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    January 20, 2006 -- A South Carolina man faked his death more than 25 years ago to avoid paying child support, cops say. Johnny Sterling Martin, 58, of Myrtle Beach, had a relative call Family Court in 1979 to say he died in a bar fight in Alabama. He's been married four times since and thought he'd never be caught until one of his bitter ex-wives got revenge by blowing the whistle.
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    January 21, 2006 -- Guess who thinks it's the pits when celebrities give their kids ridiculous names? It's Peaches Geldof, the 16-year-old daughter of Sir Bob Geldof and the late Paula Yates. "My weird name has haunted me all my life," she says. Actually, her full name is Peaches Honeyblossom Michelle Charlotte Angel Vanessa Geldof. And her three sisters are Fifi Trixabelle, Pixie Frou-Frou, and Heavenly Hiraani Tiger Lilly.

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    January 21, 2006 -- This guy's romance literally went up in flames. Hannes Pisek, 20 of Hoenigsberg, Austria, used 220 candles to create an enormous heart on the floor of his apartment. Then he lit them and went to pick up his live-in girlfriend. By the time they returned, the apartment was ablaze. The flames of passion ended up costing Pisek his home and his lady love, who moved back with her parents.
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    Here's an early candidate for the 2006 dumb-criminal award.
    January 22, 2006 -- Cops nabbed a bank robber who claimed he had a bomb in a bag after the forgetful fiend fled and left the sack behind. Inside they found tangled wires, books and a phone book with a complete address label. When they went to the address, they found their man. Cops arrested George Melendez at his Lowell, Mass., home. "It was so easy it was hard to believe," Lowell's police chief said.
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    January 23, 2006 -- A Chicago woman charged with drunken driving apparently wasn't too boozed up to makes fools of the cops who arrested her. Authorities say crafty Veronique Armour, 22, slipped off her handcuffs and drove away in a police cruiser as red-faced officers looked on. She was later nabbed in a parking lot.
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    Quote Originally Posted by E40FDNYL35
    January 21, 2006 -- Guess who thinks it's the pits when celebrities give their kids ridiculous names? It's Peaches Geldof, the 16-year-old daughter of Sir Bob Geldof and the late Paula Yates. "My weird name has haunted me all my life," she says. Actually, her full name is Peaches Honeyblossom Michelle Charlotte Angel Vanessa Geldof. And her three sisters are Fifi Trixabelle, Pixie Frou-Frou, and Heavenly Hiraani Tiger Lilly.

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    January 21, 2006 -- This guy's romance literally went up in flames. Hannes Pisek, 20 of Hoenigsberg, Austria, used 220 candles to create an enormous heart on the floor of his apartment. Then he lit them and went to pick up his live-in girlfriend. By the time they returned, the apartment was ablaze. The flames of passion ended up costing Pisek his home and his lady love, who moved back with her parents.
    Gotta wonder what Mom 'n Dad were smok'n BEFORE and after sex on #1.

    As for #2, Malahat FD was toned to a grass fire a few years back, at the ball field. Turns out that the fire was caused by similar events as those above. 16yom drew a heart shape in the grass with lighter fluid then lit it up. Of course being in mid June......... dddoooooo..ddeeeeeee...beeep beeep beeep beeep.... "Malahat paged....."
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    January 24, 2006 -- Fred Murray thought he was just buying a used $8 video camera at his local Goodwill shop in Flint, Mich. Then he found an old tape inside that showed the first moments of newborn girl being weighed and measured. Murray noted the hospital's name stamped on a pillow in the video and tracked down the tape's owner, Sherry Ewing, of Grand Blanc. A stunned Ewing showed it to her daughter, Lauren, now very much grown up at age 14.
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    January 25, 2006 -- French police who spent two years trying to identify a woman murdered by a blow to the head were relieved to discover the reason their efforts were failing the woman died 500 years ago. Duh The skeleton of a woman in her 30s, found at low tide in Plouezoc'h, had a skull gash made by a sharp implement. Cops couldn't link her to any missing persons. Carbon dating finally established that the death occurred between 1401 and 1453.
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    Da'Oh on 500 YO homicide

    District Relents, Allows Boy To Wear Skirt To School

    POSTED: 6:49 am EST January 25, 2006

    HASBROUCK HEIGHTS, N.J. -- New Jersey high school senior Michael Coviello will get to wear skirts to school, as long as they are an acceptable length.

