Posts Tagged ‘strange’

Give me money, but he’s not up for re-election for four years

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Date: November 28th, 2010

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kerryNutty News Massachusetts – Battle-weary Bay State Democrats are getting squeezed by U.S. Sen. John F. Kerry this Christmas, as the nation’s richest senator puts the arm on cash-strapped party donors to fill his campaign war chest – even though he’s not up for re-election for another four years. “I think people feel very tapped-out,” said Phil Johnston, former Massachusetts Democratic Party chairman, who is helping to organize Kerry’s Dec. 13 gala.  The state’s senior senator was recently ranked the nation’s richest.  More…

Homeland Security seizes domain names

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Date: November 27th, 2010

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iceNutty News Washington DC – The investigative arm of the Homeland Security Department appears to be shutting down websites that facilitate copyright infringement. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) has seized dozens of domain names over the past few days. ICE appears to be targeting sites that help Internet users download copyrighted music, as well as sites that sell bootleg goods, such as fake designer handbags.  More…

TSA gloves spreading disease

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Date: November 23rd, 2010

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glovesNutty News USA – Those latex gloves Transportation Security Administration agents wear while giving airline passengers those infamous full-body pat-downs apparently aren’t there for the safety and security of passengers – only the TSA agents. The agents wear the same gloves to pat down dozens, perhaps hundreds, of passengers, not changing them even though the Centers for Disease Control in its online writings has emphasized the important of clean hands to prevent the exchange of loathsome afflictions.  More…

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Man Chews Off Brother’s Ear During Drunken Fight

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Date: October 1st, 2010

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felipe-vegaNutty News Florida – An Ocala man has been arrested and charged with aggravated battery after he went Mike Tyson on his brother and chewed off part of his ear during a fight. The brothers had both had a few too many beers when they got into an argument over the family dog. Words soon turned to shoves and before long, the brothers were playing family feud.  More…

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2000 Dodge Caravan is top stolen vehicle

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Date: October 1st, 2010

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2000-dodge-caravanNutty News Michigan – According to the Michigan Auto Theft Prevention Authority, the most stolen vehicle in Michigan for 2009 was a 2000 Dodge Caravan. “It is baffling,” said Dan Vartanian, the group’s executive director. “It has to be supply and demand: The parts are still good, the chop shops have a demand, and so the thieves deliver.”  More…
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Man denies ownership of cocaine found in his butt

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Date: October 1st, 2010

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raymond-stanley-robertsNutty News Florida – Police said a suspect arrested for drug possession denied ownership of the cocaine he was found to be concealing in his buttocks. Deputies searching Roberts’ person discovered a soft object in his buttocks that Roberts then took out and gave to the deputies, who identified it as a baggie of marijuana. Deputies said they found a second soft object in Roberts’ buttocks that was removed and identified as cocaine. He said the cocaine was not his.  More…

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Navy Bombs Guam With Mice

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Date: October 1st, 2010

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snakeNutty News Guam – In a ploy to rid Guam of its population of invasive brown tree snakes, the U.S. Department of Agriculture is bombing the island with drugged frozen mice, military news outlet Stars and Stripes reported. Using Naval Base Guam as a starting point, scientists drop mice packed with acetaminophen from helicopters into the jungle canopy. Snakes will die when they eat acetaminophen.  More…

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Somebody out there is stealing grease

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Date: October 1st, 2010

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kickin-chicken-restaurantsNutty News South Carolina – “Virtually all of our members who are in the business of picking up used cooking oils are experiencing grease theft to some degree or another, in some cases, pretty significantly,” association President Tom Cook said. David Miller, owner of the Kickin’ Chicken restaurants in Mount Pleasant, S.C., doesn’t know who made off with several thousand dollars worth of day-old vegetable oil from his seven stores. He started noticing significant drop-offs in the monthly payment from the grease buyers and knew something was going on.  More…

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Potato official going on a potato-only diet for 60 days

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Date: October 1st, 2010

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potatoNutty News Pasco, Washington – The head of the Washington State Potato Commission says he’s sick of people linking spuds to junk food. So Chris Voigt says he’s going to eat nothing for 60 days except potatoes. Twenty potatoes a day. And no cheating with cheese toppings or bacon bits. “The potato has a pretty poor reputation in the U.S., and it’s time to do something extreme to wake them up to just how great the potato really is.”  More…

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Man came at his sister with a wrench at wedding reception

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Date: October 1st, 2010

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wrenchNutty News Montana – A 31-year-old Three Forks man accused of hitting his pregnant sister in the mouth with a wrench during her wedding reception has pleaded not guilty. David J. Sicotte appeared in District Court on charges of assault with a weapon, a felony, and disorderly conduct. Prosecutors said he arrived at the reception uninvited, pushed his sister’s new mother-in-law to the ground and started fighting with the groom. Witnesses said Sicotte later came at his sister with the wrench.  More…

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Drunk man drives drunk woman to station

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Date: October 1st, 2010

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arrestNutty News Michigan – Police said a 40-year-old man faces drunk driving charges after he drove an intoxicated woman to the police station. Police said Donald Chamberlain, from Clawson, drove his 35-year-old neighbor to the station to answer questions about an assault involving her husband the previous day. The woman left the station with Chamberlain after telling officers she was too drunk to answer questions.  More…

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3-time drunken driver charged with slamming into house

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Date: October 1st, 2010

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james-j-johnsonNutty News Webster – A three-time convicted drunk driver allegedly drove into the front steps of a house while intoxicated and wearing a T-shirt that says, “I have a drinking problem.” James J. Johnson, 50, of 519 Quaddick Town Farm Road in Thompson, was ordered held on $2,500 bail on charges of drunken driving (fourth offense), negligent driving and malicious destruction of property less than $250.  More…

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Coach suspended for taking in homeless player

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Date: October 1st, 2010

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fhsNutty News Florida – By all indications, a Florida high school football coach was just trying to do the right thing when he allowed a homeless player to live with him. Now that coach and his school are facing fines that could reach into the thousands of dollars — and potential forfeiture of victories — because of the player’s housing arrangements. The rule states that no school employee or representative of the school’s athletic department can provide or promise free or reduced-cost housing for a potential athlete in their program.  More…

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Derogatory Internet postings, woman drives to kill man

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Date: October 1st, 2010

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breana-greathouseNutty News Kansas City – A woman drove to Ottumwa to pull a gun on a man. Ottumwa police said they found Breana Greathouse, 25, with the weapon in her hand, threatening to shoot Forrest Jamison of Ottumwa. Police said Greathouse traveled from Kansas City to allegedly kill Jamison because she believed that he made derogatory postings about her on the internet.  More…

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Former Cops Now Busting Ghosts

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Date: October 1st, 2010

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deadNutty News California – Ever since William Jimenez was 11 years old, he could see dead people. He would see them walking down a sidewalk, inside a house or standing along the side of a road. To date, Paranormal Investigative Technology has investigated about 100 sites including an abandoned ghost town, a fire station and individual homes.  More…

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