Nation Rushes to Party before Legal DUI Limit Lowered

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LOS ANGELES — Gadflies, college students and champion buzzed drivers nationwide scrambled this month to get in some last-minute partying after the National Transportation Safety Board voted to recommend lowering the legal blood-alcohol content from .08 to .05. Stores reported runs on beer and boxed wine, and the number of cars-for-sale ads on Craigslist immediately tripled. “This recommendation is ludicrous,” Sarah Longwell,…

Progressive Car Insurance Names Amanda Bynes New Spokeswoman

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MAYFIELD VILLAGE, Ohio – Progressive, one of the nation’s largest automobile insurers, has announced that it will massively revamp its marketing strategy in 2013. Among its most notable changes, a publicist said, is that it will enlist teen star and chronic car-totaler Amanda Bynes as its new spokeswoman. Progressive is largely known for its prolific ad campaigns featuring “Flo,” a quirky and…