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Billings bus driver who hugged, tried to kiss 17-year-old student resigns

BILLINGS (AP) — A school bus driver who was suspended after allegedly hugging and trying to kiss a 17-year-old student has resigned from the company contracted to provide bus service to the Billings school district.

First Student spokeswoman Maureen Richmond confirmed the man’s resignation on Wednesday.

The driver, whose name has not been released, had been suspended since last week.

Interim Superintendent Jack Copps says the “completely inappropriate” behavior was captured on a bus camera.

The Billings Senior High School student told the school resource officer the driver hugged her twice before she got on the bus and then tried hugging and attempted to kiss her on the forehead on the bus. The bus camera recorded that encounter.

Both First Student and the school district continue to investigate.

Source: Helena Independent Record

The Huggington Post Commentary: See, here’s where you went wrong, Mr. Bus Driver. We all know that of course hugs are an appropriate expression of affection for all relationships - mother to son, pastor to gardener, bus driver to student. But you got greedy. Nobody want you go kiss kiss on their mouth face. Say no. That’s a bad touch. Bad Bus Driver. You didn’t do a good job. Goodbye.

American Dog Owners Embrace the Power of a Furry Hug!

An event more important than #KONY2012, Occupy Wall Street, the Tea Party, and the Arab Spring put together:

On April 10, 2012, dog owners across the country are invited to share the power of a furry hug by participating in the first-ever Beneful® Baked Delights™ Hug Your Dog Day. The virtual Hug Fest, which is designed to celebrate the love we share with our dogs and the launch of the new dog snack line, is taking place on the Beneful brand Facebook page ( beginning at 9:00 a.m. EDT on Tuesday, April 10.

If the news covers any other event, the mainstream media has failed us all. Luckily, the Huggington Post will be there to cover all the exciting developments.