The Daily Populous

Tuesday September 8th, 2020 morning edition

image for USA Today: 1896 Auburn prank on Georgia Tech second best in college sports history

So it was Auburn’s first home game against Georgia Tech… their first home game ever, actually, Nov. 7, 1896.

The Tigers destroyed the Yellow Jackets in the shadow of Samford Tower to the killer tune of 45-0.

However, there is a good chance the game was not decided, at least entirely, by Auburn’s superior grasp of Xs and Os but rather Tech’s curious lack of Zzzs.

The buzz, as it were, was that the coach-less team from Georgia was hitting town by train in the wee, gameday morning hours.

The result: an unstoppable, brake-less slide past Auburn half-way to Loachapoka, nearly five miles.

Who can say—but legend has it that he had a pretty good view, sipping lemonade through laughs atop the recently opened Toomer’s Drugs.).

The Yellow Jackets had once tied Auburn since southern football began, but never beaten them, which would take 10 more years. »

Dead chicks, delayed prescriptions: Late mail leaves rural America disconnected

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The 100 or so birds that survived tread on their dead fellows and nibbled on what remained of them.

Meanwhile, hundreds of rural pharmacies have closed in recent years, leaving residents dependent on mailed prescriptions.

That meant mail trucks were leaving processing facilities close to empty, with mail and packages left behind, mail carriers have previously told NBC News. »

Trump is parroting the Kremlin line on the Navalny poisoning (Opinion)

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Each new falsehood is unsurprising based on his track record with the truth -- but that doesn't make them any less dangerous.

During a White House press briefing on Friday, in response to a question about the poisoning of Russian opposition politician Alexei Navalny, President Trump said the US had no proof yet about what had happened.

The German government said last Wednesday that Navalny was poisoned with a nerve agent from the Novichok group -- a Soviet-era chemical weapon. »

Illegal Brooklyn bar found with nearly 300 people inside

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Authorities raided an illegal bar in Brooklyn over the weekend and found nearly 300 people inside.

New York City Sheriff's deputies went into the bar on 61 St. in Borough Park at 2 a.m. on Sunday and found 281 people inside.

Along with having too many people inside, the bar only had one exit if there was an emergency. »

GrabbZ: “I Think, Right Now, No Top Team is Really Good”

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So I just see the huge workload we have in front of us if we actually want to compete at Worlds.

We don’t want to go there just to go to the Group Stage, maybe get second place, and bump out.

DAMWON came, we got shit-stomped, we realized that we were bad, we improved, and then we got to the finals. »