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Daily Dose of Random

While a dingo may not have eaten her baby, it did steal all her cash and jewels.

People may get into a few alcohol fueled Christmas party fights every now and then, but they do things big in Bangkok. Homemade grenades are involved.

It just ain't easy getting into the illegal whale tusk game these days.

Here's the life of a Maine Christmas tree summed up for you.

Today in RRS History

2011- Running back Sadale Foster and tackle Rashad Fortenberry both committed to the Red Raiders.

2009- Defensive tackle Donald Langley inked with Tech on midterm signing day.

2006 - Tech expressed interest in Arkansas receiver Damian Williams who was looking to transfer.

University & Broadway

A poor second half cost the Red Raiders, as McNeese State handed Tech its second loss on the season. (Kosmider/Avalanche-Journal)

New head coach Kliff Kingsbury was welcomed in on Saturday at the United Spirit Arena. (Dupont/Daily Toreador)

The Other Nine

Could a split between Mike Gundy and the administration lead to a fan base fracture similar to Tech? (Tramel/The Oklahoman)

Former five star and super-hyped freshman Trey Metoyer nearly quit the OU football team, but several teammates helped him keep going. (Kersey/Oklahoman)

The Longhorn volleyball team brought home a national championship over the weekend. (Halliburton/American-Statesman)

Arthur Brown was chosen as an all-American by the Football Writer's Association of America. (Kansas City Star)

Iowa State running back and leading rusher Shontrelle Johnson will miss the Liberty Bowl with a knee injury. (La Gesse/Ames Tribune)

Daily Notables

...Director Peter Farrelly of the Farrelly brothers turns 56 today. ...Former Bad Company lead singer Paul Rodgers is 63. ...Actor Giovanni Ribisi turns 38 today. ...Chargers linebacker Takeo Spikes is 36. ...Boxer Manny Pacquiao turns 34 today. ...Phillies second baseman Chase Utley is 34 as well. ...In 1718, Great Britain declared war on Spain. ...In 1777, France officially recognized the United States of America as a country. ...In 1903, the Wright Brothers made their first powered, heavier-than-air flight in the Wright Flyer. ...In 1969, the U.S. closed its studies on UFOs. ...In 1989, the first episode of the Simpsons aired. ...Kansas state law requires pedestrians crossing the highways at night to wear tail lights.

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