Archive for November, 2008

Boy injured after shooting himself with starter gun

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Date: November 30th, 2008

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Utah – A 14-year-old boy accidently shot himself with a track and field starter gun in St. George on Tuesday, police said. The teen was at a self-storage facility with his stepfather early Tuesday evening when he found the gun, said St. George police Sgt. Doug Sargent.
The device was shaped like a laser pointer or writing pen, and the teen held the device out in front of himself and pressed the trigger. More… Magazine LaneDiscount Cigarettes & TobaccoNutty News MarketplaceMichigan Bulb

Blow-up doll causes bomb scare

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Date: November 30th, 2008

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HALMSTED, Sweden – Police say a blow-up doll left by men after a stag party triggered a bomb scare in Halmstad, Sweden.
The doll, found bound and gagged, apparently was jettisoned by the partygoers as they left a bar, the Swedish news agency TT reported Sunday. More… Magazine LaneDiscount Cigarettes & Tobacco - Nutty News MarketplaceHudson Reed

Bride, groom save their first kiss for the altar

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Date: November 30th, 2008

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CHICAGO – Two abstinence teachers who wed in Chicago experienced their first kiss at the altar. And it was a doozy — a two-minute smooch that drew cheers from about 500 people in the church. After a one-year courtship, 28-year-old Melody LaLuz and 30-year-old Claudaniel Fabien tied the knot Saturday, even though they’d never locked lips before that day. More… Magazine LaneDiscount Cigarettes & TobaccoNutty News Marketplace - Flower

Thief steals Thanksgiving dinner off woman’s porch

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Date: November 30th, 2008

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OREGON, Wisconsin – A Wisconsin family found it hard to be thankful after a thief made off with their turkey dinner.
Lillian Moore says she sent a cooler stuffed with Thanksgiving food to her daughter Cindy, only to have it stolen from her porch. More… Magazine LaneDiscount Cigarettes & TobaccoNutty News MarketplacePetsMart

Taxi drivers go on strike – Smashing cars

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Date: November 30th, 2008

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BEIJING — About 300 taxi drivers went on strike in a southern Chinese city, smashing cars and demanding a crackdown on unlicensed taxis in the latest protest against illegal taxi competition in China.
Hundreds of cab drivers gathered Saturday in front of government buildings in Chaozhou, a city in Guangdong province, said an official Sunday from the Chaozhou city government who would only give his surname, Chen. More… Magazine LaneDiscount Cigarettes & TobaccoNutty News MarketplaceGurney’s Seed and Nursery

Subway Make You Tardy? NYC Transit to Provide Late Notes

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Date: November 30th, 2008

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NEW YORK — People late for school or work because of New York City subway delays can get notes from the transit agency to give to their teachers or bosses.
The New York City Transit division says it gives passengers the notes so they can prove they’re not lying about being delayed while riding the subway. More… Magazine LaneDiscount Cigarettes & TobaccoNutty News MarketplaceJimmy Jane

Woman finds 14 baby pythons in bedroom

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Date: November 30th, 2008

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FANNIE BAY, Australia – An Australian woman says she hated snakes even before she found 14 young carpet pythons in her bedroom.
Esther Honegger of Fannie Bay told The Northern Territorian she first noticed some of the snakes as she prepared for bed Wednesday night.
“I hate snakes and as I walked backwards and forwards I would see another one,” she said. More… Magazine LaneDiscount Cigarettes & TobaccoNutty News MarketplaceWine

Fatal shooting followed toy store brawl

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Date: November 29th, 2008

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PALM DESERT, California – The shooting occurred in a crowded toy store on the traditional start of the holiday shopping season, but authorities say it wasn’t related to the bargain-hunting frenzy. Instead, two men pulled guns and killed each other after the women with them erupted into a bloody brawl, witnesses said. More… Magazine LaneDiscount Cigarettes & Tobacco - Nutty News MarketplaceMrs. Fields Gifts

Woman dies after margarine mishap

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Date: November 29th, 2008

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New Zealand – Police and fire authorities are investigating the death of an elderly South Auckland woman who died after knocking a pot of burning melted margarine over herself. The 86-year-old was alone in her Pahurehure home yesterday when it is believed she found the margarine, to be used in the making of ceremonial candles, smoking, The Sunday Star Times reported. More… Magazine LaneDiscount Cigarettes & TobaccoNutty News MarketplaceSirius Satellite Radio

5 deer die jumping from overpass onto highway

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Date: November 29th, 2008

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MARKLE, Indiana – Police in Indiana say five deer that wandered onto a highway overpass have jumped to their deaths on Interstate 69, one of them crashing through a tractor-trailer’s windshield.
Indiana Department of Natural Resources spokesman John Salb says the deer may have been spooked by cars as they were crossing the overpass Friday. More… Magazine LaneDiscount Cigarettes & TobaccoNutty News MarketplaceJames Allen

Man beats attacker with giant candy cane

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Date: November 29th, 2008

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SACRAMENTO, California – A California man used a 2-foot decorative lawn candy cane to beat and subdue a neighbor who allegedly attacked guests with a knife, police say. Sacramento, Calif., Police Department spokesman Sgt. Norm Leong said the candy cane-wielding man confronted neighbor Donald Kercell, 49, who had allegedly become intoxicated and was threatening people gathered on a lawn with a kitchen knife. More… Magazine LaneDiscount Cigarettes & TobaccoNutty News Marketplace - ZizZazz

Death toll more than 300 in voter violence

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Date: November 29th, 2008

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Nigeria – The top religious official at the main mosque in a riot-hit Nigerian city says the death toll has reached more than 300 people in two days of election-related violence. Sheikh Khalid Abubakar says the bodies were brought to the Jos central mosque on Saturday for prayers before a quick burial in keeping with Islamic rites. More… Magazine LaneDiscount Cigarettes & TobaccoNutty News MarketplaceDVD Planet

Police Chief Shoots Himself While Teaching Daughter Gun Safety

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Date: November 29th, 2008

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MONROE, Ohio — Police in southwestern Ohio say a police chief mistakenly shot himself in the thigh after giving his daughter a gun safety lesson. A police report says 54-year-old Middletown police Chief Greg Schwarber was preparing to clean his Glock .45-caliber pistol on Friday and didn’t realize the gun was still loaded. More… Magazine LaneDiscount Cigarettes & TobaccoNutty News MarketplaceFavor Affair

Cardboard man keeps cops at bay for hour and a half

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Date: November 29th, 2008

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New Jersey – A cardboard figure of a person inside a Somerset County bank kept police at bay for 90 minutes last night, authorities said.
The standoff at the PNC Bank on Routes 518 and 601 in the Skillman section of Montgomery Township ended about 10:20 p.m., Somerset County Prosecutor Wayne Forrest said. More… Magazine LaneDiscount Cigarettes & TobaccoNutty News Marketplace1-800-PetMeds

Disgruntled 8-year-old boy crashes teacher’s car

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Date: November 29th, 2008

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BERLIN, Germany – An eight-year-old German schoolboy who wanted to complain to his mother about being sent out of class took his teacher’s car and crashed it, police said.
The boy, banished from class for disrupting a lesson, pinched the 40-year-old teacher’s car key when she was not looking and managed to start up her compact car. More… Magazine LaneDiscount Cigarettes & TobaccoNutty News MarketplacePrisoner Pen Pal