Archive for December, 2008

Man blows himself up after smoking while attached to oxygen ventilator

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Date: December 29th, 2008

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Australia – A chronic smoker blew himself up when he lit a cigarette while using an oxygen ventilator to help him breathe.
The 75-year-old man was admitted to the Prince of Wales Hospital in Hong Kong on Sunday with severe facial burns after lighting up in his home while the ventilator’s plastic tubes were still running to his nose. More… All About Beer Magazine: Discount Price at Magazine LaneDiscount Cigarettes & TobaccoNutty News Marketplace - Valueline

Photo ID needed for skate park

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Date: December 29th, 2008

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ST. LUCIE COUNTY, Florida – Skaters using Lawnwood Skate Park must obtain a photo identification card from St. Lucie County’s Parks and Recreation Department, starting Jan. 1.
County officials decided to charge for a photo card to cover liability concerns and help enforce rules at the park.
The county has had to shut the park at times because users have refused to wear helmets, among other rule violations. More… TransWorld Skateboarding Magazine: Discount Price at Magazine LaneDiscount Cigarettes & Tobacco - Nutty News MarketplaceWal-Mart

Vacation Nightmare: Child-welfare agency seized her daughters after she took ill

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Date: December 29th, 2008

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New York – A British mom is still suffering through a nightmare that began one year ago on a vacation to the Big Apple – when the city’s child-welfare agency seized her daughters after she took ill, and put into a database information that prevents her from becoming a foster mother. After Yvonne Bray contracted pneumonia during a Christmas-week shopping trip last year, her teenage daughters were held in a group home for 30 hours by the Administration for Children’s Services, and she was hit with charges of abuse and neglect. More… New York Magazine: Discount Price at Magazine LaneDiscount Cigarettes & TobaccoNutty News MarketplaceMichigan Bulb

Man Arrested After Living Unnoticed in Family’s Attic

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Date: December 29th, 2008

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WILKES-BARRE, Pennsylvania – A family did not realize they had an unexpected Christmas guest until a man who had been in their attic for days emerged wearing their clothes, police said. Stanley Carter surrendered Friday after police took a dog to search the home in Plains Township, a suburb of Wilkes-Barre about 100 miles north of Philadelphia. More… Current History Magazine: Discount Price at Magazine LaneDiscount Cigarettes & TobaccoNutty News MarketplaceAmericaRx.com

Murder Among Black Teens Quickly Rising

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Date: December 29th, 2008

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WASHINGTON — The number of young black men and teenagers who either killed or were killed in shootings has risen at an alarming rate since 2000, a new study shows. The study, to be released Monday by criminologists at Northeastern University in Boston, comes as FBI data is showing that murders have leveled off nationwide. Not so for black teens, the youngest of whom saw dramatic increases in shooting deaths, the Northeastern report concluded. More… Jet Magazine: Discount Price at Magazine LaneDiscount Cigarettes & TobaccoNutty News MarketplaceMedifast Diet

Extra second added to 2008

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Date: December 29th, 2008

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WASHINGTON – The world’s official timekeepers have added a “leap second” to the last day of the year on Wednesday, to help match clocks to the Earth’s slowing spin on its axis, which takes place at ever-changing rates affected by tides and other factors.
The U.S. Naval Observatory, keeper of the Pentagon’s master clock, said it would add the extra second. More… Astronomy Magazine: Discount Price at Magazine LaneDiscount Cigarettes & TobaccoNutty News MarketplaceBoflex

Holocaust memoir of love is exposed as a hoax

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Date: December 29th, 2008

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UK – A heartwarming Holocaust memoir that is to become a big-budget film has been exposed as a hoax by a Jewish survivor in Britain only weeks before it was due to be published.
Herman Rosenblat’s Angel at the Fence: The True Story of a Love that Survived, tells how he met his future wife as a girl when she threw apples to him over the barbed wire fence of the concentration camp where he was held. More… Writers Digest Magazine: Discount Price at Magazine LaneDiscount Cigarettes & TobaccoNutty News MarketplaceNetflix

Prince Dog-Beater Edward lashes out at gundogs with a stick

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Date: December 28th, 2008

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UK – Prince Edward has been accused of animal cruelty after losing his temper and lashing out violently and repeatedly at his gundogs with a wooden stick. The 44-year-old Prince reacted angrily when he saw two black labradors trying to grab hold of the same dead pheasant during a shoot at the Sandringham Royal Estate in Norfolk yesterday. More… Gun Dog Magazine: Discount Price at Magazine LaneDiscount Cigarettes & TobaccoNutty News MarketplaceDollar Days

