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  • October 24, 2005 -- An Idaho wacko waving a pellet gun didn't do himself any favors when confronted by cops — he dropped his pants and declared "I am an American." And why did patriotic perv Richard Simmons, 30, who was sentenced to a year of probation, decide to show officers in Pocatello the family jewels? "He had a mental incident," said his lawyer Keith Zollinger.
    Oh, that explains it!
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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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    "If my job was easy a cop would be doing it."
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    • Only in Idaho eh? Didn't Sassy come from there? eheheheheeheheh
      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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      • Wasilla Airport and Moose

        Had to hear it from Ray even though I live in Wasilla. Ain't the web great?!

        Dobber
        BE SAFE
        Before Everything, Stop And First Evaluate

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        • October 25, 2005 -- James Watkins, a straight-A middle-school student in Steilacoom, Wash., thought it would be funny to wear an inflatable-penis costume outside the big homecoming dance at his local high school. But it turned out to be a limp joke — officials have suspended him and cited him for sexual harassment.
          Sounds like a pretty stiff penalty for a stupid prank.
          ALL GAVE SOME BUT SOME GAVE ALL
          NEVER FORGET 9-11-01
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          CAPT. Frank Callahan Ladder 35 *
          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."
          *******************CLICK HERE*****************

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          • Sounds like a pretty stiff penalty for a stupid prank
            Grrroooaaaannnnnn
            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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            • Their back...
              October 26, 2005 -- The PC Police have struck again — this time striking down a time-honored symbol of childhood. Halifax and NatWest banks in Britain say they've banned the use of piggybanks in ads geared toward kids because it could offend Muslims, who don't eat pork and consider pigs to be impure animals.
              ALL GAVE SOME BUT SOME GAVE ALL
              NEVER FORGET 9-11-01
              343
              CAPT. Frank Callahan Ladder 35 *
              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."
              *******************CLICK HERE*****************

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              • Emt Saves K-rock

                October 26, 2005 --A middle-aged Bronx paramedic with a receding hairline has been tapped to take over for Howard Stern when the shock jock moves his raunchy morning gabfest from K-Rock to Sirius Satellite Radio.
                David Lee Roth — the once-hunky rocker who fronted Van Halen only to swap his mike for a stethoscope to save lives as an emergency medical technician on city ambulances — will begin broadcasting in Stern's 6-10 a.m. slot starting Jan. 3, it was announced yesterday.
                What he'll talk about is a mystery, but Roth is expected to focus more on politics — a dramatically different approach from Stern's daily offering of strippers, porn stars, lesbians and various wackos.
                Also different will be Roth's salary. He'll earn a reported $4 million a year, compared to Stern's $25 million.
                Stern, who'll do his last live K-Rock show Dec. 16 and move to Sirius next year at a reported salary of $100 million a year, had Roth on his show yesterday and quickly tweaked his future rival.
                "I'm hoping you fail in a way because that will drive more listeners over to satellite where I'm going," Stern said.
                Roth, who like Stern is 51, admitted: "I don't have any writers. I don't have any specific crew. I'm gonna start off solo. Actually, the empire I'm more interested in is the [Rush] Limbaugh empire. I'm looking for . . . the [Bill] O'Reilly approach there.
                "I think probably I have a view on politics that might be unique. I've been to almost 40 countries."
                Asked by Stern if he supported the U.S. invasion of Iraq, Roth replied: "I think I'm a hippie with a pistol."
                In a conference call with reporters, Infinity Broadcasting CEO Joel Hollander fired a nasty blast at Stern's often controversial material, which had Infinity paying millions in FCC indecency fines over the 20 years he spent at K-Rock.
                "One thing you can expect from Infinity Broadcasting moving forward is no 24-hour channels of farting and, you know, people with mental illnesses. You won't get that here," Hollander said.
                Roth's hire is part of an overall makeover of K-Rock, which will dump its rock format to become "Free FM" — an all-talk station, which will play some music on weekends.
                Infinity is using several hosts to replace Stern on its 27 radio stations around the country. Aside from New York, Roth will air in Boston, Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Cleveland, West Palm Beach and Dallas.
                Adam Carolla, known for his comedy work on "The Man Show" and "Loveline," will take over in Los Angeles, San Diego, Phoenix, Portland and Las Vegas. A virtual unknown named Rover will be carried in Detroit, Cincinnati and Memphis. Stern's longtime rival Don Imus said he expected the replacements to fail and "then they'll have to come to me, won't they?"
                ALL GAVE SOME BUT SOME GAVE ALL
                NEVER FORGET 9-11-01
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                CAPT. Frank Callahan Ladder 35 *
                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."
                *******************CLICK HERE*****************

