William Katz: Urgent Agenda
MONDAY, JUNE 8, 2009
Cultural note from Britain's Sun: Armed cops patrolling Heathrow Airport have been banned from wearing tiny Union Jack badges in support of British troops.
To think, this is the country that stood alone against the Nazis in 1940.
WELLINGTON (Reuters) - A New Zealand man, spurned by the woman of his dreams, has come up with a novel way of disposing of the diamond engagement ring he bought her -- a treasure hunt. Anyone keen to pick up the ring, valued at NZ$5,000 ($3,268), will need to be in New Zealand's capital city, Wellington, on Saturday to join the hunt, the Dominion Post newspaper reported.
You've got to admire the man's spirit. What woman could turn him down?
SUNDAY, JUNE 7, 2009
CHICAGO, June 7 (UPI) -- A Chicago-area woman who dropped out of high school in her senior year to help her parents during the Depression has received a diploma 73 years later.
Well, the bookkeeping must have come in handy.
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