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It’s National Boss’ day
Did you remember? Did you do something for your boss? Ever wonder how it got started? I did, so I googled it (what else?) Here's what I found out...
From communicationideas.com:
Patricia Haroski, a secretary from Deerfield IL, originated National Boss Day in 1958...
College Student Returns $690 Million Check
Because his late father was an Air Force veteran, 22-year-old Allen Smith gets a check from the VA every month. The $650 helps pay his college expenses but, like many students, he could always use some more.
He got a lot more earlier this month, when he opened his VA check and was staring right at th…
The Students Are Fed Up
Actually, NOT! That's what the Gabby Cabby, Peter Franklin, the New York City Cab Driver says, & he'll be joining me this afternoon (Thursday) around 4:40 on the Puffman Show. According to Franklin's True Tales (check out his website at: gabby.com...
Man Mistakes Phone Call From Dog for Burglar
Recently, a man from Orem, Utah was away from his house when he received a call on his cell phone from his home number. But instead of a voice on the other end, he heard nothing but banging and scratching noises and began to fear his home was being burglarized. So he called the cops. …
Who Won The Debate
No, no, NOT Obama & Romney...I'm blogging about the Gabby Cabby & the Puffman! It seems like there is a "debate" every time I talk with this driver of the yellow mobile conveyance lounge, Peter Franklin, the New York City cab driver. Pete w...
Pinterest Aids in Helping Police Nab Criminals
Never underestimate the power of the internet or its users: it may sound crazy, but the social network Pinterest, aka the place where you can find a cute-sy cashmere sweater and a recipe for caramel fudge brownies, has helped local Pennsylvania police departments catch criminals.
Download The Weird
Make that "weird" with a capital W! Ripley's gigantic new book, "Ripley's Believe It or Not-Download The Weird" was just released the 12th of THIS month, & Monday afternoon at 4:35, I'll talk to one of my favorite (& most weird) gues…
Amusement Park Visitors Get Stranded for Hours
What’s not to love about a California amusement park called Knott’s Berry Farms? With such a magical-sounding name, we can’t imagine things could ever go awry. But then again, we’re sucked in by almost anything even remotely charming.
Un…

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