Judge Judy Dismisses Suit Against Son/Stepson & His Girlfriend (11/28/13)

Judge Judy Sheindlin dismisses a suit for a repossessed van. She then finds $1,375 to an ex-girlfriend for a personal loan. The judge then awards $836.90 for a car dented by a Rottweiler. Judge Judy then dismisses a mom and stepdad’s suit against her son. She then awards $644 to a sister, for rent and utilities. Lastly, the judge awards $650 for Bahamas tickets. Although Judge Judy dispenses with 6 cases today, the show could still have been faster, especially with the drug rehab case. The most I’ve seen is 5. David Schur and Karen Lemarr-Schur of Clarksville, NJ, sue Former Cashier…

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The X Factor Recap: Jeff Gutt, Lillie McCloud Embody Big-Band Chic; Yes, Ellona Isn’t a “Muppet” (11/27/13)

The X Factor’s Top 8 donned anything and everything elegant in tonight’s Big Band Challenge in efforts to surpass larger-than-life expectations demanded from this musical genre, much like guest performer Michael Buble just did when he opened the show. Here’s how the artists checked-out on their performances with a live 25-piece band. Rion Paige was a happy character on stage with LeAnn Rimes’ “Swingin”. For one, she finally got to sing a song she begged for, one which Simon has been telling her to do. Amidst worries of tackling a certain amount of choreography with the upbeat country song, Rion…

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Mad Money Recap: Wealth-Building Starts w/ Protecting Self from Risks; Growing 401k & IRA Values (11/27/13)

Building long-term wealth is front-and-center in Mad Money with Jim Cramer tonight for one big reason: the foundations of financial literacy that should be taught in high school and college levels is just lacking in America right now. If you think that aggressively investing in stocks is the only way to beat the markets, chances are you’re opening yourself to a lot of risks. A pre-requisite to building wealth is investing in capital preservation; that is, cushioning one’s self from unnecessary cost that can wipe out your savings. Before investing in stocks, Cramer lists three important things to do. First…

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Judge Judy Awards $2,500 for Soccer-Related Assault Countersuit (11/27/13)

Judge Judy Sheindlin dismisses a defamation and attorney’s fees suit and awards $2,500 for an assault injury countersuit. She then awards $350 for a wall damaged by a neighbor’s car, and $1,583 for a Pekingese’s lost eye from a Pit Bull’s bite. Lastly, the judge dismisses a suit for the return of a horse left with a caretaker, who countersues the owner for vet bills and food. Donovan Nelson (left in photo) of Tampa, FL, sues William Chavez (right) for attorney fees and defamation. They were playing a pick-up soccer game. William says, “I called the ball out, and he…

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Dr. Oz: Take Heartburn Meds for 14 Days Max (11/27/13)

Today, The Dr. Oz  Show tells us that exposure to the cold can increase our metabolism and help weight loss. Then he recommends peppermint steam to break the silent mucus cycle by soothing the inflamed throat. Then he warns us to take heartburn meds only with food, and to take them up to only 14 days at a time, and 3x a year. Dr. Oz tells “America’s funniest weatherman”, The Today Show‘s Al Roker that cold weather can make us lose weight, because it increases our metabolism. If you live in Florida like Al does, put an ice pack on your chest….

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