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Parents say the Grinch is coming to the Fort Worth school district. The school district announced this week that it won’t allow Santa to visit classrooms or students to hand out gifts to each other during the school day, <a href=”http://www.star-telegram.com/2011/12/01/3565292/fort-worth-school-district-bans.html#my-headlines-default” target=”_blank”>according to a Fort Worth Star-Telegram story. </a> The district’s attorney explained the decision [...]
A 17-year-old girl missed a flight after Transportation Security Administration agents stopped her for having a design of a gun on her purse, according to a News4Jax.com story. Vanessa Gibbs said she didn’t have an issues getting through Security at Jacksonville International Airport, but TSA agents at Norfolk airport took issue with the gun design, [...]
Days after American Airlines said it will file for bankruptcy, the airline has been hit with a lawsuit. Family members of a Miami man who died after he ate a meal on an American Airlines flight are suing the airliner and its caterer alleging the meal gave him food poisoning and ultimately killed him, CNN is reporting.
The best quote of the day will very likely be this one: “What are the odds of having two flying squirrels in the same emergency room?” For a frame of reference, it comes from this story about a flying squirrel entering a hospital ER and eluding the fire department. (How’d the FD land flying squirrel [...]
Coca-Cola found a marketing idea in the Arctic that combined its red-canned product with saving the snow-white polar bears. It turned its red Coke cans white for the holidays.
Sales of Maybach ultraluxury cars have not lived up to expectations, so Daimler is axing its flagship Mercedes-Benz brand.
Trolling fishermen brought home a rare catch — video of a great white shark cruising the North Carolina coast and circling their boat.
Some 10, 000 people in Budapest are now criminals under a new law in Hungary that outlaws being homeless. From The BBC: A new legal regulation has come into force in Hungary making homelessness punishable by a fine of around $600 or prison. MPs from the ruling conservative party proposed the regulation, on the grounds [...]