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Cookie Dough and Downsizing

If you needed any good news this Tuesday, this is it.    A new cookie dough food truck is coming to STL!   You will be seeing Half Baked Cookie Dough Company starting in May.     Likely with me not far behind. This is absolutely crazy, but it seems like I have been downsizing for about four years now.   The more carloads I ... Read More »

#CantBeatCassiday – 3/28/2017

Each weekday morning Cassiday puts $83.74 of her own money on the line during Can’t Beat Cassiday.  We will play again Wednesday morning at 7:45! Here are the questions and answers for today! Let us know how you did!                                                                            CAN’T BEAT CASSIDAY (38-4) KATHIE LEE GIFFORD FINALLY MET HODA KOTBS BABY GIRL. WHAT SHOW DO THEY COHOST? THE TODAY ... Read More »

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    Wizards beat Lakers 119-108 to clinch division title

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — John Wall scored 34 points and Washington rallied in the fourth quarter to beat the Los Angeles Lakers 119-108 on Tuesday night, clinching the Southeast Division title for its first division crown in 38 years. Wall shot 14 of 25 and Bradley Beal was held to 16 points on 7-of-16 shooting, but the Wizards ended the ...
  • Asian stocks weak as investors weigh US data, Brexit plans

    HONG KONG (AP) — Asian stocks were listless Wednesday as investors weighed strong U.S. economic reports against uncertainty as Britain readies a formal request to leave the European Union. KEEPING SCORE: Tokyo’s benchmark Nikkei 225 index was less than 0.1 percent lower at 19,194.20 while South Korea’s Kospi was flat at 2,163.54. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng added 0.2 percent to ...
  • Wilson Chandler, Jusuf Nurkic, Maurice Harkless

    Blazers beat Nuggets to take 1-game lead for 8th seed

    PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Jusuf Nurkic had a career-high 33 points with 16 rebounds against his former team, CJ McCollum had 39 points and the Portland Trail Blazers beat the Denver Nuggets 122-113 on Tuesday night to take hold of the eighth seed in the Western Conference. Portland leads Denver by a game for the final playoff spot in the ...
  • Neymar

    Brazil 1st to qualify for World Cup, Argentina in danger

    SAO PAULO (AP) — A resurgent Brazil squad under new management became the first team to qualify for the World Cup on Tuesday, the same day archrival Argentina heightened its risk of missing a spot at Russia 2018. The five-time World Cup champions had a 3-0 victory over seventh-place Paraguay in Sao Paulo, moving to 33 points from 14 matches ...
  • Mickey Levy, Rachel Azaria, Tali Ploskov

    Israeli lawmakers reach out to US Jews on anti-Semitism

    BOSTON (AP) — A group of lawmakers representing a cross-section of Israel’s political spectrum is reaching out to American Jews at a time when anxiety over anti-Semitic activity is running high in both countries, and amid uncertainty over the direction of U.S. policy toward the Jewish state under President Donald Trump. The five members of the Knesset, or parliament, arrived ...
  • Alex Ovechkin, Dmitry Orlov, John Carlson, Matt Niskanen

    Oshie’s OT goal for Caps beats Wild 5-4 after Ovi hat trick

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — With two goals in the final 4:57 of regulation against the NHL’s best defense, Minnesota’s spirited comeback gave a sputtering team one point for the standings and some confidence for the stretch run. Alex Ovechkin’s magnificence on the power play proved to be unbeatable. T.J. Oshie scored his second goal of the game 1:42 into ...
  • Dempsey, Pulisic star again as US ties 1-1 at Panama

    PANAMA CITY (AP) — Christian Pulisic made an outstanding individual move to steal the ball, spin a defender and feed Clint Dempsey for his 56th international goal, and the United States hung on for an important 1-1 draw against Panama on Tuesday night in World Cup qualifying. Dempsey’s 39th-minute goal on a warm and humid night moved him within one ...
  • Worst humanitarian crisis hits as Trump slashes foreign aid

    NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — The world’s largest humanitarian crisis in 70 years has been declared in three African countries on the brink of famine, just as President Donald Trump’s proposed foreign aid cuts threaten to pull the United States from its historic role as the world’s top emergency donor. If the deep cuts are approved by Congress and the U.S. ...
  • Police: No active search for suspects in nightclub shooting

    CINCINNATI (AP) — As Cincinnati police delved further into their investigation of a nightclub shooting melee that left one person dead and 16 injured, city officials Monday urged more witnesses to come forward and offered reassurances amid questions about safety in public gathering spots. Police Chief Eliot Isaac declined to say whether police have identified possible suspects in the Sunday ...
  • Fetty Wap

    Arrest after shooting involving hip-hop star Fetty Wap

    PATERSON, N.J. (AP) — A hip-hop promoter was charged on Monday with pistol-whipping someone during an altercation that included a shooting involving hip-hop star Fetty Wap in his hometown that left three people wounded, authorities said. The shooting happened outside a 24-hour deli in Paterson early Sunday. The names of the victims weren’t released, but police said Fetty Wap wasn’t ...
  • Drake

    Drake’s new CD ‘More Life’ breaks a new streaming record

    NEW YORK (AP) — Drake, who was the most streamed act on Spotify last year, has started 2017 strong — his new album, “More Life,” has broken the U.S. record for the number of online streams from a single album in one week. The rapper’s 22-track album recorded 385 million streams across all platforms in its first week, beating the ...
  • Colombia mad over Wiz Khalifa’s visit to Pablo Escobar tomb

    BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — American rapper Wiz Khalifa is stirring controversy in the South American nation of Colombia, where he laid flowers and smoked what looks like a joint at the tomb of cocaine kingpin Pablo Escobar. The rapper is an avid marijuana smoker and used his Instagram account to post several photos of him smoking at Escobar’s tomb in ...
  • John Lydon

    Punk legend Johnny Rotten supports Trump, Brexit vote

    LONDON (AP) — Count punk pioneer Johnny Rotten among President Donald Trump’s supporters. The former Sex Pistols front man, whose real name is John Lydon, tells ITV’s “Good Morning Britain” that “there’s many, many problems” with Trump as a person, but he’s not racist. Lydon says Trump “terrifies politicians and this is joy to behold.” He says he looks at ...
  • Beyonce

    Houston student dies days after FaceTime with Beyonce

    HOUSTON (AP) — A Houston high school student has lost her battle with terminal cancer days after having a dream come true in a talk with Beyonce over a video chat. Alief Independent School District spokeswoman Kimberly Smith says senior Ebony Banks died late Saturday night. The teen’s Hastings High School classmates started an online campaign before her death to ...
  • Trump’s lawyers: ‘Apprentice’ contestant can’t sue president

    NEW YORK (AP) — Republican President Donald Trump’s lawyers say he’s immune while president from defamation claims brought by a former contestant on his reality TV show “The Apprentice” who accused him of unwanted sexual contact. The lawyers said in a state Supreme Court filing Monday they’ll formally ask for a dismissal or a suspension of the January claims by ...
  • Nielsen’s top programs for March 20-26

    Prime-time viewership numbers compiled by Nielsen for March 20-26. Listings include the week’s ranking and viewership. 1. “60 Minutes,” CBS, 14.7 million. 2. “Dancing With the Stars,” ABC, 12.09 million. 3. “NCIS: Los Angeles,” CBS, 11.71 million. 4. “The Voice” (Tuesday), NBC, 10.84 million. 5. “The Voice” (Monday), NBC, 10.74 million. 6. “The Walking Dead,” AMC, 10.54 million. 7. NCAA ...
  • O’Reilly apologizes for jest about Maxine Waters’ hair

    NEW YORK (AP) — Fox News personality Bill O’Reilly apologized Tuesday for saying he had a hard time concentrating on California Rep. Maxine Waters during a speech because he was distracted by her “James Brown wig.” O’Reilly said that his jest about her hair was dumb. “I apologize,” he said in a statement. He had made his statement during an ...
  • Public television chief says Trump budget would hit options

