF.com

    What's Trending at 5:30, Monday, March 3rd and Conversation

    What's Trending at 5:30, Monday, March 3rd and Conversation

    Tuesday, March 4 2014 7:00 PM EST2014-03-05 00:00:16 GMT
    What's trending....The carnival season is in full swing in brazil.It's a week of feasts, parties and parades leading up to the final Tuesday before lent, a christian period of moderation and sacrifice.and...in Rio De Janeiro....they know how to party. The director says each parade costs some 5 million dollars and takes months to prepare.Closer to home....new orleans has a celebration of its own. Thousands of people came out to celebrate the carnival season. Floats filled with colors and a var...
    What's trending....The carnival season is in full swing in brazil.It's a week of feasts, parties and parades leading up to the final Tuesday before lent, a christian period of moderation and sacrifice.and...in Rio De Janeiro....they know how to party. The director says each parade costs some 5 million dollars and takes months to prepare.Closer to home....new orleans has a celebration of its own. Thousands of people came out to celebrate the carnival season. Floats filled with colors and a var...
  • Black History Moment: President Barack Obama

    Black History Moment: President Barack Obama

    Monday, March 3 2014 10:57 PM EST2014-03-04 03:57:44 GMT
    On the last day of Black History Month, we want to highlight the first African American to hold the office of president of the United States - President Barack Obama. President Obama was born in Honolulu, Hawaii in 1961, and he is the first president to have been born in Hawaii. President Obama is a graduate of Columbia University and Harvard Law School. President Obama received the Nobel Peace Prize in 2009 a few months after his first presidential inauguration. President Obama is mostly kno...
    On the last day of Black History Month, we want to highlight the first African American to hold the office of president of the United States - President Barack Obama. President Obama was born in Honolulu, Hawaii in 1961, and he is the first president to have been born in Hawaii. President Obama is a graduate of Columbia University and Harvard Law School. President Obama received the Nobel Peace Prize in 2009 a few months after his first presidential inauguration. President Obama is mostly kno...
  • Oscars star-studded night of passionate speeches and funny moments

    Oscars star-studded night of passionate speeches and funny moments

    Monday, March 3 2014 9:00 AM EST2014-03-03 14:00:10 GMT
    Diversity was perhaps the biggest winner at the 86th annual Academy Awards. For the first time, a film directed by a black filmmaker - Steve McQueen of "12 Years a Slave" - won best picture and a Latino
    Diversity was perhaps the biggest winner at the 86th annual Academy Awards. For the first time, a film directed by a black filmmaker - Steve McQueen of "12 Years a Slave" - won best picture and a Latino
  • President and Vice President stay in shape

    What's Trending at 5:30, Friday, February 28th

    What's Trending at 5:30, Friday, February 28th

    Friday, February 28 2014 6:58 PM EST2014-02-28 23:58:46 GMT
    One Wisconsin family is making the best of a rough winter.The Berkholz family created a winter wonderland in their own backyard.They have a 20-foot american bobsled sculpture, a snow cave with a laser show.....and an ice rink. It's a smartphone that'd make James Bond jealous.Aerospace manufacturer boeing unveiled a new "self-destructing" smart phone this week.This is the "boeing black."The company says it's meant for people who work for or with government agencies in defense and homeland secu...
    One Wisconsin family is making the best of a rough winter.The Berkholz family created a winter wonderland in their own backyard.They have a 20-foot american bobsled sculpture, a snow cave with a laser show.....and an ice rink. It's a smartphone that'd make James Bond jealous.Aerospace manufacturer boeing unveiled a new "self-destructing" smart phone this week.This is the "boeing black."The company says it's meant for people who work for or with government agencies in defense and homeland secu...
  • Black History Moment: Opera Singer Jessye Norman

