Texas governor Rick Perry recently told the San Antonio Chamber of Commerce that Texans will keep driving pickup trucks no matter how high the cost of gasoline goes, because "You can't put a bale of hay in the back of a Prius. It don't work."
Over at CleanMPG.com, Austin American-Statesman columnist John Kelso relates how he decided to test Perry's statement. Turns out you can't fit a bale of hay in the back of a Prius: you can fit five.
11 Dead After Duck Boat Capsizes Near Branson, Mo. - High winds tore through the area on Thursday evening, and the tourist boat capsized and sank to the bottom of the lake.
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