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#1 bmo

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Posted 29 July 2017 - 11:19 PM

Man Kills Self Before Shooting Wife and Daughter  
This one I caught in the SGV Tribune the other day and called the Editorial Room and asked who wrote this. 

It took two or three readings before the editor realized that what he was reading was impossible !

They put in a correction the next day.   

Something Went Wrong in Jet Crash, Expert Says 
      No really? Ya think?  

Police Begin Campaign to Run Down Jaywalkers   
       Now that's taking things a bit far!  

Panda Mating Fails; Veterinarian Takes Over   
       What a guy!    

Miners Refuse to Work after Death  
No-good-for-nothing' lazy so-and-so's!  

Juvenile Court to Try Shooting Defendant   
See if that works any better than a fair trial !  

War Dims Hope for Peace   
I can see where it might have that effect !  

 If Strike Isn't Settled Quickly, It May Last Awhile  
   Ya think ? !  

Cold Wave Linked to Temperatures   
      Who would have thought!  

Enfield (London) Couple Slain; Police Suspect Homicide   
They may be on to something here !  

Red Tape Holds Up New Bridges   
      You mean there's something stronger than duct tape?  

New Study of Obesity Looks for Larger Test Group   
Weren't they fat enough ? !  

Astronaut Takes Blame for Gas in Spacecraft  
That's what he gets for eating those beans !  

Kids Make Nutritious Snacks   
       Do they taste like chicken?

Local  High School Dropouts Cut in Half   
       Chainsaw Massacre all over again!  

Hospitals are Sued by 7 Foot Doctors   
       Boy, are they tall!

And the winner is....   

Typhoon Rips Through Cemetery; Hundreds Dead
     Did I read that right?

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Posted 30 July 2017 - 04:58 AM

Something Went Wrong in Jet Crash, Expert Says 


This is the board of experts we need!

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Posted 30 July 2017 - 07:19 AM

Brings attention to the story. LOL