Chuckles for September 2012

September 04
Why did the coach go to the bank
To get his quarter back!

September 05
How do you make an egg roll?
Push it!

September 07
What do you call two medicine men?

September 10
Where do you dance in California?
San Frandisco

September 12
Why does a wrestler bring a key to the match?
To get out of a headlock!

September 14
What do you need to open a door?
A closed door!

September 17
What is a pie's favority sport?
Pie Kwon Do!

September 17
What is a pie's favorite sport?
Pie Kwon Do!

September 19
Why did the girl go outside with her purse open?
To see if there was any change in the weather!

September 21
How do bees get to school?
On the school buzz!

September 24
What do you call a friendly and happy monster?
A failure!

September 28
What kind of coffee do vampires drink?

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Local events heading

  Today is Saturday, Aug. 30, the 242nd day of 2014. There are 123 days left in the year.

1864 — 150 years ago: A large pair of elk, captured in Iowa, were exhibited in Market Square today.
1889 — 125 years ago: The Rock Island Arsenal dam was being constructed under the supervision of Charles Frances, of Lowell, Mass.
1914 — 100 years ago: Mrs. Frank Mixer, of Rock Island, was the winner of the final preliminary for the women's handicap golf cup at Rock Island arsenal links.
1939 — 75 years ago: Sixteen hundred persons — many from war-fearful Europe — arrived in New York aboard the German liner Bremen. For two days on the trip, passengers were cut off from the world with both incoming and outgoing radio messages banned.
1964 — 50 years ago: Police reported five youths have been involved in the theft of about seven cars in recent weeks. Three of the youths were arrested Saturday afternoon, one was in custody as the result of a previous arrest, and the fifth is expected to be arrested today.
1989 — 25 years ago: The Rock Island/Milan School Board is asking the city to tear down Franklin School and allow the school district to pay back the estimated $100,00 cost during 10 years.

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