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Kicker: Eagles rack up sky-high phone bill

NICK EICHER, HOST: If you’ve ever taken your cell phone outside of the country, you may already know that roaming charges can stack up pretty fast.

Kicker: 13 pounds, 10,000 calories

NICK EICHER, HOST: Are you someone who loves a challenge and has a big appetite? 

Kicker: Message in a bottle

MARY REICHARD, HOST: In the summer of 2010, a young boy grabbed pen and paper and wrote a letter to no one in particular. 

Kicker: Tearing down Berlin’s chocolate wall

MEGAN BASHAM, HOST: As the people of Germany learned 30 years ago when the Berlin Wall fell—freedom tastes pretty sweet.

Kicker: A football-loving feline

MEGAN BASHAM, HOST: Last week’s NFL game in New Jersey between the New York Giants and the Dallas Cowboys was a hoot! 

Kicker: Missing texts finally delivered

MEGAN BASHAM, HOST: Cupid, you know, the chubby little baby with the arrows, may have arrived nine months late for you this year. That is, if you are among the nearly 170,000 people awakened early Wednesday morning by a peculiar text message. 

Kicker: Faith and football

NICK EICHER, HOST: Faith and sports can bring out the best in us, and on Friday, a remarkable moment went viral online.  It happened during a high school football game in Texas, at Sherman High School.  Sherman’s team captain Gage Smith grabbed the shoulder of opposing player and star running back Ty Jordan at the 40...

Kicker: Paying for parking tickets with PB&J

NICK EICHER, HOST: Here’s some news that might help you get out of a jam … especially if you have some jam or some jelly, and you’ll get my meaning in a minute. At the University of Alaska, officials there have an innovative program for satisfying parking tickets. You can pay cash, check, credit card...

Kicker: Pumpkin spice Spam

NICK EICHER, HOST: So you’re probably looking forward to turkey and dressing, you know, the traditional Thanksgiving meal, some Pumpkin pie at the end.  But how about a little Pumpkin-spice Spam with it? That’s got Spam in it … I don’t like Spam! Graham Chapman of the Monty Python troupe would be stunned to know this...

Kicker: A remarkable birth in China

NICK EICHER, HOST: Shandong Province, China witnessed a remarkable birth recently. A woman, identified only by her surname, Tian, gave birth to a healthy 5-and-a-half pound baby girl by cesarean.