This Afternoon's Odd News 4/12/18

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It's National Grilled Cheese Day, and a new survey found only 13% of Americans don't like them. The most popular types of cheese to use are cheddar, American, Swiss, provolone, and pepper jack. And 66% of people say that if cheese was suddenly BANNED where they live, they'd move. (National Today / Boar's Head)

Less than one out of 10 people have their childhood dream job, according to a new survey. And the most common dream jobs are: Pro athlete . . . musician or singer . . . and teacher. (The Independent)

A guy in Australia filed a worker's comp lawsuit a few years back . . . because he said his boss was bullying him by PASSING GAS on him. He wanted $1.4 million . . . but a judge just dismissed the suit. (News.com.au)

The oldest man in the world is a guy in Japan who's almost 113. And his secrets for living a long life are: eating dessert . . . and telling people off. (Mashable)

A 37-year-old guy near Myrtle Beach got into a four-hour standoff with the cops last week, and tried to hold them off by setting his STAIRS on fire. But he also set his FEET on fire by mistake, and decided to surrender. (SPLC / Myrtle Beach Online)

Your odds of being audited by the IRS are lower than they've been in 15 years, mostly because of IRS budget cuts. If you made less than $200,000 last year, you have about a 0.6% chance of an audit. And people who made over $1 million have about a 4% chance. (NY Post)

Remember the video of the guy getting dragged off a United flight last year? One of the airport cops who did it is now suing the airline AND the city of Chicago, because he claims he wasn't trained to deal with crazy passengers. (Full Story)

A school district in Pennsylvania is in the news, because they recently handed out 16-inch baseball bats that teachers can use if there's ever a school shooting. (Full Story)

Good News: A single mom with five kids is set to graduate from LAW SCHOOL in Texas next month. And she's graduating with honors. (Full Story)

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