Farmer creates 50-foot snowman

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Girl finds diamond, sells it for $20,000 A girl has sold a 3.85-carat diamond she found for $20,000. Tana Clymer lives in Oklahoma City. She told KWTV that she plans to use the money to help pay for college. Tana found the d... - Posted on April 15, 2014
8th grader bakes muffins for homeless David Albright is in 8th grade. He helps people who need food by baking muffins. The golden-hearted 13-year-old has been baking muffins for five years. "The fact that a young person ... - Posted on April 9, 2014
Want a selfie with Obama? Fuggedaboudit! A handshake? Sure. A selfie? No way. Some of America's Olympic athletes met with President Barack Obama last week. But they were asked to keep their cellphones in their pockets. The W... - Posted on April 9, 2014
Girl Scout sets new sales record The Girl Scouts have a new sales leader. An Oklahoma City girl broke the organization's decades-old sales record. But her margin of victory was slim. It was barely more than the thickness of a Thin... - Posted on March 27, 2014
Easter Egg hunt? There's an app for that! New York City is getting ready for an old-fashioned Easter egg hunt. But this hunt will have a 21st-century twist. You'll need a smartphone app to find the eggs. Nearly 275 egg sculptures wi... - Posted on March 20, 2014
New coin throws currency a curve The United States Mint in San Francisco will soon produce an unusual coin. The coin will honor the national pastime – baseball. Like so many great baseball pitchers, the new coin will fea... - Posted on March 16, 2014
Should he be allowed to keep treehouse for his kids? Zeb Postelwait lives in Washington state. He always wanted to build a treehouse for his sons. He got the chance last summer after moving. His new home in Wenatchee had a with a big tree in the fron... - Posted on March 13, 2014
Cupcake-baking 6th grader is back in business An Illinois sixth-grade girl has a home-based cupcake business. But Chloe Stirling's business was stopped because she was not following state law. So Madison County health officials shut down her ... - Posted on March 6, 2014
Oops! New York Times runs correction 161 years late The New York Times has printed a correction. It misspelled the name of a black man. The man had been sold into slavery more than a century ago. The story of the man's life became the Oscar-w... - Posted on March 6, 2014
Farmer creates 50-foot snowman A farmer in Minnesota has created a towering tribute to winter's excess. Greg Novak says he's invested hundreds of hours to build a 50-foot snowman. He named it "Granddaddy." He hopes it wil... - Posted on March 4, 2014