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  • Pot-Smoking Dominatrix Jumps Into Election
    OTTAWA (Reuters) - After a two-year stint delivering papers
    to Canadian senators, Marijuana Party candidate and career
    dominatrix Carol Taylor said she has entered the political
    arena to help ease people's pain.
    Taylor, who says she smokes marijuana to cope with a
    painful neurological disorder, has whipped up excitement in her
    Ottawa district, despite being given little chance of beating
    the incumbent Liberal Party candidate in the June 28 election.
    Her campaign workers left postcard leaflets on Wednesday in
    mailboxes featuring Taylor with one breast exposed under the
    banner "Can the cannabis crackdown."
    She is fighting to legalize the use of marijuana for
    medicinal and personal use. The Liberals proposed a bill to
    decriminalize the personal use of pot but the proposal died
    when the election was called on May 23.
    "This is the only political platform with which I have ever
    been in total agreement," Taylor says on her Marijuana Party
    Web site.
    Proudly serving as the IACOJ Minister of Information & Propoganda!
    Be Safe! Lookouts-Awareness-Communications-Escape Routes-Safety Zones

    *Gathering Crust Since 1968*
    On the web at www.section2wildfire.com

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    • June 26, 2004 -- A vending machine in a hospital in Port Arthur, Texas, exploded and burst into flames — turning its coolant into phosgene, a poisonous gas used as a chemical weapon during World War I.

      "When Freon gas from the [machine's] cooling system came into contact with the heat from the fire, it changed composition to a phosgene gas," a fire official said, adding that phosgene can be deadly in strong concentrations.

      State Homeland Security officials were notified.
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      • June 27, 2004 -- A yellow cab exploded on the Upper West Side yesterday evening and erupted into an inferno, leaving passersby screaming and ducking for cover and sending plumes of smoke into the air. The dramatic blaze began around 5 p.m. at Central Park West and West 65th Street.
        Violent flames could be seen shooting from the side windows and the windshield, which was blasted off by the intense fire. Witnesses said the cab first caught fire and then blew up a few moments later, rattling the tony neighborhood with a ear-shattering blast. "The cab was going down Central Park West and was smoking a little bit," said Brian Flannery, a photographer for ACE who was preparing to shoot pictures of Madonna at the time. "The engine caught fire and it exploded. The black smoke was everywhere." It was unclear what caused the fire, which took firefighters 10 minutes to put out. No one was hurt. The stunning explosion happened just around the corner from Madonna's Manhattan pad and at a time when hundreds of people were enjoying a sun-soaked day in the park.
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        • Judge Accused Of Using Penis Pump While Working
          Attorney Denies Accusations

          POSTED: 8:53 am EDT June 25, 2004

          OKLAHOMA CITY -- Oklahoma Attorney General Drew Edmondson asked a state court Thursday to remove a Creek County judge from the bench for allegedly using a sexual device during court proceedings.

          The petition asks the Oklahoma Court on the Judiciary to remove Judge Donald Thompson, who is accused of using a penis pump during court proceedings.

          Judge Accused Of Lewd Courtroom Behavior

          According to court papers filed by Edmondson, a court reporter told investigators she saw Thompson using the device more than a dozen times. Edmondson said the court reporter, Lisa K. Foster, was fired after Thompson learned she was cooperating with investigators.

          Foster told investigators that she heard a noise from under Thompson's bench on several occasions. She also said she witnessed him engaging in improper sexual conduct 15 to 20 times.

          Edmondson said Thompson denies the allegations but admits having the device under the bench. According to the petition, Thompson testified that the penis pump was a "gag gift" from a friend.

          Thompson's attorney said the allegations are false and are part of an effort to attack and embarrass him.

          Thompson, 57, hasn't been available for comment but his attorney, Clark Brewster, said Thursday that Thompson is "horrified" by the accusations.

          Distributed by Internet Broadcasting Systems, Inc. The Associated Press contributed to this report.


          There is a video feed too.. but....

          www.clickondetroit.com/news/3460133/detail.html
          If you don't do it RIGHT today, when will you have time to do it over? (Hall of Fame basketball player/coach John Wooden)

          "I may be slow, but my work is poor." Chief Dave Balding, MVFD

          "Its not Rocket Science. Just use a LITTLE imagination." (Me)

          Get it up. Get it on. Get it done!

          impossible solved cotidie. miracles postulo viginti - quattuor hora animadverto

          IACOJ member: Cheers, Play safe y'all.

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          • Hey Malahat,

            If you really want to learn the scoop on the pumping judge, check out the full complaint at thesmokinggun.com.

