Monday, April 30, 2012

“I read the news today, oh boy ...”

Everybody else is reporting on the "Nerd Prom" known in polite company as the White House Correspondents' Dinner. We have some other ideas, from the usually unusual sources.

Some of you missed a chance to buy an entire town out west, which had a population of one, and he was bugging out. Another opportunity knocks, and this one -- Toomsboro, in southern Georgia -- is better equipped. (AP)

From a town outside of Indianapolis comes this variation on our recent comments on school bullying. A six-year-old student was arrested for kicking and threatening the school principal. Did we mention this was a girl? (Reuters)

Vermont has the USA's smallest state capital, Montpelier, with one of the smallest state capital buildings. Among the resolutions passed was to thank one of the legislators for replacing plain M&Ms with peanut M&Ms. (AP)

In Mexico City, a woman is pregnant with nine children, six girls and three boys. Check your local listings for the reality show that follows. (Reuters)

Finally, a young co-ed at the University of Iowa just wanted a night out with the girls, so she got up on the platform to dance along with them, and the bouncer pulls her off the platform because ... (ABC News)

Well, that's all the news that fits. Stay tuned, and stay in touch.

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