Archive for June, 2010

Woman blames vampire for car crash

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Date: June 30th, 2010

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vampireFRUITA, Colorado – If a Western Slope woman is to be believed, vampires may be lurking in Colorado’s Grand Valley. The woman claims she spotted a vampire in the middle of a dirt road near Fruita, Colo. Sunday night. She told Colorado State Troopers she was startled by the undead being, threw her SUV into reverse, and crashed into a canal.  Full Article

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Rodent droppings, roaches found in airline food

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Date: June 30th, 2010

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roachUSA – Not only do airlines charge you for it, it’s infested with roaches and mice droppings, according to a report by USA Today. The newspaper reports that the major facilities that prepare airline food had numerous health and sanitation violations. Among them: improper temperatures, use of unclean equipments, poor hygiene by employees, cockroaches, flies, mice (including their nesting materials) and inadequate pest control.  Full Article

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Nutty Fact: The exact geographic center of the United States is near Lebanon, Kansas. 

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Ban for being drunk while operating a mobility scooter

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Date: June 30th, 2010

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wheel1UK – A disabled man has been banned from driving for three years after being caught drink driving on his mobility scooter. David Gorman admitted driving while almost three times the drink-drive limit on his electric scooter along a pavement in Pinhoe Road, Exeter. The scooter has a top speed of 8mph. The ban means he now has to get around on a manual wheelchair.  Full Article

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Nutty Fact: Outside the USA, Ireland is the largest software producing country in the world.

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Couple gave marijuana bong to their 13-month-old son

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Date: June 30th, 2010

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bong1Grapevine, Texas – The parents of a 13-month-old Texas boy are facing felony endangerment charges after the child’s father allegedly put a marijuana bong on the toddler’s lips. The bong was seized by cops after they received a tip that Julio Garcia was smoking marijuana in the Grapevine apartment he shares with Brenda Duran, the boy’s 19-year-old mother. A witness told cops that after Garcia–who turned 20 Monday–took several hits from the bong, he placed his son’s mouth on the glass device.  Full Article

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Nutty Fact: Of the six men who made up the Three Stooges, three of them were real brothers (Moe, Curly and Shemp.)

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Brothers Selling Oil Spill Souvenirs

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Date: June 30th, 2010

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bottleFlorida – Jeffrey and David Shiffman have turned their bathroom into a pseudo chemistry lab. The two brothers from Ft. Lauderdale are trying to support relief efforts in the Gulf, by bottling and selling “Oil Spill Water.” “Some people are like, ‘who really wants that?’” said Jeffrey Shiffman. “Well, we don’t really know who wants it.” But they’re about to find out. A two ounce bottle goes for $9.99 on oilspillwater.com. It’s real oil and real ocean water, just not from the Gulf. It’s a “simulation” of the spill.  Full Article

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Nutty Fact: Hot water is heavier than cold.

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Missing Teen Found Alive After 3 Weeks

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Date: June 30th, 2010

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abigailNew London, Ohio – An Ohio teenager who disappeared more than three weeks ago has been found alive by police. Abigail “Abbi” Obermiller, 17, of Huron County, Ohio, had last been seen around midnight on June 7 inside her grandmother’s home, approximately 10 miles from her parents’ residence in Norwalk. She reportedly had been staying in an apartment that was rented by her boyfriend, 20-year-old Robert “Bobby” Young, three weeks ago in New London, Ohio.  Full Article

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Nutty Fact: Pnigophobia is the fear of choking on fish bones.

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VA patients exposed to diseases due to dirty dental equipment

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Date: June 30th, 2010

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dentalSt. Louis – Veterans Affairs is warning hundreds of veterans that they may have been exposed to viruses from dental work performed at the St. Louis VA Medical Center. The federal agency said it was mailing letters to 1,812 veterans treated during a 13-month period ending in March at the clinic at its John Cochran hospital. The VA letter said that dental equipment “may not have been cleaned correctly.” As to why it took more than three months for veterans to be told that they might have been exposed to HIV and hepatitis viruses,a spokeswoman for the VA said the agency needed time to figure out the risk level from the potential exposure.  Full Article

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Nutty Fact: The first man to distill bourbon whiskey in the United States was a Baptist preacher, in 1789.

