Saturday, July 26, 2008

In the News

I found the following news stories while reading over the Seattle Post-Intelligencer website this weekend.

Kayaking teens accused of tiki bar beer theft
PORTER TOWNSHIP, Mich. -- Two teenagers have been arrested after kayaking across a lake and stealing beer and energy drinks from a man's beachfront tiki bar.

Read the full article here.

Really, guys?

Angry man shoots lawn mower for not starting
MILWAUKEE -- A Milwaukee man was accused of shooting his lawn mower because it wouldn't start. Keith Walendowski, 56, was charged with felony possession of a short-barreled shotgun or rifle and misdemeanor disorderly conduct while armed.

Read the full article here.

And buddy? Just chill.

I’d really like to know a) the process by which these events are reported b) why they make it to print and c) how do they make it to the front page of a major online news outlet such as The Seattle PI. Must have been a slow news day.

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