Archive for December, 2008

Teenager had her bag stolen by a woman as she lay on the floor having an epileptic fit

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Date: December 31st, 2008

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UK – A teenager had her bag stolen by a woman as she lay on the floor suffering an epileptic fit in a busy Lancashire shopping centre.
The 17-year-old girl collapsed in St George’s Shopping Centre at Friargate in Preston city centre.
As she lay on the floor a woman took the girl’s white carrier bag, containing about £25 worth of items. More… American Angler Magazine: Discount Price at Magazine LaneDiscount Cigarettes & TobaccoNutty News MarketplacePet Street Mall

Man accused of breaking into his own home

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Date: December 31st, 2008

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HUTCHINSON, Minnesota – A 19-year-old Hutchinson man was arrested after allegedly breaking into his own home and stealing a car, jewelry, some money, and other items. Police said he allegedly lured his other family members away Friday afternoon by making a dinner reservation for them. More… Sailing World Magazine: Discount Price at Magazine LaneDiscount Cigarettes & TobaccoNutty News MarketplaceGift Baskets

Woman Arrested After Hitting Herself With Frying Pan

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Date: December 31st, 2008

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OCALA, Florida – A woman in Ocala was jailed for hitting herself in the face with a frying pan and then blaming her estranged husband.
Investigators said Kelley Lemay called police to her estranged husband’s apartment twice Tuesday night after an argument. More… Mother Earth News Magazine: Discount Price at Magazine LaneDiscount Cigarettes & TobaccoNutty News MarketplaceSelect Blinds

Man left plane’s lavatory after 40 minutes covered in his own feces

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Date: December 31st, 2008

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Nebraska – The U.S. attorney for Nebraska said Wednesday he is still waiting on reports from the FBI about an unstable passenger aboard a Continental Air Express commuter jet who attacked a flight attendant.
The jet was heading from Houston to Omaha last Friday when a middle-aged man left the plane’s lavatory after about 40 minutes covered in his own feces. More… Air & Space (Smithsonian) Magazine: Discount Price at Magazine LaneDiscount Cigarettes & TobaccoNutty News MarketplacePerfume Worldwide

Man who helped start free shuttle for drunks accused of driving drunk

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Date: December 31st, 2008

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Oconomowoc – A business leader who helped launch a free shuttle program to prevent drunken driving is facing charges that he drove under the influence on a night the shuttle was available.
Robert John Manders, a used-car dealer who donated a vehicle for the shuttle service known as LIMOS, was arrested Dec. 13 while heading home from a Christmas party, according to a criminal complaint obtained Tuesday.
It would be his third drunken-driving conviction, following incidents in 1990 and 1999, if he is found guilty. More… All About Beer Magazine: Discount Price at Magazine LaneDiscount Cigarettes & TobaccoNutty News Marketplace - Hickory Farms

Teacher Fired for Marrying Divorced Man

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Date: December 31st, 2008

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Texas – A San Antonio teacher plans to sue her former employer, a Catholic high school, saying she was fired for marrying a man who had been divorced, a proceeding not recognized by the Catholic Church, the San Antonio Express-News reported Tuesday. Marquis LaFortune, 25, filed a complaint with the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission after her Nov. 22 ceremony. She claims that once the school found out her fiancé had been divorced, Deacon Patrick Cunningham told her she had three options: seek an annulment, resign or be fired. More… Bicycling Magazine: Discount Price at Magazine LaneDiscount Cigarettes & TobaccoNutty News MarketplaceGood Times Entertainment

Staff at hospital ignored dying man for six hours while they posed for calendar shoot

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Date: December 31st, 2008

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UK – Smiling for the camera, these are staff at the hospital where a dying man was not seen for six hours – posing for a calendar in which they mock waiting times. Stewart Fleming, 37, was left doubled up in agony despite arriving in casualty with a letter from his GP saying he needed immediate attention. After he was finally seen on December 15, he rapidly deteriorated. He died two days after Christmas from a viral illness. More… American Photo Magazine: Discount Price at Magazine LaneDiscount Cigarettes & TobaccoNutty News MarketplaceGoDaddy

Man charged for calling police over 100 times

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Date: December 31st, 2008

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Tamaqua – A Tamaqua man who had more than 100 contacts with police in the past two years faces charges of harassing authorities with calls about a rock in his yard being moved 4 inches, pool water ruining his grass and children making noise. David W. Roeder, 51, of 130 W. Spruce St. could face single counts of persistent disorderly conduct and recklessly endangering another person. More… Mens Fitness Magazine: Discount Price at Magazine LaneDiscount Cigarettes & TobaccoNutty News Marketplace - Wicks End

