Dave Stancliff They said it: quotes ripped from today’s news… blogarama.com

Monday, October 31, 2011

They said it: quotes ripped from today’s news…

What were Steve Jobs final words? His sister said, they were: Oh wow.. Oh wow.. Oh wow..”

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A recording of transmissions between a JetBlue pilot and Bradley International Airport near Hartford, Conn., captured the pilot's frustration at being stuck on the runway during a snowstorm for more than seven hours on Saturday:

"We can't seem to get any help from our own company. I apologize for this, but is there any way you can get a tug and a towbar out here to us and get us towed somewhere to a gate or something? I don't care -- take us anywhere."

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 Image: Michael Ciron is rescued from an 8-foot hole in front of his Oceanside, N.Y. home.An 80-year-old man who went to retrieve the morning papers on his lawn sank into an 8-foot hole on New York's Long Island.  Michael Ciron joked that throughout the ordeal,

"I held on to the papers."

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Tony La Russa retired as manager of the St. Louis Cardinals on Monday, three days after winning a dramatic, seven-game World Series against the Texas Rangers.

"I think this just feels like it's time to end it," the 67-year-old La Russa said at a news conference at Busch Stadium.

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