About Cari

I'm married to a wonderful, bearded man and go home to 3 lovely, loud children at night. My key to survival is coffee and loud music. Catch me week day mornings on The KATO Wake UP on 93.1 KATO Hits FM and middays on KXLP @ 94.1 FM

AWESOME NEWS: Doorbell camera shows girl get help for great-grandmother trapped under SUV

By |2023-01-26T06:13:02-06:00January 26th, 2023|

A quick-thinking seven-year-old girl in Michigan immediately called for help after her great-grandmother got her leg stuck under a rolling SUV in a driveway.  She apparently thought it was in park but it wasn't.   When the SUV started moving, the great grandma tried to stop it because the seven-year-old was inside.  But instead, it was the girl who ended up saving HER.  The grandmother is in the hospital recovering.  (Here's news video.)   SOURCE: https://www.wcvb.com/article/doorbell-camera-shows-girl-help-great-grandmother-trapped-under-suv/42641537

AWESOME NEWS: Girl seeking proof of Santa asks police to test cookie, carrots for DNA

By |2023-01-23T05:59:38-06:00January 23rd, 2023|

A 10-year-old girl in Rhode Island named Scarlett Doumato sent a letter to her local police, asking for a DNA test to prove Santa is real.  And they actually agreed to help her out.  She included a half-eaten Oreo, and some carrots that looked like they'd been gnawed on by reindeer.   The results are still pending, but they've already gathered additional evidence.  Someone's security camera got a shot of a possible reindeer in the area.  And eyewitnesses in her neighborhood saw a man in red clothes on the night of December 24th.  Police say he's currently considered a "person of interest."   [...]

AWESOME NEWS: Man Accidentally Given Thousands of Dollars in Bag Through McDondald’s Drive-thru and Returns It

By |2023-01-19T06:20:39-06:00January 19th, 2023|

A guy on TikTok went to a McDonald's drive-thru to get a McMuffin.  And when he looked in his bag, he found $5,000 CASH that was supposed to go to the bank.  Instead of keeping it, he turned around and went back.  They ended up giving him a $200 reward for being honest, plus free McDonald's for a month.  (Here's a video he posted.  Careful!  F-bombs at :12, :25, and :56.)   https://www.tiktok.com/@dookiedoeboy/video/7189283213217451306   SOURCE: TIK TOK

Madonna Played a Not-Safe-For-Work (but EPIC) Game of Truth or Dare with a Bunch of Celebrities to Announce Her New Tour

By |2023-01-18T11:30:10-06:00January 18th, 2023|

Madonna played Truth or Dare with a bunch of celebrities in a very not-safe-for-work video to announce her upcoming 40th anniversary tour.   The players included Amy Schumer, Judd Apatow, Jack Black, Lil Wayne, Diplo, Eric Andre, and Jack Black. . . who Madonna MAKES OUT WITH.  On a dare, of course.   After some mostly-sexual hijinks, Amy "dares" Madonna to, quote, "do a world tour, and play your greatest mutha[effin'] hits."  And of course, she accepts.   She's calling it The Celebration Tour, and it kicks off in Vancouver on July 16th.  It'll hit 35 cities across North America and Europe.  (Check out the dates here.)   Madonna says, quote, "I [...]

AWESOME NEWS: Boy’s Show Tunes Performance in Car Gets Him Free Broadway Trip (Good News) – Boy’s Show Tunes Performance in Car Gets Him Free Broadway Trip

By |2023-01-18T06:26:43-06:00January 18th, 2023|

An 11-year-old in California named Nathan Braxton is in the news after his mom posted footage of him singing along to "Naughty" from "Matilda the Musical".  And I mean he REALLY went for it.  Now Delta has stepped up, and they're flying him to New York, so he can see his first musical on Broadway. (Here's the video.  Don't miss his dad stopping the song at :37 and restarting it at :58.  There's also one of Nathan reacting to the fanfare, and one where he gets emotional after Leslie Odom Jr. from "Hamilton" gives him props.)   SOURCE: https://nypost.com/2023/01/17/boys-viral-show-tunes-performance-lands-him-broadway-trip/    

AWESOME NEWS: Boy Scout sleeps outside for 1,000th night

By |2023-01-17T06:06:51-06:00January 17th, 2023|

A 14-year-old Boy Scout out of Minnesota has made headlines after sleeping outside for 1,000 consecutive nights.  Here is Isaac Ortman and his dad talking about this amazing accomplishment.   SOURCE: https://www.wdio.com/front-page/top-stories/boy-scout-sleeps-outside-for-1000th-night/

AWESOME NEWS: I’m 32 and got advice from 90-year-olds — their tips for a great life

By |2023-01-13T06:11:05-06:00January 13th, 2023|

For his 32nd birthday, a guy in New York asked 90-year-olds for life advice, and posted their 40 best tips on Twitter.  Here are just a few of them. . .   "Treat your body like a house you have to live in for another 70 years" . . . "Never raise your voice, expect at a ballgame" . . . "Dance at weddings until your feet are sore" . . . "Don't fear sadness, as it tends to sit right next to love" . . .   "Do one good deed a day, but never tell anyone " . . . [...]

AWESOME NEWS: $15 Million Lottery Ticket Sold in Tiny Town of Luck

By |2023-01-11T06:29:35-06:00January 11th, 2023|

The big Mega Millions drawing was last night, but another lottery story is also in the news.  Someone in Wisconsin hit a $15 million jackpot last week.  And the winning ticket was sold in the town of Luck, Wisconsin.  No one knows who the lucky Luck resident is yet.   SOURCE: https://www.ky3.com/2023/01/09/15-million-lottery-ticket-sold-tiny-town-luck/

AWESOME NEWS: Restaurant Goes from Almost No Customers, to Sold Out After Review from Famous TikToker

By |2023-01-10T06:00:45-06:00January 10th, 2023|

A guy in Vegas named Frank Steele opened a pizza place called Frankenson's four months ago.  And he was struggling to even pay his rent until last week, when a popular TikTok food reviewer came in.   The TikToker's name is Keith Lee.  He lives in Vegas and has over eight million followers.  One of Frank's employees had reached out on their own and asked how much he'd charge to review the place.   Instead, Keith stopped by on his own last Monday, bought $80 worth of food, taste-tested it on TikTok, and loved it.  And within hours, business was booming.   Frank [...]

AWESOME NEWS: 82-year-old Walmart employee retires after viral TikTok leads to $100,000 GoFundMe

By |2023-01-09T06:06:58-06:00January 9th, 2023|

Here's a trend we hope continues:  A TikToker in Maryland named Rory McCarty recently met an 82-year-old Walmart cashier named Butch Marion, who's a Navy vet.  And Butch was so nice, Rory started an online fundraiser . . . and raised over $100,000 to help him retire. He gave Butch a giant check after his final day of work last week, and they both got pretty emotional. There was a story in November about someone who did the same thing for an elderly lady at a Walmart in New Jersey.  Rory says that story is what inspired him to do it. (Butch's GoFundMe is now up [...]

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