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  • April 11, 2004 -- Grown men ride large logs down 100-yard slopes in one of Japan's biggest festivals, which happens every six years.About 2 million people flock to the Suwa Lake region in central Japan for the Sacred Pillar Festival.As part of the ceremony, six men jump on a tree trunk and try to stay with it as it dangerously bucks down a hill...
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    • LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (Reuters) - An apologetic Peeping Tom in
      northern Arkansas left a $20 bill and a note for his victim
      asking if she would not mind if he peered at her outside her
      window, police said on Friday.
      The note and the cash were found on Monday night at an
      apartment complex in Mountain Home, Arkansas. Police said the
      writer of the letter apologized for looking into the window.
      They said the letter appeared to have been written on a
      personal computer.
      Police would not release the note because the case is under
      investigation.
      "It's kind of an odd case," said Mountain Home police Sgt.
      Nevin Barnes.
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      • YUCCA VALLEY, Calif. (AP) - Three weeks after her father died in
        a house fire, Annette Lusk may finally learn what happened to her
        mother, who disappeared mysteriously nearly three decades ago.
        On Wednesday night, the 49-year-old Sparks, Nev., woman was told
        the mummified body concealed in a barrel in the garage of her dead
        father's home is believed to be her mother.
        DNA tests are needed to confirm the corpse is Francis Adams, who
        was 51 years old when she disappeared from her home in Poway in
        November 1975, authorities said.
        "In light of this information from the daughter, a lot of the
        information now is pointing in the direction that it's very likely
        that this was Francis Adams," said Cindy Beavers, a spokeswoman
        for the San Bernardino County Sheriff's Department.
        Lusk's father, tax preparer Robert Adams, 84, and his girlfriend
        Virginia Beiser, 85, died March 15 in a fire at their home here.
        Caretakers going through the home April 2 discovered the body in
        the barrel.
        "Twenty-four hours ago I thought my father was still alive.
        It's a little hard hitting. I'm numb," Lusk told the San
        Bernardino Sun in a telephone interview Thursday. "I didn't know
        about the fire, the body, anything."
        Lusk said the evidence indicates the body in the barrel was her
        mother and her father may have killed her.
        "I believe in my heart that it is my mother, that it was a
        fight that got out of hand," Lusk said. "I don't want my father
        to be remembered as a brutal man. He never was.
        "This whole thing is too much to get my brain around. All the
        pieces fit together. It just has to be proven."
        Adams filed a missing person's report with the San Diego County
        Sheriff's Department a week before Thanksgiving in 1975, San
        Bernardino sheriff's spokesman Chip Patterson said.
        "All we know is that it was reported that she left her house
        and was never seen again," Patterson said. Lusk was 20 at the time
        and living in Escondido when her father telephoned and said he
        would be coming to Thanksgiving dinner alone.
        "He said they had a horrible fight, that she threw a whiskey
        glass at him, and she just walked out of the house," Lusk said.
        "It remained a mystery. He never said anything that led me to
        believe anything else."
        It never occurred to her that her father might have killed her
        mother.
        "I have run a million scenarios through my head, including foul
        play, but not foul play involving my father," Lusk said. "I just
        finally reconciled that she truly disappeared."
        If the body is identified as that of Francis Adams, Lusk said
        she plans to have her parents cremated.
        "If it is proven to be my mother, yeah, in an odd way, it is
        closure," Lusk said. "Because I actually know what happened.
        Those secrets, they are gone."

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        • April 12, 2004 -- Cops in Indiana are searching for thieves with really bad teeth.
          The crooks stole a pickup truck containing 25,000 sets of novelty "Billy Bob Teeth" - which make wearers appear to have crooked, decayed, tobacco-stained choppers. "I got a feeling someone is going to be disappointed when they get into the back of that cargo trailer and think they've got computers or construction tools and find out they've got Billy Bob Teeth," said Johnson County Chief Deputy Doug Cox.
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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

          Charleston 9
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          • April 13, 2004 --Foreplay that went tragically wrong has landed an upstate woman in the slammer for three years.Prosecutors say Darleen Humby, 27, of Newark - yup, New York has one, too - set a 32-year-old male pal on fire during consensual foreplay and badly burned his face, arms, neck and torso."She didn't try to injure him," said Wayne County DA Richard Healy, who added that fluid may have been involved in the incident. "It was reckless assault. They were friends and it ignited."
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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

            Charleston 9
            "If my job was easy a cop would be doing it."
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            • Originally posted by E40FDNYL35
              April 13, 2004 --Foreplay that went tragically wrong has landed an upstate woman in the slammer for three years.Prosecutors say Darleen Humby, 27, of Newark - yup, New York has one, too - set a 32-year-old male pal on fire during consensual foreplay and badly burned his face, arms, neck and torso.



