Week-ends (04/02/17)

A look back at the people and events that made news the past week. Week-ends is a regular weekly feature of This Just In…

HEROES OF THE WEEK

Brady Duke

Elaine Werner Hudson

Franklin students

VILLAINS OF THE WEEK

The TSA

These five

Men. Falls school district

PETA

QUOTES OF THE WEEK

“Saying no is easy, leading is hard, but that is what we were elected to do. Leaving this caucus will allow me to be a more effective member of Congress and advocate for the people of Texas.”
U.S. Rep. Ted Poe R-Humble, announcing his resignation from the hardline House Freedom Caucus that helped sink GOP attempts to repeal the Affordable Care Act

 “C’mon fellas. You know what this is? You know what this says? You’re going back to work.”
President Donald Trump to coal miners attending a ceremony where he signed an executive order to roll back Obama-era climate-change regulations

“I have flown United before with literally no pants on. Just a top as a dress. Next time I will wear only jeans and a scarf.”
Model Chrissy Teigen, on a decision by United Airlines personnel to bar two girls wearing leggings from boarding a flight because they were not in compliance with a dress code for certain passengers

“With our growth plans over the next five to 10 years, we simply won’t have enough delivery drivers if we do not look to add to our fleet through initiatives such as this.”
Domino’s Pizza Enterprises Chief Executive Officer Don Meij on plans to use six-wheeled self-driving robots to deliver pizzas to customers in Germany and the Netherlands

“If the president puts Russian salad dressing on his salad tonight, somehow that’s a Russian connection.”
White House spokesman Sean Spicer, in response to journalist April Ryan’s questions about connections between the administration and Russia

OUTRAGE OF THE WEEK

College professor

MOST UNDER-REPORTED STORY OF THE WEEK

State DPI Superintendent attacks school choice study. There is another side to the story.

MOST OVER-HYPED STORY OF THE WEEK

The left’s outrage over Mike Pence

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