Thursday, December 20, 2012

The End of the World in MI

"It's the end of the world as we know it.
It's the end of the world as we know it.
It's the end of the world as we know it and I feel fine...fine..."  
Lyrics by R.E.M

Ha.  I feel fine.  I know what the book says.  No one will know the hour, minute, etc.  Besides I want Sugarbear to open his presents on Christmas day!

But up there in Michigan....I don't think most have a clue....

End of World Rumors Prompt MI to Close Over 30 Schools

More than 30 Michigan schools closed for the holidays two days early, in part because the Mayan calendar predicts the world will end on Friday, an official said.

Matt Wandrie, superintendent for Lapeer Community Schools, said doomsday "rumors" are running rampant in several districts, adding to fears raised by last week's school shooting in Newtown, Conn.

"Given the recent events in Connecticut, there have been numerous rumors circulating in our district, and in neighboring districts, about potential threats of violence against students," Wandrie wrote on his website.

"Additionally, rumors connected to the Mayan calendar predicted end of the world on Friday have also surfaced," he added.

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