              "She didn't try to injure him," said Wayne County DA Richard Healy, who added that fluid may have been involved in the incident. "It was reckless assault. They were friends and it ignited."

              Yeah Right. Both need to spend time in the hospital for evaluation.

              Sounds like a burnt weiner here.


              I would get her, some how, some way. Pay back is precious as well as devine!!!
              Stay Safe and Well Out There....

              Always remembering 9-11-2001 and 343+ Brothers

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              • Forget the litterbox, one Taiwanese cat prefers the toilet
                TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) - When one Taiwanese cat feels the call of
                nature, he heads for his owner's toilet - not the stinky,
                unsophisticated litter box.
                The white and tan kitty named "Tiger" showed off his skills on
                Taiwanese television on Wednesday, skillfully hopping onto the
                front end of the toilet seat and carefully balancing himself as he
                did his business.
                Tiger's owner, Dong Hsiu-yuan, told reporters in her central
                Taiwan home that the former stray cat taught himself to use a human
                toilet - by imitation.
                "He would watch me from the bathroom doorway. If I closed the
                door, then he would meow loudly," she told SCT cable news.
                "Last week, I saw him jump on the toilet. I didn't know what he
                was doing and then I noticed he was urinating," she told CTI cable
                news.
                Tiger still hasn't mastered the art of flushing.

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                • Going Wild for the 'Pig Brother' Web Site
                  BERLIN (Reuters) - A German Web site dubbed "Pig Brother"
                  has attracted more than a million visitors in under two weeks
                  with its 24-hour live Webcam coverage of a family of wild boar,
                  the site's creators said Tuesday.
                  The site, launched in March by the German Hunting
                  Protection League, offers day and night coverage of three
                  males, three females and more than 50 offspring in an enclosure
                  in their natural habitat of the Eifel mountains in western
                  Germany.
                  "The boar live freely in a natural environment but it so
                  happens that there is nearly always a boar in front of the
                  camera," a spokeswoman for the league said.
                  The site was set up shortly after the start of the latest
                  German series of the reality television show "Big Brother,"
                  which locks volunteers in a house and films their every move.
                  The boar site -- www.wildtiere-live.de -- attracted more
                  than 1.5 million visitors and 400 guest book entries in its
                  first two weeks. "We have microphones in the enclosure. The
                  mating calls are very impressive," said the spokeswoman.
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                  • A Mobile Phone That Goes Off with a Bang
                    HONG KONG (Reuters) - When Chan Tin-hon's mobile phone went
                    off, it went off with a bang.
                    "I was lining up in a bank," the 22-year-old from Hong Kong
                    told local Cable TV. "When I hung up the phone, it exploded. It
                    was very loud."
                    The station showed Chan's phone, a Nokia 3310, in tatters
                    and a spokeswoman for the manufacturer said they would
                    investigate.
                    "We've been in contact with the police. It's confirmed that
                    it was a Nokia phone," the spokeswoman said.
                    "We're trying to get hold of the product for technical
                    testing. But as we haven't got hold of the product yet, we
                    can't provide further information at the moment," she added.
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                    • Hawaiian flights jammed with flying doughnuts
                      SEATTLE (Reuters) - Apparently doughnuts can clog
                      more than just your arteries.
                      Hawaii residents love Krispy Kreme Doughnuts so
                      much that they often stock up at a new store in Maui before
                      boarding inter-island flights back home, overloading airline
                      luggage bins along the way.
                      "The locals bring so many boxes of doughnuts on board that
                      we can't always fit them on our flights. Some people will put
                      five or six boxes in an overhead bin," says Mark Dunkerley,
                      president of Hawaiian Airlines.
                      Hawaii's first Krispy Kreme store opened on Jan. 27 in
                      Maui, less than a mile from Kahului Airport.
                      Doughnut shops are sprinkled liberally across the Hawaiian
                      islands. But the novelty of a major chain, combined with the
                      widespread custom of "omiage," a Japanese word that refers to
                      the custom of bringing gifts home to family and friends, have
                      given rise to the commuter doughnut.
                      On the day the Maui store opened, a Kauai police officer
                      bought doughnuts for his entire department, then hopped on a
                      plane for the short flight home, Krispy Kreme spokeswoman Tina
                      McNealey said.
                      (Additional reporting by Michael Flaherty in New York)
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                      • April 14, 2004 -- Sun worshippers at a famed Canadian nude beach are in a naked fury over plans by the University of British Columbia to build dorms on a cliff overlooking the site. They say students who live there will use binoculars and train Web cameras on Wreck Beach, wrecking their privacy."It's mean for the university to do," said Stephanie Gibson, 12, who has been raised in the buff on the beach. "I know they need more residences for the students, but they have to think of us."
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                        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

