Gabatron Morning Briefing – 2-25-15: Get Busy Livin’ Or Get Busy Gabbin’

A man in Naperville who won $265 million in the Illinois lottery recently spent 12 years in jail on a drug conviction. He was busted about twenty years ago for manufacture and delivery of cocaine.

Billionaire hedge fund manager Ken Griffin and his wife are divorcing. She wants child support. She claims almost a million dollars in expenses every month.

A guy in Boston has started a side business selling mail order snow. While there will be some melting in transit, he guarantees you’ll get enough for a few snow balls.

New research suggests that gerbils, not rats may have been responsible for the “Black Death” in 14th century Europe. Apparently the climate in the years and months leading up to the outbreak would have been more conducive to gerbils.

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