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Man steals produce from fatal accident scene

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Date: July 4th, 2009

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Australia – A motorist is believed to have stolen produce spilled at the scene of a fatal truck accident.
The truck rolled about 5.30am on the Gateway Motorway near Eagle Farm, in Brisbane, and the load of produce it was carrying spread over the ground.
Police are investigating reports that a man, driving a silver Holden Commodore utility, stopped at the scene and stole a produce. More… Discount Magazine SubscriptionsDiscount Cigarettes and TobaccohostWink.com

Bank robber had recognizable face – Was former customer

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Date: July 4th, 2009

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FORT LAUDERDALE, Florida – A man who allegedly robbed a Florida bank was recognized by bank employees as a former customer, police say .
Sgt. Frank Sousa of the Fort Lauderdale police said bank employees picked David Lotridge out of a photo lineup. More… Discount Magazine SubscriptionsDiscount Cigarettes and TobaccohostWink.com

Bar-owner jailed over fatal drink duel with teen

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Date: July 4th, 2009

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Berlin, Germany – A German bar-owner was sent to prison for 41 months Friday for a drinking duel with a teenaged boy which plunged the schoolboy into a fatal coma. The Berlin bar owner cheated, mainly pouring himself water, while 16-year-old Lukas drank at least 45 shots of tequila, the Mexican spirit. The schoolboy later became unconscious with brain damage and died in hospital. More… Discount Magazine SubscriptionsDiscount Cigarettes and TobaccohostWink.com

Homeless man keeps making 911 calls – Pollice kill him

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Date: July 4th, 2009

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PHILADELPHIA – Philadelphia police say officers were forced to fatally shoot a homeless man who had been repeatedly making prank emergency phone calls.
Police said the 59-year-old homeless man, whose identity was not released, used a call box at a Municipal Services Building concourse to repeatedly phone police Friday only to immediately hang up the phone. More… Discount Magazine SubscriptionsDiscount Cigarettes and TobaccohostWink.com

Man arrested for 120th time – For stealing bologna

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Date: July 4th, 2009

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LARGO, Florida – When police arrested Richard Harvey Warren on Thursday night on an accusation of stealing bologna from a local convenience store, it wasn’t the Largo man’s first brush with the law.
Or even his second, third or fourth. Nope, according to records, Warren, 50, of 1201 Seminole Blvd., has been arrested an astounding 120 times in Florida since 1987. More… Discount Magazine SubscriptionsDiscount Cigarettes and TobaccohostWink.com

Madoff Hires Consultant to Find Best Possible Jail

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Date: July 4th, 2009

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USA – Bernard Madoff has hired a veteran prison consultant to help him to find the best possible jail in which to serve his 150-year sentence for Wall Street’s biggest fraud.
After his sentencing this week Madoff, now Prisoner No 1727-054, met Herb Hoelter, of the National Center for Institutions and Alternatives, whose previous clients include the jailed Sotheby’s chairman Alfred Taubman and the financiers Michael Milken and Ivan Boesky. More… Discount Magazine SubscriptionsDiscount Cigarettes and TobaccohostWink.com

Boy Gets Head Stuck in Storm Drain

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Date: July 4th, 2009

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Lakeside, California – A young boy was rescued after getting his head stuck in a storm drain Thursday in Lakeside, California.
The 7-year-old may have been trying to retrieve a lost toy. Rescue teams used the Jaws of Life to pry the drain apart in order to free the boy. More… Discount Magazine SubscriptionsDiscount Cigarettes and TobaccohostWink.com

Nasa chimps earn Florida retirement

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Date: July 4th, 2009

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Florida – One of dozens of infant chimpanzees seized in Africa for the US Air Force in the 1950s, he was recruited into the military’s air and space research programme, which helped to pave the way for America’s first manned spaceflight in 1961 and, ultimately, the Apollo 11 Moon landing 40 years ago this month.
Animals were used as crash-test dummies, spun at high speed in centrifuges and squeezed in compression chambers. More… Discount Magazine SubscriptionsDiscount Cigarettes and TobaccohostWink.com

Cops Buy Doughnut Shop

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Date: July 4th, 2009

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CLARE, Michigan – When the Clare Police Department got word that their beloved bakery and doughnut shop was shutting down, the department decided to buy it.
The guys ribbed for spending too much time at doughnut shops outright bought one and they’re getting a lot of smirks and raised eyebrows from customers. More… Discount Magazine SubscriptionsDiscount Cigarettes and TobaccohostWink.com

Man leaves bride at airport toilet – She took too long

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Date: July 4th, 2009

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Malaysia – A bride has demanded a divorce from her husband of just one week who left her at an airport after their romantic newlywed jaunt because she took long in the toilet.
The Daily Mail reports that only a week of married life, one couple’s romance came to a dramatic end after the bridegroom decided his wife simply spent too long in the bathroom. More… Discount Magazine SubscriptionsDiscount Cigarettes and TobaccohostWink.com

Man crosses Canada handing out underwear

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Date: July 3rd, 2009

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MONTREAL – A Canadian man drove into Montreal Friday to deliver 2,500 pairs of white underwear to homeless men as part of his cross-country Underwear Tour. “You take clean underwear for granted,” King said. “But it’s absolutely essential to feel clean and feel fresh when you wake up to face your day.” More… Discount Magazine SubscriptionsDiscount Cigarettes and TobaccohostWink.com

Man kills weeds with flame thrower – Burns down house and shed

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Date: July 3rd, 2009

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BERLIN – A German gardener’s house was left a smouldering wreck on Friday after he set it on fire while trying to get rid of the weeds with the help of a flame-thrower, police said.
After accidentally setting his hedge alight, the 54-year-old’s garden shed was soon also engulfed in flames. More… Discount Magazine SubscriptionsDiscount Cigarettes and TobaccohostWink.com

Casket Makers Selling Coffins Made of Newspaper, Cardboard – Even Banana

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Date: July 3rd, 2009

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DENVER, Colorado – Casket makers catering to natural burials have offered biodegradable coffins made of such materials as recycled newspapers or cardboard. One American company is selling caskets made of banana sheaves.
They take six months to two years to biodegrade.
Ecoffins USA Marketing director Joanna Passarelli says the Colorado-based company sold $40,000 worth of banana-sheaf or bamboo coffins to funeral homes last year. More… Discount Magazine SubscriptionsDiscount Cigarettes and TobaccohostWink.com

Officials Hunt for Serial Palm Tree Arsonist

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Date: July 3rd, 2009

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GALVESTON, Texas – Officials in Texas are investigating the torching of 30 palm trees in the last two months.
“What we’ve got on our hands, a serial tree arsonist, I’ve never seen before,” said Galveston Fire Marshal Gilbert Robinson. “I’ve talked to colleagues of mine, and that’s the first they’ve heard of setting palm trees on fire.”
Robinson said the calls reporting burning trees have recently increased in frequency. More… Discount Magazine SubscriptionsDiscount Cigarettes and TobaccohostWink.com

Michael Jackson memorial tickets available through lottery

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Date: July 3rd, 2009

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LOS ANGELES, California – Fans must register online for a lottery to win tickets to the Michael Jackson memorial Tuesday at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, organizers said Friday. People who do not have one of the 17,500 free tickets to be handed out should stay away and watch the event on television, Los Angeles, California, acting Mayor Jan Perry and a Los Angeles police official said. More… Discount Magazine SubscriptionsDiscount Cigarettes and TobaccohostWink.com