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Monday Show Prep – Trick-or-Treat Edition

How old is too old to trick-or-treat? Chesapeake, Virginia has decided they need to crack down on those shenanigans. Anyone over the age of 13 who is caught trick-or-treating can be sent to jail for up to 6 months, and fined! When did you stop trick-or treating? I think it was about 11 or so for me. Certainly if you can drive, it’s a bit of a stretch. At what age do you cut that off? It’s a little tough to judge the age of a kid in a costume, so do you ask them questions? Like their favorite shaver and if they have an answer, they’re out?

A 136-room hotel with a rooftop garden will be built on top of a huge Nazi-era bunker in Germany. The bunker was designed to accommodate 18,000 people during air raids. It features 3.5-metre-thick walls, was built in 300 days in 1942 by 1,000 forced labourers. I’m a history buff and all, but that last one alone might not make it the single greatest idea for a tourist destination, but what do I know?

An Ohio man says local officials cut a building in half to end a property dispute with him. It happened following a complaint which contends township officials constructed a building that was partly on his property. So apparently King Soloman is in Ohio these days. Good for him.

A man is suing NBC Universal after he paid for an “unlimited refill” soda machine deal at one of the company’s theme parks — only to discover he had to wait a whole 10 minutes between each pour. The cups come with a computer chip to show you’ve paid for the bottomless deal — but the park was also tracking how often users top up, and are “programmed” to limit refills to every 10 minutes.

Keith Conrad got his first job in radio in Huntsville, Alabama the day after the 2000 Presidential election when he was a freshman in college. He’s produced radio shows in Huntsville, Milwaukee, WI, Atlanta, GA and finally back in his hometown of Chicago. Currently he lives in Chicago’s Edgewater neighborhood steps away from the Red Line. The train goes by so often you don’t even notice it. Keith has been dabbling in the Internet arts for a while now, in various roles both professional and just for fun.

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