Archive for June, 2009

Woman on tracks to ‘clear her mind’ hit by train

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Date: June 30th, 2009

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BIRMINGHAM, Alabama – Birmingham police said a 22-year-old woman has suffered a broken leg after being hit by a train.
Officer Lawrence Billups said the woman told police she was lying on the tracks “to clear her mind” when the train approached around 7 a.m. More… Discount Magazine SubscriptionsDiscount Cigarettes and TobaccohostWink.com (Get YourName.com before it is gone)

Man’s Wallet Found After 63 Years

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Date: June 30th, 2009

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BAKER CITY, Oregon – Bill Fulton doesn’t remember losing his wallet, but getting it back more than 60 years later helped him remember the past.
The leather stayed smooth and the zipper moved as easily as it did in 1946, when he apparently dropped the wallet behind the balcony bleachers in the Baker Middle School gym while cheering for the Baker High basketball team. More… Discount Magazine SubscriptionsDiscount Cigarettes and TobaccohostWink.com (Get YourName.com before it is gone)

Teen Misses School Trip – The Dog Ate My Passport

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Date: June 30th, 2009

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EAU CLAIRE, Wisconsin – A Wisconsin teenager using a classic excuse for evading schoolwork missed a class trip to Peru despite his tale being true: The dog ate his passport.
Officials at Chicago’s O’Hare airport told 17-year-old Jon Meier the chewed-on document was fine, but authorities in Miami rejected it and wouldn’t let him board the southbound aircraft. More… Discount Magazine SubscriptionsDiscount Cigarettes and TobaccohostWink.com (Get YourName.com before it is gone)

City orders two ozone generators to solve sewage gas stink

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Date: June 30th, 2009

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Halifax – The Halifax water commission has ordered two $5,000 ozone generators in an effort to solve the persistent sewage gas odour problem in parts of the city’s downtown.
The smell of raw sewage has permeated the waterfront area around the Halifax casino since a nearby sewage treatment plant failed and flooded in mid-January. More… Discount Magazine SubscriptionsDiscount Cigarettes and TobaccohostWink.com (Get YourName.com before it is gone)

Britain’s queen orders count of swans

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Date: June 30th, 2009

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LONDON – Britain’s Queen Elizabeth is preparing to have her swans counted. Buckingham Palace has announced that the annual Swan Upping, a tradition dating back to the 12th century which involves a census of the swan population on the River Thames, will be conducted by the queen’s official Swan Marker from July 20-24. More… Discount Magazine SubscriptionsDiscount Cigarettes and TobaccohostWink.com (Get YourName.com before it is gone)

Man charged with spraying wife with garden hose for smoking

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Date: June 30th, 2009

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JENSEN BEACH – A man was charged with domestic battery after he drenched his wife with a garden hose and attacked her for smoking in the house, according to a police report. The altercation began Saturday evening when the victim entered the couple’s residence in the 1400 block of Northeast Chardon Street while smoking a cigarette. More… Discount Magazine SubscriptionsDiscount Cigarettes and TobaccohostWink.com (Get YourName.com before it is gone)

Student to Serve 23 Months in Jail for Tasering Cop

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Date: June 30th, 2009

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GREENSBURG, Pennsylvania – A western Pennsylvania university student will serve five to 23 months in jail for grabbing a police officer’s Taser gun and shooting her with it while she was trying to arrest him.
Twenty-year-old Jeremy Spisak, of McDonald, was sentenced Monday after pleading no contest. More… Discount Magazine SubscriptionsDiscount Cigarettes and TobaccohostWink.com (Get YourName.com before it is gone)

Grieving Jackson Fans Commit Suicide

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Date: June 30th, 2009

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UK – The man behind the world’s biggest online Michael Jackson fan club has said heartbroken followers of the star have committed suicide because of his death. The tragedies had mostly taken place outside of the UK but he believed one may have been British. More… Discount Magazine SubscriptionsDiscount Cigarettes and TobaccohostWink.com (Get YourName.com before it is gone)

Officials Warn Viewers Not To Shoot Their TV Sets

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Date: June 29th, 2009

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Salt Lake City, Utah – Got an old TV? Don’t shoot it! The people at the Bureau of Land Management in Utah’s west desert are worried some folks might want to use their old sets for target practice. If they’re not disposed of properly, the devices pose a threat to the environment. More… Discount Magazine SubscriptionsDiscount Cigarettes and TobaccohostWink.com (Get YourName.com before it is gone)

Man stabs girlfriend with gardening tool

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Date: June 29th, 2009

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Illinois – A man with a history of domestic violence was charged with attempted murder after he allegedly stabbed his girlfriend with a branch cutter, seriously inuring her early Saturday on the South Side.
Albert Parker, 40, of the 7000 block of South Clyde Avenue, was charged with attempted murder, according to a police report. More… Discount Magazine SubscriptionsDiscount Cigarettes and TobaccohostWink.com (Get YourName.com before it is gone)

Man, woman both wounded while trying out their new gun

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Date: June 29th, 2009

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Pittsburgh – Police say a man and woman have been wounded while trying to figure out how to use their new handgun in their Washington County home. Police say the gun fired while the couple were handling it, wounding the man in the hand and the woman in her hand and biceps. More… Discount Magazine SubscriptionsDiscount Cigarettes and TobaccohostWink.com (Get YourName.com before it is gone)

Arts grant awarded for buttocks sculptures

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Date: June 29th, 2009

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SWANSEA, Wales – A Welsh artist says she has gotten $33,000 to create plaster casts of women’s buttocks in a bid to get to bottom of cultural attitudes about female fannies. Sue Williams, of Swansea, Wales, will use the money from the Arts Council of Wales to mould a series of plaster casts of women’s bottoms, starting with her own. More… Discount Magazine SubscriptionsDiscount Cigarettes and TobaccohostWink.com (Get YourName.com before it is gone)

Burglar covered with Pepto-Bismol arrested

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Date: June 29th, 2009

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WATERVILLE – Police arrested a 20-year-old man after he allegedly broke into and vandalized a North Riverside Avenue home only to leave his pants, shirt, sneakers and wallet at the scene. Christopher Edgecomb, of Mariaville, faces charges of burglary, aggravated criminal mischief and possession of alcohol by a minor. More… Discount Magazine SubscriptionsDiscount Cigarettes and TobaccohostWink.com (Get YourName.com before it is gone)

Hanging on the phone

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Date: June 29th, 2009

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Switzerland – A skier who fell into a crevasse was saved from plummeting 700ft to his death by his mobile phone.
David Fitzherbert got wedged between two rocks due to the ½inch-wide Blackberry in his breast pocket. More… Discount Magazine SubscriptionsDiscount Cigarettes and TobaccohostWink.com (Get YourName.com before it is gone)

Nurse: Surgeon Threw Human Tissue on Her During Surgery

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Date: June 29th, 2009

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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colorado – A Colorado nurse says a heart surgeon tossed bloody human tissue at her during an operation, then the hospital demoted her after she complained. She said the 4-by-6-inch piece of protective heart tissue hit her on the leg and that the doctor joked about throwing it. More… Discount Magazine SubscriptionsDiscount Cigarettes and TobaccohostWink.com (Get YourName.com before it is gone)