Weird news from all over, featuring a voting English Rottweiler and a Utah baby on the run

April 28

DO WE GET A WOOKIEE AFTER THIS? A couple of Star Wars stormtroopers take a break Monday from terrorizing rebel forces to donate blood at the Thai Red Cross in Bangkok. Thai Star Wars fans are performing good deeds as part of their annual charity project prior to the Star Wars Day holiday (May the Fourth).

STARTING ’EM EARLY

In Related News, Nap Time to Be Replaced With SAT Prep   

An annual year-end kindergarten show was canceled at a New York school because the kids have to keep working so they will be “college and career” ready. Really. That’s what it says in a letter to parents sent Friday by Ellen Best-Laimit, the interim principal of Harley Avenue Primary School in Elwood, N.Y., and four teachers. The play was to be staged over two days, May 14 and 15, according to the school’s calendar. (THE WASHINGTON POST)

VOTER FRAUD

“I remember saying … we have got Zeus living here as well and he is 63 in dog years.”

Russell Hoyle, a 45-year-old security guard in England who is under investigation because his pet Rottweiler was registered to vote. He told the Evening Gazette he only joked about including the dog to a census worker.

INFLUENCES

Baby Just Re-Enacting Game of ‘Frogger’ He’d Seen One Time

Police say a baby found crawling across a busy four-lane street in Utah is safely back home. The driver who rescued the 1-year-old boy Friday returned him to his mother. Police say his 7-year-old sister took the baby out of his crib to play and he got out of the backyard. (AP)

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