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According to reports, cartoonist Jerry Holbert was asked to change the punchline of the joke from "Watermelon" to "raspberry," which he did, but not before it was sent to the press. He has since issued an apology for what some see as a racially-charged joke.

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Thanks to some high winds and a shoddy construction job, a giant chunk of scaffolding came crashing down from a building this week in Portland, Oregon.

Onlookers watched and filmed in fascination as the debris teetered back and forth before eventually falling to the street.

No one was injured in the accident, but one car apparently took a lot of damage.

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For those out of the loop, "Jigaboo" is an old and rarely-heard slur for people of color. You know, the kind of old ditty your more racist grandma might drop casually at Thanksgiving dinner. The anchor, former Miss USA winner Kristi Capel, later apologized for the statement saying that she didn't know that it was a "even a word."