Archive for May, 2009

Senior bowlers strike down teen purse thief

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Date: May 31st, 2009

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Hillsboro – A 16-year-old would-be thief reportedly tried to swipe two purses from tables inside the bowling alley at 6360 S.E. Alexander St.
The purses belonged to two ladies from V.I.P. Summer Trio, a senior league.
The women, along with other bowlers from the senior league, blocked the 16-year-old’s escape through an exit on the building’s west side. More… Discount Magazine SubscriptionsDiscount Cigarettes and TobaccohostWink.comCamping World

Crippled drug lord gets 10 years in prison

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Date: May 31st, 2009

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Australia – A quadriplegic whose disability was compared to the late Superman actor Christopher Reeve, has been jailed for up to 10 years for conspiring to manufacture ecstasy. He cannot eat, drink, go to the toilet or wash by himself and requires a hoist to transfer him to bed from his motorised wheelchair – which he controls with a slight movement in one hand. More… Discount Magazine SubscriptionsDiscount Cigarettes and TobaccohostWink.comTop Pills Pharmaceutical Products

Man who won auction for virgin pulls out – His wife says no

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Date: May 31st, 2009

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California – She won’t be taking her golden chastity belt off anytime soon.
The 22-year-old California virgin who auctioned off her virtue online for $3.8 million has yet to meet her winning bidder in the flesh – because his wife won’t let him.
Natalie Dylan (not her real name) admitted the deal had fallen through. More… Discount Magazine SubscriptionsDiscount Cigarettes and TobaccohostWink.comPicaboo

Movie fined $10,000 for privacy invasion over bag-search

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Date: May 31st, 2009

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Canada – A Canadian cinema has been fined C$10,000 for invasion of privacy when it searched a mother and daughter’s bags for video cameras, but instead pulled out birth control pills from the daughter’s purse. The mother had no idea. She sued. She won. More… Discount Magazine SubscriptionsDiscount Cigarettes and TobaccohostWink.comBlinds

High school recalls yearbooks containing racial slur

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Date: May 31st, 2009

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Hawaii – Hundreds of Waianae High School yearbooks are being recalled to replace a page with a photograph of what school officials call a “racially offensive” word spelled out in cards held by five students in the senior class on football field bleachers. The photograph, with the racial N-word slur, was overlooked during a review of the publication, state education officials said. More… Discount Magazine SubscriptionsDiscount Cigarettes and TobaccohostWink.comDiscount Pet Products

On Streets and on Facebook – Homeless Stay Wired

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Date: May 31st, 2009

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SAN FRANCISCO – Like most San Franciscans, Charles Pitts is wired. Mr. Pitts, who is 37 years old, has accounts on Facebook, MySpace and Twitter. He runs an Internet forum on Yahoo, reads news online and keeps in touch with friends via email. The tough part is managing this digital lifestyle from his residence under a highway bridge. More… Discount Magazine SubscriptionsDiscount Cigarettes and TobaccohostWink.comeToys

Father Oprah moves from Catholic Priest to Episcopal Church – Caught kissing girlfriend

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Date: May 31st, 2009

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MIAMI — A popular Miami priest nicknamed “Father Oprah” was set to give his first sermon Sunday since leaving the Roman Catholic Church after photographs surfaced of him kissing his girlfriend on the beach.
The Rev. Alberto Cutie will preach at his new church, the Episcopal Church of The Resurrection. The church allows its priests to marry, unlike the Catholic Church. More… Discount Magazine SubscriptionsDiscount Cigarettes and TobaccohostWink.comNorthern Reflections

Woman Fatally Crushed by Garage Door

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Date: May 31st, 2009

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CHICAGO – Chicago police are investigating the death of a 33-year-old woman who was apparently crushed by her garage door on the city’s South Side.
The Cook County medical examiner’s office identified the remains as Yneekah Garcia of Chicago. More… Discount Magazine SubscriptionsDiscount Cigarettes and TobaccohostWink.comFirebox

British Space Scientist Killed as Hot-Air Balloons Collide

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Date: May 30th, 2009

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Turkey – A leading British space scientist was killed yesterday and nine other tourists were injured when two hot-air balloons collided over the mountains of eastern Turkey. Kevin Beurle, a physicist and programmer at Queen Mary, University of London, died after the balloon in which he was travelling plummeted 50m (160ft) to the ground shortly after take-off in the holiday region of Cappadocia. More… Discount Magazine SubscriptionsDiscount Cigarettes and TobaccohostWink.comSky Mall

Two Murderers put on guard uniforms, which are made in the prison, and walked out

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Date: May 30th, 2009

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GRADY, Arkansas – Two convicted murderers put on corrections-officer uniforms and walked out of an Arkansas prison during a shift change, officials said Saturday as they searched for the men.
Jeffrey Grinder, 32, and Calvin Adams, 39, escaped Friday evening from the Cummins Unit prison in Grady more than three hours before officials realized they were missing, corrections department spokeswoman Dina Tyler said. More… Update: Caught Speeding… Discount Magazine SubscriptionsDiscount Cigarettes and TobaccohostWink.comAmeriMark

Killer caterpillar invasion – Panic

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Date: May 30th, 2009

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UK – Brown tail moth caterpillars each have up to two million hairs which can break off, get into the air and cause severe allergic reactions. Thousands of the moths recently invaded a housing estate near Trowbridge, Wilts, where worried residents came out in itchy rashes. More… Discount Magazine SubscriptionsDiscount Cigarettes and TobaccohostWink.comJoin The NRA

Lee Iacocca losing pension, car in Chrysler bankruptcy

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Date: May 30th, 2009

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NEW YORK – Lee Iacocca, the car executive credited with saving Chrysler from bankruptcy in the 1980s, is to lose a big chunk of his pension and a guaranteed life-long company car due to the U.S. automaker’s bankruptcy filing two decades later.
Chrysler CEO Robert Nardelli told a U.S. bankruptcy court on Thursday that Iacocca’s pension would be among the obligations Chrysler will no longer have to pay. More… Discount Magazine SubscriptionsDiscount Cigarettes and TobaccohostWink.comShriners Hospitals for Children

Flight attendant serves can of Coke, lectures about sugar content

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Date: May 30th, 2009

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Southwest Airlines – When I asked for the can of Coke, the flight attendant gave me a weird look, almost as if she couldn’t believe I asked for the full can, but I nodded yes, and she walked away.
A few minutes later, this same flight attendant came over to me, gave me the can and flipped the can over to the nutritional information. More… Discount Magazine SubscriptionsDiscount Cigarettes and TobaccohostWink.comPurely Gadgets

Cyclists can be fined $109 for riding without a bell

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Date: May 30th, 2009

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Canada – Cyclists can be dinged for $109 for riding without a bell, another $109 for not having a red reflector on the rear of the bike or a light on the front. Talking on a cellphone while wheeling down the road is also worth $109.
Forget doubling your kid on the back; that’s another $109. More… Discount Magazine SubscriptionsDiscount Cigarettes and TobaccohostWink.comFootnote

Former Firefighter Gets Probation for Taking Severed Foot From Crash Scene

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Date: May 30th, 2009

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PORT ST. LUCIE, Florida – A former St. Lucie County firefighter who admitted taking a man’s severed foot from an Interstate 95 crash scene last year has been sentenced to six months probation. She took the remains to help train her cadaver dog. More… Discount Magazine SubscriptionsDiscount Cigarettes and TobaccohostWink.comHalf Price Costumes