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Proofreading is Dying

Actual headlines and that appeared in newspapers across the country. Man Struck By Lightning: Faces Battery Charge. He probably IS the battery charge! Man Kills Self Before Shooting Wife and Daughter. Say, whaaat?! Something Went Wrong in Jet Crash, Expert Says. Really? Ya think? Police Begin Campaign to Run Down …

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Stopped by Police at 2 AM

Police Officer

An elderly man was stopped by the police around 2 AM and was asked where he was going at that time of night. The man replied, “I’m on my way to a lecture about alcohol abuse and the effects it has on the human body, as well as smoking, and …

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The Empty Hand

woman holding a young boy's hand

-- Author Unknown

Thanksgiving Day was near. The first grade teacher gave her class a fun assignment -- to draw a picture of something for which they were thankful.

Most of the class might be considered economically disadvantaged, but still many would celebrate the holiday with turkey and other traditional goodies of the season. These, the teacher thought, would be the subjects of most of her student's art. And they were.

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Road Rage

Supposedly a True Story -- Author unknown

An honest man was being tailgated by a stressed out woman on a busy boulevard. Suddenly, the light turned yellow, just in front of him.

He did the right thing, stopping at the crosswalk, even though he could have beaten the red light by accelerating through the intersection.

The tailgating woman hit the roof, and the horn, screaming in frustration as she missed her chance to get through the intersection.

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A Trooper’s Story

By Jack Graham [Publisher’s Note: This story is sad, but TRUE… about a U.S. soldier who lived in Boonville, NY and was killed in Iraq. It’ It is taken from a letter written by Senior Investigator Jack Graham of  the New York State Police to fellow members of the NY …

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