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Hockey fans help sing national anthem when singer’s microphone fails

Hockey fans help sing national anthem when singer’s microphone fails

When the singer’s microphone failed during the Canadian national anthem at a National Hockey League game, instead of sitting in silence, the crowd of both Canadian and American fans took over and sang it themselves. The Detroit Red Wings were hosting the Montreal Canadiens on Tuesday night at Little Caesars Arena, but there was a…MORE

How White Settlement, the site of the deadly church shooting, got its name

How White Settlement, the site of the deadly church shooting, got its name

The North Texas town of White Settlement, the site of a deadly church shooting over the weekend, was built in the 1840s. It’s a relatively small town, with a population of nearly 18,000. Here is how it got its name: The land was historically occupied by the Comanche, Tonkawa and Caddoc tribes, according to Norris…MORE

Texas pastor says he knew and helped the gunman before the shooting

Texas pastor says he knew and helped the gunman before the shooting

The senior minister at West Freeway Church of Christ said Monday he knew the gunman who killed two people inside the sanctuary Sunday. Britt Farmer spoke at a community vigil outside of his church in White Settlement on Monday night. He honored both victims, Anton “Tony” Wallace and Richard White, whom he called his best…MORE

Reddit user receives Secret Santa gift from Bill Gates

Reddit user receives Secret Santa gift from Bill Gates

A Michigan woman got the Secret Santa gift of a lifetime this Christmas — an 81-pound package from Bill Gates. The gifts included an original manuscript of “The Great Gatsby,” signed by Gates; books; toys for her cat and Harry Potter and “Twin Peaks” memorabilia, according to her post on RedditGifts.com. It arrived in a…MORE

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