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Railway employee requests weeklong vacation to eat chicken

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Date: June 23rd, 2017

Category: Nutty News, odd, Religion

chickenA railway employee in India requested time off from work to eat chicken to prepare for a month of fasting.

Pankaj Raj, a TA-2 employee in the Chattisgarh district, made the unusual request for a week off to eat as much chicken as possible before Shravan, an annual festival during which practicing Hindus abstain from eating meat.

“Since Shravan is to begin soon, I will not be able to touch non-vegetarian food for the entire month.   More

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Helicopter-riding Florida TV reporter finds missing 11-year-old boy when he spots him hiding on the roof of his parents’ house

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Date: June 22nd, 2017

Category: Nutty News, odd, strange

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An 11-year-old boy who was reported missing in South Florida was discovered on a rooftop by a television reporter inside a helicopter covering the case.

Police were using bloodhounds searching a Hialeah neighborhood for the boy named Angel Gort, who was reported missing around 10am on Tuesday by his family.

The young boy, who has ADHD, ran away from home after becoming upset when he got into a fight with his mother over not wanting to go to camp, WSVN reported.   More

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Man who served 17 years for crime he did not commit is freed after finding his lookalike in prison

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Date: June 22nd, 2017

Category: Crime, Nutty News, odd

lookA man who spent 17 years in prison, was finally freed after he tracked down his doppelganger.

In 1999, Richard Jones was arrested on charges of aggravated robbery for stealing a cell phone while trying to snatch a purse from a woman in Kansas.

Jones, who is now 41-years-old, maintained his innocence.

He had an alibi to prove that he was not in the area at the time of the crime. In fact, Jones was at a party in Missouri, at the time of the crime.  More

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Koala surprises diners by strolling through Australian restaurant

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Date: June 22nd, 2017

Category: Animals, Nutty News, odd

koalaA koala delighted and surprised multiple guests at an Australian restaurant by strolling through the front door.

Xenia Ioannou shared video of the curious koala as it wandered its way into the restaurant’s open door and explored the dining area.

“Only in Australia,” she wrote on Facebook on Monday.

“Having a nice dinner out with good friends…and a gorgeous koala we named Jeffrey just casually walks by the restaurant.”  More   Video

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Wildlife worker called to remove gator finds lizard instead

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Date: June 20th, 2017

Category: Animals, Nutty News, odd

wildA Texas wildlife worker dispatched to remove an alligator from someone’s stoop found that it wasn’t an alligator after all — it was a small lizard.

The Houston Chronicle reported that Texas Parks and Wildlife directed Christy Kroboth, who works for Gator Squad, an alligator-extraction business, to a Houston-area home where residents reported a gator above their door.

Once at the home, Kroboth saw the gator was actually a small lizard.  More

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No 1. courthouse problem: People urinating in the elevator

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Date: June 15th, 2017

Category: Nutty News, odd, strange

elevatorJONESBORO, Arkansas (AP) — Officials in an Arkansas county have a plea for courthouse visitors: Please stop urinating in our elevator.

Craighead County officials hope new security cameras will deter the steady stream of culprits who have been relieving themselves in the courthouse elevator in Jonesboro, a college town about 115 miles northeast of Little Rock.

Maintenance workers say the problem has persisted for years — even though the restrooms are only about 25 feet (8 meters) from the elevator.  More

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South Carolina pharmacy’s ‘first customer of the day’ an alligator

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Date: June 14th, 2017

Category: Animals, Nutty News, odd

pharmA South Carolina pharmacy shared a photo of its first — albeit non-paying — customer of the week: an alligator.

The Ulmer Family Pharmacy and Wellness Center in Bluffton posted a photo to Facebook showing the alligator posing next to one of the business’ signs in the parking lot.

“First customer of the day!! Oh my! Don’t worry he was moved to a near by pond. He just wanted to check out the new pharmacy in town. Happy Monday everyone!!” the post said.  More

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Mother raised the WRONG child for 27 years

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Date: June 12th, 2017

Category: Nutty News, odd, Sad

dorisAn Austrian hospital has been ordered to pay €30,000 in damages for handing a mother the wrong baby who she raised as her own for 27 years.

Doris Gruenwald (picture), who was born in 1990, only found out a few years ago she was not biologically related to the couple she thought were her parents after she took a DNA test.

