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Nitwit News – October 3
Nitwit News – October 3

Suspected members of a drug trafficking gang in Bolivia tossed a bag containing more than $1,000,000 from a low-flying plane. The cash was supposed to be collected by other gang members on the ground. But they missed the target and the bag was seized by police.

A Montana man who pieced together the five $100 bills eaten by his golden retriever said he was reimbursed by the federal government five months later. Wayne Klinkel (of Helena) said he and his wife were taking a road trip to visit their daughter and her husband in Denver during the Christmas season and their golden retriever, Sundance, ate the five $100 bills while they were inside a restaurant. Klinkel started collecting Sundance’s droppings during the trip and piece them back together before shipping them off to the Federal Treasury.

Police in Poland are searching for a vandal who damaged a bronze statue of Ronald Reagan and Pope John Paul II in the city of Gdansk by cutting off one arm of the former U.S. president and stealing it. The statue was unveiled just last year to honor Reagan and the Polish-born pope, who were both widely credited with helping Poland topple communism 24 years ago.

Interviews & Bits

PODCAST pod

Waffle Reviews November Man & As Above/So Below

Movie guy Willie Waffle gave one movie 1 out of 4 and the other 0 out of 4!

Sgt. Bruce and Cop Cameras

Champaign police cars have cameras. How do they work and will the police be wearing cameras soon?  

gina

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

We were ready to do the Ice Bucket Challenge … and planning to challenge a local “celebrity”. Then the U of I…

Sylvester Stallone

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.

Sgt. Bruce

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

Can people in Champaign do a citizen’s arrest?

PODCAST pod

Pee Tree: For Kids Who Want to Pee Outdoors

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