Tuesday, May 21 2013 10:08 PM EDT2013-05-22 02:08:07 GMT
Mike Leake pitched three-hit ball for seven sharp innings and the Cincinnati Reds parlayed star third baseman David Wright's early error Tuesday night into a 4-0 victory over the New York Mets. DevinFull Story >
Mike Leake pitched three-hit ball for seven sharp innings and the Cincinnati Reds parlayed star third baseman David Wright's early error Tuesday night into a 4-0 victory over the New York Mets.Full Story >
Tuesday, May 21 2013 9:55 PM EDT2013-05-22 01:55:22 GMT
The Kings Local School Board has voted to release depositions that the district's lawyer took while an investigation was underway into the allegations against a teacher. The vote was part of a settlementFull Story >
The Kings Local School Board has voted to release depositions that the district's lawyer took while an investigation was underway into the allegations against a teacher.Full Story >
Tuesday, May 21 2013 8:46 PM EDT2013-05-22 00:46:29 GMT
Among the devastation from Monday's tornado in Moore, Okla. was two school buildings. So, are local schools ready if the worst happens? "It makes me nervous more than anything," said Jamie Klauke, theFull Story >
Among the devastation from Monday's tornado in Moore, Okla. was two school buildings. So, are local schools ready if the worst happens?Full Story >
Tuesday, May 21 2013 8:41 PM EDT2013-05-22 00:41:37 GMT
EF5 tornadoes are a very rare occurrence in U.S. History. Before Monday's EF5 tornado in Oklahoma, there had only been 58 in the United States since 1950, when reliable records began. That number isFull Story >
EF5 tornadoes are a very rare occurrence in U.S. History.Full Story >
She dried our tears, sometimes caused them, and drove us crazy while simultaneously loving us more than anyone else on earth. On Mother's Day, we celebrate moms everywhere.
You might call Anna Jarvis the mother of Mother's Day. In 1907, she organized an observance at her Grafton, WV church in memory of her late mother. The observance, held on the second Sunday in May - the anniversary of her mother's death - would spawn the first official Mother's Day celebration a year later in Grafton and in Philadelphia.
Over the next few years, Jarvis campaigned tirelessly for a national day to honor all moms.
In 1914, Congress selected the second Sunday in May - the anniversary of Jarvis' mother's passing - as Mother's Day.
Here's a look at Mother's Day, by the numbers.
7,012,167,338 - Number of people on planet Earth, all here because of a mother's love. Approximately 313 million of those live in the United States.
85.4 million - Number of moms in the U.S. in 2009, the latest year with available statistics.
4 million - Number of women between 15-50 who became moms in the last year.
66.4 - Percent of people who will buy mom flowers this year.
133 million - Number of Mother's Day cards exchanged annually, making it the third largest holiday for sending cards behind Valentine's (144 million) and Christmas (1.6 billion). That averages out to 1.5 cards per mom.
58 - Number of hours salary.com estimates working moms spend a week outside the office, doing their most important job - parenting.
5 million - Number of stay at home moms in 2011
44 - Percent of working moms who, in a survey by The Ladders, said the ability to choose "flexible working hours" is the most important part of her work environment.
55 - percent of moms in The Ladders survey who said they struggle with work/family balance. So, let go of the mom guilt and take comfort in the knowledge that you're definitely not alone.
$60,182 - What mom would be paid if she actually earned a check for all she does. We say she deserves a (substantial) raise.
Priceless - What mom is really worth for the love and care she gives. So, however you celebrate, make sure your mom knows she's the best this Mother's Day.
Sources: The U.S. Census Bureau, The National Retail Federation, Hallmark, Salary.com, Insure.com, The Ladders
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Tuesday, May 21 2013 10:36 AM EDT2013-05-21 14:36:49 GMT
(RNN) – A day after long track tornadoes devastated Shawnee and Edmond, OK, another round has begun near Oklahoma City.KOCO broadcast a slow rotating cloud that slowly extended down towards the groundFull Story >
Dozens of people have died after a second day of tornadoes twisted through Oklahoma, this time taking aim at the town of Moore, south of Oklahoma City.Full Story >
Monday, May 20 2013 9:15 PM EDT2013-05-21 01:15:38 GMT
A massive tornado touched down to the southwest of Oklahoma City Monday afternoon. Starting out as a classic funnel it quickly became a giant half-mile wide wedge tornado as it proceeded east north eastFull Story >
A massive tornado touched down to the southwest of Oklahoma City Monday afternoon.Full Story >
Tuesday, May 21 2013 9:44 AM EDT2013-05-21 13:44:48 GMT
Eastbound 275 is closed this morning at the Kellogg due to a roll-over accident with an entrapment. The one car accident happened just after 3A-M. The car landed in the median. One person was takenFull Story >
Officers say speed and alcohol are suspected to be factors in the crash. Jones was wearing his seatbelt. Full Story >
Monday, May 20 2013 5:35 PM EDT2013-05-20 21:35:49 GMT
(RNN) - On May 3, 1999, an F5 tornado touched down near Chickasha, OK and cut northeast through the state before dissipating near Midwest City, OK.Monday's tornado that devastated Moore, OK closely followedFull Story >
In 1999, Oklahoma City saw an F5 tornado that caused more than $1 billion in damage. Full Story >
Tuesday, May 21 2013 6:22 AM EDT2013-05-21 10:22:59 GMT
Cincinnati Firefighters are responding to a fire in the 1800 of Jackson Street in Lincoln Heights. Witnesses reported seeing flames on the back side of the building. The location was known as "The SugarFull Story >
Crews from Woodlawn, Evendale and Wyoming are on the scene. The fire is out but the building is still smoking. Full Story >
A 23-year-old father is charged after allowing his 9-year-old daughter to drive. Police were called to the parking lot of Headland's State Park in Painesville Township on Sunday around 10:15 p.m. afterFull Story >
A Lake County, Ohio father is charged after allowing his 9-year-old daughter to drive.Full Story >
Monday, May 20 2013 10:39 PM EDT2013-05-21 02:39:58 GMT
Police are looking for the suspects who robbed the Fresh Market in Oakley. It happened just before 10 p.m. Monday night at the location on Madison Road. Initial reports are that two men with guns enteredFull Story >
Police are looking for the suspects who robbed the Fresh Market in Oakley.Full Story >
Monday, May 20 2013 10:00 PM EDT2013-05-21 02:00:13 GMT
Bonnie Esrig worked for the IRS for 38 years, many of which were spent in the Cincinnati field office. She retired in January 2013 as an Area Manager in Exempt Organizations Determinations. Esrig saysFull Story >
Bonnie Esrig worked for the IRS for 38 years, many of which were spent in the Cincinnati field office.Full Story >
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