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News of the Weird 5/15/14

News of the Weird 5/15/14

by Chuck Shepherd Too Much Money Larry Ellison, the CEO of Oracle Corp. (and the world's fifth-richest person, according to Forbes magazine) is a big basketball fan and was reported in April to [...]

News of the Weird

News of the Weird

by Chuck Shepherd Price of Friendship "Whoever said, 'Money can't buy you friends' clearly hasn't been on the Internet recently," wrote The New York Times in April, pointing to various social [...]

News of the Weird 5/1/14

News of the Weird 5/1/14

by Chuck Shepherd "Oooooo! Aaaaahhh! Eh?" The Canadian Radio-television & Telecommunications Commission in March reprimanded three pornography broadcast stations—not for excessively erotic [...]

News of the Weird 4/24/14

News of the Weird 4/24/14

by Chuck Shepherd Alter Egos First-term U.S. Rep. Ted Yoho of Florida is already among the House's most conservative members, but his Republican primary challenger claims to be even more so—but [...]

News of the Weird 4/17/14

News of the Weird 4/17/14

by Chuck Shepherd Down on the Deer Farm The billion-dollar deer-farming industry in America produces generations of bucks growing progressively larger racks of antlers mainly for eventual bragging [...]

News of the Weird 4/10/14

News of the Weird 4/10/14

by Chuck Shepherd Noise Is Golden The Formula One circuit is generally thought to attract fans as a showcase of motorcar technology and racing skill, but organizers of the Australian Grand Prix [...]

News of the Weird 4/3/14

News of the Weird 4/3/14

by Chuck Shepherd Job Security in the Paperwork Mine "The trucks full of paperwork come every day," wrote The Washington Post in March, down a country road in Boyers, Pa., north of Pittsburgh, and [...]

News of the Weird 3/27/14

News of the Weird 3/27/14

by Chuck Shepherd Sentimental Journey Kevin Walters, 21, staged an emotional, though unsuccessful, one-man, chained-to-the-door protest in March to prevent the closing of a commercial rest stop [...]

News of the Weird 3/20/14

News of the Weird 3/20/14

by Chuck Shepherd The Entrepreneurial Spirit Branko Bogdanov, 58, his wife, Lela, 52, and daughter Julia, 34, were arrested in March and charged in a 10-year shoplifting enterprise run out of [...]

News of the Weird 3/13/14

News of the Weird 3/13/14

by Chuck Shepherd Sobering Signs In February, the Tennessee Supreme Court ruled that David Bell could not avoid being charged with DUI merely because he had been sober enough to pass all six [...]

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