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Wednesday, 17 February 2016 07:55

Weird National Briefs (02-17-2016)

For the birds

CARLSBAD, N.M. - A New Mexico city in cracking down on people feeding pigeons.

KRQE-TV in Albuquerque reports that the Carlsbad city council recently approved an ordinance that bans residents from feeding or providing environments that attract the birds.

The city says the ordinance will help eliminate some of the health risks associated with pigeon droppings.

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Wednesday, 10 February 2016 12:32

Weird National Briefs (02-10-2016)

Stolen sweets

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. - Authorities say a thief broke into an Albuquerque elementary school and stole more than a dozen boxes of Student Council chocolate.

KOAT-TV in Albuquerque reports the bandit broke into Ernie Pyle Middle School last week and also ran out with $120 in Student Council cash, a laptop, a wheel barrow and a garbage can.

Officials say the cash and chocolate belonged to the Student Council, which was fundraising for various school projects.

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