                        Charleston 9
                        "If my job was easy a cop would be doing it."
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                        • April 15, 2004 -- Speaking of schools and nudity, an 18-year-old Indiana University coed has been running a sexy Web site from her dorm room. "Teen Kiera," as she calls herself, posts naked photos of herself, snapped on the Bloomington campus, and charges subscribers $24.95 a month. School honchos are livid, but can't do anything because "it comes down to acts by a private, adult citizen," said dean of students Richard McKaig.
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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

                          Charleston 9
                          "If my job was easy a cop would be doing it."
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                          • BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) - In most places, the days of a firefighter
                            getting a cat out of a tree are long gone.
                            It's true here, too, though an exception was made when the
                            number of stranded felines added up to five.
                            Battalion Chief Tom Bergstrom agreed to respond to the plea of a
                            woman whose pet had a litter of kittens in the crook of a branch
                            some 40 feet off the ground.
                            The woman called a veterinarian for advice, and he told her the
                            tiny newborns might not survive the nighttime cold. Even if they
                            did withstand the elements, the pet doctor said, the babies - with
                            their eyes still closed - would probably fall out of the tree once
                            they became mobile.
                            The woman had tried everything else and it was getting dark.
                            Bergstrom decided firefighters would come to the rescue with an
                            aerial ladder.
                            The mother cat, Bergstrom said, wasn't too happy that anyone had
                            touched her babies but was calmer when the whole family was safely
                            on the ground.
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                            • Snake Bitten

                              BROKEN ARROW, Okla. (AP) - A man shopping for trees at a Lowe's
                              home improvement store was bitten by an 18-inch eastern diamondback
                              rattler, a snake native to the Southeast.
                              "The gentleman thought he had hit his hand on a thorn but they
                              discovered it was a snakebite," said Chris Ahearn, a spokeswoman
                              for the Mooresville, N.C.-based chain.
                              A relative shopping with the man Sunday killed the snake, and
                              they brought it with them when the customer was taken to a
                              hospital, she said.
                              Ahearn would not identify the customer. A hospital official
                              would not provide information without the man's name.
                              Ahearn surmises the reptile probably made its way to Broken
                              Arrow with the trees, which were shipped in from Tennessee. The
                              species can grow as long as 7 feet and often gives warning bites
                              that deliver no venom.
                              After the man was bitten, Ahern said, store employees
                              immediately scoured the trees for other creatures but found none.
                              "We feel like this is an isolated incident, but we are taking
                              it very seriously," she said. "We continue to watch our garden
                              centers for uninvited guests."
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                              • It's the lil old lady from Pasadena

                                The bank, the bag, a bomb threat and an old lady
                                BERLIN (Reuters) - German police are searching for a little
                                old lady whose only success in an attempted bank robbery was a
                                clean getaway.
                                Berlin police said a woman, who appeared to be in her 70s,
                                shuffled nervously into a Berlin bank Wednesday morning and
                                told tellers that crooks had foisted a bomb on her and
                                threatened to blow her up if she didn't rob the bank.
                                "She was a bit confused and told a cashier three men had
                                handed her a bag containing a bomb and forced her to get the
                                money or it would explode," said a police spokesman.
                                Banking staff refused to meet her demands and took the bag
                                from her, before evacuating the bank.
                                By the time police arrived the white-haired woman had fled
                                without a trace and the bomb turned out to be a fake.
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