Archive for June, 2009

Canada Sees Boom in Private Health Care Business

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Date: June 30th, 2009

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Canada – Facing long waits and substandard care, a growing number of Canadians are willing to pay for health treatment, leading to a booming private business in Canada — a country often touted as a successful example of a universal health system. More… Discount Magazine SubscriptionsDiscount Cigarettes and TobaccohostWink.com

Pig that survived truck crash surfaces in swimming pool

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Date: June 30th, 2009

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LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas – An 800-pound hog that survived on its own for a week after a truck flipped while on its way to a slaughterhouse has surfaced in a swimming pool at a home near the crash site. LeAnn Baldy said she noticed her pool was suddenly overflowing and then saw the immersed pig, which was having a drink in the pool. More… Discount Magazine SubscriptionsDiscount Cigarettes and TobaccohostWink.com

Boy, 2, has pack-a-day cigarette habit

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Date: June 30th, 2009

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TIANJIN, China – The parents of a 2-year-old in China who smokes at least a pack of cigarettes a day say they are seeking advice to help the toddler quit.
Toddler Tong Liangliang of Tianjin, China, was allowed to begin smoking by his father more than a year ago. More… Discount Magazine SubscriptionsDiscount Cigarettes and TobaccohostWink.com

College student tries to steal jail computer

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Date: June 30th, 2009

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KALAMAZOO, Michigan – Western Michigan University student William K. Bradley was sentenced for larceny in a building.
He stole a computer. From the Kalamazoo County jail. Where he already was serving a sentence in a different case. More… Discount Magazine SubscriptionsDiscount Cigarettes and TobaccohostWink.com

Woman Blames Dog for Theft From Ex-Husband

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Date: June 30th, 2009

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ARLINGTON, Washington – A woman accused of dipping into her ex-husband’s bank account without permission blames her dog.
The woman’s first response was, “Her dog got into her purse and ate all her personal checks.” More… Discount Magazine SubscriptionsDiscount Cigarettes and TobaccohostWink.com

Airliner reports near miss with lawnmower

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Date: June 30th, 2009

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Dublin – A plane carrying almost 200 passengers had a close shave with a tractor lawnmower as it landed on a foggy night, it was disclosed today.
The driver of the sit-on mower did not even notice the Boeing 757 until its wing passed over his head as he cut grass near runways at Dublin Airport. More… Discount Magazine SubscriptionsDiscount Cigarettes and TobaccohostWink.com

Revs. Sharpton, Jackson Jockey for Position in Michael Jackson’s Memorial Spotlight

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Date: June 30th, 2009

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California – The Rev. Jesse Jackson and the Rev. Al Sharpton have converged on Michael Jackson’s family since the King of Pop’s sudden death last Thursday, acting as semi-official spokesmen and advisers.
Now the two preachers — who have spent decades jockeying for the unofficial title of America’s leading black activist — appear to be auditioning for a role in Michael Jackson’s final act: his funeral. More… Discount Magazine SubscriptionsDiscount Cigarettes and TobaccohostWink.com (Get YourName.com before it is gone)

Dumb Crooks: Burglars asked cop for ride

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Date: June 30th, 2009

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DELTONA, Florida – Authorities in Florida said two men who broke into several cars made a crucial mistake when they asked a sheriff’s deputy for a ride home.
The two men asked Deputy Littleton for a ride home, and he agreed provided they agreed to be searched for weapons and contraband. More… Discount Magazine SubscriptionsDiscount Cigarettes and TobaccohostWink.com (Get YourName.com before it is gone)

Car going strong at 558,000 miles

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Date: June 30th, 2009

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ORLANDO, Florida – A 90-year-old Florida woman said the Mercury Comet Caliente she purchased in 1964 is still going strong 558,000 miles later. Rachel Veitch of Orlando said the car, which she calls “Chariot,” has lasted her through 45 years and three husbands, the Orlando Sentinel reported Monday. More… Discount Magazine SubscriptionsDiscount Cigarettes and TobaccohostWink.com (Get YourName.com before it is gone)

Passed out drunk thrown off bridge into Mississippi by drinking buddies

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Date: June 30th, 2009

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ST. LOUIS – A 28-year-old St. Louis man is recovering after being thrown off the Poplar Street Bridge into the Mississippi River. The victim told police he had passed out before being thrown into the water. He said he has known the men for about three months, but doesn’t know their names. More… Discount Magazine SubscriptionsDiscount Cigarettes and TobaccohostWink.com (Get YourName.com before it is gone)

Man had boss killed to save job

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Date: June 30th, 2009

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MADRID, Spain – Spanish police have arrested a man whom they suspect hired a contract killer to murder his boss in a desperate bid to avoid being laid off, newspaper El Pais reported on Tuesday.
The director had planned to lay off the arrested man as part of a restructuring project, police said. More… Discount Magazine SubscriptionsDiscount Cigarettes and TobaccohostWink.com (Get YourName.com before it is gone)

Mother admits leaving tot alone to go out drinking at a bar

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Date: June 30th, 2009

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SUNBURY, Pennsylvania – A 25-year-old city woman who left her infant son home alone while she went out drinking at a bar in April pleaded guilty to endangering the welfare of a child.
Danielle Cornwell was facing an immediate sentence from Judge Charles H. Saylor, but she and her attorney, Michael Suders, protested when they learned she could be facing a year in prison. More… Discount Magazine SubscriptionsDiscount Cigarettes and TobaccohostWink.com (Get YourName.com before it is gone)

Man arrested for driving bulldozer while intoxicated

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Date: June 30th, 2009

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Ohio – In an apparent drunk driving first, the Ohio man is facing criminal charges for allegedly piloting a bulldozer while intoxicated. Tite, 57, was nabbed last Friday after he drove the heavy machinery onto a neighbor’s property and uprooted trees and dug up a swath of lawn. More… Discount Magazine SubscriptionsDiscount Cigarettes and TobaccohostWink.com (Get YourName.com before it is gone)

Avian flu, swine flu, now here comes dog flu

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Date: June 30th, 2009

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Florida – While fears of a flu pandemic among humans have shifted from the lethal H5N1 avian flu to the relatively mild H1N1 swine flu, the H3N8 canine flu has been a quiet undercurrent in the United States, rarely discussed except among veterinarians and dog owners in the few areas where it has struck. More… Discount Magazine SubscriptionsDiscount Cigarettes and TobaccohostWink.com (Get YourName.com before it is gone)

Children’s emergency doctor high on laughing gas

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Date: June 30th, 2009

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England’s North – A doctor inhaled laughing gas for “fun” while he was treating children in an emergency ward, a medical tribunal has been told. The paediatrician, Dr Jonathan Chahal, who work at Royal Liverpool Hospital in England’s north was found out when nurses overheard him giggling in a resuscitation room in 2007, the tribunal heard. More… Discount Magazine SubscriptionsDiscount Cigarettes and TobaccohostWink.com (Get YourName.com before it is gone)