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Friday, May 8, 2015

Goats Gone Wild!

Dozens of goats, hired to eat brush for two weeks, somehow ended up on the city's streets on Wednesday, May 6, 2015.


NBC4 viewer Joe Cascio's video footage shows the group of 50 goats descending the hillside and eating the green grass in the center divider of the street as passers-by watch.




"There's goats everywhere!" Cascio exclaimed while recording cellphone video of the goats.

Video showed cars stopped in the street as goats — and spectators — filled the roadway.
He described the goat sighting as "bizarre" and as something that would happen "only in Ventura County."

Community members in the Morrison Ranch area of Agoura Hills hired the herd of goats to eat brush for two weeks, according to the Lost Hills Sheriff's Station. Morrison Ranch residents wanted an environmentally friendly way to clear the weeds, brush and other invasive plants.

The weed eaters somehow got loose around 10 a.m. Wednesday on Grey Rock Road and East Thousand Oaks Boulevard in Agoura Hills, officials said.

The two officers on scene were "severely outnumbered" and unable to wrangle the herd of goats, Cascio said.

Passers-by pulled over on the side of the road to catch a glimpse of the goats, which Cascio said were "intent on eating."

The eco-goats ran back up the hillside after a while, Cascio said.

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Is gym you least favorite class in school day? Then you should be glad you didn't go to school in the 1960's. As school budgets have been slashed across the board and focus has shifted away from physical education to standardized tests schools have cut gym class and recess.


Thanks to safety lawsuits and high insurance costs, many schools have done away with some of the more dangerous(and fun) aspects of gym class.


With an increase on the negative aspects of bullying, many schools have stopped playing games like dodgeball and replaced them with yoga.
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You Bet Your Life was the post-World War II vehicle that provided Groucho Marx with a career apart from his brothers and introduced him to a generation of viewers too young to remember him from his stage or film work. The interview-quiz show, featuring the famous $100 bonus paid to any contestant who said the "secret word" (displayed on a cartoonish stuffed duck that dropped from above if a contestant uttered the word of the day) debuted on radio in 1947, aired on both radio and television through 1960, and continued on television only for its final season in 1960-61 — all in all, an amazing fourteen-year run for a quiz show with a tiny budget, a plain set, and a small jackpot (even by 1950s standards).

image: http://www.snopes.com/radiotv/graphics/grouchoin2.jpg

Although You Bet Your Life was structured to make it appear as though every show was completely ad-libbed by Groucho (who issued a steady stream of impromptu questions, off-the-cuff remarks, and cutting put-downs to contestants he had met only moments earlier), a good deal of preparation went into each episode. Potential contestants were selected and interviewed in advance, scripts for each week's show were prepared by writers and reviewed by Groucho, and the comedian used a mechanical teleprompter to read his lines during the recording of the program. (In early telecasts of You Bet Your Life, Groucho can be seen reading off sheets of paper propped up in front of him on something resembling a music stand.) It was true, however, that Groucho didn't actually meet the contestants until they walked onstage, and he certainly had plenty of latitude to depart from the prepared gags and questions (as did the contestants), with the result that much of the show's banter was indeed improvised on the spot. About a hour's worth of material was recorded for each half hour program so that flubs, uninteresting segments, and any troublesome or offensive remarks by Groucho could be edited out.

The most notable remark of Groucho's You Bet Your Life years, that one that has gone down in legend as one of pop culture's most notorious comeback quips, supposedly occurred when Grouch was interviewing a Mrs. Story, a contestant with a remarkably large number of children (a number that varies anywhere from 10 to 21 in different tellings of the legend):
GROUCHO: "Why do you have so many children? That's a big responsibility and a big burden."

MRS. STORY: "Well, because I love my children and I think that's our purpose here on Earth, and I love my husband."

GROUCHO: "I love my cigar, too, but I take it out of my mouth once in a while."
Read more at http://www.snopes.com/radiotv/tv/grouchocigar.asp#HVuevJArwRasKIwd.99
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And Finally"

Well boys and girls, we have a brand new "Asshole of the Day" for ya!

When choosing between the carrot and the stick to motivate their girls, police say a pair of Florida parents chose a seriously illegal carrot. Joey and Chad Mudd of Largo were arrested Monday on child abuse charges.

The couple are accused of smoking pot with their teen girls, ages 13 and 14. According to mom Joey, it "was an incentive to the children" for things like going to school and doing their chores, a rep for the Pinellas Sheriff's Office tells WFLA

Read more: http://www.kmcx.com/articles/weird-news-104673/cops-florida-parents-gave-girls-drugs-13571766#ixzz3ZYD6ZLlR