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Family carving party goes wrong when girl gets head stuck in pumpkin

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Date: October 27th, 2016

head stuckWhat appears to be a family pumpkin-carving session took a bizarre turn when a girl decided to put her head inside the opening of her freshly carved pumpkin.

Rachel Ralphs appears to have just finished removing the innards of her pumpkin when she commented on how large the hole was in her pumpkin:

“Isn’t it so cute? I could like fit my head in it.”  More

Passengers Break Windows After Train Fills With Smoke

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Date: October 27th, 2016

Category: Nutty News, Travel

bostonBOSTON – There were significant delays on the Orange Line after a train caught on fire at Back Bay station late Wednesday afternoon. The MBTA says an overhead motor overheated, filling the station and the train with smoke.

Passengers on board that train began to panic as the doors wouldn’t open.

“I had no idea what was going on, I thought the T was on fire, people were coughing, there was a ton of smoke so the first thing on my mind was just getting out of there,” said passenger Brie Shelley.  More

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Dog recovering after protecting owner from rattlesnake attack

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Date: October 27th, 2016

Category: Animals, Nutty News

dog snakeLAKE PLACID, Florida – A Florida man said his heroic dog is on the mend after being bitten in the face while protecting her owner from a rattlesnake.

Tom Herbet of Lake Placid said he feared for the lives of his four dogs when they encountered a rattlesnake measuring more than 4 feet long on his 2.5-acre property.

Herbert said he tried to get the dogs inside, but one of the canines, a dog named Puppers, insisted on staying between the venomous serpent and her owner.

“It struck out at Puppers, and I immediately tried to get her away from the snake but she was insisting on getting between me and the snake”  Herbert told WFLA-TV.  More

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Snake smiles after officer uses butter to free it from glue trap

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Date: October 26th, 2016

tiny snakePORTSMOUTH, Virginia – Virginia authorities shared photos of a tiny and “extremely happy” snake after an officer used butter to free it from a glue trap at a resident’s home.

Portsmouth Animal Control said in an Instagram post that Officer Brenda Quintana responded to a Portsmouth home Monday on a report of a snake found in a resident’s pest control glue trap.

“Once on scene, Officer Quintana realized the snake was still alive and took the snake back to her office to try and save its life,” the Instagram post said. “A

fter Officer Quintana returned to the office, she and Animal Control Officer McLeod used butter to help free the snake from the glue trap and save its life.”  More

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Firefighters cut through steel bars of sewer grate to free girl’s leg

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Date: October 26th, 2016

barsGUIGANG, China – Chinese firefighters had to saw through the steel bars of a sewer cover to free a young girl whose leg became stuck in the grate.

A video of the rescue in Guigang, Guangxi Province, shows firefighters attempting to remove the girl’s leg, which is trapped above the knee between the bars.

The rescuers determine the girl’s leg is too stuck to pull out, so they brandish a power saw to cut through the steel bars.  More

 

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Wife wins $1 million trying to show husband lottery tickets are waste of money

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Date: October 26th, 2016

carolinaLEICESTER, North Carolina – A woman in North Carolina wanted to teach her husband a lesson about wasting money, but it backfired in the best way possible.

Glenda Blackwell’s husband, Buddy, asked her to buy two Powerball tickets over the weekend.

She said she wanted to make a point that the tickets were a waste of money, so Blackwell, instead, bought a $10 scratch-off ticket for herself.

“I was going to be ugly and buy a scratch-off to show him they didn’t hit,” Blackwell told WLOS.  More

Police capture squirrel who ransacked home

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Date: October 26th, 2016

captureOAK BAY, British Columbia – A family in Canada returned from a month-long vacation to find their home had been ransacked by a furry invader.

Sheri Lucas shared photos as two Oak Bay police officers arrived at the scene to find a squirrel had broken into Christine Kiss’ and knocked over various household items.

“Great detective work and patience allows [Oak Bay police] to catch a suspect that thrashed a homeowner’s home while they were on vacation,” Lucas said.

Kiss told the CBC she arrived back home to find papers and other items strewn about and bowls of nuts throughout the house completely emptied.  More

 

 

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