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..”


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."


 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."


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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