Archive for April, 2008

Woman Busted After Purse With Meth Found – Left Purse Behind After Writing Bad Check

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Date: April 29th, 2008

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NATOMAS, California – A woman was arrested after allegedly writing a bad check at Target, then leaving a purse full of meth behind. A surveillance camera was hovering right over Kristina Parker while she was in line at Target on a day she would probably rather forget. In all likelihood parker would never have been picked up if it wasn’t for her purse. Kristina allegedly made two big mistakes: She pulled her checkbook out of her purse and put the purse back into the shopping cart. When the check wasn’t accepted, she took off. More… Discount Magazine SubscriptionsDiscount Cigarettes & TobaccoNutty News MarketplaceSky Mall

Brawling newlyweds go from reception to jail

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Date: April 29th, 2008

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PITTSBURGH, Pennsylvania — A newlywed couple spent the night in separate jail cells — she in her wedding gown — after police said they brawled with each other, then members of another wedding party, at a suburban Pittsburgh hotel. The fight started Saturday night after a reception when he knocked her to the floor with a karate kick in the seventh-floor hallway of a Holiday Inn, according to police. It escalated when she attacked two guests from another wedding party who came to her aid, police said. More… Discount Magazine SubscriptionsDiscount Cigarettes & TobaccoNutty News MarketplaceBake Me A Wish

Bed Bug-Sniffing Dogs Pinpoint Pests In Seconds

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Date: April 29th, 2008

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NEW YORK ? Bed bug infestations have hit epidemic proportions in the tri-state area, so much that earlier this year New York City health officials created a bed bug “task force” after receiving thousands complaints about the microscopic critters. Now there’s a new weapon in the fight against bed bugs, and its barking up a storm where the bed bugs bite. Smaller than a poppy seed, beg bugs nest in just about everything – not just beds – which makes it very hard to get rid of them. More… Discount Magazine SubscriptionsDiscount Cigarettes & TobaccoNutty News MarketplaceBailey Banks & Biddle

Mayor to offer free Viagra to older men – To improve their "quality of life"

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Date: April 28th, 2008

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Chile – For the first time in Chile, a mayor plans to give out free Viagra to men 60 and older in his town to improve their “quality of life” four times a month, according to media reports. “This has to do with quality of life and it’s done responsibly. It’s not just like handing out candy at the corner,” Gonzalo Navarrete, a physician and mayor of the poor town of Lo Prado south of Santiago, told Las Ultimas Noticias daily. More… Discount Magazine SubscriptionsDiscount Cigarettes & TobaccoNutty News MarketplaceGourmet Monthly Clubs

40 Drowning Victims May Have Been Murdered by ‘Smiley Face Gang’

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Date: April 28th, 2008

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Minnesota – At least 40 young men who drowned may have died by far more sinister means — serial killings at the hands of a national gang that revels in murdering young men and leaving smiley-face markings at the scene, a team of retired New York City police detectives and criminal justice investigators said Monday. They believe the victims, including University of Minnesota student Chris Jenkins and Fordham University student Patrick McNeill, didn’t accidentally drown but were actually killed by members of the so-called “Smiley Face Gang,” KSTP in St. Paul reported. More… Discount Magazine SubscriptionsDiscount Cigarettes & TobaccoNutty News MarketplaceLane Bryant

Armed robber apologized to victim – So ashamed he returned her shoulder bag and gave her his cell phone number

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Date: April 28th, 2008

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UK – Alieu Dibba grabbed the woman’s bag, pressed a blade against her stomach and said: “Give it to me or I’ll kill you”. He later returned the bag to her, left his mobile phone number and promised to “make it up”, Luton Crown Court heard. Dibba, 37, of Polruan Place, Milton Keynes, admitted robbery and possessing a bladed article. He was jailed for three years for the robbery in Luton. More… Discount Magazine SubscriptionsDiscount Cigarettes & TobaccoNutty News MarketplacePrep Sportswear

Woman Gives Birth In Dairy Queen Parking Lot – En Route To Hospital When Baby Comes Early

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Date: April 28th, 2008

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GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. — A mother-to-be heading for the hospital Sunday morning ended up having her child in a Dairy Queen parking lot in Grand Junction. The woman was being driven to the hospital when she went into labor, KKCO-TV reported. The driver pulled off into the Dairy Queen parking lot near the Interstate 70 Business Loop and 30 Road and called 911. Firefighters with the Clifton Fire Protection District arrived just before the newborn baby girl. More… Discount Magazine SubscriptionsDiscount Cigarettes & TobaccoNutty News MarketplaceNetflix