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                • Originally posted by E40FDNYL35
                  Their back...
                  October 26, 2005 -- The PC Police have struck again — this time striking down a time-honored symbol of childhood. Halifax and NatWest banks in Britain say they've banned the use of piggybanks in ads geared toward kids because it could offend Muslims, who don't eat pork and consider pigs to be impure animals.
                  OMG that's INSANE!!!!
                  September 11th - Never Forget

                  I respect firefighters and emergency workers worldwide. Thank you for what you do.

                  Sheri
                  IACOJ CRUSTY CONVENTION CHAIR
                  Honorary Flatlander

                  RAY WAS HERE FIRST

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                  • October 27, 2005 --Crime doesn't pay — just ask the robber who made off with some cash and then was struck five times by two vehicles as he tried to make his getaway. Cops in Milwaukee say the 29-year-old suspect was first struck by his own getaway driver and four more times by another driver who was attempting to stop him. Then, as the crook tried to fire his gun, he shot himself in the leg.
                    ALL GAVE SOME BUT SOME GAVE ALL
                    NEVER FORGET 9-11-01
                    343
                    CAPT. Frank Callahan Ladder 35 *
                    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."
                    *******************CLICK HERE*****************

                    Comment


                    • October 26, 2005 -- The PC Police have struck again — this time striking down a time-honored symbol of childhood. Halifax and NatWest banks in Britain say they've banned the use of piggybanks in ads geared toward kids because it could offend Muslims, who don't eat pork and consider pigs to be impure animals.
                      I'm surprised they didn't use the child obesity link...Then again, I think that's only a problem here in the states...
                      "When I was young, my ambition was to be one of the people who made a difference in this world. My hope is to leave the world a little better for my having been there."
                      -- Jim Henson (1936 - 1990)

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                      • Ooohhhh Deeerrrr....

                        Deer Horns In on Shoppers in Tony Georgetown Stores Yearling's Spree Draws Crowd, Ends Tranquilly

                        By Del Quentin Wilber and Nia-Malika Henderson Washington Post Staff Writers
                        Thursday, October 27, 2005

                        At least the deer had good taste.

                        As it ambled through Georgetown late yesterday afternoon, drawing crowds and causing traffic tie-ups, the young buck entered two of the trendiest clothing boutiques, Diesel and Ralph Lauren.

                        "It was definitely a stylish deer," quipped Kira Sternburg, the manager of Diesel.

                        And popular. Some onlookers said the deer drew larger crowds than actress Nicole Kidman, who was in the area filming a movie earlier in the day.

                        The deer's adventure in the Northwest Washington shopping district began at 4 p.m. and ended about 90 minutes later when D.C. animal control officers tranquilized it as it camped inside a fitting room in Ralph Lauren. The officers carried it outside -- to chants of "Free Bambi!" -- and said the animal will be all right.

                        Authorities said the yearling apparently wandered into Georgetown from Rock Creek Park. The park's deer population has been growing in recent years, and this is deer-mating season, when males are moving about and frenzied.

                        Sternburg and other employees at Diesel were tending to customers when the three-foot-tall deer wandered in from the street and trotted to the back of the store, in the 1200 block of Wisconsin Avenue NW. The deer suddenly began to ram a large mirror. Clerks and customers scattered, until store employee Tim Murakami turned off the store's lights.

                        "Once he did that, the deer settled down and walked out of the store," Sternburg said.