    Michael, 17, started wearing skirts as a protest against the Hasbrouck Heights School District dress code. The district's dress code bans shorts between Oct. 1 and April 15, but allows skirts, a policy Coviello believes is discriminatory.

    At first, Coviello wore a costume-style dress over the objection of high school officials.

    The ACLU said the district's superintendent then advised the Coviello to purchase every-day dresses and skirts at a retail store, which Coviello did.

    But administrators didn't find anything funny in his challenge to the rule. After a few days, the student was sent home with a note from his principal saying if he wore a dress, kilt or skirt, he could no longer attend school.

    Michael contends the no-shorts policy is discriminatory because girls are allowed to show their legs while wearing skirts.

    The American Civil Liberties Union came to Michael's defense. The school district isn't relaxing the no-shorts rule, but the ACLU said Michael can now wear a skirt if he wants.

    Coviello's father said at first, he was embarrassed see his son in a skirt, but figures if his son's comfortable with it, it should be OK with him, too.
    Copyright 2006 by The Associated Press.


    So the story continues....... is it a skirt or is it a kilt? And does he need to be "regimental" even if he is not Army? LOL
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    January 26, 2006 -- Lewis Miller joked with his son as he opened his gas bill that the amount would likely give him a heart attack. Then, he saw he'd been charged $8,095 for the first nine days of service on his new account for his apartment and practically did. "I thought I was just going to lay down and die," said Miller, of Zanesville, Ohio.

    Red-faced gas officials corrected the bill. If that happened on Long Island the gas company would cut your service till you payed.
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    January 27, 2006 -- Bird enthusiasts in upstate New York are driving homeowners mad. In their frenzy to catch glimpses of a rare northern hawk owl in Lyndonville, they're setting armies of mice free, hoping to see the bird swoop down and hunt. The rodents are fleeing right into residents' houses
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    January 28, 2006 -- A high-school teacher in Lexington, Ky., apparently thought there were four R's to education reading, 'riting, 'rithmetic and R-rated movies. He was suspended and later quit after showing his Spanish class the "The 40-Year-Old Virgin," rated R for pervasive, explicit and crude sexual content and drug use. School officials said the film violated their video policy, which requires that all
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    Quote Originally Posted by E40FDNYL35
    which requires that all ...... .... ???? ????? ?????

    ummmmmm Ray are you just going to leave us hanging? Are we supposed to guess what comes next? heheheheheh *snicker*
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    ....movies shown "must be part of the lesson plan with genuine instruction objectives."

    .....that's what happens when your in a hurry....
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    January -- EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (AP) - This cat used up his nine lives. Fire officials are blaming a 20-pound cat for starting a town of Washington house fire that caused about $25,000 damage. The gray and white cat apparently jumped on an electric range in the basement of a two-story home at about 4:30 a.m. Wednesday and turned on the push-button control, said Darrell Christy, the fire department's chief of operations. Plastic containers on top of the range smoldered. "We eliminated everything except for the cat," Christy said. A smoke detector alerted at least three people in the home, who were not hurt, Christy said. The fire damaged part of the basement and smoke damaged much of the residence, he said. The cat died, likely of smoke inhalation, he said. Christy said a cat was blamed for an area house fire about five years ago, but that cat survived.
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    Quote Originally Posted by E40FDNYL35
    ....movies shown "must be part of the lesson plan with genuine instruction objectives."

    .....that's what happens when your in a hurry....

    Or when you're getting old hehehehe

    Thanks!
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    Heres a good one...

