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    Poor kid, traumatized for life over a piece of candy
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    September 24, 2003 -- Oregon State University plans to use a $1.7 million grant from the National Science Foundation to count bugs. Researchers there say that counting insects could help protect the environment and give scientists a better understanding of their ecological role.

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    F*** ME!!! You've GOT to be kidding! Send some of that money my way, I'm sure I could come up with some lameass project they can fund
    September 11th - Never Forget

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    Sheri, just fill out all the appropriate forms, in quadruplicate, of course, wait 5 years for the review and you just might get some of the money. Just remember to make your propsed project as silly and useless as possible.


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    September 25, 2003 -- Mayor Bloomberg took Russian President Vladimir Putin to Randalls Island yesterday to watch rookie members of New York's Bravest and a squad of 20 Russian firefighters work out at an FDNY training facility. Among the skills they learned was use of the famed "jaws of life" tool, which easily cuts through mangled vehicles where victims are trapped.
    "In order to save other people you must be very solid inside - as they are," Putin said.
    Afterward, the mayor gave Putin an FDNY shirt with "V. Putin" on the back and a battalion chief's helmet. Putin returned the favor by handing Bloomberg a silver Russian fire helmet.
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    FF. Vincent Morello Ladder 35
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    FF. Michael Lynch Engine 40
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    September 26, 2003 -- A German shrink has established herself as the world's first psychologist for chickens. Dr. Barbara Luetzeler of Bonn says one of her patients was a hen, Lucie, who always wanted to be a **** and "was so dissatisfied, she'd drive everybody out of her territory, even the cat." Eventually, Lucie settled into her masculine role and even managed a crow, which "initially sounded a little hoarse, but very proud," she said.
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    LT. John Ginley Engine 40
    FF. Bruce Gary Engine 40
    FF. Jimmy Giberson Ladder 35
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    FF. Steve Mercado Engine 40 *
    FF. Kevin Bracken Engine 40 *
    FF. Vincent Morello Ladder 35
    FF. Michael Roberts Ladder 35 *
    FF. Michael Lynch Engine 40
    FF. Michael Dauria Engine 40

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    September 27, 2003 -- Pigeon poop can pile up - just ask Ana Maria Bustos of Santiago, Chile. The roof of her house collapsed under the weight of accumulated pigeon deposits - leaving a mess of droppings, feathers and worms all over her living room.

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    LT. John Ginley Engine 40
    FF. Bruce Gary Engine 40
    FF. Jimmy Giberson Ladder 35
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    FF. Steve Mercado Engine 40 *
    FF. Kevin Bracken Engine 40 *
    FF. Vincent Morello Ladder 35
    FF. Michael Roberts Ladder 35 *
    FF. Michael Lynch Engine 40
    FF. Michael Dauria Engine 40

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    ewwwwwwwwwwww I just KNEW it was going to be a GROSS one
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    September 28, 2003 -- The "in" thing among bawdy Britons these days is actually an "out" thing. The newest craze in England - "dogging" - has lascivious lads and lassies engaging in sex in public parks, often with strangers. The term apparently comes from those who claim to be "taking the dog for a walk."
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    FF. Jimmy Giberson Ladder 35
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    FF. Kevin Bracken Engine 40 *
    FF. Vincent Morello Ladder 35
    FF. Michael Roberts Ladder 35 *
    FF. Michael Lynch Engine 40
    FF. Michael Dauria Engine 40

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    September 29, 2003 -- Massachusetts high-schoolers who placed a dead skunk in the trunk of a fellow student's car might now wish they hadn't pulled the prank. It turns out the skunk may be rabid and cops in Hopkinton are urging the mischievous youths to turn themselves in and get tested for the deadly virus.
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    LT. John Ginley Engine 40
    FF. Bruce Gary Engine 40
    FF. Jimmy Giberson Ladder 35
    FF. Michael Otten Ladder 35 *
    FF. Steve Mercado Engine 40 *
    FF. Kevin Bracken Engine 40 *
    FF. Vincent Morello Ladder 35
    FF. Michael Roberts Ladder 35 *
    FF. Michael Lynch Engine 40
    FF. Michael Dauria Engine 40

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    The Cubs win the pennant!

