News Unplugged: Friday, March 23, 2015

Mass Cheating in India

It was last Wednesday that in the state of Bihar India, where students were writing their grade 10 end of year examinations that cheating got a new meaning.

Parents, relatives and friends were seen hanging from windows and ledges as they pass cheat sheets into the examination room.

The Education Minister of Bihar, PK Shahi, said the children will not be able to learn if they are constantly being helped by friends and family.india

Man Shot in Anti-racism Rally

On Saturday, a man was shot in an anti-racism rally in Calgary. Witnesses told the media that the man came to the rally shouting “white power”.

It is alleged that he fled from law enforcement but when caught, a physical struggle ensued in which the man took a metal pipe and the officers discharged their firearms.

The man was shot and is currently in critical condition in the hospital. The Alberta Serious Incident Response Team, a police investigating unit, has been called in to look into the shooting.

Kate Lynn Reid Body Finally Discovered

It was on Friday that the Waterloo Regional Police discovered human remains near 10 Burn Place in Kitchener. This was in the general vicinity where Kate Lynn Reid lived.

Kate Reid disappeared in January and the police have been searching for her since. Her body was discovered 8 feet from a dumpster near her building.

A tenant from the building described the sight as horrifying.

Her roommate, Hugh McColl, has since been charged with second degree murder.

Stratford Cullitons Again

The Stratford Cullitons are headed back to a place they know so well.

For the fifth time in the last six seasons, Stratford will play in the GOJHL Cherrey Cup championship series. They eliminated the Kitchener Dutchmen on Wednesday night.

Tyson Baker was the main destroyer as he netted two goals as the Cullitons beat the Dutchmen 5-2.  This makes the second consecutive year Kitchener was eliminated by Stratford in five games in the Midwestern Conference semi-final.

 Remembering Hugh Hefner’s Playboy Mansion

Hugh Hefner’s Playboy Mansion was not a fantasy world for Hef companion Holly Madison.

In her new memoir, “Down the Rabbit Hole,” Madison said that living in the mansion was not all about sex and good times but there were many bad moments and restrictive conditions.

Her promotional material read, “After losing her identity, her sense of self-worth, and her hope for the future, Holly found herself sitting alone in a bathtub contemplating suicide.”




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