Archive for May, 2008

Would-be thieves leave nasty note when couldn’t open safe – (Expletive) you and your safe

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Date: May 29th, 2008

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West Des Moines, Iowa – The note the burglars left behind was nothing fancy. It had large letters scribbled in ink on a plain white piece of copy paper. It had no doodles or stickers or punctuation. But its message was clear: “(Expletive) you and your safe”. “Apparently, they were upset that they couldn’t gain access to the safe,” West Des Moines Police Lt. Jeff Miller said. More… Discount Magazine SubscriptionsDiscount Cigarettes & TobaccoNutty News MarketplaceFig Leaves

Young woman gets talk show – Qualified because she spent 8 1/2 years in an underground cell

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Date: May 29th, 2008

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VIENNA, Austria – Television was once her only window on the world. Now Natascha Kampusch – still adjusting to life after spending 8 1/2 years in an underground cell – is starting an improbable new career as a TV talk show host. But Kampusch, 20, is the first to acknowledge she’s an unlikely talk show host. More… Discount Magazine SubscriptionsDiscount Cigarettes & TobaccoNutty News MarketplacePrisoner Pen Pal

26-year-old chimp headed to court – To classify him as a person

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Date: May 29th, 2008

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Strasbourg, France – Animal rights activist and teacher Paula Stibbe, along with the Vienna-based Association Against Animal Factories (AAAF), says she wants the chimpanzee, named Matthew Hiasl Pan, declared a person. That way, Stibbe says she can become the primate’s legal guardian if the bankrupt animal sanctuary where Matthew lives closes. (Under Austrian law, only humans are entitled to have guardians.) More… Discount Magazine SubscriptionsDiscount Cigarettes & TobaccoNutty News MarketplaceOwn Your Own Internet Store – FREE

Two-year-olds diagnosed with ADHD – Drugged – Mother knew there could be long-term effects but worth the risks

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Date: May 29th, 2008

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Australia – Toddlers as young as two are being diagnosed with ADHD and prescribed drugs including Ritalin. Figures obtained by The Daily Telegraph reveal 311 children in NSW aged five and under depend on controversial medication, including 58 four-year-olds and 13 three-year-olds. Health Department figures show that, nationally, doctors have prescribed ADHD drugs to five toddlers aged only two, despite possible side effects. More… Discount Magazine SubscriptionsDiscount Cigarettes & TobaccoNutty News MarketplaceThings Remembered

City Council votes up to $150,000 to defend no-beard policy for police

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Date: May 29th, 2008

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Houston, Texas – Despite the unanimous vote, council members spent more than an hour discussing the policy and questioning whether it discriminated against men who cannot shave because of medical or religious reasons. “The lawsuit is pending and we have to defend ourselves,” Councilman Ron Green said. “But we’re basically saying we want new police officers, but we don’t want police officers with beards. More… Discount Magazine SubscriptionsDiscount Cigarettes & TobaccoNutty News MarketplaceTravelocity

Too Fat – Air ambulances asking hospitals to fill out a special form when requesting transport for anyone weighing more than 250 pounds

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Date: May 29th, 2008

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Washington – Bigger backboards, sturdier gurneys, ambulances with a wider entrance – the growing girth of the American public translates to a bigger patient for medical service providers. Now, Airlift Northwest is the latest such agency to announce new policies to deal with obese patients.
“There’s been a real increase in the size and girth of some of the patients we’ve been asked to transport,” said Mardie Rhodes, a spokeswoman for the nonprofit air ambulance service. More… Discount Magazine SubscriptionsDiscount Cigarettes & TobaccoNutty News MarketplaceShop 4 Tech

Man Charged With Severing Wife’s Arm With Ski Boat Propeller

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Date: May 29th, 2008

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SPOKANE, Washington – A man driving a 20-foot ski boat on Newman Lake ran over his wife after she was thrown into the water Wednesday and the boat propeller severed her left arm, a Spokane County sheriff’s deputy said. The woman was taken to a nearby hospital and was expected to survive. The floor of the boat was “littered with empty beer and wine” containers. More… Discount Magazine SubscriptionsDiscount Cigarettes & TobaccoNutty News MarketplaceNetflix

Student with top grades won’t be valedictorian – Finished high school in three years