    January 29, 2006 -- A blaze in a Michigan town popular among retirees highlighted a burning concern that its volunteer fire department's average age is 61. Eight of the department's 18 volunteers responded to the house fire Wednesday, and it took them 12 hours to put out the inferno.
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    Quote Originally Posted by E40FDNYL35
    January -- EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (AP) - This cat used up his nine lives. Fire officials are blaming a 20-pound cat ... "We eliminated everything except for the cat," ... The cat died, likely of smoke inhalation, ...

    Alright ,if noone else is gonna say it I will!!


    What a Catastrophe !!!






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    Arlington County, Alexandria To Test Run Terror Sirens. Program Funded By Federal Government.

    The haunting wail of sirens familiar to generations who lived through World War II and the Cold War will return to some of Washington's Virginia suburbs.

    Arlington County and neighboring Alexandria will become the first communities in the country to experiment with sirens as terrorist attack alerts. They are preparing to buy as many as 15 sirens to mount on telephone poles, buildings and elsewhere under in a federally funded pilot program that is being closely watched by other area governments.

    "Everyone's looking at this to see if it will really reach significant numbers of people who are otherwise not reachable," said David Snyder of Falls Church, a member of the Washington region's emergency preparedness council.

    Emergency managers stress that sirens are limited because they are designed to reach people outdoors. They are not ideal for suburban counties where people tend to spend more time indoors than out.

    The program will test sirens in several neighborhoods, simulating the response to an explosion or weather catastrophe with a wail followed by a broadcast.

    "We don't want to disturb people, but we want to make sure we get the best information we can," Robert P. Griffin Jr., Arlington's director of emergency management, told The Washington Post.

    He estimated the project's cost at $350,000.

    Most local governments dismantled their civil defense sirens in the 1990s after the federal government withdrew funding for them with the waning of the Cold War. They had alerted the public to emergencies for a century, starting with fire alarms.

    Following World War II, they were known as civil defense sirens throughout the United States after Joseph Stalin tested the Soviet Union's first atomic bomb in 1949.

    Some of the yellow, electrically powered mechanical devices stayed as warning systems in some parts of the country for tornados and other natural disasters. They are used, for example, by eight tiny firehouses in western Loudoun County to summon volunteers to duty.

    A study conducted by George Washington University for the Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments found the new generation of alerts can be used to send live or recorded messages in multiple languages. They're more reliable than the older generation, and they can operate on batteries.

    Some officials fear that with so many features, the technology could confuse people in an emergency, even if there was a thorough campaign to educate the public.

    "It used to be that a siren meant a tornado, and everybody knew that," said Fairfax County spokeswoman Merni Fitzgerald, who also heads the county's emergency communications efforts. "In this day and age, it's not going to just be, 'We'll notify you if it's a tornado.' It could be a bomb. People might say, 'That's a loud noise -- what does it mean?' "

    Officials of other local governments say they are watching the experiment carefully.

    "We're really looking forward to seeing the results," said Scott Reilly, assistant chief administrative officer in Maryland's Montgomery County, which with its large agricultural reserve spans 500 square miles. He said he has concerns, though: "I'm not sure how a siren reaches into buildings or a shopping mall."

    Copyright 2006 by The Associated Press


    With the number of veterans from all wars around here, I wonder how many will be diving for cover the first couple of times? I ask this question only slightly tongue-in-cheek, because I have a friend I trained with, who was in the Golan Heights during the 1st Gulf War. They had SCUD alerts every night. The short of the story is that shortly after he got home again, the local FD siren went off in the middle of a very cold/frosty Feb night. My Friend found himself standing out in the driveway naked as the day he was born, wondering why he was standing outside. Then he heard the truck sirens, and it made sense. The neighbours wife was "appreciative" too, as she happened to be at her kitchen window and saw him run out his front door.
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    This just in from Italy.....important news
    January 30, 2006 -- Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi is going to be one horny fellow over the next six weeks. That's because the flamboyant politician, famous for his ambitious promises, has pledged not to have sex before the April 9 2006 general election.
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    January 31, 2006 -- Housewife Patience Shelley, who regularly used a broom handle to clear out a blocked drain, is lucky to be alive. It turned out the obstruction was a 12-pound, unexploded World War II bomb. Seventeen houses in Newport, England, had to be evacuated as bomb squad workers gingerly removed it. "Every time it rained, I would thrust the broom in the drain to help clear the water. It's scary to think there was a shell in it," said Shelley, 37.
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    February 1, 2006 -- Rush hour turned into gross-out hour for motorists in Wisconsin. Drivers hit the brakes when they were confronted with stinking animal carcasses and parts that had been dumped on the Riverview Expressway in Wisconsin Rapids. A front-end loader was brought in to scrape the pavement clean and "did a really good job," noted police Lt. Dave Wesener. Cops are now hunting for the dumper.
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    Dealers Smuggle Heroin In Puppies. 10 Puppies Rescued During Raid

