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  • Hot Online: Karen Klein fund earns nearly $650,000

  • Daily roundup of what's hot online right now with the latest tally of money that has been donated to Karen Klein, the bullied bus monitor, the death of Lonesome George, the last tortoise of its kind, and a video of a bridal party that fell into a lake.

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  • Trending topic: Karen Klein
    Karen Klein, the bus monitor and grandmother who was videotaped being bullied by four seventh-grade boys on a school bus appeared on the "Today" show this morning. The video went viral overnight, and, collectively, people have donated nearly $650,000 to a fund for her, which originally started as an attempt to send her on vacation. Click the link above to read the article and watch the video.
    Check this out: Another tortoise species goes extinct
    Lonesome George, the only remaining tortoise of his kind, has died. He was said to be over 100 years old, and the creature's cause of death is unclear. His death has, however, sparked an international workshop sponsored by the Galapagos National Park Service, dedicated to restoring tortoise populations over the next decade. Click the link above to read the article.
    Video: Bridal party falls into water
    A West Michigan wedding party ended up soaked after the dock on which they were standing gave way during a photo shoot. No one was injured in Saturday's plunge during the reception at Bay Pointe Inn on Gun Lake in Shelbyville.
    -- GateHouse News Service
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