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Cocaine addict racks up $120,000 in unpaid tolls, fines

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A recovering cocaine addict racked up $120,000 in unpaid tolls and fines in New York tunnels and bridges, but it is his 75-year-old mother who is responsible for all the debt, according to a New York Post story. According to The Post, Peter Davis, 52, for years would drive through toll booths with his mother’s car [...] [Read More]
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Outrageous Valentine’s Day note at BYU goes viral

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On Valentine’s Day at Brigham Young University, one young student first thought the man handing her a note at a cubicle was a prospective Valentine. [Read More]
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Texas teacher tells brat student to “Go back to Mexico”

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A Texas teacher is fighting to keep her job after allegedly telling a Hispanic student to “go back to Mexico,” according to a Fox 4 News story. [Read More]
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Kids get caffeine fix in New York’s hippest coffee shops

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The “Babyccino” is apparently a new trend in some of the hippest parts of New York. [Read More]
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Airline offers you Mile-High Club membership

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Always wanted to have sex on an airplane? Here’s your chance. [Read More]
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More pets died on Delta than any other airline last year

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The Consumerist reported that 35 pets died on U.S. carriers last year, with 19 of those on Delta flights. The Atlanta-based airline transports 500,000 pet passengers a year and has banned smushed-face breeds like bulldogs since they often suffer from overheating. (Of the 16 pets that died on Delta flights the year before, six were [...] [Read More]
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Snickers, Twix candymaker will stop making king-sized bars

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Giant candy bars with loads of calories may becoming a thing of the past, as major candymaker Mars announced a pledge to keep all its products at under 250 calories by the end of next year, Reuters reported. That means its biggest bars—supersized Snickers, Twix and M&Ms—will go away by the start of 2014 to [...] [Read More]
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U.S. economy being nickeled-and-pennied to death?

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It costs 11.2 cents to make a U.S. nickel.

Is that the dumbest thing you ever heard? Check this out: It also costs 2.4 cents to make each penny.

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