Kids reading to dogs in K-9, a lengthy wrap sheet, and Paul Revere's famous ride through...Davenport? A few of Fark's favorite Headlines of the Week for 8/7 - 8/13
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Howdy folks, not too much this week. For those of you who are Totalfarkers, there's an active voting thread in the discussion area now for February 2011, and although the previous threads are now closed, TFers can still take a look at the results for January 2011 and December 2010.
Headlines Of The Week for Sun 2011-08-07 to Sat 2011-08-13:
Heat derails train near Dallas, Texas. This comes only two months after a Dallas locomotive derailed the Heat
Dog helps rape victim. Ehh, I might have worded that wrong
US grounds its entire stealth fighter fleet, but isn't sure they found them all
Research shows kids improve reading by reading to dogs -- especially K-9
Flight 93 memorial still $10M short on funds. $11M if architects choose to add a little legroom
America has its first death by vampire bat. Ah ha ha, you fools prepared for the wrong movie monster apocalypse
A fire department rescued a girl who was 70 feet up a tree. She is now up for adoption at the local shelter
Teens stretch clear industrial strength plastic across highway, snag motorcyclist -- adding multiple counts to already lengthy wrap sheet
Sparrow birdsong is aggressive, macho and insults rivals. Don't push me, 'cos I'm close to the hedge
"I say, Holmes, what type of school had a Sir Arthur Conan Doyle book removed because of alleged LDS bias?" "Elementary, my dear Watson"
Indiana stage collapse ends Sugarland concert, killing four and saving thousands
Debate rages over whether blade runner should be allowed to compete in the Olympics. I say, if he passes his Voight-Kampff test, what's the big deal?
Florida State rumored to be joining the SEC, possibly because league hasn't filled its quota of NCAA violations in recent years
During the Packers' White House visit, President Obama demands the Chicago Bears trade for Aaron Rodgers. Poll numbers up 10 points on news that Obama just told Jay Cutler he sucks on worldwide TV
New study says "death star" is a myth. Tell that to the people of Alderaan
Supermice have achieved resistance to all poisons, hope to complete their project before the Vogons arrive
Mothers' eating habits may influence the tastebuds of babies in the womb, which may explain why you love sausage
Bullies force Rebecca Black from her school. She will now be home schooled on every day but Friday, Friday, every day but Friday. That's the daaay she'll work on her careeeer
True-to-life portrait of Michael Jackson comes in little cans
The cute girl from Glee dyed her hair pink. No, not her, not her either, no that's a guy, yes I'm sure, no not her either
"Democrats push young politicians out front." Just in time for the bus
GOP candidates to square off in Iowa debate. Palin won't attend, but will return in September to mark the anniversary of Paul Revere's ride through Davenport to warn the Germans the Swiss were coming
There once was a Republican named Hinkle. Hated gays but wanted man-love for his Dinkle. He posted an ad, got caught now he's sad. He asked Jesus to forgive him - think'll?
Sydney airport body scanners being set off by sweaty armpits. Australia braces for decline of European tourists
Jobless claims at a four month low as companies are running out of workers to let go
USPS continues cost cutting, will immediately mail pink slips to 120,000 workers. Those affected should find out in about six weeks
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