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Oh, What a Year
KEVIN KERR
December 31, 2012
The Mayans may have been wrong about 2012 being apocalyptic. But that's not to say that it didn't sometimes feel like things were going off the rails
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December 31, 2012

Oh, What A Year

The Mayans may have been wrong about 2012 being apocalyptic. But that's not to say that it didn't sometimes feel like things were going off the rails

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Adults Are Crazy

Cooper Barton, a five-year-old Oklahoma City kindergartner, was forced to turn his University of Michigan shirt inside-out one school day in August because it violated a city ban on any "clothing bearing the names or emblems of all professional and collegiate athletic teams (with the exception of Oklahoma colleges and universities)."

A Real Leader Even Gets Fans to Go the Extra Mile

Giants manager Bruce Bochy was on the Market Street parade route waving to fans turned out to honor the World Series champs when the Rolls-Royce in which he and his wife were traveling ran out of gas and had to be pushed by Good Samaritans to ceremonies at Civic Center Plaza.

We'll Have These Moments to Remember

Maria Dmitrienko had just won a gold medal at the 10th Arab Shooting Championship in Kuwait and was on the podium expecting to hear the music of her national anthem. Instead she heard a familiar tune but with the lyrics of the spoof of the anthem from the film Borat. (Kazakhstan's prostitutes cleanest in the region/Except of course for Turkmenistan's, etc.) Meet organizers, who said they downloaded the wrong song from the Internet, later apologized.

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