                        The deer then trotted around the corner -- to Diesel's next-door neighbor, Ralph Lauren.

                        Sternburg and others speculated that the deer was drawn by Ralph Lauren's equestrian-themed window -- riding boots, leather saddles and bales of hay.

                        "It is very outdoorsy," Sternburg said.

                        Ligia Lopez, a sales associate at the Kenneth Cole store, said she was walking along the block when she heard what was happening. She raced into Ralph Lauren and soon saw the antlers.

                        "We thought it was part of the display, part of their look, like maybe they were running a promotion," Lopez said.

                        Lopez and others were hustled away, joining a growing crowd on the street. Many peeked through the store's windows, and rush-hour traffic slowed as motorists became rubberneckers. Officers called over their police radios for help in controlling traffic and bystanders.

                        In Ralph Lauren, where the situation was tense, the deer found its way into a fitting room.

                        "I don't have time to talk right now," said a store employee, reached by phone at 5 p.m. "We have a situation. We are addressing what is going on."

                        A half-hour later, the drama ended. Animal control workers said they would release the buck in Rock Creek Park.

                        Ron Ecton, general manager of Ralph Lauren, said he was glad the deer and customers were safe.

                        "That was enough excitement," he said. "It's over. We just want to get back to business."
                        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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                        • Check your drivers license.

                          Now you can see anyone's Driver's License on the Internet, including your own! I just searched for mine and there it was...picture and all! Privacy, where is our right to it? I definitely removed mine, I suggest you all do the same.....Maybe we should start up a petition or something protesting this. What do you think?Go To the website below and check it out. Just enter your name, City and state to see if yours is on file. After your license comes on the screen, click the box marked "Please Remove." This will remove it from public viewing, but not from law enforcement.

                          Website: http://www.license.shorturl.com/
                          Last edited by E40FDNYL35; 10-28-2005, 04:35 AM.
                          ALL GAVE SOME BUT SOME GAVE ALL
                          NEVER FORGET 9-11-01
                          343
                          CAPT. Frank Callahan Ladder 35 *
                          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."
                          *******************CLICK HERE*****************

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                          • From Yahoo news.com

                            FREDERICA, Del. - The apparent suicide of a woman found hanging from a tree went unreported for hours because passers-by thought the body was a Halloween decoration, authorities said.

                            The 42-year-old woman used rope to hang herself across the street from some homes on a moderately busy road late Tuesday or early Wednesday, state police said.

                            The body, suspended about 15 feet above the ground, could be easily seen from passing vehicles.

                            State police spokesman Cpl. Jeff Oldham and neighbors said people noticed the body at breakfast time Wednesday but dismissed it as a holiday prank. Authorities were called to the scene more than three hours later.

                            "They thought it was a Halloween decoration," Fay Glanden, wife of Mayor William Glanden, told The (Wilmington) News Journal.
                            ‎"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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                            • October 28, 2005 -- Just in time for Halloween, a pumpkin with legs is freaking out people in Pennsylvania. That's where a deer got a plastic pumpkin stuck on its head and can't seem to get it off in the woodsy community of South Middleton Township. "It sounds very far-fetched," says Elizabeth Laatsch, who snapped a photo of the hooded beast so people would believe her. Authorities are now trying to catch it.
                              ALL GAVE SOME BUT SOME GAVE ALL
                              NEVER FORGET 9-11-01
                              343
                              CAPT. Frank Callahan Ladder 35 *
                              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."
                              *******************CLICK HERE*****************

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                              • October 29, 2005 -- Emily the cat has been known to stray from her home in Appleton, Wis. But last time she not only strayed, she stowed away. A month after she went missing, her veterinarian got a call from France, where factory workers had discovered her — wearing her ID tag — in a ship container. Emily's owner figures she slipped into the container while snooping around a local paper warehouse. He now has to pick up the tab to fly his tabby home.
                                ALL GAVE SOME BUT SOME GAVE ALL
                                NEVER FORGET 9-11-01
                                343
                                CAPT. Frank Callahan Ladder 35 *
                                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."
                                *******************CLICK HERE*****************

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