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From NPR WBZ, Chicago. This is wait. Wait, don't tell me the NPR news quiz. I'm Bill Curtis where you're playing this week with Alonzo Boden Morocco. And Helen Hong and here again is your host that the chase Bank auditorium in Chicago. Peter sagaing. Listen again, call one triple eight wait wait the player game on the air. Hi, you're on. Wait. Wait, don't tell me. This is Rebecca inclined Delmar mar suburb outside of Albany, New York the capital region as they say there, what do you do there? I work. I work in the department of environmental conservation. Environmental conservation are things changing in New York state. I understand there's sort of a political transformation going on is that the case. Not as far as. Well, Rebecca, it's great to have you with us. You're gonna play our game in which you must try to tell truth from fiction Bill. What is Rebecca's topic? You have a hoot don't pollute for. I'll cut ya. According to the latest data the earth will be uninhabitable in about twenty five years, but that hasn't stopped people from trying to make things better this week. We read about a surprising effort to heal the planet picks a real one you'll win our prize. The wait wait voice of your choice on your voicemail ready to fly. First let's hear from Alonzo boat. We've all heard stories of soccer hooligans drinking fighting and rioting before the game at the game. After the game on their way to the game on the way home from the game. The game is just a brief intermission from there. Right. Well, now to prove they're not bad people, just overly passionate hooligans have come together to clean the streets around there arenas, the day after a match and the accompanying riot soccer fans are coming down to pick up litter beer cans, broken bottles. You name it. According to Eurosport magazine, they've even become competitive at Arthur Simeon, a huge Barscelona and messy fan says. Yes, sometimes we get out of control. But if we play Saturday, we're out here cleaning Sunday, we weigh our recyclables and compare amounts to other clubs around Europe to see who cleans up best. I just want know we've out clean, Portugal and Rinaldo Danny O'Brien watt fan says. Yeah, it's a giggle to get out here. And see what we've done the day after a win the cleanup's got people who don't even know football hoping we win makes the neighborhood nicer. Who knows maybe it'll catch on even in the state we've seen how you Yanks are after a championship. I guess it doesn't even take a championship. The raiders may not play proper football. But those fans are proper hooligans. Football hooligans Anura during their. Both before and after their riots your next story of someone working to be environmentally conscious comes from Helen Hong drug dealers. Have a lot to worry about getting rated by the cops of course, getting murdered by ruthless drug cartels shor short. But also climate change is real you guys. Feeding the environment has become such a concern for cocaine dealers in Birmingham England that they've stopped selling the white powder in ziplock Baggies and have started using reusable pods. The practice though woke is confusing their customers who frankly just wanna get high. I was given a gram of cocaine in this plastic thing and Medina said they were not serving up in plastic ziplock bags or wraps anymore. One. Confused coke fiend told metro Dhabi. Could bring it back if I wanted to and he would refill it and that it would be better for the environment. Biodegradable paper straws for snorting are sold. Separately..

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