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump’s proposal to eliminate funds for the Corporation for Public Broadcasting would most dramatically affect rural and minority communities, eventually forcing some local television and radio stations to close, the corporation’s president and chief executive officer told Congress Tuesday. The president’s budget would eliminate $445 million in federal funds for the non-profit corporation, which supports ...
  • Ken Burns

    Documentarian Ken Burns making film on Muhammad Ali

    NEW YORK (AP) — The late Muhammad Ali is getting the Ken Burns treatment. The PBS documentarian announced Tuesday that he and two partners will make a two-part, four-hour film about the former heavyweight champ, who died last June. Burns, his daughter Sarah and David McMahon collaborated for a PBS documentary on Jackie Robinson that debuted last year. The tentative ...
  • Michael Phelps

    Not so fast: Phelps participating in Shark Week this summer

    NEW YORK (AP) — Olympic champ Michael Phelps is participating in Discovery network’s Shark Week this summer, although he won’t be asked to outswim one. It’s not immediately clear what Phelps will be doing, although Discovery President Rich Ross said Tuesday he’s intrigued about seeing the fastest human swimmer interact with nature’s fastest. Perhaps Phelps can be encouraged to go ...
  • Abby Lee Miller quits ‘Dance Moms’ before fraud sentencing

    “Dance Moms” star Abby Lee Miller says she has quit the Lifetime reality series ahead of her scheduled May sentencing on federal bankruptcy fraud charges. Miller posted on Instagram on Sunday that she will no longer take part in the show. She says that she has asked for creative credit for her ideas for the show for six years, but ...
  • Johnson says ‘Baywatch’ is summer’s ‘sexiest, funniest’ pic

    LAS VEGAS (AP) — CinemaCon just got a little less dressed. The cast of “Baywatch” took the stage Tuesday afternoon alongside around two dozen scantily clad men and women sporting the classic red bathing suits to preview the film. Star Dwayne Johnson told the audience of theater owners and exhibitors that their movie is going to be the craziest, sexiest, ...
  • John Fithian

    Movie studios look to young, diverse audiences for growth

    LAS VEGAS (AP) — The future of Hollywood movies is in the hands of young and diverse audiences. At CinemaCon Tuesday, studio executives and representatives from the National Association of Theater Owners touted the importance of both groups in growing the movie business. Higher ticket prices helped push the motion picture industry to a record box office total in North ...
  • Rob Stewart

    Family files lawsuit in Canadian filmmaker’s Keys dive death

    MIAMI (AP) — The family of a Canadian filmmaker and conservationist who died during a shark filming excursion off the Florida Keys filed a wrongful death lawsuit Tuesday. Rob Stewart, 37, of Toronto, Canada, died in January off Islamorada, Florida, while filming a follow-up to his 2006 documentary “Sharkwater,” which examined the impact of shark hunting on the ocean’s ecosystem. ...
  • Darlene Cates, the mother in ‘Gilbert Grape,’ dies at 69

    NEW YORK (AP) —   Darlene Cates, who played the housebound mother in the 1993 film “What’s Eating Gilbert Grape,” has died. Cates died in her sleep Sunday morning at her home in Forney, Texas, according to her son-in-law, David Morgan. She was 69.   Cates was cast in the film as the morbidly obese mother of Johnny Depp, in the ...
  • Ken Burns

    Documentarian Ken Burns making film on Muhammad Ali

    NEW YORK (AP) — The late Muhammad Ali is getting the Ken Burns treatment. The PBS documentarian announced Tuesday that he and two partners will make a two-part, four-hour film about the former heavyweight champ, who died last June. Burns, his daughter Sarah and David McMahon collaborated for a PBS documentary on Jackie Robinson that debuted last year. The tentative ...
  • Smurfette is shunned in Israeli ultra-Orthodox city