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    September 30, 2003 -- The Coney Island hot-dog champ has nothing on Rich "The Locust" LeFevre - the Dallas man wolfed down a dozen fried franks in 10 minutes at the first World Corn Dog Eating Championship at the Texas State Fair. LeFevre already had a reputation when he entered - having once feasted on a gallon and a half of chili in 10 minutes.
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    FF. Jimmy Giberson Ladder 35
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    FF. Vincent Morello Ladder 35
    FF. Michael Roberts Ladder 35 *
    FF. Michael Lynch Engine 40
    FF. Michael Dauria Engine 40

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    October 1, 2003 -- A college slam-dance party turned deadly when revelers banged into each other and started a chain reaction that propelled five of them through a third-story window.
    Daniel James Martin, a 19-year-old Virginia Tech sophomore, was killed and four others injured in Blacksburg, Va. "The crowd was dancing and banging into each other . . . [They] shifted, pushing people into the window, and it gave way," Police Lt. Don Goodman told the Washington Post.

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    OOOOHHHHH WOOOWWWWWW That's just nasty.
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    October 2, 2003 -- For years, Anchorage, Alaska, boasted about being the largest rat-free port city in the Northern Hemisphere. Well, not anymore. State biologist Rick Sinnott caught and killed two foot-long Norway rats at a city pond after a local woman spotted them. "We were feeding the ducks. The rats came swimming out of the water, and it was so gross," Theresa Bayer said.
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    Unfortunately, 40FDNYL35 is correct. After years of seeing only field mice and schrews, we now have a nest of long tailed, pointy nosed, beady eyed vermin.

    What the article did not mention was they are refugees from some lab experiment. Not the brown and gray rats seen across the US but some white with brown trim versions.

    Used to be we'd have to make sure there were no moose or the ocational bear between the house and the car. Oh well....
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    October 3, 2003 --A German TV network's early-morning film of a burning log tricked a viewer into calling out the fire department. Cops say the woman woke up thinking her set was on fire and called emergency service, who extinguished the "blaze" by using the TV remote control. Sabine Kreft of the Super RTL Network said: "I heard the old lady poured water on her TV. But most people should really be able to tell the difference."

    Two for One

    October 3, 2003 --It sounds reasonable that Vidilia Spragin would want to be buried next to her late husband when she dies - until you learn that she doused him with gasoline and burned him alive 21 years ago. And Spragin's daughter Sandra is dead set against the idea of her dad lying next to her stepmom, who spent 19 years in jail."She killed my father. How does she have the nerve?" Sandra told the Los Angeles Times.
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    How did we ever make it this far in life?

    My TV's on fire hellpppppppppp!!!!!!!

    We had some twit in Calgary call the fire department on New Year's Eve I believe, a few years ago, saying Banker's Hall was on fire .... turned out they saw the reflection of the Calgary Tower flame which is lit on special occasions
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    October 4, 2003 -- Attention, leather lovers - Australia needs dominatrixes! The country's legal sex industry says it's in desperate need of more spankers to handle the upcoming Rugby World Cup. It seems S&M is not as popular Down Under as in England, which is sending a large contingent to the games.

    Heres a good job Sheri!!!
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    Originally posted by E40FDNYL35
    October 4, 2003 -- Attention, leather lovers - Australia needs dominatrixes! The country's legal sex industry says it's in desperate need of more spankers to handle the upcoming Rugby World Cup. It seems S&M is not as popular Down Under as in England, which is sending a large contingent to the games.

    Heres a good job Sheri!!!
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    And will you be my first customer, Ray? HAHAHA nice tassles!!!! Now where's my whip???
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    Ohhhhhhhhhhhhh my! KINKY!!!!!!
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    October 5, 2003 -- Attention, guys!
    If you want to improve your love life, you might want to pick up a broom and start sweeping. That's because women are more likely to get in the mood when men help out with chores, according to a University of Washington study
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    HAHAHA
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    Ray....Ray..... The last one is true for sure... I got me a "special" pair of shorts I wear when I do chores or yard work!!!

    My my my my...Ray where do you get this stuff?

    Sheri
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    Ray....
    I might like it....
    I think that post is gonna get you in trouble my brother!!!
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