A wealthy Texas 16-year-old who killed four people while driving drunk received only 10 months of probation after defense attorneys argued that he was a product of privileged wealth who can’t stop doing whatever he wants because he has never been punished. WORLD -2
The Hamilton County Clerk of Courts let its domain name expire last week, causing courtclerk.org to be unavailable for parts of two days. The county says it will pay for the name long-term instead of having to remember to pay the $60 every year.
Diet soda sales declined nearly 7 percent during the past year. Although researchers don’t know exactly why this has happened, they also don’t know “what these specific artificial sweeteners do to the brain reward system.”
A Florida man protested a public Nativity scene in Tallahassee by setting up a Festivus pole in the capitol building using PVC pipe and empty PBR cans. No word on how many times Obamacare came up during the airing of grievances. WORLD +2
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