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It’s Krispy Kreme’s birthday. Here’s how to score a dozen doughnuts for $1

It’s Krispy Kreme’s birthday. Here’s how to score a dozen doughnuts for $1

Consider this your official notice: The Hot Light is ON. Friday marks Krispy Kreme’s 82nd birthday, but the octogenarian doughnut chain has no plans to retire. To celebrate, it’s inviting everyone to stop in and pick up one dozen original glazed doughnuts for $1—with the purchase of any dozen doughnuts. Basically, you get 24 for…MORE

Red Sox fans take homeless fan out to the ballgame with their extra ticket

Red Sox fans take homeless fan out to the ballgame with their extra ticket

Three friends with an extra ticket were heading to Tuesday’s Boston Red Sox game, looking for someone to give it to. Sean Wetzonis, Pedro Lugo and Francisco Rios and another friend, all from Malden, Massachusetts, had their whole evening planned out. They’d make the trek into Boston to watch their Red Sox play the Toronto…MORE

12,000 are without power in Madison, Wisconsin, during the heat wave

12,000 are without power in Madison, Wisconsin, during the heat wave

About 12,000 customers are without electricity in Madison, Wisconsin, during a dangerous heat wave, after fires at two downtown substations, according to local officials. An explosion and a fire occurred early Friday morning at a substation jointly owned by Madison Gas and Electric and the American Transmission Company, MG&E CEO Jeff Keebler told reporters at…MORE

A man escaped a high-rise on fire by climbing down it in true “Spider-Man” style

A man escaped a high-rise on fire by climbing down it in true “Spider-Man” style

Did Philadelphia’s friendly neighborhood “Spider-Man” just escape an apartment fire? The fire department responded to an apartment fire around 9:30 p.m. Thursday in West Philadelphia, according to CNN affiliate WPVI. When they arrived at the 19-story high-rise, they saw a truly shocking sight: a man climbing down the outside of the building to escape the…MORE