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Heartland's Alisha Newton

Something about Alisha Newton makes me giggle. She's so poised -- so present. Heartland's new cast member is a four-foot-eight Vancouver kid with 11 candles on her birthday cake, an iPhone 4S...

No iPhone, no thanks: ungrateful Christmas gift recipients

Not getting the latest iPhone or iPad was apparently the biggest tragedy for some people this Christmas.