Daily Archives: November 17, 2018

Philadelphia Flyers Mascot, Gritty, Has Fun In First Snow « Detroit News Watch

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Not everyone was cursing the fall snowstorm that snared traffic throughout the Northeast. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images) The Philadelphia Flyers’ mascot, Gritty, experienced his first snowfall on Thursday. And Gritty tweeted it’s “Zamboni dust.” (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images) In video shared on his Twitter account, Gritty proclaimed his love for snow by shuffling his feet to ...

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Jell-O Introduces Its First Edible Slime « Detroit News Watch

PITTSBURGH (AP) – Kids will soon be able to eat and play with their food. Jell-O Play on Thursday introduced edible slime. The squishy and stretchy toy is a social media phenomenon, which spawned online recipes for edible versions. Jell-O Play’s slime comes in strawberry-flavored Unicorn and lime-flavored Monster varieties. All customers have to do is add water and each ...

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Bears Keep Control Of NFC North « Detroit News Watch

Ryan Mayer The playoff chase is fully underway in the NFL, and things are shaping up to be pretty wacky in the battle for the final couple of spots. Right now, the Cincinnati Bengals (5-4) and the Minnesota Vikings (5-3-1) hold the sixth and final spot in their respective conferences. In the AFC, there are four teams (Titans, Dolphins, Ravens, ...

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Hunter Apparently Accidentally Shot, Killed « Detroit News Watch

  ALDEN, Mich. (AP) — Authorities say a hunter apparently accidentally shot and killed another hunter in Michigan’s northeastern Lower Peninsula on the first day of the state’s annual firearms deer season. (SVEN NACKSTRAND/AFP/Getty Images) The Michigan Department of Natural Resources says conservation officers responded Thursday afternoon to a reported hunting accident in near the Antrim County community of Alden. ...

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High School Bans Canada Goose and Moncler Jackets To Protect Poorer Students « Detroit News Watch

High school can be tough for anyone, and students from poor backgrounds have the added anxiety of struggling to keep up with their wealthier peers when it comes to clothes and accessories. A high school in northwestern England is attempting to level the playing field for disadvantaged students by banning expensive Canada Goose and Moncler coats. In a letter to ...

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Carson Wentz In For Big Day Against Saints? « Detroit News Watch

Ryan Mayer Much like the NFL itself, the fantasy football season is entering its playoff push. For fantasy owners, this is crunch time, which means the matchups for your players, or those you pick up off waivers, are incredibly important. As usual, we have our three friends from CBSSports.com joining us to break down the biggest starts and sits of ...

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19-Year-Old Dies After Inhaling Deodorant Spray To Get High « Detroit News Watch

A 19-year-old died after inhaling deodorant spray to get high, according to a new case report, and doctors who treated the man in the Netherlands are using the case to highlight the fatal consequences of inhaling chemicals. Such cases are “very rare,” according to Dr. Kelvin Harvey Kramp of Maasstad Hospital’s intensive care unit in Rotterdam. Kramp explained that because ...

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Broncos-Chargers Week 11 Matchup « Detroit News Watch

By Norm Elrod The usually competitive AFC West isn’t all that competitive this season. Going into Week 11, the Kansas City Chiefs (9-1) and San Diego Chargers (7-2) are running away with the division, while the Denver Broncos (3-6) and Oakland Raiders (1-8) seem to be running from it. The Chiefs and Chargers are likely playoff-bound, though, with tough matchups ...

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Shinola And Disney Celebrate 90 Years Of Mickey Mouse With The Launch Of The Mickey Classics Collection « Detroit News Watch

DETROIT (AP/ PRNewswire)– Shinola and Disney are pleased to announce the launch of the Mickey Classics Collection, a capsule collection that honors 90 years of Mickey Mouse. The collaboration is part of “Mickey the True Original,” a global celebration of Mickey’s heritage, personality and status as a pop-culture icon. Since his big-screen debut in Steamboat Willie on November 18, 1928, ...

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