Kicker

Kicker: It pays to read the fine print

NICK EICHER, HOST: Remember the movie The Incredibles? That time when Bob Parr’s boss calls him into the office? He chews him out over insurance customers who seem to have read the policies just a little too closely?

Kicker: A premium pastry

MARY REICHARD, HOST: If your idea of conspicuous consumption includes thousand-dollar-a-dozen doughnuts, I know just the place. On Miami’s South Beach, you can find the premium pastry of the tippy-top of the one percent.

Kicker: Tortoise on the loose

NICK EICHER, HOST: It can be a challenge chasing down a lost dog or cat.

Kicker: School for one

NICK EICHET, HOST: An elementary school in rural Wyoming is set to reopen after being closed for a decade.

Kicker: A tongue lashing

MARY REICHARD, HOST: A local government in Germany is getting a global tongue lashing after it went to extraordinary lengths to collect a tax debt.

Kicker: Turnips or tulips

MEGAN BASHAM, HOST: Guys, when your wife tells you what she wants for Valentine’s Day next year, listen closely!

Kicker: Wiped off the map

MEGAN BASHAM, HOST: Talk about getting wiped off the map!

Kicker: Gator hazard

MEGAN BASHAM, HOST: Golfers are used to hazards like ponds and sand traps. And in Florida, add lounging alligators to the list.

Kicker: Ice cold wolf

NICK EICHER, HOST: Three construction workers in Estonia were working at a dam along the frozen Parnu River when they saw a dog frantically swimming in a maze of ice.

Kicker: Small dog warning

MARY REICHARD, HOST: We’ve all received alerts warning us about severe weather. It could be a flash flood watch, a severe thunderstorm or freeze warning.