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  • Bear tries to break into doughnut delivery vehicle in Steamboat Springs [CO]

    05/24/2017 12:39:13 PM PDT · by Red Badger · 31 replies ^ | May 23, 2017 | Scott Franz
    Todd and Kim Robertson are convinced their Ford Focus was targeted by a black bear because of the aroma of donuts that permeates inside. =============================================================================================================================== Doughnut delivery drivers in Steamboat Springs might want to start looking over their shoulders. Todd and Kim Robertson awoke early Monday to discover a black bear was so determined to break into their doughnut delivery vehicle, it ripped off the car's back bumper. The Robertsons had no doubt about the bear's motives. "It always reeks of doughnuts in there," Kim Robertson said. The bear left a paw print on the car and left the scene...
  • Man dies trying to eat giant doughnut at Voodoo Doughnuts

    04/03/2017 7:35:24 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 49 replies ^ | 4/3/17 | Mike Moffitt
    A man who choked to death at a Voodoo Doughnuts shop in Denver was reportedly trying to wolf down a giant doughnut during a food-eating challenge. Travis Malouff, 42, died Sunday while attempting to down a half-pound glazed doughnut. The cause of death was "asphyxia, due to obstruction of the airway," the Denver Office of the Medical Examiner said Monday morning. Malouff was taking the shop's "Tex-Ass Challenge," which requires participants to consume the colossal doughnut — the equivalent of six regular doughnuts — within an 80-second time limit. Winners get a free meal and a button.
  • Black Bear Gets Back Scratch, Steals Doughnut

    05/14/2014 11:59:26 AM PDT · by nickcarraway · 27 replies
    Orlando Sentinel ^ | May 8, 2014 | Matt Mauney
    SNIP Surveillance footage at Tuscarora State Park in Pennsylvania caught sneaky black bear in the act on May 1. The bear is seen giving himself a back scratch using a trail camera post. The bear then approaches a trap, sticks its head inside to grab a doughnut and leaves.
  • Man Arrested, Accused Of Doing Doughnuts In Snow

    01/14/2012 11:12:04 PM PST · by Morgana · 35 replies
    LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- A Louisville man was arrested Thursday night accused of doing doughnuts in his car at a park. Louisville Metro Police said 22-year-old Tony Fey was at Riverview Park off of Greenwood Road doing doughnuts in the snow. Police said the park has three signs reading "No Trespassing After Dark." Fey was charged with criminal trespassing and reckless driving.
  • Greek Police Smash Violent Doughnut Ring

    08/24/2011 12:22:01 PM PDT · by Red Badger · 34 replies ^ | Published August 23, 2011 | Staff
    THESSALONIKI – It took an undercover operation, but Greek police have blown a hole in a ring of alleged crooks who had cornered the doughnut market in a beach resort. It started with complaints that two Bulgarian men and a former Greek wrestling champion were using violence to choke off the trade by other doughnut vendors on Paliouri beach in the Halkidiki peninsula near Thessaloniki. So an undercover officer posed as a doughnut seller, police said Tuesday, and he was attacked, leading to the arrest of the three aggressive doughnut sellers.
  • Man charged with stealing from police-owned doughnut shop likely to enter plea

    09/17/2010 5:18:36 PM PDT · by Shermy · 37 replies
    Michigan Live ^ | September 16, 2010
    HARRISON — A Coleman man charged with stealing money from a doughnut shop owned by several Clare Police officers is likely to enter into a plea deal to avoid facing a jury. Brent L. Kenyon, 24, is charged with single felony counts of entering without breaking and larceny in a building and a single misdemeanor count of larceny of less than $1,000. In addition, he is facing a habitual offender, second offense enhancement, court records show. A preliminary examination slated for Wednesday in Clare County District Court was adjourned and rescheduled for Sept. 27, court records show. Kenyon is likely...
  • Destruction of Giant Algae Doughnut Threatens Lake Michigan (Quagga mussels eating phytoplankton)

    09/08/2010 11:17:11 AM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 33 replies ^ | 9/8/10 | Andrea Leontiou
    An invasive species of mussel called quagga has recently begun eating its way through the phytoplankton population of Lake Michigan, which could have dire effects on the lake's ecosystem, scientists now warn. A giant ring of phytoplankton (microscopic plants such as algae) was discovered in Lake Michigan in 1998 by Michigan Technological Universitybiologist W. Charles Kerfoot and his research team. The "phytoplankton doughnut" is formed when winter storms kick up nutrient-rich sediment along the southeastern shore of the lake. The disturbed sediments begin circulating in a slow-moving circle with the lake's currents, which provides a massive supply of food for...
  • Krispy Kremes used as bear bait

