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OKG Newsletter


Topic: Weird

Muslims Find school Kosher


News of the Weird

Chuck Shepherd
Muslims Find School Kosher About half the students who attend the Jewish primary school King David, in Birmingham, England, are Muslims, and in fact, their parents work hard to get them i...
 
Thursday, March 8, 2007

A California School's Racial Pep Rallies


News of the Weird

Chuck Shepherd
A California School's Racial Pep Rallies  Mount Diablo High School (Concord, Calif.) students met in racial groups in February to prepare for upcoming statewide tests, to motivate them to imp...
 
Thursday, March 15, 2007

Touring the World's Greatest Slums


News of the Weird

Chuck Shepherd
Touring the World's Greatest Slums The Kibera neighborhood in Nairobi, Kenya, and the Dahravi section of Mumbai, India, are two of the planet's most appalling slums, but residents have re...
 
Thursday, March 22, 2007

A political appeal to the Finnish Klingon community


News of the Weird

Chuck Shepherd
A political appeal to the Finnish Klingon community A political appeal to the Finnish Klingon community ... Plus, insurance against paper cuts, preferring babies with abnormalities, Egypt...
 
Thursday, March 29, 2007

A Tennessee prison tries to poach California inmates


News of the Weird

Chuck Shepherd
A Tennessee prison tries to poach California inmates (The West Tennessee Detention Facility (Mason, Tenn.) made a video pitch for California inmates, hoping some would volunteer to be out...
 
Thursday, April 5, 2007

Two angry psychiatrists from a failed romance get thoroughly analyzed in their lawsuit


News of the Weird

Chuck Shepherd
In March, a jury in Los Angeles listened to nine psychiatrists testify, along with other witnesses who openly described their sex lives, before finally deciding that neither party in the shrink-vs.-sh...
 
Thursday, April 12, 2007

News of the Weird


News of the Weird

Chuck Shepherd
Chuck Shepherd's News of the Weird (.995) WEEK OF MARCH 4, 2007 Muslims Find School Kosher About half the students who at...
 
Thursday, April 19, 2007

The Continuing Crisis


News of the Weird


Registered sex offender Jason Lee, 28, was arrested in Cincinnati in February and charged with several counts of deception for his seemingly benevolent acts of posting bond for two female strangers wh...
 
Saturday, April 12, 2008

Unclear on the Concept


News of the Weird


In July, St. Mary's Airport on the Isles of Scilly (off the southwest coast of England) posted a vacancy announcement for air traffic controller that added, helpfully, that applications were available...
 
Thursday, September 11, 2008

Police Blotter


News of the Weird


Paul Baldwin, 48, was ordered held on $10,000 bail in Portsmouth, N.H., in May after his arrest for stealing a can of beer, which seems expensive except that it was Baldwin's 152nd arrest. When a judg...
 
Thursday, September 11, 2008
 
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