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            • June 29, 2004 -- Dallas firefighters returned from a call to find their own station ablaze — because they'd left potatoes cooking on the stove. Other ladder companies had to be called in to help put out the fire, which caused $125,000 in damage and earned the negligent smoke-eaters a warning from their bosses: Be more careful next time.
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              • June 30, 2004 -- Is nothing sacred when people start attacking Chuck E. Cheese?

                A 17-year-old girl dressed as the rodent mascot for her fast-food job in Macon, Ga., was stunned when an angry mom started winging pizza at her and threatened a beating. The irate mom charged that "Chuck E." wasn't paying enough attention to her kid. No charges were filed.
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                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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                • Ten years ago, I was at my nephew's sixth bithday party at Chuck E. Cheese. A rather inebriated Dad was escorted out of the place by Worcester's Finest, when he raised a ruckus by yelling at the top of his lungs

                  "Where's the rat? My kid wants to see the (expletive deleted) Rat!"

                  That was the first and last time I ever went to Chuck E. Cheese...
                  ‎"The education of a firefighter and the continued education of a firefighter is what makes "real" firefighters. Continuous skill development is the core of progressive firefighting. We learn by doing and doing it again and again, both on the training ground and the fireground."
                  Lt. Ray McCormack, FDNY

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                  • July 1, 2004 -- Some pennies are from heaven. Ron England's pennies are from hell. The L.A. man — who amassed 3.6 tons of pennies over 30 years after betting his brother he could collect at least a million of them — is finding it hard to get rid of his $10,000 fortune in copper. "It's frustrating. Nobody will take them without charging me," he said.
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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
                    "If my job was easy a cop would be doing it."
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                    • July 2, 2004 -- Mowing the lawn nearly proved fatal for Dave Morris, who twice ran over a live World War II grenade and even kicked it out of the way. Authorities in Clifton Beach, Australia, say it's nothing less than a miracle that Morris wasn't blown to smithereens.
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                      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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                      • July 3, 2004 -- Moths to the rescue?

                        The federal government is considering releasing thousands of Australian moths in South Florida in a bid to stop a fast-spreading fern from overrunning the Everglades and other parts of the state. The Old World climbing fern forms dense mats of green fronds that can extend up to 90 feet, blocking the sunlight essential to most trees and plants. Tests show the moth Cataclysta camptozonale can stop the fern's spread.
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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
                        "If my job was easy a cop would be doing it."
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                        • July 4, 2004 -- Frankly, this hot dog really cuts the mustard. Chicago-based Vienna Beef cooked up the world's longest hot dog, at 37 feet, 2 inches. The whopping wiener was unveiled at the Taste of Chicago festival. It was garnished with a gallon of mustard, a gallon of relish, 140 tomato slices, 4 pounds of chopped onions and 70 pickle spears
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                          • Weird But True July 5, 2004 -- Yesterday, the New York Mets swept the New York Yankees in this weekend series. The Yankees are 50-29...
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                            FF. Kevin Bracken Engine 40 *
                            FF. Vincent Morello Ladder 35
                            FF. Michael Roberts Ladder 35 *
                            FF. Michael Lynch Engine 40
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                            Charleston 9
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                            • A Bit of background, Niagara-On-the-Lake is a quiet town with many small shops and eaterys. Additionally if I remember correctly Ontario has a rather restrictive firearms law.

                              Shots fired in park; three people injured

                              7/6/2004

                              NIAGARA -ON-THE-LAKE, Ont. - Three people were shot during a dispute at the end of Sunday's annual Island Peoples Activity and Fun Day, Niagara Regional Police reported Monday. No one suffered life-threatening injuries.
                              Police said an altercation broke out at about 11:30 p.m. by the crowded washroom area at the rear of the pavilion in Polonia Park on York Road. Several shots were fired from a handgun, and three by-standers were injured.

                              The altercation continued in the front parking lot area of the park, where more shots were fired. A police officer working at the front gate called for assistance.

                              A large number of police from around the region, along with ambulance and fire department personnel, responded.

                              More shots were fired in the back parking lot directly across the street from the park. Police said at least one bullet went through the wall of a park building, into an office where four people were working. None of them were injured. The altercation continued in a parking lot at the park, where more shots were fired. Police said that in all the confusion the shooter fled. No further information was available Monday.
                              Shawn M. Cecula
                              Firefighter
                              IACOJ Division of Fire and EMS

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                              • July 7, 2004 -- Eeeek! Randy Anglen grabbed a bottle of Miller Lite from the fridge, popped the cap and found a full-grown mouse inside. "The first thing I did was scream in horror. Then I screamed in revulsion. Then I dropped to the ground, holding my head in my hands while I was still screaming," said Anglen, a judge from Hollister, Mass. When Miller told him the object could be a clump of algae, Anglen retorted, "I've never seen algae with four little feet and a tail and a head and gray fur." Miller says it's investigating.
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                                Charleston 9
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