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‘Daily Show’ Names New Host

Mar 30, 2015
‘Daily Show’ Names New Host

NEW YORK (CNN)- It looks like “The Daily Show” has a new host. On Monday, the show announced that comedian Trevor Noah will take over for Jon Stewart, who announced in February that he was leaving after 16 years. Stewart himself succeeded Craig Kilborn and saw the news program’s popularity skyrocket. “You don’t believe...

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Thousands Set to Rock Sleep Train Arena for Garth Brooks Concert

Mar 27, 2015
Thousands Set to Rock Sleep Train Arena for Garth Brooks Concert

SACRAMENTO — Garth Brooks, one of the best-selling music artists of all time, will take the Sleep Train Arena stage tonight. 84,000 people bought tickets for the six-show run, which is the first California stop in Brooks’ world tour. Brooks is being joined on the tour with Trisha Yearwood, who is also his wife....

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It’s Gary vs. Hulk at Wrestlemania, Brother!

Mar 27, 2015
It’s Gary vs. Hulk at Wrestlemania, Brother!

Gary Gelfand was in San Jose for WWE Wrestlemania AXXESS ahead of Sunday’s big event. He caught up with the one and only Hulk Hogan, who taught him a thing or two about WWE history, northern California wrestling fans and “gimmick infringement.” You’ll want to watch to the end, BROTHER!

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Cardboard ‘Most Interesting Man’ Fails as Carpool-Lane Ruse

Mar 25, 2015
Cardboard ‘Most Interesting Man’ Fails as Carpool-Lane Ruse

FIFE, Washington (AP) — A Washington State Patrol trooper says it’s by far the best carpool scam he’s seen, but it didn’t work. A motorcycle trooper parked along Interstate 5 near Tacoma on Monday afternoon spotted a driver and a rather unusual “passenger” pass by him in the carpool lane. When the trooper stopped...

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FOX Announces Brief Return of ‘The X-Files’

Mar 24, 2015
FOX Announces Brief Return of ‘The X-Files’

Agents Mulder and Scully are making their television return. Fox announced Tuesday that it will air a six-episode run of new episodes of “The X-Files” that will begin this summer. Stars David Duchovny and Gillian Anderson will reprise their roles as FBI agents Fox Mulder and Dana Scully. The show’s creator, Chris Carter, said...

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The Biscuit Taco, Taco Bell’s Newest Breakfast Creation

Mar 24, 2015
The Biscuit Taco, Taco Bell’s Newest Breakfast Creation

Taco Bell is giving its fans a new option for breakfast: The Biscuit Taco. The taco-shaped biscuits will be filled with egg and cheese or crispy chicken with jalapeno honey or gravy. The biscuit will sell for $2.49 (prices may vary at some locations) and will be available beginning March 26. “We have a...

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Burger King to Sell Whopper Fragrance in Japan

Mar 20, 2015
Burger King to Sell Whopper Fragrance in Japan

TOKYO, Japan (CNN)- Is it an April Fool’s gag or flame-grilled brilliance? We’ll have to wait until April 1 to find out. Burger King ads in Japan promise a limited-edition perfume for April Fool’s Day to make you smell like a couple of all-beef patties. The name may lose something in translation, but Flame-Grilled...

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Throwback Thursday: KTXL’s ‘Beyond the Nut Tree’ Promos

Mar 19, 2015
Throwback Thursday: KTXL’s ‘Beyond the Nut Tree’ Promos

SACRAMENTO- This week’s news of the iconic Nut Tree sign being dismantled had FOX40 staff reminiscing about Leslie Nielsen’s “Beyond the Nut Tree” commercials. In 1986, KTXL became the first station in the Sacramento television market to be able to go live from, well, beyond the Nut Tree. Wednesday, the famous three-panel sign was...

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FOX40 Speaks with Eric Haywood, ‘Empire’ Writer

Mar 18, 2015
FOX40 Speaks with Eric Haywood, ‘Empire’ Writer

There is no doubt that the show Empire holds down the throne, dominating Wednesday nights on FOX. The show is full of drama, amazing performances and so far it’s shattering records. The audience grew every week for 10 straight weeks. The episode leading up to the grand finale had 15 million people glued to their...

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California Doesn’t Have Very Many Bars Compared to Wisconsin

Mar 17, 2015
California Doesn’t Have Very Many Bars Compared to Wisconsin

Every country has its own claim to fame when it comes to alcohol. Ireland is still riding its success with Guinness and Germany has Oktoberfest. China’s bailjiu accounts for more than one-third of all spirits consumed in the world and in 2012 Moldova was declared the country with the highest average alcohol consumption per...

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