9:00 PM Akron, Ohio mayor Don Plusquellic helped chase down a man who had stolen a friend's purse during a downtown music show Friday night. The man had tried to get a $100 ransom to return the purse, but Plusquellic convinced him to give the purse back & surrender to police.
I think you know my usual policy: What happens in Kamloops, British Columbia, stays in Kamloops, British Columbia. But today I’m making an exception: This cannot be ignored. In the photo below on the right is Mohd Abdullah (form an orderly line, girls), who is in trouble with Kamloops city officials for his short shorts.
Abdullah, 48, a pilates and yoga instructor at Thompson Rivers University, has been warned that if he doesn’t stop wearing such revealing shorts during workouts, he will be banned from the city’s largest recreational complex, the Tournament Capital Centre. Please take note, Shaquille O’Neal.
While preparing to head to Beijing in a month, the men representing the U.S. of A on the indoor volleyball court have been fighting another battle entirely: embarrassment over the comparatively tiny shorts they’ll be donning in August, per governing body regulations.
Heck, they even tried to raise a bit of cash in an effort to pay a $10,000 fine for wearing their preferred knee-length shorts: