Archive for April, 2008

What’s a Ghostbike?

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Date: April 30th, 2008

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A Ghostbike is a junker bike that has been painted stark white and afixed to the site where a cyclist has been hit or killed by a car driver. Ghostbikes are intended to be memorials for the fallen and reminders to everyone to SHARE THE ROAD with one another. Ride safe and give cyclists a break. More… Discount Magazine SubscriptionsDiscount Cigarettes & TobaccoNutty News MarketplaceGaiam

Texas state bird attacks reporter outside state office

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Date: April 30th, 2008

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Austin, Texas – An unusual kind of bird-watching is underway in Downtown Austin these days. Several mockingbirds are attacking people as they pass by the Stephen F. Austin building. It’s gotten so bad that workers in offices on the south side of the building pull chairs up to the window to look and laugh. From up high on her perch, the mother mockingbird can see everyone approaching. More… Discount Magazine SubscriptionsDiscount Cigarettes & TobaccoNutty News MarketplaceFox TV Store

Smoking ban ‘has closed 100 pubs’

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Date: April 30th, 2008

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Northern Ireland – More than 100 bars in Northern Ireland have closed since the introduction of the smoking ban, it has been claimed. The Federation of Retail Licensed Trade said that 7% of Northern Ireland’s pubs and bars had gone out of business since the ban’s introduction a year ago. Its chief executive Stephen Kelly said: “The much-promoted view that non-smokers would be rushing to premises has not materialised.” More… Discount Magazine SubscriptionsDiscount Cigarettes & TobaccoNutty News MarketplaceElf Cosmetics

Judge rules CPS wrongly removed 3wk old baby – 3 years later, CPS says it would be "too traumatic" to take child away from foster parents

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Date: April 30th, 2008

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WASHINGTON – There’s an empty highchair sitting in the kitchen of the Arlington home of Nancy Hey and Christopher Slitor. It’s their daughter Sabrina’s highchair. But it’s been empty for two years because thieves disguised as Arlington County social workers and judges took her from her parents. She was stolen with no public scrutiny or accountability. More… Discount Magazine SubscriptionsDiscount Cigarettes & TobaccoNutty News MarketplaceDiamonds International

Lawmakers Consider Tax On Fast Food – Sin Tax

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Date: April 30th, 2008

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WINDSOR, New Jersey ? The sputtering economy has caused an increase in prices of many staples including gasoline, rice, ice cream, even beer. Now some lawmakers in New Jersey are considering taking food taxes a step further and install a proverbial “sin” tax on fast food. Yes, the idea of marking up your favorite fast food burger or pack of fries is actually being tossed around, and it’s not settling well with many residents. “They’re taxing everything. Now you’re gonna tax fast food? That’s crazy,” said Newark resident Miriam Robertson. More… Discount Magazine SubscriptionsDiscount Cigarettes & TobaccoNutty News MarketplaceDutch Gardens

Girl in Vegetative State Gives Abuse Testimony

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Date: April 30th, 2008

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Massachusetts – Last winter, just as the state’s highest court was about to rule that a girl in an “irreversible vegetative state” should be removed from life support, 14-year-old Haleigh Poutre started to breathe on her own.
Haleigh, who spent the past two years at a pediatric rehabilitation hospital in Brighton, Mass., suffered a near-fatal head injury in September 2005. More… Discount Magazine SubscriptionsDiscount Cigarettes & TobaccoNutty News MarketplaceChemistry

Pregnant woman busted for DUI… Again

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Date: April 30th, 2008

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Lutz, Florida — Nicole VanNeil is just a year over the legal drinking age, but already has four arrests for driving under the influence.
In the latest case, Hillsborough Sheriff’s Deputies say VanNeil was eight months pregnant when she was pulled over and failed her field sobriety test. VanNeil’s bulging belly can be seen on video taken from the deputies dash cam. More… Discount Magazine SubscriptionsDiscount Cigarettes & TobaccoNutty News MarketplaceSirius Satellite Radio

Mother jailed on neglect charge – Home littered with filth, decaying food, etc

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Date: April 30th, 2008

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FORT PIERCE — A 19-year-old woman was still in the St. Lucie County jail last night on a child neglect charge, after police found her 1-year-old son living in a home littered with filth, decaying food and other items. The home of Mary E. Fasnacht in the 800 block of Revels Lane had no running water and smelled of human waste, according to reports released Monday. More… Discount Magazine SubscriptionsDiscount Cigarettes & TobaccoNutty News MarketplacePetscriptions

