§ - Smile! - Trooper Delivers Baby on Roadside
§ - One year ago today - "He explained that people with my condition who continue to smoke are usually dead within three years. I asked what if I quit? He said there's a pretty good chance I'll live a normal life. That was it, that was the moment I quit smoking."
§ - Congratulations, Dave, or Why I Hate Smoking - "Dave told me yesterday as he was leaving the office that today, he'd be a non-smoker for a full year. This is one of the best pieces of news I can think of."
§ - The cola wars get personal - "Rick Bronson, a driver who had been with the Coca-Cola Bottling Company for 12 years, had just completed a delivery to a California store called Smart and Final. Bronson purchased a Pepsi at the store and headed to a back room to take a break. Bronson was wearing his Coke uniform and was on company time when he drank the offending Pepsi."
§ - Workplace Litter Can Turn an Office Into a Real Rat Race - "It's supposed to be a figurative jungle out there—not a real one in here. But some people treat everyday like Bring Your Ecosystem to Work Day. And many permit unsanitary conditions at work they would never tolerate at home."
§ - Millionaire's Husband Held in Electricity Theft - "A Long Island electrician who married the widow of a slain Manhattan millionaire finished his sentence for drunken driving yesterday. But no sooner had he stepped out of jail in Riverhead than he was arrested again on a charge of stealing $43,000 of electricity."
§ - There's a Sucker Born Every Minute - "The only person I know of who actually bought something from a telemarketer was my ex-husband."
§ - New laws for phone cameras - "The Royal Life Saving Society is already considering banning mobile phones at pools amid fears the technology would be used by a new generation of peeping Toms."