The Saturday Six: “Cocaine cat” rescued, slap fighting may become a sport and an asteroid could hit Earth in 2046

The weekend is finally here.

In a busy news week, we reported on an Oregon man stranded in the snow who With his drone he called for helpThe The 10 most pet-friendly cities for renters and a memorial unveiled in honor of the abolitionist Harriet Tubman.

A memorial to abolitionist Harriet Tubman was unveiled on March 9, 2023 in Newark, New Jersey.

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Also, Vinyl record sales topped CDs for the first time since 1987 we offer sleeping tips Summertime arrives this weekend (don’t forget to throw these out clocks ahead), and the world mourned the losses Actor Robert Blake And Tom Jackson from QueerEye.

But that’s not all.

Below is our weekly Saturday Six, a roundup of half a dozen news stories – in no particular order – from heartfelt to weird to tragic and everything in between.

  • If you haven’t filed your taxes yetThere are a few things you should know before the April 18 deadline. From history: The tax season clock is ticking, with six weeks left until the April 18 federal deadline and millions of taxpayers who have yet to file their annual returns with the IRS. The early tax returns filed with the IRS so far provide a glimpse of what to expect this year, from processing time to the amount of your refund. Watch the video above.
  • A A cat found in a tree in Ohio had been exposed to cocaine. From history: Fresh out of Cocaine Bear’s theatrical release, news of the serval’s drug test quickly resulted in the nickname “Cocaine Cat” trending on Twitter. The big cat’s name is Amiry.
  • NASA monitors one Asteroid that could collide with Earth on Valentine’s Day 2046. From history: The asteroid, known as 2023 DW, was only discovered on February 26, according to the European Space Agency. It has now been included in the agency’s Risk List, a catalog of space objects that could potentially affect Earth, and based on what scientists have seen so far, it currently sits at number 1 on the list.
  • Slap fighting looks set to become the next big US sport. From history: Slap fighting is a one-on-one competition in which opponents slap each other in the face until someone surrenders or is KO’d. Though competitors have held unregulated games in small venues for years, the competitions received a major cachet in October when the Nevada Athletic Commission sanctioned them as a sport.
  • The The US Army has relaunched the slogan “Be All You Can Be”. Boost recruitment efforts during a slump. From history: Last year, the Army fell short of its recruitment targets by about 25% in what its leaders describe as the toughest recruitment environment since the all-volunteer force began. Army leaders have attributed the shortage in part to a lack of knowledge among young Americans about the army and the opportunities it opens up.
  • Finally one Her daughter’s viral TikTok helped save her family’s ailing restaurant in California. From history: Lee’s Noodle House has been open for 20 years. But financial troubles began in 2017 when the deadly Tubbs Fire — then the largest wildfire in California history — devastated Santa Rosa. Watch the video below.

Business at the Bay Area family restaurant is booming after daughter’s TikTok video went viral

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