Royal wedding guests are selling their boring gift bags on eBay for thousands

Royal wedding guests are selling their boring gift bags on eBay for thousandsDidn’t get invited the royal wedding? No worries. Hop on over to eBay and you could pay $2,700 for some commemorative shortbread instead. That’s right. Several attendees of the royal wedding — or, more specifically, several of the 1,200 members of the public invited to watch the proceedings from outside the chapel — have listed their complimentary canvas gift bags on eBay. SEE ALSO: May we all be as extra as this woman watching the royal wedding in her wedding dress In case you were considering placing a bid for one of these treasures, don’t. Here are all the boring-ass things inside, according to the
Daily Mail: a wedding order of service a map, like the kind that litter the ground at Six Flags a welcome letter from Harry and Meghan a bottle of water (branded) a big chocolate coin some shortbread a coupon for 20% off in the castle gift shop. Twenty percent off! You don’t say. Here’s one of the listings, which has about six days left to go and is currently resting at a chill, royal $2,762.27 USD. Looks like everything is included, though — the seller managed not to eat their chocolate coin before they got home from Windsor.
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Historic teachers rally in Raleigh draws thousands, sights set on November elections

  1. Historic teachers rally in Raleigh draws thousands, sights set on November elections  Asheville Citizen-Times
  2. ‘We vote!’ North Carolina teachers walk out for higher pay  Reuters
  3. The Teachers March is already rattling NC Republicans  Charlotte Observer
  4. Why the Teacher Walkouts Won’t Spread to Every State  New York Times
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Thousands of North Carolina public school teachers march in Raleigh

Thousands of North Carolina public school teachers march in RaleighThousands of North Carolina teachers swarmed the state legislature on Wednesday to call for pay raises and more spending on schools, making the state the country’s sixth to be roiled by educators demanding better funding. Hundreds of teachers in red T-shirts filled a spectators gallery and chanted “remember, remember, we vote in November” as the Republican-controlled General Assembly started its session. The protest prompted at least 38 districts, representing more than half the state’s 1.5 million public school students, to cancel classes.


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At least five dead from powerful Northeast storm as thousands remain without power

  1. At least five dead from powerful Northeast storm as thousands remain without power  New York Daily News
  2. A tree toppled onto an SUV and killed an 11-year-old girl as strong winds ravaged the Northeast  Washington Post
  3. Cleanup Underway a Day After Powerful Storms Pound Northeast  U.S. News & World Report
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Thousands begin marching through downtown Raleigh in largest teacher rally in NC history

  1. Thousands begin marching through downtown Raleigh in largest teacher rally in NC history  WRAL.com
  2. In North Carolina, Teacher Protest Exposes Rural-Urban Divide  Wall Street Journal
  3. Teachers in red gather before North Carolina education rally  ABC News
  4. The one way North Carolina’s teacher rally Wednesday could spark change  Charlotte Observer
  5. North Carolina teachers will be the next to walk out. Here’s what they want:  CNN
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Thousands of NC teachers are marching in Raleigh. Here's why.

  1. Thousands of NC teachers are marching in Raleigh. Here’s why.  News & Observer
  2. In North Carolina, Teacher Protest Exposes Rural-Urban Divide  Wall Street Journal
  3. Local schools closed as thousands of teachers march in Raleigh  WSOC Charlotte
  4. The one way North Carolina’s teacher rally Wednesday could spark change  Charlotte Observer
  5. North Carolina teachers will be the next to walk out. Here’s what they want:  CNN
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At least 2 dead, hundreds of thousands without power after violent storms slam Northeast

  1. At least 2 dead, hundreds of thousands without power after violent storms slam Northeast  Fox News
  2. Powerful storms kill two in Northeast  WPLG Local 10
  3. Man Killed When Tree Falls on Truck in Danbury  NBC Connecticut
  4. At least 2 killed as violent storm wallops Danbury area  Danbury News Times
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