Monthly Archives: April 2012

‘Why don’t people break chairs over each other’s heads anymore?’

Guest commentary by Noah Swayne:  This morning, I got out of bed, donned the old coonskin cap, and, as my daddy used to say, took a shower.  Then it dawned on me: why don’t people break chairs over each other’s heads anymore?  In

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Man’s Death From Heart Attack ‘Just the Wake-Up Call He Needed’

PLEASANT HILLS, Pa. – Vera Marcal said her husband’s death from chronic heart disease last week was “just the wake-up call he needed” after a lifetime of overeating. Julius Marcal, 38, of Pleasant Hills died last week after suffering his

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Zimmerman apologizes to Trayvon Martin family: ‘I had no idea he was a friend of Al Sharpton’

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Titanic Shocker!

Last week, an underwater camera searching the Titanic wreckage snapped a photo of  a pair of shoes on a male victim.  Yesterday, another photo revealed that the shoes are missing.  Late yesterday afternoon, director James Cameron was spotted strolling down Rodeo Drive —

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June Cleaver Puts Out $100,000 Bounty for the Capture of Hilary Rosen

Beaver’s mom ‘livid’ over comments about stay-at-home moms

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Obama to bunny: “This is my last election. And after my election, I have more flexibility.”

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‘It would be unprecedented for the Supreme Court to declare a law unconstitutional’

Obama joins staff of Carbolic Smoke Ball

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‘Earth Hour’ Tragedy: Farmhouse Overrun By Zombies When Family Turns Off Floodlights

CLARKSVILLE, PA – All three members of the local Cooper family, husband and wife Harry, 38, and Helen, 35, and their daughter Karen, 16, were brutally dismembered by marauding zombies Saturday night after Mrs. Cooper shut off the floodlights atop the Coopers’ home in observance of Earth Hour.  Police say the

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