FRI, SAT, SUN, September 16, 17, 18, 2011

The Chicago Board of Health has cited Wrigley Field food vendors for multiple health violations.  But the fans are taking it as good sports.  Now after the seventh inning, they sing "... Buy me some peanuts and Cracker Jack...  antibiotics for e.Coli attacks."

In California, San Diego State University has launched the first fully-accredited Center for Surf Research devoted entirely to the study of surfing.  Qualified applicants can even earn a Ph. D but here the D stands for "Dude."   

NASCAR's 14-year old driver, Katie Brice, must be really persuasive -- not only because she has to talk the officials into letting her race and convince her pit crew that she's a better driver than they are, but most of all because she has to talk her dad into giving her the keys to the car.

A new poll of blue-collar employees nationwide shows that 32% of them prefer working for a male superior and 22% favor a lady in charge.  An investigation is underway of the 13% who said they'd settle for either -- as long as their disciplinary preferences include bondage.

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