    Black History Moment: Opera Singer Jessye Norman

    Friday, February 28 2014 4:29 PM EST2014-02-28 21:29:38 GMT
    In this Black History Moment, we are putting the spotlight on Augusta native, Grammy Award Winning Opera Singer Jessye Norman. Norman was born in Augusta, GA in 1945. Norman attended C.T. Walker, A.R. Johnson, and Lucy C. Laney High School. Norman credits opera singers like Marian Anderson as inspirational figures. Norman moved to Europe in 1969, where she performed in many countries including Germany and Italy. She made her U-S debut in opera in 1982 with the Opera Company of Philadelphia. N...
    In this Black History Moment, we are putting the spotlight on Augusta native, Grammy Award Winning Opera Singer Jessye Norman. Norman was born in Augusta, GA in 1945. Norman attended C.T. Walker, A.R. Johnson, and Lucy C. Laney High School. Norman credits opera singers like Marian Anderson as inspirational figures. Norman moved to Europe in 1969, where she performed in many countries including Germany and Italy. She made her U-S debut in opera in 1982 with the Opera Company of Philadelphia. N...
  • Black History Moment: Bill Cosby

    Black History Moment: Bill Cosby

    Thursday, February 27 2014 4:03 PM EST2014-02-27 21:03:36 GMT
    You ever hear the phrase, You should give someone their flowers while they are still living? In this Black History Moment, we want to highlight actor, comedian, and activist, Bill Cosby. Mr. Cosby began his career as a stand up performer doing comedy shows in various clubs. In the 1960's, he landed a starring role in the action show, I Spy, and then he starred in his own sitcom, THE BILL COSBY SHOW. Mr. Cosby is also known for his cartoon comedy series, Fat Albert and The Cosby Kids. Mr. Cosb...
    You ever hear the phrase, You should give someone their flowers while they are still living? In this Black History Moment, we want to highlight actor, comedian, and activist, Bill Cosby. Mr. Cosby began his career as a stand up performer doing comedy shows in various clubs. In the 1960's, he landed a starring role in the action show, I Spy, and then he starred in his own sitcom, THE BILL COSBY SHOW. Mr. Cosby is also known for his cartoon comedy series, Fat Albert and The Cosby Kids. Mr. Cosb...
  • Black History Moment: Coretta Scot King

    Black History Moment: Coretta Scot King

    Wednesday, February 26 2014 11:44 AM EST2014-02-26 16:44:41 GMT
    Beside every good man is a great woman. In this Black History Moment, we are highlighting Coretta Scott King. Mrs. King is not only the wife of Civil Rights leader, Martin Luther King, Jr., but she is also an activist and civil rights leader in her own right. King helped lead the Civil Rights Movement in the 1960's, and after her husband's death, she took on the leadership of the struggle for racial equality along with equal rights for women and the LGBT community. King founded the King Cente...
    Beside every good man is a great woman. In this Black History Moment, we are highlighting Coretta Scott King. Mrs. King is not only the wife of Civil Rights leader, Martin Luther King, Jr., but she is also an activist and civil rights leader in her own right. King helped lead the Civil Rights Movement in the 1960's, and after her husband's death, she took on the leadership of the struggle for racial equality along with equal rights for women and the LGBT community. King founded the King Cente...
  • Black History Moment 2014: Historian Carter G. Woodson

    Black History Moment 2014: Historian Carter G. Woodson

    Tuesday, February 25 2014 4:46 PM EST2014-02-25 21:46:39 GMT
    With this being the last week of Black History Month, we want to take the time out to highlight some important pioneers in the fight for equality. Historian Carter G. Woodson is responsible for the creation of what was known as Negro History Week back in 1926. It was the second week in February, and it was chosen because it coincided with the birthday of Abraham Lincoln and Fredrick Douglass. In 1976, Negro History Week was expanded to Black History Month. Remember, Black History is America's...
    With this being the last week of Black History Month, we want to take the time out to highlight some important pioneers in the fight for equality. Historian Carter G. Woodson is responsible for the creation of what was known as Negro History Week back in 1926. It was the second week in February, and it was chosen because it coincided with the birthday of Abraham Lincoln and Fredrick Douglass. In 1976, Negro History Week was expanded to Black History Month. Remember, Black History is America's...
  • Chris O'Connor's Happy Be-lated Birthday on WJBF.com

