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Today is Tuesday, December 30

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Today's Bonehead Award goes to a
Tennessee woman, who dressed up in armor
and went on a shooting spree.
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Today, in 
1953 The first color TV sets went on sale for about $1,175. 
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______________________________________________________ Reported by Walter, The Stonecarver An INTERNATIONAL BONEHEAD AWARD goes to Julia Shields 45, Chattanooga, Tennessee Woman in body armor drove around Chattanooga shooting at people A woman dressed in body armor fired shots at multiple people yesterday afternoon, resulting in a police chase on Hixson Pike, which ended in the woman's arrest. Chattanooga Police officers first responded to a report of shots fired on 1300 Cloverdale around 3:52 p.m., according to a news release from the Chattanooga Police Department. Once the officers arrived on scene, they found two victims who said they were at a stop sign when the suspect, Julia Shields, pulled up in a dark colored sedan and fired shots into their vehicle, the release said. A short time after this incident, police received several additional calls reporting that Shields was pointing her firearm at people as she drove pass them. It was reported that she shot at another vehicle in the same area around 1300 Cloverdale Drive, and officers eventually located her sitting in her vehicle in the Stuart Heights Baptist Church Parking lot on Hixson Pike, the release states. Shields escaped the parking lot in her car and led officers on a chase down Highway 153 and Hixson Pike, and continued to point her firearm at vehicles as she passed them. The chase ended at the intersection of Cloverdale Drive and Koblan Drive, as Shields pointed her firearm at an officer, before being taken into custody without incident or injury. Shields has been charged with 3 counts of attempted first degree murder, seven counts of aggravated assault, possession of a firearm during the commission of a felony, felony evading arrest, and felony reckless endangerment, the release says. ______________________________________________________ Tech Support Pits From: Daniel Re: Red X Dear Webby How do you get of the red x in a place where a picture should be? daniel [Free Avast Ad] Dear Daniel Tell the writer of that site, that he or she forgot to upload that picture. That can happen. Happens to me too about once a year. Have FUN! DearWebby ______________________________________________________ If you can help with the cost of the Humor Letter, please donate what you can! ______________________________________________________ Daily tip from Hot Chocolate Bar for Parties At your next holiday, why not warm up your guests by having a hot chocolate bar. It was a big hit at our son's birthday party, especially for the kids! We had both a large crockpot with a ladle and an electric kettle for hot water. Supplies: hot chocolate mix whipped cream candy canes (crushed or whole) mini marshmallows sprinkles cups with lids and sleeves stir sticks By lalala... [540]
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Mrs. Jones was reading a letter at breakfast. Suddenly she looked up suspiciously at her husband. "Henry," she said, "I've just received a letter from mother saying she isn't accepting our invitation to come and stay, as we do not appear to want her. What does she mean by that? I told you to write and say that she was to come at her own convenience. You did write, didn't you?" "Er, yes, I did," said the husband. "But I couldn't spell conveeniance, so I made it risk." ______________________________________________________ By the time Ted arrived at the hockey game, the first quarter was almost over. "Why are you so late?" his friend asked. "I had to toss a coin to decide between going to church and coming to the game." "How long could that have taken you?" "Well, I had to toss it 114 times."

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Today in 
1460 At the Battle of Wakefield, in England's Wars of the 
 Roses, the Duke of York was defeated and killed by the 
1853 The United States bought about 45,000 square miles 
 of land from Mexico in a deal known as the Gadsden Purchase. 
1880 The Transvaal was declared a republic. Paul Kruger 
 became its first president. 
1887 A petition to Queen Victoria with over one million 
 names of women appealing for public houses to be closed 
 on Sundays was handed to the home secretary. 
1903 About 600 people died when fire broke out at the 
 Iroquois Theater in Chicago, IL. 
1919 Lincoln's Inn, in London, admitted the first 
 female bar student. 
1922 The Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR) was formed. 
1924 Edwin Hubble announced the existence of other 
 galactic systems. 
1927 The first subway in the Orient was dedicated in Tokyo, Japan. 
1935 Italian bombers destroyed a Sweedish Red Cross unit in 
1936 The United Auto Workers union staged its first sit-down 
 strike, at the Fisher Body Plant in Flint, MI. 
1940 California's first freeway was officially opened. It 
 was the Arroyo Seco Parkway connecting Los Angeles and 
1944 King George II of Greece proclaimed a regency to rule 
 his country, virtually renouncing the throne. 
1947 King Michael of Romania abdicated in favor of a 
 Communist Republic. He claimed he was forced from his 
1953 The first color TV sets went on sale for about $1,175. 
1972 The United States halted its heavy bombing of 
 North Vietnam. 
1993 Israel and the Vatican established diplomatic relations. 
1996 A passenger train was bombed by Bodo separatists in 
 India's eastern state of Assam. At least 26 people were 
 killed and dozens were seriously injured. 
1996 About 250,000 striking workers shut down vital services 
 across Israel in protests against budget cuts proposed by 
 Prime Minister Netanyahu. 
1997 More than 400 people were massacred in four villages 
 in the single worst incident during Algeria's insurgency.
2014  smiled.

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