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Snowman Shenanigans

A Champaign-Urbana, Ill., Mass Transit District bus driver has resigned after an example of his driving was posted on YouTube. Pranksters had built a snowman in the middle of the road and then captured the resulting confusion on video, including when the bus driver swerved across the road to plow the snowman down. “Whenever an incident occurs, we try to use it as a teaching opportunity,” said MTD spokeswoman Jan Kijowski. Apparently, snowmancide is against training, as “the operator is no longer with the MTD.” Someone has created a Facebook page devoted to reinstating the driver “who killed the evil snowman,” as one supporter put it. (MS/Champaign News-Gazette) ...Of course, they could be pulling a snow job.
Original Publication Date: 09 January 2011
This story is in True’s book collections, in Volume 17.
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