Robber Fakes Illness To Lure Waitress into diner bathroom to steal her tip money

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Date: April 30th, 2008

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NEW CASTLE, Delaware – Police said a man in his 40s faked a sickness and lured a waitress into a diner bathroom before stealing her tip money.
Investigators learned that Leonard Johnson, 44, of McMullen Avenue in New Castle, was eating at the Golden Dove Diner at about 1:30 a.m. when he started acting sick. Johnson allegedly asked his waitress, a 23-year-old female, if she could show him where the bathroom was and then he pulled her into the lavatory, put his hand over her mouth and stole tip money from her apron. More… Discount Magazine SubscriptionsDiscount Cigarettes & TobaccoNutty News MarketplacePalm Beach Jewelry

High-speed chase ends in death – Killed man known to his friends as a federal intelligence officer

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Date: April 30th, 2008

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Houston, Texas – Mystery continues to envelop a man shot and killed by Houston police Tuesday morning after a high-speed chase that ended near the Galleria. The victim was identified by friends as Roland Vincent Carnaby, 52, of Houston. But who he really was — or more precisely, what he was — is something police are still trying to piece together. More… Discount Magazine SubscriptionsDiscount Cigarettes & TobaccoNutty News MarketplaceMontgomery Ward

P.Diddy Planning an ‘I’m Famous’ Party – Cost: $2 million

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Date: April 30th, 2008

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P. Diddy wants the world to know he’s rich and famous – just in case you forgot. Diddy is organizing a $2 million dollar party to celebrate getting a star on Hollywood’s walk of fame. Diddy said: “You can get a lot of things but when you see those stars on the ground… well that’s something I can’t even say I dreamed of.” A friend of the rapper is quoted as saying: “It’s a huge honor for P. Diddy to be recognized in Hollywood. He came from Harlem and on Friday the crème de la crème of Hollywood will salute him.” More… Discount Magazine SubscriptionsDiscount Cigarettes & TobaccoNutty News MarketplaceLimoges Jewelry

Freed inmate arrested for suspicion of stealing jailer’s credit cards

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Date: April 30th, 2008

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DURANT — A man released from jail Sunday afternoon was arrested again that evening after he stole credit cards from a jailer’s vehicle and attempted to use them at a local business, the Bryan County Sheriff’s Office said. John Fowler, 21, Durant, was released from jail at 3:29 p.m. following an arrest by the highway patrol for driving under suspension and operating a vehicle in an unsafe manner, according to jail records. More… Discount Magazine SubscriptionsDiscount Cigarettes & TobaccoNutty News MarketplaceHotwire

Mom Caught 32 Years After Prison Break

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Date: April 30th, 2008

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SAN DIEGO, California – A suburban wife and mother who has been living in Carmel Valley was in custody Wednesday, 32 years after escaping from a Detroit prison, it was reported. Marie Walsh of Carmel Valley was known as Susan Lefevre in 1975 when she was sentenced to 10 to 20 years in prison for conspiracy and violation of drug laws, according to The San Diego Union-Tribune. More… Discount Magazine SubscriptionsDiscount Cigarettes & TobaccoNutty News MarketplaceRugs Express

Restaurant Stores Bread On The floor In Men’s Restroom

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Date: April 30th, 2008

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SANFORD, Florida – Eyewitness News discovered a popular Sanford fast food restaurant that’s accused of storing food on the floor inside the men’s restroom. The food that was left on the floor in the restroom was just one of several critical violations health inspectors found at a Checkers location in Sanford. Employees at the Checkers store on South French Avenue at West 15th Street apparently decided it was okay to store buns for their hamburgers inside a not-so-clean men’s room. More… Discount Magazine SubscriptionsDiscount Cigarettes & TobaccoNutty News MarketplaceSwissOutpost

Girl Burned in Northern India in Possible Inter-Caste Violence

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Date: April 30th, 2008

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LUCKNOW, India — Police in northern India arrested a man who allegedly threw a girl into a pile of glowing embers after he caught her trespassing, an attack authorities said Wednesday may have been motivated by caste. The 6-year-old girl is recuperating at a state-run hospital in Mathura, the north Indian city where the alleged attack occurred, said Dr. Ramesh Kumar. More… Discount Magazine SubscriptionsDiscount Cigarettes & TobaccoNutty News MarketplaceRadisson Hotels & Resorts