Knick-knack

Oh, you shouldn’t have: A Renton man has been arrested on charges he sold phony Dale Chihuly glass sculptures to a collector who planned to donate them to Gonzaga University.

The good news is that the recipient of the fake Chihuly pieces can just go ahead and hide them away in some back closet shelf without feeling bad about it.

Tappa Kegga Dae: In a program designed to train the next generation of craft brewers, students at a Colorado college can now get credit for brewing and drinking beer.

This raises a whole host of questions, but the first one that comes to The Buzz’s mind is this: Why on Earth didn’t WSU think of this first?

Watch this drive: President Barack Obama, who proclaimed Thursday to be Be Nice to George W. Bush Day, and former presidents Bill Clinton, George H.W. Bush and Jimmy Carter helped dedicate the 43rd president’s library in Dallas.

Here’s a bit of presidential trivia: The younger Bush was the first president to hold a master’s degree in business administration, and his educational bona fides would have been even more extensive had college credit been granted for beer drinking back in the 1960s.

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