The government shutdown puts the planet at risk of being smacked by an asteroid and even worse, it reduces cute animals on the Internet! Jen Markham explains some of the more unusual effects of the federal government shutdown.
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- slideshow: Tractor Trailer Fire in East River Mountain Tunnel 7/25/14
VIDEO: Train collides with semi truck carrying lighter fluid
A truck driver from Washington is fortunate to be alive after driving his semi onto a set of tracks near Somerset, Ky., and being struck by a locomotive, which ignited his load of charcoal lighter fluid.
- Planting in the Mercer Street Community Garden Tuesday July 22, 2014
- Slide Show Drums of the Painted Mounted Powwow
- Slide Show Xander Bailey
- Slide Show Bluefield Shrine Horse Show
VIDEO: Comcast apologizes after customer service call goes viral
Comcast issued an apology after one of its representatives kept a customer captive on the phone for nearly 20 minutes, demanding to know why he was choosing another cable provider.
- Wytheville train derailment clean-up
- NS train derails in Wytheville, Va.
- Slide Show: Bluefield Fire Department visits Wade Center
VIDEO: Pilot buys pizzas for storm-delayed travelers
A Frontier Airlines pilot went above and beyond the call of duty when a recent flight from Washington, D.C. to Denver was diverted to Cheyenne, Wyoming due to bad weather.
VIDEO: Foiled beach gear theft goes viral
Video capturing a bizarre confrontation with two women allegedly attempting to steal beach gear on a Florida beach has gone viral.
VIDEO: Sleeping fan suing Yankees, ESPN for $10M
A fan caught on camera sleeping during a recent game at Yankee Stadium has filed suit against the Yankees and ESPN, claiming he suffered emotional distress when two announcers mocked him on the air.
- Structure Fire on Duckpond Road 7/6/2014
- Slide Show: Princeton 4th of July Celebration
- Slideshow: Crab Orchard Museum 4th of July
- Skyland Bible Conference tour at the Pocahontas Exhibition Mine
- Slideshow Princeton Rays at Bluefield Blue Jays
VIDEO: Manhole cover 'explodes' in Indiana
Recent heavy rains in Terre Haute, Indiana flooded the city’s storm sewers, which built up enough pressure to blow a manhole cover off at Fairbanks Park.
VIDEO: Emergency slide deploys inside plane
A United Airlines flight with more than 100 passengers and crew made an emergency landing in Wichita, Kansas, after an emergency exit slide deployed inside the plane during a flight. The plane landed safely and nobody was hurt.
VIDEO: Mood experiment on Facebook
Internet users are incensed at the revelation that Facebook researchers manipulated the content some users were shown in an attempt to gauge their emotional response.
- Celebrate Princeton street fair 2014
- Slideshow: A Chicory Square Independence Celebration
- Second Chance Rocks the 2 Va.'s 2014
Bet the farm: 5 'psychic' animals predict soccer victories
Need some guidance on whom to place your bets for this year's World Cup? Since Paul the Octopus achieved a prediction success rate of 85 percent in 2010, hosts of animal oracles around the world have sought attention as soccer sages. Here's a look at a few of them.
VIDEO: Twin twisters in Nebraska
Storm chasers captured some incredible footage of a pair of tornadoes on the ground near the northeast Nebraska village of Pilger earlier on Monday.
- Bowling with the Blue Jays at Mountaineer Lanes 2014
- VFW Flag Retirement Ceremony at the Sanders House in Bluefield, Va.
- SLIDESHOW: Video gambling parlor robbery Police are searching for these men who robbed a Princeton video gambling parlor. Anyone with information concerning the crime is asked to call the state police detachment in Princeton at 304-425-2101.
VIDEO: Man attracts attention of local officials after feeding, swimming with alligators
Home video from a recent swamp boat tour in Louisiana shows a guide in the water feeding chicken and marshmallows to two alligators. The video has attracted the attention of local and state wildlife officials.
VIDEO: House Majority Leader loses in primary
David Brat, an economics professor with Tea Party backing, shocked the Republican party on Tuesday by defeating House Majority Leader Eric Cantor in a primary in their suburban Richmond, Virginia district. See reaction from both candidates.
- 2014 Kids Kicking Cancer Soccer Tourni at East River Soccer Complex
- Panther Flood Cleanup
- Flooding along Bull Creek in McDowell County
- SLIDESHOW: Flood damage in McDowell County ...
VIDEO: Casey Kasem's wife shouts, throws raw meat as husband hospitalized
The wife of iconic radio host Casey Kasem caused a scene outside her home Sunday as an ambulance took her ailing husband to a hospital, after a judge ruled that Kasem's daughter could take her father to be evaluated by doctors. Wife Jean Kasem shouted at the daughter and threw a package of raw hamburger meat at her as she left the home, according to NBC News.
VIDEO: Chicago's Skydeck ledge cracks under tourists
While tourists were standing on the Willis Tower Skydeck, a glass ledge suspended 103 floors above Chicago, cracks began forming beneath them.
- 2014 Memorial Day programs honor local America's veterans
- Mercer County Airport Fly-In and Car Show
- 2014 Cole Chevy Mountain Festival 5/24/2014
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