Students go to airport to find their airline went out of business three months ago

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Date: December 28th, 2008

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Australia – A group of Canberra students were stranded in Darwin when they arrived to catch their Tiger Airways flight to Bangkok – only to be told the airline had not operated from the Top End since October. They were expecting to catch a flight to Bangkok yesterday, and then a connecting flight to Krabi, where they had already booked and paid for a room at a resort. More… Flying Magazine: Discount Price at Magazine LaneDiscount Cigarettes & TobaccoNutty News Marketplace - Wilson’s Leather

Teens arrested in cop’s car burning – Cop gave them a ticket

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Date: December 28th, 2008

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Colorado – Two teenage boys have been arrested on arson charges after police say they torched a truck belonging to a Boulder police officer who had issued a ticket to one of the boys last month, Boulder police said.
No one was hurt in the fire, which police say was set about 11:45 p.m. Friday outside of the home of Officer Kevin Granberg in retaliation for a ticket the officer had issued to one of the boys in November. More… Custom & Classuc Trucks Magazine: Discount Price at Magazine LaneDiscount Cigarettes & TobaccoNutty News MarketplaceAutos.com

Girl stuck in pizza dough machine

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Date: December 28th, 2008

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Australia – A girl has serious injuries after her arm became stuck in a dough machine in western Sydney, the NSW Ambulance Service says. Paramedics were called to the York Road premises in Penrith at 8.45pm (AEDT) last night to find the seven-year-old girl’s arm trapped in a pizza dough machine. More… Louisiana Cooking Magazine: Discount Price at Magazine LaneDiscount Cigarettes & TobaccoNutty News MarketplacePopcorn Factory

Autoworkers Union Keeps $6 Million Golf Course for Members

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Date: December 28th, 2008

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Michigan – The United Auto Workers may be out of the hole now that President Bush has approved a $17 billion bailout of the U.S. auto industry, but the union isn’t out of the bunker just yet. Even as the industry struggles with massive losses, the UAW brass continue to own and operate a $33 million lakeside retreat in Michigan, complete with a $6.4 million designer golf course. And it’s costing them millions each year. More… Golf Week Magazine: Discount Price at Magazine LaneDiscount Cigarettes & TobaccoNutty News Marketplace3balls Golf

Rescuers Suspect Shark Grabbed Missing Snorkeler

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Date: December 27th, 2008

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Australia – A full-scale search is on for a man in Australia believed to have been taken by a shark while out snorkelling with his son. Brian Guest, 51, was looking for crabs early on Saturday morning with his 24-year-old son off a beach in Port Kennedy, about 30 miles south of Perth, when he suddenly disappeared. His son told police he saw a “commotion” in the water before his father vanished. He quickly swam to shore and sounded the alarm. More… Rodale’s Scuba Diving Magazine: Discount Price at Magazine LaneDiscount Cigarettes & Tobacco - Nutty News MarketplaceSports Authority

First Drug for Longer Lashes – Eyelashes on each lid might not grow the same

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Date: December 27th, 2008

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Allergan Inc., the company that makes Botox, announced on Friday that it has staked its claim in the eyelash enhancement market.
In a news release, the Irvine, California-based company said it had received the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s blessing to market Latisse, the first prescription medication that makes lashes grow longer, thicker and darker. More… Glamour Magazine: Discount Price at Magazine LaneDiscount Cigarettes & TobaccoNutty News MarketplaceBeauty.com

Man Sets Self on Fire to Impress Date

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Date: December 27th, 2008

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Sweden Swedish man’s attempt to impress his girlfriend on Friday night backfired, putting him in the hospital with serious burn injuries and facing allegations of endangering the public. The woman told police in Västervik in south eastern Sweden that her boyfriend poured gasoline over his arm and set the fuel on fire.“It obviously didn’t go well. He burned his arm and other parts of his body and was in a state of shock,” said Kalmar police spokesperson Reine Johansson to the TT news agency. More… Firehouse Magazine: Discount Price at Magazine LaneDiscount Cigarettes & TobaccoNutty News MarketplaceAppetizers To Go