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Three missing after hot air balloon catches fire in Virginia

Three people were missing after a hot air balloon caught fire over Virginia during a ballooning festival on Friday, said event organizers and witnesses. One local described hearing people calling for help from the balloon’s basket after officials said it appeared to hit a powerline in Doswell about 30 miles…

Texas city to pay Ted Nugent $16,000 to stay away from their 4th of July celebration

The organizers of a Fourth of July celebration in Longview, Texas, have decided to pay rocker-turned-conservative activist Ted Nugent $16,000 to not appear at their holiday music event as planned, according to KLTV. Preparing to hold its second annual Fourth of July festival at the Maude Cobb Convention Center, event…