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1 dead after Southwest engine apparently explodes midair, forcing emergency landing

One person has died after Southwest plane engine failed in midair, forcing an emergency landing at the Philadelphia International Airport this morning, officials said. The plane was en route from New York City’s LaGuardia International Airport to Dallas Love Field when passenger Matt Tranchin said he saw a “huge explosion and glass shattering three rows ahead of me.” “Flight attendants…

Kendrick Lamar becomes first rapper to win Pulitzer Prize for Music

Rapper Kendrick Lamar has given hip-hop an unexpected moment of institutional critical acclaim, taking out the Pulitzer Prize for Music for his 2017 album ‘DAMN.’ He was the first musician from outside the classical or jazz worlds to win the award, which recognises the artistic brilliance of a particular piece of music. The judges described the album as: “A virtuosic…

A day all about the kids returns to Lexington – along with a six foot friend

The 18th Lexington Kids Day, along with music, fun, and a six-foot otter returns to town

LEXINGTON SC (WOLO)-It promises to be a day full of games for the whole family, information, fun, music – oh, and a six foot otter named Ollie.  According to Kids Day co-founder Jud Heldreth, the day, started back in 2000, has grown to over 120 vendors and 20,000 annual attendees.  They have also added a six-foot mascot named Ollie the…

What to do if you miss the tax filing deadline

We are a nation of procrastinators, at least when it comes to taxes. Nearly a quarter of Americans wait until the last two weeks before the deadline to prepare their taxes, according to the IRS, whereas some miss Tax Day altogether. For anyone who is a last-minute filer or missed the April 17 deadline, here’s what to do. File for…

Frozen Shoulder isn’t something you find at the meat market

Tyler Ryan learns about an affliction called Frozen Shoulder from Vital Energy's Hima Dalal

LEXINGTON SC (WOLO) – Frozen Shoulder,  also known as Adhesive Capsulitis is a very painful condition of Shoulder. According to Vital Energy Founder Hima Dalal, it can be caused from injury arthritis inflammation, and can cause a weakness of the shoulder muscle, causing increased pain.  As the pain continues to increase, you slowly start avoiding using the shoulder which causes scar…