Sunday, August 07, 2005

Work is fun: Headline news

It is often difficult to come up with a short, snappy headline. Below are a few examples that may have seemed like a good idea at the time:)

Red Tape Holds Up New Bridge

Official: Only rain will cure drought (The Herald-News, Westpost, Massachusetts)

Deer Kill 17,000

Typhoon Rips Through Cemetery; Hundreds Dead

Man Struck by Lightning Faces Battery Charge

New Study of Obesity Looks for Larger Test Group

Astronaut Takes Blame for Gas in Spacecraft

Kids Make Nutritious Snacks

Chef Throws His Heart into Helping Feed Needy

Arson Suspect is Held in Massachusetts Fire

British Union Finds Dwarfs in Short Supply

Lansing Residents Can Drop Off Trees

Local High School Dropouts Cut in Half

New Vaccine May Contain Rabies

Man Minus Ear Waives Hearing

Deaf College Opens Doors to Hearing

Air Head Fired

Survey Finds Dirtier Subways After Cleaning Jobs Were Cut (New York Times)

Steals Clock, Faces Time

Prosecutor Releases Probe into Under Sheriff

Infertility unlikely to be passed on

Old School Pillars are Replaced by Alumni

Bank Drive-in Window Blocked by Board

Study Finds Sex, Pregnancy Link (Cornell Daily Sun, December 7, 1995)

Hospitals are Sued by 7 Foot Doctors

Alcohol ads promote drinking (The Hartford Courant)

Plot to kill officer had vicious side