Kicker

Kicker: A priceless doorstop

MARY REICHARD, HOST: Imagine finding out a big rock you’ve used for decades as a door stop is actually worth $100,000!

Kicker: Hit by a deer

MARY REICHARD, HOST: A woman running a half-marathon in New Jersey this week had to receive emergency medical attention. No, it was not due to exhaustion. It was due to a collision. Christina Sanchez told the Asbury Park Press she was feeling good around the 10-mile mark of the Jersey Shore Half Marathon.

Kicker: Idaho’s murder problem

NICK EICHER, HOST: A small city in Idaho has a big murder problem.

Kicker: Missing ring

NICK EICHER, HOST: Long before Phil Bryant became governor of Mississippi, he lost his wedding ring, back in 1989.

Kicker: Sea tires

NICK EICHER, HOST: Perhaps you’ve had second thoughts after making a big decision.

Kicker: Fixing commas

NICK EICHER, HOST: Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is a professional diplomat. He’s using that power in a way that will thrill English majors and advocates for good grammar.  

Kicker: Lucky alpaca

MARY REICHARD, HOST: There’s nothing more fierce than a mom protecting her baby.

Kicker: Missing Lady

NICK EICHER, HOST: Everyone loves a happy ending, particularly when it has to do with a beloved family pet.

Kicker: A horse walked into a bar

MARY REICHARD, HOST: Stop me if you’ve heard this one: A horse walks into a bar …

Kicker: Bright-eyed and bushy-tailed

NICK EICHER, HOST: Now, you may not have a lot of sympathy for squirrels. But bear with this next story.