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Boner Candidates for April 20, 2015

Boner Candidate #1: THE FIRST PROBLEM AT JIMBO’S DELI WAS THE AWFUL FOOD

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Sometimes a business owner voices a controversial opinion and donations flood in from across the country in support. Other times the donations just don’t come. Jim Boggess sparked some controversy when he posted a “White History Month” sign in the window of his Flemington, New Jersey, establishment Jimbo’s Deli last month.  At least one neighbor was outraged that the sign seemed to mock the February observance of black history month — the neighbor said the sign originally featured a Klu Klux Klan-esque cross — though the men have since made peace, with Boggess apologizing. A month later, Boggess’ deli is going out of business.

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Boner Candidate #2: WE HAD A BUNCH OF PUPPIES AND WE HAD TO MOVE THEM

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Police finally caught up with a minivan carrying four caged puppies on its roof after dozens of calls poured in to 911 centers in northeast Ohio. Akron police say the driver didn’t realize he did anything wrong by leaving the mixed-breed puppies on the roof. He said Friday he was transporting them for his father, who couldn’t keep them. He was taking the 3-month-old puppies to his wife’s family in Pennsylvania, some 300 miles away.

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Boner Candidate #3: GOOD RIDDANCE

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Most of the police force and several officials resigned after the small town of Parma, Missouri elected its first African American woman as mayor, reported KFVS. Tyrus Byrd, a former city clerk, was officially sworn in as mayor on Tuesday after beating incumbent Randall Ramsey. Ramsey had served as mayor of Parma for 37 years under two terms. The outgoing mayor said five of the city’s six police officers submitted their resignation, citing “safety concerns.” Parma’s city attorney, clerk and water treatment supervisor also quit.

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