72-year-old man jumps from second-floor window and extinguishes fire

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Date: December 31st, 2008

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Batavia – A 72-year-old Batavia man this morning jumped from the second-floor of his townhouse, broke open a first-floor window and single-handedly extinguished a fire, according to the Batavia Fire Department. Firefighters were called to Walden Estates, an apartment complex at 337 Bank St., about 3:40 a.m. and arrived to find that the male tenant in Apt. 5 had already extinguished the fire. More… Firehouse Magazine: Discount Price at Magazine LaneDiscount Cigarettes & TobaccoNutty News MarketplaceFive Factor Diet

Wacky Laws Still on the Books in the USA

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Date: December 31st, 2008

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USA – From changing the color of baby chicks to shooting effigies to properly honoring the glory of the log cabin, Americans have spent valuable legislative hours throughout the years making sure we’re on the straight and narrow. As a New Year arrives, here are 10 wacky laws that remain on the books across the country: 1. In Billings, Mont., it is illegal for anyone to sell, harbor or give away rats as pets or toys for any purpose other than to feed snakes or birds of prey. Scientists, however, can keep lab rats. More… Best of True Secrets Magazine: Discount Price at Magazine LaneDiscount Cigarettes & TobaccoNutty News MarketplacePrisoner Pen Pal

Dumb Crook: Masked man tries armed robbery but gun fell apart

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Date: December 30th, 2008

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PORTLAND, Oregon – A man who robbed a northeast Portland car wash is on the loose and police are asking for the public’s help in apprehending him. The suspect approached an employee at about 10:45 a.m., pulled a gun out from underneath his sweatshirt and demanded money. He then dropped his gun and it fell apart, police said. More… Handguns Magazine: Discount Price at Magazine LaneDiscount Cigarettes & TobaccoNutty News Marketplace - Springhill Nursery

Woman has dangerous reaction to sandwiches

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Date: December 30th, 2008

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UK – A Midland woman has been diagnosed with a dangerous reaction to sandwiches which causes her heart to stop beating for two seconds. Birmingham doctors discovered Britain’s most popular lunchtime snack causes the 25-year-old woman to suffer unexplained fainting fits. The patient had complained of short 10-second episodes of feeling “light-headed, occasionally nauseous, and suddenly and alarmingly unwell” and had even collapsed a couple of times since the age of 15. More… Healthy Cooking Magazine: Discount Price at Magazine LaneDiscount Cigarettes & TobaccoNutty News MarketplaceFrederick’s of Hollywood

Chrysler Faces Criticism for Full-Page ‘Thank You America’ Ads

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Date: December 30th, 2008

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Chrysler is facing a backlash from taxpayers and conservative groups after the ailing auto company took out a series of full-page newspaper ads last week to thank Americans for “investing” in the company through the government’s $17.4 billion auto industry bailout plan. The ads ran last week in several major daily newspapers, including USA Today, The Wall Street Journal and the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. More… Car & Driver Magazine: Discount Price at Magazine LaneDiscount Cigarettes & TobaccoNutty News MarketplaceLiz Claiborne

Dumb Crook: Man Uses Pay Stub as Bank Robbery Note

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Date: December 29th, 2008

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CHICAGO — The robber’s threatening note made a Chicago bank job easy to solve: The FBI says the suspect wrote it on his pay stub.
An FBI affidavit says the man walked into a Fifth Third Bank on Friday and handed a teller a note that read “Be Quick Be Quit [sic]. Give your cash or I’ll shoot.” More… SmartMoney Magazine: Discount Price at Magazine LaneDiscount Cigarettes & TobaccoNutty News MarketplaceLaptops For Less

Man tries to kill girlfriend with knife an fork

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Date: December 29th, 2008

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LAKE WORTH, Florida – A man faced a judge this morning on attempted homicide charges after deputies say he tried to kill his girlfriend with a knife and fork.
According to investigators, Arlen Arguijo was involved in an argument with his live-in girlfriend. He then grabbed a folding knife and attempted to stab his girlfriend, telling her he would kill her and her children. More… Fine Cooking Magazine: Discount Price at Magazine LaneDiscount Cigarettes & TobaccoNutty News MarketplaceWine