Thursday July 12, 2018

Show Notes for Thursday July 12, 2018


Dear John,

I can't believe I'm even sending this because I have not told anyone how I feel right now, but my husband and I have been growing apart over the last few years. He's been a great father to our kids. He's even a fantastic grandpa. We just seem to have drifted apart. I have a friend who lost her husband to cancer last year. She and I have been spending more time together. She's the one who pointed out to me how controlling my husband can be. He wants me to be home at a certain time and won't let me go on weeknd trips with my friend. I've never noticed it before, mainly because I've never gone out before. I was a full-time mom and when our youngest moved out a few years ago I have moved into the role of grandma. I care for our grand children most days. I feel like I'm being pulled in two completely different directions. I'm not unhappy with my marriage. I just don't feel as happy as I have been in the past. What should I do?

Signed – ConsideringDivorce

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Authorities say a Georgia man is accused of biting a 14-year-old girl's buttocks
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Ant-Man and the Wasp flew to a worldwide opening of $161 million, including $85 million internationally. In North America, the Marvel movie starring Paul Rudd and Evangeline Lilly earned $76 million. 

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A woman in Italy sued her wedding dress designer after the nearly $4,000 garment fell apart at the altar, exposing her bottom to her guests.

Maybe the key to combating childhood obesity is keeping kids in school year-round. Researchers say parents let their children consume up to five times as much sugar during the summer holidays as they would any other time.

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Suffonsified or Sophonsified (suh-FON-si-fide)
-Satisfied or satiated, particularly in appetite.
-Feeling full at the end of a meal.

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The soon-to-open Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Atlantic City had to work quickly to fix a misspelling on a 30-foot-tall (9-meter-tall) guitar installed this week. The sign, modeled after a Gibson Les Paul guitar, was put up Thursday morning without officials noticing the word "rhythm" was misspelled on the rhythm and treble switch. It included the letter "E." The guitar is one of two expected to go up at the new resort, with the second slated for installation Saturday at the resort's entrance. Hard Rock officials say the typo was corrected Thursday afternoon by removing the extra vinyl letter. The Hard Rock Hotel & Casino will open at noon on June 28 the same day as the new Ocean Resort Casino.

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A 25 year old Floridian on vacation in Rome, was arrested for urinating in a 
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A professor at the University of Central Florida was arrested for stalking a 
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