Archive for June, 2009

Woman Caught Robbing Worshippers in Church

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Date: June 29th, 2009

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Long Island, New York – Cops say they’ve caught a woman robbing congregants during church.
Patricia Adams saw an opportunity during services at Our Lady of Hope Catholic Church – and it wasn’t for worship. While a devout parishioner knelt down in prayer, the 46-year-old learned over a church pew and stole cash from her purse. More… Discount Magazine SubscriptionsDiscount Cigarettes and TobaccohostWink.com (Get YourName.com before it is gone)

Wheelchair Steered Using Brain Waves

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Date: June 29th, 2009

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TOKYO — Toyota Motor Corp. says it has developed a way of steering a wheelchair by just detecting brain waves, without the person having to move a muscle or shout a command.
Toyota’s system, developed in a collaboration with researchers in Japan, is among the fastest in the world in analyzing brain waves, it said in a release Monday. More… Discount Magazine SubscriptionsDiscount Cigarettes and TobaccohostWink.com (Get YourName.com before it is gone)

Victim of Chimp Attack Feared Travis

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Date: June 28th, 2009

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HARTFORD, Connecticut – Charla Nash was a friend and employee of the chimp’s owner, Sandra Herold. Travis, the 200-pound chimp ripped off Nash’s hands, nose, lips and eyelids, and she has been hospitalized for months at the Cleveland Clinic, where she is in stable condition. More… Discount Magazine SubscriptionsDiscount Cigarettes and TobaccohostWink.com (Get YourName.com before it is gone)

‘Antiques Roadshow’ antique appraised at $1.07M

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Date: June 28th, 2009

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RALEIGH, North Carolina – “Antiques Roadshow” appraisers valued a jade set as high as $1.07 million, the highest appraisal since the show started traversing the United States. The collection — jade pieces from China’s Chien Lung reign from 1736-1795 — belong to an unidentified woman. More… Discount Magazine SubscriptionsDiscount Cigarettes and TobaccohostWink.com (Get YourName.com before it is gone)

Michael Jackson was unable to sing or dance

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Date: June 28th, 2009

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California – Whatever the final autopsy results reveal, it was greed that killed Michael Jackson. Had he not been driven – by a cabal of bankers, agents, doctors and advisers – to commit to the gruelling 50 concerts in London’s O2 Arena, I believe he would still be alive today. Anyone who caught even a fleeting glimpse of the frail old man hiding beneath the costumes and cosmetics would have understood that the London tour was madness. More… Discount Magazine SubscriptionsDiscount Cigarettes and TobaccohostWink.com (Get YourName.com before it is gone)

Old people banned coffee mornings at library – Could spill it on children

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Date: June 28th, 2009

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UK – A group of pensioners have been banned from holding a coffee morning at a public library for health and safety reasons – in case they spill hot drinks on children.
The seven members of the Over 50s coffee morning have been meeting every Tuesday for the past four years without incident at the Eye Library in Eye, near Peterborough, Cambridgeshire. More.. Discount Magazine SubscriptionsDiscount Cigarettes and TobaccohostWink.com (Get YourName.com before it is gone)

Man charged with tattooing underaged kids – Again

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Date: June 28th, 2009

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SHOREWOOD – A man arrested eight years ago for allegedly running a door-to-door underage tattooing service was locked up again Thursday on charges he inked another two youths. George “Hook” Jerutis, 54, was held overnight on a $5,000 bond and remains in custody. More… Discount Magazine SubscriptionsDiscount Cigarettes and TobaccohostWink.com (Get YourName.com before it is gone)

Python’s meal of radio collar helps cops

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Date: June 28th, 2009

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PERTH, Australia – A thief in Western Australia made the mistake of stealing a python from a research lab that had swallowed a radio-collared marsupial, police said.
The radio-tracking device led investigators to a house in Heathbridge. More… Discount Magazine SubscriptionsDiscount Cigarettes and TobaccohostWink.com (Get YourName.com before it is gone)

‘Infomercial King’ Billy Mays Found Dead in Home

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Date: June 28th, 2009

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Tampa, Florida – Television pitchman Billy Mays — who built his fame by appearing on commercials and infomercials promoting household products and gadgets — died Sunday. Mays, 50, was on board a US Airways flight that blew out its front tires as it landed at a Tampa airport on Saturday. More… Update: He told wife night before death he didn’t feel well after bumping head during rough landing… Update: 911 call… Discount Magazine SubscriptionsDiscount Cigarettes and TobaccohostWink.com (Get YourName.com before it is gone)

High school gets rid of class rankings and valedictorian – To be fair

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Date: June 28th, 2009

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Niagara Falls, New York – “We felt it was nice to recognize a valedictorian, but those other kids were so close,” said James Spanbauer, head of Niagara Falls High School. “We’re talking hundredths of a point sometimes. We felt they were all deserving.” More… Discount Magazine SubscriptionsDiscount Cigarettes and TobaccohostWink.com (Get YourName.com before it is gone)

Police charge woman with trying to run down ex- boyfriend

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Date: June 28th, 2009

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BYRON, Georgia – A woman is facing a host of charges after police say she tried to run over her ex-boyfriend during an argument. She chased him through the yard in her car, hitting a transformer, a neighbor’s house, a 3-foot inflatable pool and, eventually, a police car as she tried to flee. More… Discount Magazine SubscriptionsDiscount Cigarettes and TobaccohostWink.com (Get YourName.com before it is gone)

Man who dropped off 9 kids now dad-to-be

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Date: June 28th, 2009

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Nebraska – Gary Staton said he had lost the will to be a parent after his wife died.
Now, the man who dropped off his nine kids under Nebraska’s safe haven law is going to be a father again.
Staton, 37, and his girlfriend are expecting a baby. More… Discount Magazine SubscriptionsDiscount Cigarettes and TobaccohostWink.com (Get YourName.com before it is gone)

Burglar lived in house for a week

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Date: June 28th, 2009

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ANDERSON, Ohio – A young Ohio man allegedly broke into a Cincinnati-area house while the owners were on vacation and stayed there for a week. He slept in the master bedroom, watched television, spent time on the computer and drove the homeowner’s car. More… Discount Magazine SubscriptionsDiscount Cigarettes and TobaccohostWink.com (Get YourName.com before it is gone)

Man says he’ll give teen back his canoe for a case of beer

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Date: June 28th, 2009

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Redding, California – A man claiming to have taken 14-year-old Whittington’s canoe a few weeks ago placed a call to Whittington’s home Tuesday. The man told the boy and his mother that in exchange for a 30-pack of beer, he is more than willing to give back the canoe More… Discount Magazine SubscriptionsDiscount Cigarettes and TobaccohostWink.com (Get YourName.com before it is gone)

90-year-old becomes 25-gallon giver

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Date: June 28th, 2009

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Bakersfield, California – Margaret Delfino may be a 90-year-old great-grandmother, but that doesn’t stop her from hauling out the big guns when it comes to blood donations. Thursday’s donation brought Delfino’s total to 25 gallons, about 20 times the amount of blood in the average human body. More… Discount Magazine SubscriptionsDiscount Cigarettes and TobaccohostWink.com (Get YourName.com before it is gone)