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  1. extravagance
    This Report of a Staten Island Sweet 16 Is IncredibleA Staten Island teen went bold with a fall-themed party and a 180-person guest list.
  2. enterprising cheerleader
    Enterprising Cheerleader Allegedly Traded Pot Brownies for Homecoming VotesA Michigan high-schooler is suspected of bribing her classmates with pot brownies to get homecoming queen votes.
  3. niche drama
    Why Was NYC’s Most Beloved Halloween Dog Parade Canceled?The Tompkins Square Park Dog Parade was shockingly called off this year.
  4. Sinclair Forces Local Stations to Discredit Outrage Over Family Separation“Opponents of the president have seized on this issue to make it seem as if those who are tough on immigration are somehow monsters.”
  5. ‘Baby Breitbarts’ Might Be the Future of Local NewspapersThe Tennessee Star is a far-right outlet disguised as a traditional paper. And it’s influencing local politics while staying in the black.
  6. fake news
    News Anchors Reciting Sinclair Propaganda Is Even More Terrifying in UnisonA new video demonstrates how the real “fake news” has never been more synchronized.
  7. Local News Anchors Are Being Forced to Deliver Pro-Trump PropagandaA pro-Trump media giant is requiring local news stations to report that the national media is full of “bias” and “false news.”
  8. weather reports
    Chance the Rapper Dropped by to Deliver Chicago Weather ReportForecast: cloudy with a Chance.
  9. last night on late night
    John Oliver Warns That Local News Is At Risk of an Extreme Conservative TakeoverThe days of trusting your local station for in-depth crime and weather reports, and little else, may soon be numbered.
  10. Don’t Call 8 Because Cellino and Barnes May Be Splitting UpThe law firm behind the most memorable of jingles could break up, coincidentally, because of a lawsuit.
  11. Trump-Friendly Company Buys Rights to Deliver Local News to 70 Percent of U.S.Last year, Sinclair reportedly made a deal with the Trump campaign, trading access for friendly coverage. Now, it’s poised to expand its reach.
  12. Mayor Orders the Reopening of 56th Street Outside Trump TowerLocal business owners complained of falling revenues.
  13. Watch ‘Christmas Tree Expert’ Joe Pera’s Delightfully Soothing and Awkward […]Joe Pera returns to Adult Swim this week with another relaxing special called Joe Pera Helps You Find the Perfect Christmas Tree, and to […]
  14. Squirrel Hospitalizes Anti-Squirrel Chicago AldermanBright-eyed, bushy-tailed, and bent on revenge.
  15. Woman Gives Birth in the World Trade Center’s OculusA $4 billion delivery room.
  16. Dead Man Wins Primary Election in Upstate New YorkRepublican Bill Nojay committed suicide Friday, too late to be taken off the ballot.
  17. The 15 Best Moments From 2015’s Giant Pumpkin CoveragePeople who love great pumpkins really, really love them.
  18. sad news
    Man Found Dead After Being Locked in Bronx Hospital Bathroom for DaysThe deceased worked at Montefiore Medical Center.
  19. fandom overload
    You Will Not Be Able to Visit the Goonies House AnymoreCancel your trip, cancel your childhood. Cry for the rest of your life.
  20. Huge Pile of Dirt in Buffalo Actually Just Snow That Hasn’t MeltedAn intrepid local reporter/explorer investigates the mysterious snow mountain of western New York.
  21. Carl and His Friend Swear That Carl Punched a Bear in the FaceThe man or beast that I run from ain’t been born, and its mama’s already dead!”
  22. Let’s Start a Slow Clap for Copenhagen, New York, the Snowiest Place in AmericaOr maybe let’s just cry for them. 
  23. Reporter/Weed CEO Live on Air: ‘F*ck It, I Quit’One for the local-news hall of fame.
  24. Detroit Newscast Uses Photo of Alex Rodriguez for Nelson MandelaAnd yes, it looked ridiculous. 
  25. Local Newscaster Doesn’t Even Realize She’s Parodying Local NewsWith a terrible Breaking Bad tweet.
  26. Sometimes You Draw a Penis by Accident on Live TVIt happens. 
  27. News Anchor’s First On-Air Words Are Some of the SaltiestIt was a fun job while it lasted.
  28. Anchorman Rob Morrison Claims His Wife Is Actually Abusing Him He opened up to a reporter while drinking at Buffalo Wild Wings.
  29. news bloopers
    Watch Thirteen Minutes of the Best News Bloopers of 2012’Twas the year of Sweet Brown!
  30. Watch a Silly Cincinnati Traffic Anchor’s Year in Stupid On-air DancingDance, Bob, dance!
  31. Dog Learns How to Use DoorbellAnd just $30!
  32. Watch a News Anchor’s Surprise Wedding ProposalWell, isn’t that cute?
  33. news bloopers
    Dazed and Confused Passerby Keeps Austin Weird in Local News GaffeEverything’s weirder in Texas.
  34. hurricane sandy
    Hurricane Sandy Brings Out the Shirtless Horseman (to a Local News Report)You can’t stop a jogger!
  35. news bloopers
    Watch a Cat Sabotage a Local News ReportInvoluntary Cat Lady win!
  36. sweet brown
    Meet Your New Local News Viral Superstar, Sweet BrownTake your marks, meme-lovers! Sweet Brown is your new favorite thing.
  37. MTA Employee Allegedly Punched 6 Train PassengerAnd that’s why you always have exact change.
  38. news bloopers
    Watch an Anchorwoman’s Freudian SlipThird time’s a charm.
  39. anchorman
    Watch a Weatherman Fall Prey to an Anchorman Prank“I love lamp” in real life!
  40. local news
    Check Out Your Requisite Daily Local News BlooperSomewhere in Detroit, things just got weird.
  41. viral videos
    Decide Whether This Reporter Is Drunk On-AirDon’t drink and drive. Also, don’t drink and then try to casually toss to Weather.
  42. local news
    Watch a News Report About Booze-Soaked TamponsBack in my day, we just used to drink beer right out of the can. Boy oh boy, how times have changed.
  43. See a Reporter Wear a Grape Suit Like a ProReporter Pat Collins is a total fruit, but how else is he supposed to get this kind of story?
  44. AIDS Cases Dropped 25 Percent in NYC This YearAnd 47 percent since 2003.
  45. NYC Bus Drivers Made a Beefcake CalendarThe FDNY should watch their backs.
  46. What Did You Wear for the First Day of School?This 7-year-old wore a tuxedo.
  47. clickables
    Watch a Local News Report Totally Break Down Over a Tarantula“Dude, that thing shoots hair at you. It’s got fangs.”
  48. Leiby Kletzky’s Dad Suing Suspected Killer for $100 MillionLevi Aron and his father are both named in separate suits.
  49. Reverend Al Sharpton Agrees Not to Attend Panel on Crown Heights RiotsBut he still argues that he wasn’t responsible.
  50. Carjacker Accidentally Takes ‘Plucky’ Kids, PoodleThis sounds familiar.
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