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Hot weather spurs nude walker – Not illegal

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Date: June 30th, 2010

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dog4MONTPELIER, Vermont – What better way to beat the heat than…walk naked through the Capital City? That was one 18-year-old woman’s solution to the humidity, a tactic that turned heads and prompted a flurry of phone calls to the Montpelier Police Department. Police identified the woman and spoke with her but said there was little they could do from a law enforcement perspective.  Full Article

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School Won’t Let Students Recite Pledge of Allegiance

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Date: June 30th, 2010

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pledge-of-allegianceMassachusetts – When Sean Harrington entered his freshman year at Arlington High School, he noticed something peculiar: There were no American flags in the classrooms, and no one recited the Pledge of Allegiance. So Harrington enlisted the aid of his fellow students, and now, three years later, they have succeeded in getting flags installed in the classrooms. But the pledge still will not be recited. Educators are concerned that it would be hard to find teachers willing to recite it.  Full Article

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Who Are You Going to Kill Today?

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Date: June 30th, 2010

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kill1California – A California congressman known for edgy sarcasm mocked an opponent of illegal immigration during a town hall meeting last week, asking, “Who are you going to kill today?” before the constituent, a self-identified Minuteman, posed his question. Rep. Pete Stark, D-Calif., no stranger to controversy, mocked the idea that the borders are not secure when asked about the federal government’s lack of activity on border security.  Full Article  Video

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Flying car gets go-ahead from FAA

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Date: June 29th, 2010

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car2Washington DC – The Terrafugia Transition, a light aircraft that can convert into a road-legal automobile, is to go into production after being given a special weight exemption by the US Federal Aviation Administration. The Transition was designed as a “light sport” aircraft, the smallest kind of private aeroplane under FAA classification, with a maximum weight of 1,320lb. But the manufacturers found it impossible to fit the safety features – airbags, crumple zones and roll cage, for instance – that are required for road vehicles into that weight.  Full Article

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Man saves woman’s life after train severs her legs

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Date: June 29th, 2010

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trainCanada – A man with no medical training managed to save a young woman’s life when both her legs were severed by a train and he managed to tie the protruding arteries of her legs into knots. The woman was reportedly  with her boyfriend as they jumped onto a slow-moving freight train near Jonquière, northeast of Quebec City. The 20-year-old woman lost her footing and fell under the wheels. Local jeweller Roger Saulnier saw two stumps gushing blood.  Full Article

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Protestors oppose plans for Michael Jackson statue

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Date: June 29th, 2010

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michael-jacksonPRAGUE – Thousands of Czechs are protesting plans to place a Michael Jackson statue in Prague. A group of fans plans to erect a 6-foot column with a bronze bust of the King of Pop in Letna Park, where Jackson held a concert in 1996. They want to unveil it Aug. 29 to mark Jackson’s 52nd birthday.  Full Article

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‘Melrose Place’ Actress Charged in Fatal Car Accident

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Date: June 29th, 2010

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amyPrinceton, New Jersey – Former “Melrose Place” actress Amy Locane-Bovenizer was charged in a drunk driving accident that killed a New Jersey woman. Locane-Bovenizer, who played Sandy Louise Harling on “Melrose Place,” was driving a 2007 Chevy Tahoe when she slammed into the passenger side of a vehicle, instantly killing noted art historian Helene Seeman, 60, authorities said.  Prior to the fatal crash, Locane-Bovenizer, 39, rear-ended another vehicle at an intersection a few miles away, before driving off.  Full Article

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Mom Accused of Bullying Girl With Porn

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Date: June 29th, 2010

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northwestSalt Lake City, Utah – A Utah mom allegedly doctored a pornographic photo of a woman having sex with a dog, superimposing into the picture the face of a 13-year-old girl who attends middle school with her daughter. Danette Stark, 37, appeared in court to face 18 counts of sexual exploitation of a minor. Prosecutors said she created the image, put it into fliers and distributed them at Northwest Middle School in Salt Lake City.  Full Article

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Woman found unconscious after huffing dust remover

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Date: June 29th, 2010

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mckeeverFlorida – A 27-year-old Naples woman is facing a misdemeanor charge after police say they found her unconscious in a puddle of her own vomit after huffing dust remover. Elizabeth Ann Mckeever was charged with inhalation of harmful chemicals. Jeffery Mark Korbel, 41, said he found her slumped in a chair with her eyes closed and a can of dust remover in her hand. When Korbel nudged her shoulder, he said Mckeever turned her head and squirted dust remover in her mouth.  Full Article

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Store Sells American Flag With 61 Stars

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Date: June 29th, 2010

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dollarDallas, Texas – One Texas man couldn’t believe what he saw on the American flag he purchased at a Dollar Tree store in Dallas: 11 extra stars emblazoned on Old Glory. “You can kind of see the stars are all crooked, and if you count them, they’re actually 61 stars,” Tim Childress told WFAA.com. Childress said he went back to the store where he bought the flag and sent an e-mail message to the marketing company in Virginia that made it hoping they might address the error.  Full Article

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