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Pizza Hut Fires Manager for Refusing to Open on Thanksgiving
Tony Rohr, 28, of Elkhart, Ind., refused to open his Pizza Hut on Thanksgiving Day. He said workers should be home with their families. The franchise owner, he said, forced him to resign. Rohr’s story sparked outrage on social media and tonight the Pizza Hut corporation says he’s been offered his job back.
College Basketball Player Makes Half-Court Shot, Can’t Keep Prize Money
The half-court shot at a basketball game is one of the hardest to make but Oklahoma City Thunder fan Cameron Rodriguez made it for a $20,000 prize. He’s been forced to forfeit the prize money because he’s on a basketball scholarship at Southwestern College. Rodriquez and his school are petitioning the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics to allow him to use the money for his tuition.