TMC Show Highlights… Monday 9-14-20

TODAY’S BLOG — Football-scented candles are on sale including “nachos” and “jockstrap” … Franzia is now selling boxed wine backpacks … A woman is busted cutting off her hand for insurance money …

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Story 1:  Football-Scented Candles Are on Sale . . . Including “Nachos” and “Jockstrap”

Football is back, but the odds of most of us going to a game are low.  So if you want to get a little piece of that gameday experience at home . . . maybe this will work?

A company that’s owned by Anheuser-Busch called Babe Wine just created three football-scented candles.  One smells like an artificial turf field . . . one smells like nachos . . . and one smells like a JOCKSTRAP.

If you’re interested, a three-pack of candles costs $69.

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Story 2:  Franzia Is Now Selling Boxed Wine Backpacks

If you like bringing a classy BOX OF WINE with you wherever you go . . . this is for you.

The fine people at Franzia just created a BACKPACK that holds an entire box of wine.  It even has a spout on the side for easy pouring.

They’re set to go on sale on Sunday and will cost $32. 

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Story 3:  A Woman Is Busted Cutting Off Her Hand for the Insurance Money

Go big or go home when it comes to insurance fraud, I guess.

There’s a 22-year-old woman named Julija Adlesic in Ljubljana, Slovenia.  

And early last year, she went to the hospital with a bad gardening accident . . . she’d accidentally lopped off her LEFT HAND with a saw.  Surgeons were able to re-attach it, but obviously it doesn’t work like it used to.

After the accident, Julija filed claims with five insurance companies.  She’d gotten policies with all of them about a year earlier . . . and she was looking at a total of about $1.2 million.

But, after an investigation, it appeared she’d cut off her hand ON PURPOSE for an insurance scam.

There were a lot of inconsistencies in her story . . . plus, a few days before the accident, her boyfriend had searched online about how artificial hands work.

On Friday, Julija was sentenced to two years in prison for insurance fraud.  Her boyfriend got three years in prison for apparently masterminding the scam and convincing her to do it.

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The Moore Yooou Knoooow:  Random Facts to Feed Your Brain!

  1. If you have two arms, you have an above average numbers of arms. How?  Almost no one has more than two arms, but some people have zero or one.  That means the average number of arms worldwide is just slightly less than two.

  2. Cheerios were called CheeriOats when they debuted in 1941. The name was changed in 1945.

  3. The most common name for counties in the U.S. is Washington County, with 31. Jefferson County is second, with 26.

  4. The Russian delegation showed up 12 days late to the 1908 Olympics in London, because they were still using the old Julian calendar . . . and didn’t realize the rest of the world had switched to the Gregorian calendar.

  5. Neil deGrasse Tyson is one of the most famous astrophysicists in the world. Turns out he’s also a fantastic DANCER . . . and won a gold medal at a dance meet in 1985 doing Latin Ballroom for the University of Texas dance team.

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Good News and Views… Thursday 9-24-20

RECENT LOCAL UPDATES AS OF 9-24-20 . . . The University of Nebraska at Kearney is partnering with College Park at Grand Island to bring expanded educational opportunities to central Nebraska. College Park was created to establish a pathway for adult learners to earn degrees and address the need for skilled workers in the region.…read more »

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TMC Show Highlights… Wednesday 9-23-20

TODAY’S BLOG — An old marriage test from 1939 tells you if you’re a good husband or wife … The most ridiculous “biggest thing” in all 50 states … Pumpkin spice mac and cheese now exists … VIEW GOOD NEWS & VIEWS SUBMIT GOOD NEWS & VIEWS Contests on The Morning Crave… 7:20am  Story Problem Tuesday…read more »

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TMC Show Highlights… Tuesday 9-22-20

TODAY’S BLOG — The most embarrassing thing each state googles more than anyone else … The top Halloween costumes for kids, adults, and pets this year … A website will tell you if you’re “young” or “old” for your job … VIEW GOOD NEWS & VIEWS SUBMIT GOOD NEWS & VIEWS Contests on The Morning Crave……read more »

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