Something Extra

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Something Extra: Caine’s Coup

Millions of people have been inspired by the nine-year-old boy whose dream of owning an arcade came true.

CBS4–10/04/2012

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Something Extra: Tweets for Twits

I consume enormous amounts of news from all sorts of sources. A good chunk of that involves trying to find a quirky or interesting item for this segment.

CBS4–10/02/2012

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Something Extra: Body Modification Now Involves Bagels

Tattoos, botox, body, face and tongue piercings, nose jobs, facelifts…people have long been willing to subject themselves to pain to change their appearance. But a fairly new trend in extreme body modification in Japan takes the cake… or should I say, the bagel?

CBS4–09/28/2012

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Something Extra: There’s No Accounting For Taste

What male singer has the most hits ever on Billboard’s Hot One Hundred? Elvis? Michael Jackson? Elton John? Nope, and you won’t believe who it is.

CBS Miami–09/27/2012

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Something Extra: Love Is NOT In The Air

Lovebugs. The name sounds cute, but the bizarre insects are anything but when they bombard your car on the highway or when they get in your hair or crawl all over your body.

CBS Miami–09/26/2012

Author JK Rowling attends the World Premiere of Harry Potter and The Deathly Hallows - Part 2 at Trafalgar Square on July 7, 2011 in London, England.  (Photo by Ian Gavan/Getty Images)

Something Extra: Where Have You Gone Harry Potter?

Cleavage, heroin, class warfare and prostitution are all part of the year’s most anticipated novel, which will be released worldwide on Thursday.

CBS Miami–09/25/2012

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Something Extra: Classical “Call Me Maybe”

I am clearly unable to resist “Call Me Maybe.” Now, the song’s grandest version yet has exploded and gone viral in just the past couple of days.

CBS4–09/20/2012

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Something Extra: Florida Living

Are you as tired as I am about all these national surveys that tell us how bad it is to live in Florida?

CBS4–09/19/2012

Large sugary drinks facing ban (credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Something Extra: Fast Food Nation

And while I’m no fan of excessive government regulation, I’m all for the new rules that will soon require all restaurant chains that have more than twenty locations to post calorie information.

09/12/2012

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Something Extra: iCan’t Sleep

Are you having trouble going to sleep? You might want to turn off your iPads, laptops and smartphones well before you close your eyes.

CBS4–09/05/2012

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