Dolly Parton Announces American Leg Of Her Blue Smoke World Tour [VIDEO]

When Dolly Parton started performing her Blue Smoke World Tour in New Zealand and Australia, I wondered if I’d get the chance to see her on this side of the globe. Today, I can happily say that we’ll get the opportunity to do just that. Read more of this post

CBS WKBT News Anchor Responds To Bully On Air [VIDEOS / POLL]

Bullying is a huge problem these days. We’ve all seen the “It Gets Better” campaign videos featuring various actors who promise kids that bullying eventually stops. The recent documentary, Bully, also helped raise awareness about the issue. But the truth is, bullying doesn’t always stop. Sometimes even adults get bullied, as happened with CBS WKBT news anchor Jennifer Livingston in La Crosse, Wis. when a viewer called her fat.  Read more of this post

Liam Neeson Will Save Us All In ‘Non-Stop’ [VIDEO]

One of my all-time favorite actors, Liam Neeson, will return to the silver screen this coming February in a film that I can’t wait to see!

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Kathrine Switzer Ran the Boston Marathon and Changed Women’s Sports Forever [VIDEO]

Kathrine Switzer

Kathrine Switzer broke barriers in women’s sports. (Courtesy PBS/AOL)

I’ve always been inspired by great women who do ordinary things that make a big impact. Think Anne Frank, a girl whose diary opened our eyes to the horrors of the holocaust; Rosa Parks, a woman who sat on a bus to protest unfair treatment of blacks; or Kathrine Switzer, a woman who just wanted to run. Read more of this post

What Made Middle School Principal Roger Boddie Cry? [VIDEO]

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What makes a longtime educator like Principal Roger Boddie cry? (Photo courtesy YouTube)

Teaching is tough. Not only is there a lot of bureaucratic red tape to navigate through so schools get funding, but educators have to deal with apathetic students, parents who don’t want to support their children’s education, and a shortage of teaching materials for overpopulated classrooms. And that is just the tip of the iceberg! So with all of those stressors affecting educators every day, what made middle school principal Roger Boddie cry?  Read more of this post

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