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The Most Important News Story Of The Day: Buddy The Dog

Here is the story that every cable news outlet wants you to know is the biggest story of the day and absolutely necessary for you to follow in detail: an Alaskan German Shepard named Buddy ran down a highway, notified state troopers of a large fire, and led them back in time to save his family. Everyone loves dogs, and everyone loves happy endings—here’s a story that delivers both!

Between CNN, MSNBC, and Fox News, there have been somewhere between ten and 35 reports done on Buddy the Dog since 9 AM. That comes out to at least 2 reports on Buddy the Dog an hour per channel, which sounds about right. So here you are, cable news, you win: a post on Buddy the Dog, the most important person (sort of) in America today. If he keeps it up, Buddy is going to earn his place as the second Alaskan on the Power Grid.

Below is Fox News’ coverage of Buddy receiving a special award from troopers, an engraved silver-plated dog bowl:

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