It turns out the hospital dropped a clanger nearly 30 years ago and mixed her and another child up, meaning one of them remains unidentified.  More

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Woman Decided To Leave Home To Join ISIS

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Date: June 10th, 2017

Category: Nutty News, odd, strange

tarA woman who left her home with her toddler son to join ISIS has been detained in Turkey after fleeing the terrorist organization. She may now be sent back to Syria.

Tareena Shakil, 25, left her home in Burton-on-Trent, Staffordshire, last year after telling her family she was going on holiday to Spain with her son.

Instead, Tareena went to Syria to join ISIS and sent a text message when she crossed the border illegally into Raqqa, Syria.

Tareem said soon after she joined ISIS, she sent a message saying, “Please help me, I made a stupid mistake. Please Dad, will you come here and get me?”

Tareena was being forced to marry a one-legged fighter by ISIS.  More

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Family held prisoner by bobcat inside their house

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Date: June 10th, 2017

Category: Animals, Nutty News, odd

bobWASHINGTON TOWNSHIP, New Jersey – Police in New Jersey say a mother locked herself and her two young children in their bathroom after a bobcat got into their house, prompting a police response.

The Morris County family called police Wednesday evening to report that a bobcat had somehow gotten inside.

NJ.com reports officers opened all of the doors and windows in the house to coax the bobcat into leaving.  More

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Woman Using Phone Plunges Down Open Cellar Door In Plainfield, New Jersey

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Date: June 8th, 2017

Category: Nutty News, odd, strange

cellPLAINFIELD, New Jersey - In an accident many people have probably had nightmares about, a woman walking down a Plainfield, New Jersey street tripped over an open cellar door and tumbled into a basement Thursday.

As CBS2’s Andrea Grymes reported, the 67-year-old woman was looking at her cellphone when she flipped right over one of the doors – leaving her with serious injuries.

Surveillance video showed a PSE&G crew going downstairs through the cellar doors to do some work. Minutes later, the woman appears down the block – walking straight toward the cellar.  More   Video

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Man upset about onions in food threatens eatery owner

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Date: June 8th, 2017

Category: Crime, Nutty News, odd

onionsPITTSBURGH – A Michigan man, apparently upset because his food included onions, is jailed on charges he made drunken threats to shoot the owner of a Pittsburgh restaurant before exposing himself.

Forty-three-year-old Yuba Sharma, of Rochester, remained in the Allegheny County Jail on Thursday on charges of terroristic threats, indecent exposure, public drunkenness and resisting arrest.

Police say Sharma ate at All Indiana restaurant on Monday night and then returned Tuesday to rant and complain about the onions.  More

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Naked woman tries to break into church while saying Jesus was chasing her

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Date: June 8th, 2017

Category: Bizarre, Nutty News, odd

dawnPolice in Walterboro, South Carolina, were called to a church in Colleton County, on a report of an attempted break-in.

Officers found a naked woman trying to enter the church because she believed someone was chasing her.

According to an incident report, 43-year-old Teresha Dawn Frick told officers that Jesus was chasing her through the woods and was trying to shoot her.  More

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City rejects man’s attempt to pay $270 fine in pennies

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Date: June 8th, 2017

Category: Nutty News, odd, strange

penniesA Michigan man attempted to make a statement by paying his $270 fine in pennies, but city officials rejected the coins.

Brian McGonegal said he was outraged when the city of Jackson handed down a $270 fine last year for having rubbish in his yard — which he said cost an additional $200 to have cleaned up — so he decided to get even by making his payment entirely in pennies.

McGonegal brought 2,700 pennies to Jackson City Hall to make his first $27 installment on the fine, and he admitted he intentionally tried to make it more tedious for city workers by going in at 4:55 p.m. — five minutes before City Hall closed for the day.  More

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Road paved with clam shells emits stench, covered in maggots

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Date: June 7th, 2017

Category: Nutty News, odd, strange

clamTIVERTON, Rhode Island – Residents of a small Rhode Island community say their neighborhood has been beset by a terrible stench after one of their neighbors paved a road with unwashed clam shells.

WJAR-TV reports a property owner in Tiverton put down the shells on an access road last week.

But the uncleaned shells had meat still attached, leading to a putrid smell as it decomposes.  More

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