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Weekend Fun

FRI: Raptors at Grizzlies at 7, Almost Elton John at Lafayette’s, Alex Bugnon and Julian Vaughn, Pokey Lafarge at Minglewood, Terry Prince and The Principles CD release party with Native Blood and Racquet at Sounds Good Memphis, Blackwater at Railgarten SAT: Ugly Sweater Day at The Memphis Zoo, Memphis Tiger basketball at noon, Thunder at […]

A shot in the arm… no.. a shot in the butt

Omaha police received a call on Monday about two people riding in a stolen car. One of those people was 25-year-old Tyler Williams. Since he already had two outstanding warrants, when police approached the vehicle Williams and his companion jumped out of the car and fled. In an attempt to escape from police, Williams jumped […]

A crack full of crack.. lovely

Coatesville, Pennsylvania’s Steven Reeves was recently pulled over by police for failing to use his turn signal while riding his motorcycle. However, a minor traffic ticket was soon the least of his worries as officers found his license had been suspended and he had two active warrants out for his arrest. Those matters would also […]

That cow needs to be “less sexy”… um, ok

Some people in Montclair, New Jersey, are having a cow over a cow. The newly opened Dairy Air Ice Cream Company has a logo that depicts a cartoon cow with a bare and very human-looking derriere. Local business owner Amy Tingle, who is likely not a prude, wrote an open letter saying, “It is offensive […]

Darlene, hun, that’s just not good karma

Despite having no handicaps, Davenport, Florida’s Teresa “Darlene” Bradley was seen parking in a handicapped spot. Bradley was spotted using a handicapped space at city hall on several occasions, including once when she removed a large suitcase from the trunk of her car and walked into the building without assistance. Further investigation found that Bradley […]

How Much Binge-Watching These TV Shows Adds to Your Electric Bill, From ‘Game of Thrones’ to ‘Westworld’

“Stranger Things” is a frigging steal, according to Crescent Electric’s new study Tony Maglio | Last Updated: December 7, 2017 @ 1:51 PM Binge-watching will probably end up costing us all years of our life — but how much money is it actually tacking on to the electric bill? Crescent Electric calculated exactly that and shared its findings […]

Quirk in Senate Rules Could Kill Newman’s Own

Exemption to save company was cut from tax bill By Rob Quinn,  Newser Staff Posted Dec 8, 2017 6:06 AM CST (NEWSER) – The food company Paul Newman gave to his charitable foundationmonths before his death in 2008 may have been doomed by a quirk in Senate regulations. The tax overhaul recently passed by the Senate included a measure that […]

Congress Passes Stopgap Funding Bill

Government shutdown prevented—for 2 weeks By Michael Harthorne,  Newser Staff Posted Dec 7, 2017 6:05 PM CST (NEWSER) – The US government will stay open—for at least two more weeks—after the House and Senate passed a short-term funding bill Thursday, Politico reports. The bill, which funds the government through Dec. 22, passed the House 235-193 and Senate 81-14 just […]