Storm Chaser Proposes To His Girlfriend And She Accepts

Heard on Morning Edition

Steve Inskeep @NPRinskeep

Good morning. I’m David Greene. So if you go on Alex Bartholomew’s Facebook page, you’ll see some photos of him proposing to his girlfriend. Behind him, there’s a picturesque Texas landscape and a tornado, which was exactly how Alex wanted it. He’s a storm chaser. And he wanted nothing more than to go down on one knee and pop the question with a potentially deadly twister right in the shot. Believe it or not, she said yes. Here’s hoping she’s not in for a stormy marriage. It’s MORNING EDITION.

QB Aaron Rodgers Gets Class Out Of Final Exam With Retweet

Rachel Martin @rachelnpr

Good morning. I’m Rachel Martin. What some kids will do to get out of a big test. After getting pressure from her students, sports literature teacher Laura Roberts agreed to cancel the final exam if Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers retweeted someone from her class. A student named Peyton Meyer tweeted out the request to Rodgers, adding this note about his teacher – please retweet, she’s your biggest fan. Rodgers responded – I’m sure a sports lit final is very important, but here you go. It’s MORNING EDITION.