News

Mich. couple hands out $1 bills to strangers

Mich. couple hands out $1 bills to strangers

Photo: clipart.com

WYOMING, Mich. (AP) — Call it “reverse panhandling.”

A couple handed out cash this past weekend at an intersection in Wyoming, Mich.

Riley and Hermi Combs held up a sign that read: “No, I am not homeless. I am not hungry. Can I give you a dollar?”

And they did.

WOOD-TV reports the Grandville couple handed out 100 $1 bills to people driving by.

Their daughter, Ami Walker, says it wasn’t the first time they handed out gifts to random strangers.

According to Walker, her parents also once gave out 31-day bus passes.

She says they “do it for fun to get to know people.”

___

Recent Headlines

in Local

Deal with 186 Teachers in Reach

Fresh
school board headquarters

Springfield School District teachers have struck a tentative deal on a one-year contract

in Election 2014, Local

Slottag Seeks Ward 8 Seat; Theilen Alleges Political Meddling

Fresh
municipalcenter

A familiar name is running for Springfield City Council.

in Election 2014, Local

Rauner: Quinn Needs Patronage

Bruce Rauner (R), Pat Quinn

Republican governor candidate Bruce Rauner wants everyone hired under patronage rules at the Illinois Department of Transportation, but given non-patronage, work to be fired.

in Local

Medical Examiner: Bel-Aire Owner Likely Died of Natural Causes

BEL-AIRE

The owner of Springfield's Bel-Aire motel likely died of natural causes.

in Local

Nearly 150 People Treated for Carbon Monoxide Exposure at North Mac Intermediate School

medical

Anywhere from 65 to 100 North Mac Middle School students were sent to Springfield hospitals Monday following a carbon monoxide leak.