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Nitwit News – August 5
Nitwit News – August 5

A free-lance film crew shooting a scene in a Glendora, California, coffee shop gave unsuspecting citizens and cops a scare by using realistic looking fake weapons. Cops surrounded the shop, thinking they had a real-life armed robbery on their hands. The coffee-shop manager didn’t know he needed a film permit.

In San Diego an officer saw a vehicle swerving back and forth across freeway lanes at about 10:40 PM and thought it might be a drunken driver. The officer tried to pull over the driver, who kept going as more officers and a police helicopter joined the pursuit. When the driver took an exit police were able to get ahead of him and use a spike strip to blow his tires. After being taken into custody the man explained that he was just trying to get to the hospital where an ambulance had taken his pregnant wife. Police verified that paramedics had taken his wife to a hospital, and the man was released.

In Wales a man has been jailed for urinating on over $375 worth of Coca-Cola (at a Tesco). Store employees destroyed the soda after the incident. The man was taken to jail. He claimed his behavior is a bizarre side-effect of a new medication he’s taking.

Interviews & Bits

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How to Tell Someone They Smell

We asked life coach Gina how to tell someone they stink or have bad breath.

PODCAST pod

We TRIED to do the Ice Bucket Challenge

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Expendables 3 and The Giver not good

Willie gives E3 one and a half “waffles” and The Giver just one.

PODCAST pod

Willie Waffle Reviews Guardians of the Galaxy

Willie Waffle reviews Guardians of the Galaxy and Get On Up.

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Sgt. Bruce: Can We Do Citizen’s Arrests?

Can people in Champaign do a citizen’s arrest?

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Pee Tree: For Kids Who Want to Pee Outdoors

One of our listeners called to say they have a pee tree in their yard

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Willie Reviews 3 New Movies

Willie Waffle reviews Hercules, Lucy and And So It Goes.

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Gina: Is It OK To Delete Stuff Off DVR

Is it OK for Melissa to delete stuff off the DVR without telling her husband?