Headlines For Tuesday, August 14, 2018

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August 14, 2018
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6 am Headlines

 

A new survey found the #1 thing companies look for when they're hiring someone isn't how much experience they have, or how qualified they are.  It's whether they'll fit in at the company.  Experience is next, followed by a good personality.
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A man is accused of pulling open car door, punching other driver on Woodruff Rd in a road rage incident
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Aretha Franklin is reportedly gravely ill, and could go at any time.  There aren't any other details, but she underwent surgery for pancreatic cancer in December of 2010.
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7 am Headlines

A woman in New York sent an R-rated tweet to the MTA yesterday, offering sex for faster subway service.  And whoever was running the MTA's twitter account responded two minutes later asking for her exact location.
http://bit.ly/2P8maPl

A guy in Buffalo, New York let a woman into his house to use the bathroom on Saturday.  Then she grabbed a decorative sword he had by the door and used it to steal his wallet.
http://bit.ly/2nDBoQ0

A contestant on "$100,000 Pyramid" needed to get someone to guess "People Whose Last Name Is Obama," and the first thing he said was, quote, "Bin Laden." 
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9 am Headlines

Wouldn't it be great if you could learn a language, or quit smoking just by listening to audio tapes while you sleep?  You'd be a genius with zero bad habits in no time.  But sadly, a new study found it's probably not possible.
https://go.nature.com/2nDhRz7

  A 27-year-old guy was caught shoplifting from a Walmart in southern California last week and got away.  But then he got arrested after he went back to grab his bible he left behind.
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Burglar stole a $43K-boat, gun, cash; gets caught on other side of Upstate lake.
http://bit.ly/2MoqRWU