Archive for June, 2008

Mother Convicted in Toddler’s Hog-Tying Death Expecting Again

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Date: June 28th, 2008

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Australia – A former Caboolture woman jailed in 2003 for the sickening “hog-tying” death of her 18-month-old daughter has revealed she is going to be a mother again. In an interview in today’s Qweekend magazine, Rebecca Mae Haliday, 27, who now lives in Victoria and is a free woman after her parole expired in February, speaks of her fears for what will happen when authorities find out about the pregnancy. More… Discount Magazine SubscriptionsDiscount Cigarettes & TobaccoNutty News MarketplaceNetflix

Bat Invasion Closes Social Security Office

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Date: June 28th, 2008

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ST. AUGUSTINE, Florida – A bat invasion has closed the only Social Security office in our nation’s oldest city. The office, located off U.S. 1 South, has been closed for the past two weeks. A spokesperson says the plan right now is to set up temporary offices. Tom Moore with Rascal Rangers, the company hired to remove the bats, estimates that there were more than 1,000 brown bats in the ceiling area. More Discount Magazine SubscriptionsDiscount Cigarettes & TobaccoNutty News MarketplaceSirius Satellite Radio

Murder Charge for Brother Whose Sister Shed Scarf

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Date: June 28th, 2008

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TORONTO — The brother of a Canadian teenager who was slain in what friends described as a family dispute over a Muslim head scarf was charged with murder, becoming the second family member accused in her death, police said Friday. Aqsa Parvez, 16, of Pakistani origin, was strangled in December at her Mississauga, Ontario, home. More… Discount Magazine SubscriptionsDiscount Cigarettes & TobaccoNutty News MarketplaceGoDaddy

Officials try fake speed bumps to slow drivers

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Date: June 28th, 2008

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PHILADELPHIA, Pennsylvania – Cathy Campbell did a double-take and tapped the brakes when she spotted what appeared to be a pointy-edged box lying in the road just ahead. She got fooled. It was a fake speed bump, a flat piece of blue, white and orange plastic that is designed to look like a 3-D pyramid from afar when applied to the pavement. More… Discount Magazine SubscriptionsDiscount Cigarettes & TobaccoNutty News MarketplacePacket 8

Border Fence Would Cut Through Texas University

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Date: June 27th, 2008

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BROWNSVILLE, Texas – The steel fence that the U.S. government wants to build along the Mexican border would do more than slice through the University of Texas’ Brownsville campus and cut off the golf course from the rest of the school. School officials say it would make a mockery of the very mission of the university: promoting close ties between the U.S. and Mexico. More… Discount Magazine SubscriptionsDiscount Cigarettes & TobaccoNutty News MarketplaceDicks Sporting Goods

High court rules exorcism protected by 1st Amendment – Throws out award to injured girl

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Date: June 27th, 2008

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Texas – The Texas Supreme Court on Friday threw out a jury award over injuries a 17-year-old girl suffered in an exorcism conducted by members of her old church, ruling that the case unconstitutionally entangled the court in religious matters. In a 6-3 decision, the justices found that a lower court erred when it said the Pleasant Glade Assembly of God’s First Amendment rights regarding freedom of religion did not prevent the church from being held liable for mental distress triggered by a “hyper-spiritualistic environment.” More… Discount Magazine SubscriptionsDiscount Cigarettes & TobaccoNutty News MarketplaceCurrent Catalog

Man spills motor oil on pants and his buddy jokes that he wet his pants – Beats buddy to death

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Date: June 27th, 2008

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Brian Paul Curtis, wanted on charges of first degree murder, turned himself into the Mesa County Sheriff’s office Thursday afternoon. Curtis surrendered himself to the authorities at 2:50 pm without incident.
The warrant for Paul’s arrest was issued after deputies found out he hit another man in the head with a baseball bat. According to an arrest affidavit Brain Paul spilled motor oil on his pants while working on his motorcycle. More… Discount Magazine SubscriptionsDiscount Cigarettes & TobaccoNutty News MarketplaceSpringhill Nursery