Blind man given the gift of sight by gene therapy

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Date: April 28th, 2008

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UK – A pioneering gene therapy trial has helped a blind man to see in a breakthrough that brings hope to millions affected by eye diseases. British scientists have claimed a world first for the revolutionary treatment, which involved a single injection into the retina at the back of the eye. Steven Howarth, 18, from Bolton, who has a rare inherited eye disorder which has left him with extremely poor vision More… Discount Magazine SubscriptionsDiscount Cigarettes & TobaccoNutty News MarketplaceGo To Meeting

Mars agrees to buy gum maker Wrigley for about $23B with financing help from Warren Buffett

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Date: April 28th, 2008

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CHICAGO, Illinois – The Oracle of Omaha is betting that the country’s candy jar is recession-proof. With financing from Warren Buffett, candy maker Mars Inc. on Monday said it is buying confectioner Wm. Wrigley Jr. Co. for an estimated $23 billion in cash. The deal would marry brands that sweet-toothed Americans have munched on for decades: Mars owns Snickers and M&Ms; Wrigley’s gum brands include Juicy Fruit, Orbit, Extra and Big Red. More… Discount Magazine SubscriptionsDiscount Cigarettes & TobaccoNutty News MarketplaceLive Aquaria

SeaWorld Dolphin Dies After Colliding With Other Dolphin

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Date: April 28th, 2008

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ORLANDO, Florida – Managers at SeaWorld Orlando are planning a review of training procedures following the death of one or their main performers in what has been described as a freak accident. “Sharky,” a dolphin died on Saturday during a show at SeaWorld Orlando’s Discovery Cove. More… Discount Magazine SubscriptionsDiscount Cigarettes & TobaccoNutty News MarketplaceOwn Your Own Internet Store – FREE

Doomed Chernobyl Reactor to Be Buried in Giant Steel Coffin

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Date: April 28th, 2008

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KIEV, Ukraine — Twenty-two years after the Chernobyl nuclear disaster, work is under way on a colossal new shelter to cover the ruins and deadly radioactive contents of the exploded Soviet-era power plant. For years, the original iron and concrete shelter that was hastily constructed over the reactor has been leaking radiation, cracking and threatening to collapse. The new one, an arch of steel, would be big enough to contain the Statue of Liberty. More… Discount Magazine SubscriptionsDiscount Cigarettes & TobaccoNutty News MarketplaceDicks Sporting Goods

Woman Gets 15 Years for Killing and Dismembering Husband

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Date: April 28th, 2008

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TOKYO, Japan — A court sentenced a Japanese woman Monday to 15 years in prison for beating her husband to death with a wine bottle, chopping up his body with a saw and dumping his body parts around Tokyo, a court official said.
The Tokyo District Court handed down the verdict on Kaori Mihashi, 33, said the court official, who requested anonymity citing policy. Mihashi did not appeal to a higher court. More… Discount Magazine SubscriptionsDiscount Cigarettes & TobaccoNutty News MarketplaceEnterprise Rent A Car

Brazen broccoli bandit strikes four times in a week – Steals a single head from the prized vegetable

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Date: April 28th, 2008

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UK – It is said a criminal should never return to the scene of the crime – but no one seems to have told the brazen broccoli burglar of King’s Somborne. A thief has struck four times Four times in the last two weeks he has struck at Frank Fahy’s vegetable patch. On each occasion he has cut through protective netting and pinched a single head of broccoli. More… Discount Magazine SubscriptionsDiscount Cigarettes & TobaccoNutty News MarketplacePaul Fredrick Men Style

Beekeeper builds churches for bees

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Date: April 28th, 2008

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Serbia – A spiritual beekeeper in Serbia has built hives in the shape of monasteries and churches for his insects ‘because bees have a soul too’.
Slobodan Jeftic is creating his ‘holy honey’ in the northern town of Stari Kostolac. More… Discount Magazine SubscriptionsDiscount Cigarettes & TobaccoNutty News MarketplaceVacation Home Rentals

300-pound inmate complains jail doesn’t feed him well

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Date: April 28th, 2008

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BENTONVILLE, Arkansas – An inmate awaiting trial on a murder charge is suing the county, complaining he has lost more than 100 pounds because of the jailhouse menu. Broderick Lloyd Laswell says he isn’t happy that he’s down to 308 pounds after eight months in the Benton County jail. He has filed a federal lawsuit complaining the jail doesn’t provide inmates with enough food. More… Discount Magazine SubscriptionsDiscount Cigarettes & TobaccoNutty News MarketplaceThings Remembered