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Weird National Briefs - February 12th, 2014

Going bananas

BEAUMONT, Texas - Police have cited an 18-year-old Beaumont man who riled and worried passing motorists by standing at an intersection dressed as a banana with an assault rifle slung across his back.

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Wednesday, 09 October 2013 16:31

Weird National Briefs - October 9th, 2013

Tipping point

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. - An Oregon bartender got the tip of a lifetime this week.

The Register-Guard newspaper reports that a customer at Conway's Restaurant and Lounge in Springfield often tips bartender Aurora Kephart with unplayed tickets for the state lottery's Keno game.

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Wednesday, 02 October 2013 23:55

Weird National Briefs - October 2, 2013

Birthday suit Halloween

SINKING SPRING, Pa - Naked and scared has turned into semi-clothed and kind of spooked.

A Halloween attraction's heavily publicized plan to allow guests to go through one of its haunted houses in the buff was revised Thursday amid opposition from local officials in southeastern Pennsylvania.

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Tuesday, 17 September 2013 22:51

Weird National Briefs - Sept 18, 2013

This week in criminal masterminds

LIVINGSTON, Mont. - Police trying to figure out who egged and toilet-papered a house in a south-central Montana town cracked the case after finding a grocery bag and a receipt in the backyard.

Livingston Police Chief Darren Raney said Tuesday that a resident reported his house had been targeted by vandals on Aug. 29.

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Wednesday, 04 September 2013 09:52

September 4, 2013

Zero tolerance

ST. JOHNSBURY, Vt. - A 73-year-old man who was given the first civil marijuana ticket in a Vermont town says he had planted some seeds he found in a box and 'got spanked' by police after it grew into a pot plant. 

William Reynolds was issued a $200 civil ticket by St. Johnsbury police after authorities seized a potted 2 1/2-foot-tall marijuana plant from his Main Street apartment. 

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