    What's Trending at 5:30, Monday, February 24th & Conversation

    What's Trending at 5:30, Monday, February 24th & Conversation

    Monday, February 24 2014 10:54 PM EST2014-02-25 03:54:30 GMT
    Making history while playing a game he loves.....Jason Collins became the first openly-gay pro basketball player to hit the court on Sunday. Collins revealed he was gay in a sports illustrated article last season and says he's happy to be the first, but wants to be measured by his ability on the court, not his personal life. Justin Bieber is house hunting....and those who live in atlanta's affluent buckhead area, say bieber should keep looking....they don't want him in their neighborhood. Res...
    Making history while playing a game he loves.....Jason Collins became the first openly-gay pro basketball player to hit the court on Sunday. Collins revealed he was gay in a sports illustrated article last season and says he's happy to be the first, but wants to be measured by his ability on the court, not his personal life. Justin Bieber is house hunting....and those who live in atlanta's affluent buckhead area, say bieber should keep looking....they don't want him in their neighborhood. Res...
  • Kate Upton floating in a swimsuit

    What's trending at 5:30, Thursday, February 20th & Conversation

    What's trending at 5:30, Thursday, February 20th & Conversation

    Thursday, February 20 2014 10:38 PM EST2014-02-21 03:38:10 GMT
    pink hair, pink beard and even pink eyebrows!one man is sporting it because he lost a super bowl bet....but decided to make it pay off for a good cause. steve betters posted his picture on facebook...and for 500 likes, he said he would donate 5-hundred dollars to the barbara bush hospital in portland, oregon....if he got one-thousand likes...he would donate 0ne-thousand dollars to the hospital. the picture got well over a thousand likes. the u-s appears to be experiencing a decline in its clo...
    pink hair, pink beard and even pink eyebrows!one man is sporting it because he lost a super bowl bet....but decided to make it pay off for a good cause. steve betters posted his picture on facebook...and for 500 likes, he said he would donate 5-hundred dollars to the barbara bush hospital in portland, oregon....if he got one-thousand likes...he would donate 0ne-thousand dollars to the hospital. the picture got well over a thousand likes. the u-s appears to be experiencing a decline in its clo...
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    What's trending at 5:30, Tuesday, February 18th & Conversation

    What's trending at 5:30, Tuesday, February 18th & Conversation

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    Millions of eyeballs are glued to the Olympics.A lot of the buzz is about eyeballs.....from Bob Costas' eye infection to a new picture that's getting a lot of laughs.A selfie of one woman who thought she was taking a pic of the hockey rink, from Bob Costa's to the selfie's the eye have it.The University of Wisconsin is inviting people to walk through a giant, inflatable colon...in order to learn about digestive health.The University's Carbone Cancer Center is hosting the "strollin' colon" -- ...
    Millions of eyeballs are glued to the Olympics.A lot of the buzz is about eyeballs.....from Bob Costas' eye infection to a new picture that's getting a lot of laughs.A selfie of one woman who thought she was taking a pic of the hockey rink, from Bob Costa's to the selfie's the eye have it.The University of Wisconsin is inviting people to walk through a giant, inflatable colon...in order to learn about digestive health.The University's Carbone Cancer Center is hosting the "strollin' colon" -- ...
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    What's Trending at 5:30, Tuesday, February 11th & Conversation

    What's Trending at 5:30, Tuesday, February 11th & Conversation

    Tuesday, February 11 2014 9:24 PM EST2014-02-12 02:24:37 GMT
    Now let's take a look at what's trending.......Gary Sinise has a new role to add to his impressive resume.Sinise has been named honorary starter for the 56-th annual Daytona 500.The actor will wave the green flag for the Nascar Sprint Cup series on Sunday, February 23-rd.Sinise says he is honored to be part of the race and to "raise awareness and support for the men and women who serve our country."Shirley Temple Black, who rose to fame as arguably the most famous child actresses in hollywood...
    Now let's take a look at what's trending.......Gary Sinise has a new role to add to his impressive resume.Sinise has been named honorary starter for the 56-th annual Daytona 500.The actor will wave the green flag for the Nascar Sprint Cup series on Sunday, February 23-rd.Sinise says he is honored to be part of the race and to "raise awareness and support for the men and women who serve our country."Shirley Temple Black, who rose to fame as arguably the most famous child actresses in hollywood...
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