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NC mom ODs in Bass Pro Shops parking lot 
with baby in the car; both parents charged
Today, July 22 in
1587 A second English colony was established on Roanoke Island off
North Carolina. The colony vanished under mysterious circumstances. 
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_____________________________________________________ Morris staggered into the house at two o'clock in the morning. As he entered his bedroom, he found another man in bed with his wife. His wife pushed the man off her and demanded to know where Morris had been until two o'clock in he morning. Morris looked at his wife's lover and demanded, "Who in the heck is this guy, and what is he doing in bed with you?" The wife responded, "Don't you dare go changing the subject on me! Where in the heck have you been so late?" ___________________________________________________ An INTERNATIONAL BONEHEAD AWARD has been earned by Kelly Lourie Bennett, 28, left and Michael Edward Ward, 25, Cary, North Carolina NC mom ODs in Bass Pro Shops parking lot with baby in the car; both parents charged A mother overdosed on drugs while her baby was in the car with her at the Bass Pro Shops parking lot in Cary on Monday, according to police. Now, the mother and father have been arrested and charged with misdemeanor child abuse. Kelly Lourie Bennett, 28, of Apex overdosed on narcotics after injecting herself with the drugs Monday afternoon, according to arrest records. Her 7-month-old child was also in the car, which was parked at the lot at 801 Bass Pro Lane off of Harrison Avenue. Michael Edward Ward, 25, of Clayton is listed as the child’s father. According to arrest records, he allowed Bennett to inject herself while the child was with her. Both parents were arrested Monday evening and charged with misdemeanor child abuse for allowing “substantial risk of physical injury” to the child. Ward and Bennett were held in the Wake County Detention Center on Tuesday under a $10,000 bond and a $5,000 bond, respectively. Bennett has a history of arrests in Wake County. She was arrested for assault in 2008; failure to return rental property twice in 2013; possession with intent to distribute meth precursor, conspiracy to manufacture meth and identity theft in 2015; and probation violation in 2016. Ward also has a history of arrests in the Triangle. He was arrested for failure to work after being paid and possession with intent to distribute a meth precursor and possession of drug paraphernalia in Wake County in 2015; larceny in Durham County in 2016; probation violations in Wake County in 2016; and larceny, driving without a license and child abuse in Wake County in 2018. The child is in Detox and will be under the care of Child Services. No protest by Anti-Trumpers about child separation are scheduled, yet.
Tech Support Pits From Barb Re: Weird symbols in mail that came from Outlook Dear Webby, In mail, that originated from me and shows in people's replies, there are weird symbols like  or É. They show even in Gmail, if a portion of it came from my other machine, that has Outlook on it. What is the cause of that? Thanks Barb Dear Barb That is just Microslop. You must have seen complaints regarding "winmail.dat", that most people nowadays delete automatically right on the server. Win mail.dat is sent by Outlook and Microsoft WORD to supply supplementary font information so that other Outlook users see left-wing quotes, curly quotes and similar non-standard characters, that look cutesy on widdle goilies emails, but are just a nuisance on regular standard programs. That is why Microsoft adds a secret "Winmail.dat" file to supply the extra information. Well, almost everybody dumps the thilly winmail.dat right on the server. It is just a useless nuisance. IF, and only IF, the receiving victim has Microsoft Office or Outlook, then they can use the winmail.dat to tilt the quotes and do a few other semi-cute stunts. Standard programs just show whatever letters come through. Your Outlook uses É (plus winmail dat translator) to produce a left wing quote, There IS a setting in Outluck to make it send standard characters and forget the left wing quotes and curly quotes. Microsoft calls the left wing quotes "Smart Quotes". The rest of us call them "Microslop". Here is how to turn the Microslop off and get standard characters: outlook-disable-turn-off-smart-quotes.html Have FUN DearWebby

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Today, July 22 in
1376 The legend of the Pied Piper of Hamelin leading rats out of
town is said to have occurred on this date. 

1587 A second English colony was established on Roanoke Island off
North Carolina. The colony vanished under mysterious circumstances.

1796 Cleaveland was founded by General Moses Cleaveland. 

1798 The USS Constitution was underway and out to sea for the first
time since being launched on October 21, 1797. 

1812 English troops under the Duke of Wellington defeated the
French at the Battle of Salamanca in Spain. 

1926 Babe Ruth caught a baseball at Mitchell Field in New York. The
ball had been dropped from an airplane flying at 250 feet. 

1933 Wiley Post ended his around-the-world flight. He had traveled
15,596 miles in 7 days, 18 hours and 45 minutes. 

1937 The U.S. Senate rejected President Roosevelt's proposal to add
more justices to the Supreme Court. 

1943 American forces led by General George S. Patton captured
Palermo, Sicily. 

1955 U.S. Vice-President Richard M. Nixon chaired a cabinet meeting
in Washington, DC. It was the first time that a Vice-President had
carried out the task. 

1975 Confederate General Robert E. Lee had his U.S. citizenship
restored by the U.S. Congress. 

1987 The U.S. began its policy of escorting re-flagged Kuwaiti
tankers up and down the Persian Gulf to protect them from possible
attack by Iran. 

1998 Iran tested medium-range missile, capable of reaching Israel
or Saudi Arabia. 

2000 Astronomers at the University of Arizona announced that they
had found a 17th moon orbiting Jupiter. 

2003 In northern Iraq, Saddam Hussein's sons Odai and Qusai died
after a gunfight with U.S. forces. 

2003 In Paris, France, a fire broke out near the top of the Eiffel
Tower. About 4,000 visitors were evacuated and no injuries were

2009 The longest total solar eclipse of the 21st century, lasting
up to 6 minutes and 38.8 seconds, occurred over parts of Asia and
the Pacific Ocean. 

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