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Chuck Bean

Weekends

If Tiger King has taught us anything it’s that there is a ferocious appetite for news stories about people and animals acting badly and the wild happenstance of life. In that spirit each night during the 9 and 10 o’clock hour I enjoy playing a game with you, the listener, called Florida or Australia. The rules are simple: I’ll tell you about a news story on the air and you text or call in and tell me if you think the story happened in Florida or Australia.(because those two places seem to have a high concentration of craziness.) Here are tonight’s stories:

'Total disbelief': Pace Whataburger customer sparks hours-long 'pay it forward' chain

PACE, Fla. (WKRG) - More than 100 people were touched by an act of kindness at a Northwest Florida Whataburger restaurant on Friday. Travis Ramsay, general manager of the Whataburger off Highway 90 in Pace, said 105 people participated in a pay-it-forward chain.

Oldest Living Australian Says He Eats 'Half A Dozen Prawns A Day' As He Celebrates His 111th Birthday

Dexter Kruger is Australia's oldest living citizen and is today celebrating his 111th birthday at a nursing home in Roma, in south-western Queensland. Despite the impressive milestone, Kruger - who born in Kilcoy on January 13, 1910 - said that this year's celebrations will be limited due to the current pandemic.

Be sure to tune in Monday through Friday nights at 9 and 10pm if you want to play along.