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Entries from December 2007

Playing with toys pays off

December 10th, 2007 · 2 Comments

Playing with toys really paid off for Ian Culhane, he won $10,000 for designing a seven-foot-tall toy roller-coaster. Not bad for a 10-year-old.  Ian’s creation was on display at the Toys “R” Us store in Times Square, where he accepted the prize from the president of K’NEX Brands, a building toy company in Hatfield, Pa. […]

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God made me do IT?

December 6th, 2007 · 5 Comments

A former U.S. navy chaplain plans to plead guilty to allegations that include forcible sodomy and failing to tell a sex partner he was HIV-positive, his lawyer said. Lt.-Cmdr. John Thomas Matthew Lee will enter the plea Thursday at his court martial at Marine Corps Base Quantico in northern Virginia, his lawyer, David Sheldon, said.  […]

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Cat vs. Peanut Butter Jar

December 2nd, 2007 · 7 Comments

Tabitha Cain fed feral cat she calls Wild Oats for several years, but now she’s thinking the cat’s name should be Survivor.  That’s because she says the cat survived for 19 days with a peanut butter jar stuck on its head.  “We tried to get her, but being the type of cat you can’t catch, […]

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