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8 Stars Who've Been in Car Crashes That Killed Someone

Some were charged, some weren't

(Newser) - Ranker lists 28 celebrities who've been in bad car crashes—and in eight of those cases, someone other than the star was killed:
  1. Caitlyn Jenner: Jenner, who was Bruce Jenner at the time, was involved in a California crash in which another driver died. Jenner wasn't charged
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The 50 States' Grossest Dishes

From reindeer fat ice cream to 2-foot-long hot dogs

(Newser) - Some states are pudgier than others—here's looking at you, Texas—but none escapes this list of beloved yet fat-filled dishes. tracked down the worst offender in each of the flabby 50:
  • Alaska: Eskimo Ice Cream, a mix of blackberries and salmon berries—in reindeer fat and seal
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Radio's Top Songs By Genre

Tim McGraw's Something Like That played 487K times

(Newser) - Feel like you heard Tim McGraw’s Something Like That about half a million times in the past decade? Well, the ratings folks at Nielsen will back you up on that, with their list of commercial radio’s most-played songs of the decade:
  • Country: Something Like That, Tim McGraw, 487,
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The Man Behind the Moment

Songwriter Barrett penned NCAA finals theme song to impress a waitress

(Newser) - Luther Vandross's performance of "One Shining Moment" is played at the end of the NCAA finals to make viewers teary-eyed, and the world has songwriter David Barrett to thank, reports the Fayetteville Observer. Barrett wrote the song after attempting to win over a waitress by discussing the greatness of... More »

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