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August 3, 2018

Friday Fun Facts

Idaho Troopers Issue “Too Slow” Tickets Idaho State Police are enforcing a new law targeting slow drivers using the passing lanes of highways. Since the law took effect July 1, two drivers have been cited for driving too slow. Police gave warnings to three other drivers. People expect general traffic to stay in the right lane and leave the left lanes open for passing. The law doesn’t specify how much time it should take for slow cars to move over to the right lane. Drivers who hold up traffic by going below the speed limit in the left lane face...Read more


July 27, 2018

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Baby Born in Chik-fil-A Bathroom with Lifetime Pirks You’ve probably heard about Gracelyn Mae Violet Griffin by now. She was born in the bathroom of a Chick-fil-A in San Antonio. Here’s what you didn’t know. Her birth certificate reads “Born in Chick-fil-A. She will get all the free food she wants – for life. Her dad is listed as the Delivering Physician. A chicken nugget-themed first birthday is already being planned at the restaurant. She has a job offer to work at Chick-fil-A when she turns 16. Her dad, Robert used the shirt off of his back to wrap her...Read more


July 20, 2018

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Stories From Uber Drivers There is no doubt that driving for Uber must be interesting with the variety of people drivers meet.  Some of the most bizarre requests reported by Uber drivers include an offer to provide a sexual favor as a tip since a female passenger had no cash, requests for specific music, a scavenger hunt that included obtaining a kiss from an Uber driver and four elderly ladies wanting their driver to smoke weed, drink Fireball and go skinny-dipping with them. They get to see a lot of weird things like a popular NFL player dressed in a...Read more


July 13, 2018

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Shuttle Service Offers Free Rides – If You Sing Forget about making awkward conversation with your Uber driver. Fortum, a clean energy company based in Europe has reinvented the concept of singing for your supper. Instead, you can get a free ride in the “Singalong Shuffle. As part of a new promotion, people can get a free ride as long as they sing the entire duration of the ride in a BMW i3. If someone stops singing along with a tablet device that contains song choices and lyrics, you get booted out faster than three strikes in the Cash Cab....Read more


July 5, 2018

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“Dead Woman” Found Alive in Morgue Fridge A woman was discovered alive in a morgue refrigerator shortly after being declared deceased in a car crash. Mortuary workers found the woman breathing hours after being certified dead at the scene by paramedics just outside Carletonville, southwest of Johannesburg. The unnamed woman from Gauteng had “showed no signs of life” following the traffic accident in the early hours of June 24. She was found alive in the morgue fridge after being ejected in the vehicle accident. After being discovered alive, the woman was taken to Carletonville hospital where she is now recovering....Read more


June 29, 2018

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Man Mistakenly Released from Jail, Brought Back by Wife 2 Hours Later 38-year-old James Rynerson from Colorado, imprisoned for menacing, disorderly conduct and trespass charges, was accidentally released from prison after guards mixed him up with another inmate, Marvin March. Rynerson said nothing when he was given March’s paperwork to sign, as well as his clothes, leather jacket and debit card, and no one checked his wristband as he left. Guards realized the error only when March approached a deputy to ask him when he would be released. Rynerson thought that the event was a stroke of good fortune and...Read more


June 22, 2018

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Montana Funeral Home Found Liable A Montana mortuary must pay a woman $50,000 after her husband was cremated against his wishes. A jury found a funeral director in Conrad, MT was negligent in his decision to cremate a man. Enid Yeager told jurors that mortuary staff pushed her toward cremation because a larger casket size would be needed to bury her husband. Attorneys for the funeral home said the director simply recommended Robert Yeager be cremated. Enid Yeager signed off on having him cremated so jurors found both the mortuary and Enid Yeager partially liable. She originally sued for $1...Read more


June 15, 2018

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Oops – Wrong Body Given to Family A wife has told police a body she thought was that of her missing husband belonged to a stranger after her spouse turned up a year after he was reported as a Missing Person. Police initially handed over the body to the wife after she made “positive” identification after reporting her husband missing three days earlier. Police acknowledged Wednesday that the body found in a river in June 2017 was that of another man reported missing at about the same time. The family notified police that the missing husband came home alive last...Read more


June 8, 2018

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Rudest Obituary – Ever! Kathleen Dehmlow died May 31 at the age of 80. Her obituary makes it clear she will not be missed by her two children. The obit in the Redwood Falls Gazette has the usual stuff such as date of birth, her marriage and her two children. Then this: “In 1962 she became pregnant by her husband’s brother Lyle Dehmlow and abandoned her children.” It goes on to say that Dehmlow “will now face judgement” and “will not be missed by Gina and Jay, and they understand that this world is a better place without her”.  The message...Read more


June 1, 2018

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Car Sinks Into Cement in Cleveland A Cleveland driver made a wrong turn and found himself delayed when his car began to sink into wet cement. Kate Warren said she watched the man drive right onto the new and wet cement last Thursday. Crews were in the middle of pouring new concrete at the intersection of Euclid Avenue and East 9th Street in Cleveland when the mishap occurred. Warren watched crews work to free the car after its tires started to sink into the freshly-poured wet cement.   Message in a Bottle – Found 18 Years Later An 11-year-old boy...Read more

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