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Date: May 29th, 2008

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Texas – Grapevine High School senior Anjali Datta holds the highest grade-point average of the 471 students graduating from Grapevine High School this year. In fact, Grapevine-Colleyville ISD officials believe her GPA of 5.898 may be the highest in the high school’s history. It’s still not enough to make her the valedictorian, which brings a one-year college scholarship from the state because Anjali rocketed through high school in only three years. More… Discount Magazine SubscriptionsDiscount Cigarettes & TobaccoNutty News MarketplaceWine

Town refuses occupancy permit for unmarried couple

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Date: May 29th, 2008

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BLACK JACK, Missouri – Another unmarried couple is being told by a suburban St. Louis town they’re not welcome. A man, his girlfriend and her three children recently bought a house in Black Jack in north St. Louis County. But because Toi Pruitt and Joe Pulliam and the children don’t meet the town’s definition of a family, they couldn’t get an occupancy permit. More… Discount Magazine SubscriptionsDiscount Cigarettes & TobaccoNutty News MarketplaceThe Baby Outlet

Teens tape $10,000 vandalism spree in hopes of getting on MTV

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Date: May 29th, 2008

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Florida – A group of Florida teens are facing charges after taping a vandalism spree at their high school in hopes of getting on MTV. The students are accused of vandalizing Estero High School and causing $10,000 in damage. Estero High Principal George Clover says one 19-year-old senior claimed the vandalism was nothing personal, he just considered it a prank. More… Discount Magazine SubscriptionsDiscount Cigarettes & TobaccoNutty News MarketplacePrep Sportswear

Retrofitted truck used to steal diesel fuel from gas station

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Date: May 29th, 2008

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Pennsylvania – Talk about a gas guzzler. Police believe an Ohio asphalt contractor used a retrofitted pickup truck and trailer to steal thousands of gallons of diesel fuel from a Mercer County gas station. Hermitage Deputy Police Chief Edward Holiga said yesterday that the truck and trailer were used in three thefts dating to last year. More… Discount Magazine SubscriptionsDiscount Cigarettes & TobaccoNutty News MarketplaceHudson Reed

Man’s dog and wedding couple’s dog get into fight – Four people shot

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Date: May 29th, 2008

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Arkansas – A shooting at an outdoor wedding ended in chaos as a man sped off to find help for the three victims loaded into the back of his pickup. Arriving Pope County sheriff’s deputies found a woman lying in the truck’s bed with a gunshot wound to the head. A man next to her had blood pumping down over his body from a wound his neck. Another man sat in the back, suffering from a chest wound. More… Discount Magazine SubscriptionsDiscount Cigarettes & TobaccoNutty News MarketplaceNational Jean Company

Firefighters free woman after getting her finger trapped in her fold-up bed

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Date: May 29th, 2008

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UK – A woman had to be rescued by firefighters after getting her finger trapped in her fold-up bed. The owner of the home on Garstang Road in Barton, near Preston, had got caught in the mechanism as she went to fold the bed away 11.21am on Tuesday. More… Discount Magazine SubscriptionsDiscount Cigarettes & TobaccoNutty News MarketplaceMagic Cabin

Spanish is becoming the primary language in Miami

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Date: May 29th, 2008

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MIAMI, Florida – Melissa Green’s mother spoke Spanish, but she never learned – her father forbid it. Today, that’s a frequent problem in this city where the English-speaking population is outnumbered. The 49-year-old flower shop owner and Miami native said her inability to speak “espanol” makes it difficult to conduct business, seek help at stores and even ask directions. She finds it “frustrating.” More… Discount Magazine SubscriptionsDiscount Cigarettes & TobaccoNutty News MarketplaceHealth and Beauty Superstore

6 Lions Eat Game Farm Worker in South Africa

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Date: May 28th, 2008

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JOHANNESBURG, South Africa – Police say six caged lions left only fingers and intestines after eating a worker giving them water. The lions attacked the 49-year-old man Tuesday after he went inside their cage to deliver water, police said Wednesday. The man had been working at the Uitspan game farm in northwest South Africa for at least two years, police said. More… Discount Magazine SubscriptionsDiscount Cigarettes & TobaccoNutty News MarketplaceCatherines Plus Sizes