Salmonella cases continue to climb – Tomatoes may not be the cause

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Date: June 27th, 2008

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WASHINGTON DC – As salmonella cases continue to climb, the government is checking if tainted tomatoes really are to blame for the record outbreak — or if the problem is with another ingredient, or a warehouse that is contaminating newly harvested tomatoes.
The widening outbreak — with 810 people confirmed ill — means whatever is making people sick could very well still be on the market, federal health officials warned on Friday. More… Discount Magazine SubscriptionsDiscount Cigarettes & TobaccoNutty News MarketplaceHickory Farms

Man holds up store – Beats clerk with a banana

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Date: June 27th, 2008

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FREDERICK COUNTY, Maryland – Frederick County sheriff’s deputies are looking for a man who attacked a convenience store clerk with a banana.
A man walked into a 7-Eleven store in Monrovia just after midnight Wednesday and demanded money. Investigators said that when the clerk refused, the man became so agitated that he started grabbing items off the counter. More… Discount Magazine SubscriptionsDiscount Cigarettes & TobaccoNutty News MarketplaceCostume Craze

Muskrat Brings Down Levee – Frantic Sandbagging Effort to Save Town

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Date: June 27th, 2008

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WINFIELD, Missouri – A heroic effort by hundreds of townspeople, volunteers and National Guardsmen to hold back the Mississippi River failed Friday — undone by a burrowing muskrat. The furry rodent dug a hole through the earthen levee in this eastern Missouri community, allowing water to penetrate the floodwall, which failed shortly before dawn. More… Discount Magazine SubscriptionsDiscount Cigarettes & TobaccoNutty News MarketplaceTravelocity

Pet Dogs Kill Owner

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Date: June 27th, 2008

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BREVARD COUNTY, Florida – A 74 year old woman has been mauled to death by her pet dogs according to police. Loraine May of Titusville was found dead in her home on Elliot Avenue just after 5 pm. Thursday by her son. The son called 911 after he discovered the body when he returned home from work. More… Discount Magazine SubscriptionsDiscount Cigarettes & TobaccoNutty News MarketplaceLane Bryant

Wyoming Mountain Depicted On Colorado Stamp

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Date: June 27th, 2008

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FORT COLLINS, Colorado – Colorado’s new flag stamp that went on sale two weeks ago as part of a new national stamp series may have a major problem: the mountain is in Wyoming. The U.S. Postal Service stamp shows the Colorado flag, with a snowy mountain and evergreen trees. More… Discount Magazine SubscriptionsDiscount Cigarettes & TobaccoNutty News MarketplaceSierra Trading Post

Royals cost taxpayers $80Million a year

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Date: June 27th, 2008

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UK – Queen Elizabeth and the royal family cost British taxpayers an average of 66 pence ($1.32) per person last year, Buckingham Palace announced Friday in its annual report of royal finances. The total cost of the queen and royal family was 40 million pounds ($80 million) in the past fiscal year, an increase of 2 percent from the year before, according to the Royal Public Finances report. More… Discount Magazine SubscriptionsDiscount Cigarettes & TobaccoNutty News MarketplaceInterstate Batteries

Athletes using Viagra to enhance their performance

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Date: June 27th, 2008

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LONDON — Athletes looking for a performance boost appear to be turning to a little blue pill more usually taken for its off-the-field benefits: Viagra.
But experts are divided over whether it actually offers athletes an edge. Some sports authorities say the drug is now finding a following among athletes. It isn’t clear how many might be taking it in hopes of improving athletic performance. More… Discount Magazine SubscriptionsDiscount Cigarettes & TobaccoNutty News MarketplaceLive Aquaria

Crisis Intervention Teacher Accused of Punching Student

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Date: June 27th, 2008

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NEW YORK – A crisis intervention teacher at an elementary school is accused of punching a 12-year-old student in the head and putting him into a choke hold. Scott Antwork, 58, has pleaded not guilty to charges of assault and endangering the welfare of a child. Prosecutors said the veteran teacher also grabbed the student’s right arm and pushed him onto a table during the incident last week at Public School 54 in Queens. More… Discount Magazine SubscriptionsDiscount Cigarettes & TobaccoNutty News MarketplacePet Street Mall