Tuesday, 17 December 2013 22:42

Weird National Briefs - December 17th, 2013

Zebra hour

CLEVELAND, Tenn. - The black-and-white-striped animal that's been spotted at different places around a Tennessee town isn't a funny-looking horse.

Nope, there's a zebra loose in East Tennessee.

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Tuesday, 13 August 2013 19:59

August 14, 2013

A melon-choly memorial

MUSCATINE, Iowa - At age 79, a southeast Iowa man said he's nearing the end of his life and that he wants a unique grave memorial.

On Thursday in Fruitland, John Hoopes watched as workers installed what certainly is the cemetery's only marker topped by granite appearing to be a giant slice of watermelon.

'I was just hoping they wouldn't drop it,' Hoopes said. 'And they didn't!'

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