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Monopoly is Boring Because You’ve Been Playing It Wrong
You probably think of Monopoly as that excruciating board game you have to play with your family, unless your mom likes to make her nephews cry and it gets banned from the house (thanks, Mom!). It turns out it's not the Parker Bros.' fault that the game is so mind-numbingly dull -- it&apos…
STATE SENATOR-TRAFFIC STOP
No charges against senator while probe continues
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — The Blackfeet tribe's chief prosecutor says his office is waiting for the results of an investigation before deciding whether to charge a state senator accused of fleeing a law-enforcement officer...
Goose Doesn’t Abandon Nest in Time for Osprey
(Information in the following story is from: Missoulian, http://www.missoulian.com)
MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — A pair of Canada geese that claimed squatter's rights to an osprey nest just outside a Missoula baseball stadium didn't clear out in time for the osprey to assume their tradition…
Call Me A Cab
Better yet, I'll call a cabdriver! I'll be putting through a call to Peter Franklin, the Gabby Cabby, this afternoon (Thursday) on the Puffman Show. I'll try to get a hold of Pete around a quarter to 5 OUR time. That way, it will be the dinner hour on the east coast & the Gab …
Guy Cancels Pizza Pickup Because Hockey Game Went into Overtime
Sports fans have a lower threshold for the word “emergency.” While most people reserve the term for events like heart attacks, major world crises and running out of toilet paper, sports fans know that true emergencies are things like double overtime and last minute drives. So you can forgive one loy…
THIS Story Is True
Publisher's Weekly says "This gripping account is proof that truth can be stranger--& far more disturbing--than fiction" & I agree. I'm currently reading John Glatt's "The Prince Of Paradise: The True Story of a Hotel Heir, His Seductive Wife, & a Ruthless Murder" &am…
Shark Soup For Lunch
That's one of the things that the Gabby Cabby, Peter Franklin-the New York City cab driver from the streets of New York will be gabbing about this afternoon (Thursday) when he joins me on the Puffman Show at 4:30. Pete says the shark's biggest threa these days is driven by the global deman…
Cake Resignation Letter Is the Best Way to Quit a Job
Just about everyone has dreamt about quitting a job in a grand fashion. Not only was Chris Holmes able to pull off a splashy exit from his nine-to-five as a border control agent at London's Stansted Airport, but he was able to do so in a way that should drum up some business for his new en…

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