    POSTED: 11:19 am EST February 2, 2006
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    NEW YORK -- A crew of Colombian drug dealers turned purebred puppies into cuddly drug couriers by surgically implanting them with packets of liquid heroin, federal authorities said Wednesday.

    Ten puppies, including Labrador retrievers, were rescued during a 2005 raid on a farm in Colombia, the Drug Enforcement Administration said while announcing recent arrests in the two-year investigation.

    A local veterinarian had stitched 14 packets containing about 3 kilograms of heroin -- worth roughly $200,000 wholesale -- into the bellies of six pups. Three of the dogs later died from infection after the drugs were removed.

    The surviving dogs "are still alive and well, we're told," said John Gilbride, head of the DEA's New York office. Colombian police said they adopted three dogs, one of which was being trained to sniff for drugs.

    DEA investigators said they believe the drug ring, based in Medellin, Colombia, used the puppies and other methods to conceal millions of dollars in heroin on commercial flights into New York City for distribution throughout the East Coast.

    It was unclear how many dogs were used in the scheme, nor did investigators know their fate once they arrived on U.S. soil, Gilbride said.

    The puppy implants were the traffickers' inhumane take on the common practice of paying people to swallow dozens of drug-packed pellets made with condoms or latex glove fingers wrapped in tape. The couriers, called "swallowers," then take flights to U.S. cities, where they expel the drugs by going to the bathroom.

    Recent raids in Colombia resulted in more than 20 arrests; another 10 suspects were in custody in New York, Florida and North Carolina. About 24 kilograms of heroin was seized.

    Colombia's national police gave a slightly different account of the investigation, describing two raids, with the second, on Wednesday, involving 20 arrests. They said they discovered a clandestine clinic where veterinarians had implanted six dogs with a total of 3 kilograms of heroin.

    Copyright 2006 by The Associated Press.
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    February 2, 2006 -- A despondent man jumped to his death from the Empire State Building yesterday, police said. "An employee in my office yelled out, 'Oh my God! A big black bird just went past the window,' " said David Burgos, 27, who works on the 60th floor. "He ran to the window and saw it was a body." A security camera recorded the suicidal Dovid Abramowitz buying a ticket to the 86th floor observation deck at around 3 p.m., police said. Abramowitz, 21, who lived on Grand Street on the Lower East Side, got off the elevator at the 66th floor. He entered a vacant office, opened the window and jumped, police said. He landed on a sixth- floor parapet facing 34th Street.

    He is believed to be the 34th person to jump to his death from the building since it opened in 1931.
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    February 3, 2006 -- Forty songbirds fatally crashed into windows in Vienna, and health experts feared they were suffering from the avian flu until tests revealed they were flying drunk after eating fermented berries. The feathered victims had livers so diseased, "they looked like they were chronic alcoholics," said Sonja Wehsely of Vienna's veterinary authority
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    Thumbs up Man Downs 173 Chicken Wings to Win Contest

    PHILADELPHIA -- A 22-year-old from San Jose, Calif., won Wing Bowl on Friday by setting a new record at the annual chicken wing-eating contest. Joey Chestnut ate 173 wings to take the title and top prize, a 2006 Suzuki Grand Vitara. As usual, the 14th annual Wing Bowl was replete with thousands of beer-crazed fans, piles of saucy wings, dozens of scantily clad "Wingettes" - many of them strippers - and several sickened contestants.
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