Thursday, February 14, 2008

Small Bits of News

'Lickable Ads' in magazines
Madison Avenue thinks a tasty approach will give new life to Welch's grape juice. Welch's is taking out full-page print ads in People magazine this month that give readers a chance to sample its grape juice by licking the ad. The front of the advertisement shows a huge bottle of the juice, while the back has a strip that peels up and off, with text that reads: "For a TASTY fact, remove & LICK." » Full article here

Mom Unwraps a Valentine's Scare
Florida sheriff's office investigating holiday lollipop found to have a blade-like piece of metal embedded in it

Hindus protest against Valentine's Day
India's Hindu hard-liners are showing no love for Valentine's Day. A few dozen protesters briefly blocked a road in downtown New Delhi on Wednesday, burning Valentine's Day cards and chanting "Down with Valentine." In the nearby city of Lucknow, extremists threatened to beat up couples found celebrating their love.
Arkansas Day Care Teacher Charged With Raping Girl, 4, After Incident Caught on Tape
Amber Alert Issued in California After Kids Taken at Gunpont; Parents Blamed

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