    BNEI BRAK, Israel (AP) — Israel’s pious ultra-Orthodox Jewish community has long chafed at public displays of women, whether the images are of female public figures or ordinary women. Now even animated characters appear to be a no-go. The PR company promoting “Smurfs: The Lost Village” movie, which opens Thursday in Israel, says it has removed the images of Smurfette ...
  • Tom Holland

    ‘Spider-Man,’ ‘Blade Runner’ footage kicks off CinemaCon

    LAS VEGAS (AP) — Iron Man just put Spider-Man in time out. Sony Pictures on Monday unveiled the second trailer for “Spider-Man: Homecoming” at CinemaCon, featuring Tom Holland, the newly anointed web-slinger, being put in his place by Robert Downey Jr.’s more seasoned Tony Stark. The film, out July 7, picks up with Holland’s Peter Parker returning to high school ...
  • Clint Capela, Stephen Curry, Trevor Ariza, James Harden

    Curry’s 32 lead Warriors over Rockets 113-106

    HOUSTON (AP) — Stephen Curry and the Golden State Warriors didn’t get much time to celebrate their 60th win, not with a game at San Antonio coming Wednesday night. Curry scored 32 points, Klay Thompson had 25 and the Warriors built a big lead early and held on for a 113-106 win over the Houston Rockets to become the sixth ...
  • Dianne Feinstein, Susan Collins, Dominique Moceanu, Jeanette Antolin, Mattie Larson

    Star gymnasts testify at Congress about sex-abuse scandal

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Retired star gymnasts testified before Congress on Tuesday that they were sexually abused by a former USA Gymnastics doctor and recommended a bill that requires tougher sex-abuse reporting for Olympic sports. Jamie Dantzscher, a 2000 Olympic bronze medalist, and three-time national champion rhythmic gymnast Jessica Howard recounted their experiences before the Senate Judiciary Committee. They told the ...
  • Cosby lawyers ask to exclude testimony on other women, pills

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Bill Cosby’s lawyers filed a motion Tuesday to prevent jurors at his upcoming sex-assault trial from hearing the actor admit giving women quaaludes, money or educational funds, saying the testimony would unfairly prejudice them. “The testimony about quaaludes and the alleged provision of money or educational funds is quintessentially the kind of evidence that causes ‘unfair prejudice,'” ...
  • Ivanka Trump, Betsy DeVos, Kay Hire, Jack Dailey

    Ivanka Trump, Education Secretary DeVos promote STEM careers

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Ivanka Trump and Education Secretary Betsy DeVos on Tuesday exhorted young girls to pursue careers in science, technology, engineering and math, saying those fields will provide the jobs and innovation for the future. Their tour of the National Air and Space Museum with a group of middle school students came as the Trump administration proposed further cuts ...
  • O’Reilly apologizes for jest about Maxine Waters’ hair

    NEW YORK (AP) — Fox News personality Bill O’Reilly apologized Tuesday for saying he had a hard time concentrating on California Rep. Maxine Waters during a speech because he was distracted by her “James Brown wig.” O’Reilly said that his jest about her hair was dumb. “I apologize,” he said in a statement. He had made his statement during an ...
  • Public television chief says Trump budget would hit options

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump’s proposal to eliminate funds for the Corporation for Public Broadcasting would most dramatically affect rural and minority communities, eventually forcing some local television and radio stations to close, the corporation’s president and chief executive officer told Congress Tuesday. The president’s budget would eliminate $445 million in federal funds for the non-profit corporation, which supports ...
  • Taylor Fuller, Tim Walton

    Florida coach apologizes to Auburn player after shove

    GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Florida softball coach Tim Walton has apologized for a shoving match with Auburn shortstop Haley Fagan during postgame handshakes. The apology was posted Tuesday on the Gators’ softball Twitter account. After the Tigers beat Florida 1-0 on Monday night, Fagan didn’t shake Walton’s hand. The coach lightly shoved her in the shoulder with his right hand. ...