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What's the one thing this coach will NEVER do???

What's the one thing this coach will NEVER do???

Coach Kevin Kelley plays the numbers like a casino gambler. But in this case, the odds are in his favor. He's the head coach of the Pulaski Academy Bruins in Little Rock, Arkansas and he’s got an unorthodox approach to football – never punt!

Kelley knows people think he’s crazy for always “going for it,” but he’s got the stats to prove it works – like three state championships.  He says there's a moment in his childhood that made him the person he is today. While his game strategy may be unconventional, his players say it's teaching them lessons beyond football.

Lupita Nyongo on the cover of People Magazine's 'Most Beautiful' issue

Lupita Nyong'o named 'most beautiful'

Big year for Lupita Nyong’o! She won the best supporting actress Oscar for her role in “12 Years a Slave” and now is she’s on the cover of People Magazine’s “Most Beautiful” issue!

Nyongo tells people it is a major compliment to be on the cover and that she is, “happy for all the girls who will would see me on [it] and feel a little more seen.”

Zinging the blues

Zinging the blues

Tuesday, the New York Police Department asked people to tweet pictures taken with their officers using the hashtag #myNYPD. They even tweeted out an example of what they were hoping for, a photo showing smiling cops and happy citizens.

Search efforts Wednesday, April 22, 2014, nearly a week after the sinking of a ferry boat off the shores of South Korea.

Officials: No air pockets in sunken ferry

Officials in South Korea said Wednesday that there are no air pockets left on a ferry that capsized while carrying hundreds of high school students, dashing hopes that some passengers may still be alive.

More of the ship's crew members were arrested this morning, bringing the total to 11.

Search for Malaysia Airlilnes Flight 370: An "object of interest" has washed ashore on the coast of Western Australia.

Flight 370 'object of interest' washes ashore

There's breaking news in the search for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370: An object of interest has washed ashore on the coast of Western Australia.

Authorities there say the item was found about 200 miles south of Perth and a photograph appears to show a long piece of sheet metal with rivets.

Speed feed: Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Some of today's must-see, must-share stories seen on Morning Express with Robin Meade:

Plane stowaway wanted to go to Africa to see mom (CNN)
- Unidentified 15-year-old is in a hospital in Hawaii, official says

Hector Montoya was moved a story about a mother and daughter who died in a house fire. So instead of buying a video game system, he spent his savings on fire detectors for people in his neighborhood.

Kid's PS4 savings may save lives in fires

Hector Montoya was moved by a story he saw on the news about a mother and daughter who died in a house fire. So instead of buying a video game system, he spent his savings on fire detectors for people in his neighborhood.

Brian New from HLN affiliate KTVT reports.

Jewel performs at 'Howard Stern's Birthday Bash' presented by SiriusXM, produced by Howard Stern Productions at Hammerstein Ballroom on January 31, 2014 in New York City.

Be the inspiration for Jewel's new song

You can enter a contest to meet jewel and help her write a song about "home" to raise awareness about the benefits of public housing.

Enter the contest at ReThinkHousing.org

South Korean rescue members carry the body of a victim recovered from the "Sewol" ferry to an ambulance at a harbour in Jindo on April 22, 2014. The confirmed death toll from South Korea's ferry disaster crossed 100 on April 22, as dive teams, under growing pressure from bereaved relatives, accelerated the grim task of recovering hundreds more bodies from the submerged vessel.

Rescue diver: 'We can't even face the families'

The divers searching the sunken ferry in South Korea say it's gut-wrenching facing the families waiting on shore.

They face even tougher conditions emotionally and physically today.

It's Earth Day. File photo: This view of the rising Earth greeted the Apollo 8 astronauts as they came from behind the Moon after the lunar orbit insertion burn. Earth is about five degrees above the horizon in the photo. The unnamed surface features in the foreground are near the eastern limb of the Moon as viewed from Earth.

Speed feed: Tuesday, April 22, 2014

Some of today's must-see, must-share stories seen on Morning Express with Robin Meade:

It's Earth Day (earthday.org)
- How will you celebrate?

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