    05/22/2010 3:06:30 PM PDT · by JoeProBono · 23 replies · 1,028+ views
    upi. ^ | May 21, 2010 at
    BELLEVUE, Wash., Officials with the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife said they are using day-old Krispy Kreme doughnuts as bait to lure a bear in Bellevue. Jason Capelli, a game warden with the department, said the 1 1/2-year-old bear, estimated to weigh 70 to 80 pounds, has been spotted digging through garbage and birdfeeders in a Bellevue neighborhood and Krispy Kreme donated day-old doughnuts to use as bait, The Seattle Times reported Friday. "Krispy Kreme doughnuts are standard bear bait," Capelli said adding trappers are also using maple syrup and caramel-molasses mix as bait. Capelli said the bear's "comfort...
  • Wiregrass cops live on doughnut shop for fundraiser

    04/26/2010 2:31:19 PM PDT · by Shermy · 7 replies · 278+ views
    Dothan Eagle, Alabama ^ | April 23, 2010
    Several Dothan police officers will live on the roof of the Krispy Kreme Doughnut shop in an effort to raise money for the Special Olympics. Dothan Police Cpl. Rachel David said officers will rotate living on the roof of the business, starting today at 8 a.m. until 11 p.m. Sunday. David said the officers will likely have a tent, couch and picnic tables on the roof with them. There will also be deputies with the Houston County Sheriff’s Office on the roof. Police dubbed the fundraiser “Cops on Shops.” David said officers will be sending down buckets to collect any...
  • Blessing for the Easter doughnut

    04/04/2010 11:54:55 AM PDT · by Daffynition · 11 replies · 328+ views ^ | April 04, 2010 | TIM MARTAIN
    DOUGHNUTS are a better symbol for Easter than the traditional egg, says a leading Tasmanian churchman. The Anglican Dean of Hobart, Richard Humphrey, said he preferred the idea of the Easter doughnut over the traditional Easter egg. "Eggs don't really have anything to do with Easter but you can attach some rich symbolism to a doughnut," he said. "They're round like the stone that was rolled away from Jesus's tomb, the tomb was empty, just like the hole in the doughnut, they're shaped like a halo and the circle represents eternal life." Doughnuts were served in St David's Cathedral yesterday...
  • Health reform idea: Put down the doughnut (Should fat-a$$ed leftists be allowed to eat beef?)

    08/10/2009 9:34:04 PM PDT · by Libloather · 10 replies · 992+ views
    MSNBC ^ | 9/10/09 | JoNel Aleccia (whatever)
    Health reform idea: Put down the doughnutCritics say consequences of individual choice missing from reform debate By JoNel Aleccia Health writer updated 8:18 a.m. ET, Mon., Aug 10, 2009 If you ask Dr. Steven Spady, there are two important words missing from the nation’s conversation about health reform: “personal responsibility.” But Spady, a 54-year-old emergency physician in rural Kentucky, can’t talk about the topic right now. He’s too busy caring for people who he says don’t take care of themselves. “I just had to go take care of man that left our hospital this morning and now has gone...
  • Doughnut chain gets healthy menu

    07/30/2008 9:14:44 AM PDT · by nuconvert · 56 replies · 207+ views
    bbc ^ | July 30, 2008
    Doughnut chain gets healthy menu 30 July 2008 Dunkin' Donuts, the chain famous for its filled doughnuts with icing on top or covered in chocolate sprinkles, is introducing a new healthy menu. The so-called DDSmart menu, which will be introduced in the US in August, does not include any doughnuts. Instead it has nibbles such as an egg white veggie flatbread sandwich. According to the firm, this has 25% less sugar, fat, saturated fat, salt and calories than the sausage, egg and cheese croissant it already offers. The sandwich is 290 calories and contains 9 grams of fat,
  • 52? doughnut may cost man 30 years to life

    10/07/2007 5:58:37 PM PDT · by Turret Gunner A20 · 704+ views
    St. Louis Post Dispatch ^ | October 0, 2007 | Todd C. Frankel
    FARMINGTON, MO. — Shoplifters at Country Mart tend to favor cold medicines and packaged meats. They used to steal cigarettes, too, until tobacco was moved behind the counter. But the doughnuts were never a target for thieves. Country Mart's doughnuts — fried fresh daily in the store — sell for just 52 cents each. That is why the "shoplifters will be prosecuted" signs are displayed in aisle 4 with the pricey pain and allergy pills, and not in aisle 5 beside the glass doughnut case with its tiger tails, jelly-filleds and eclairs. Then one man's sweet tooth got the better...
  • 52 cent doughnut may cost man 30 years to life

    10/07/2007 3:14:59 PM PDT · by macmedic892 · 49 replies · 1,261+ views
    St. Louis Post-Dispatch ^ | 10/7/07 | Todd C. Frankel
    Shoplifters at Country Mart tend to favor cold medicines and packaged meats. They used to steal cigarettes, too, until tobacco was moved behind the counter. But the doughnuts were never a target for thieves. Country Mart's doughnuts — fried fresh daily in the store — sell for just 52 cents each. That is why the "shoplifters will be prosecuted" signs are displayed in aisle 4 with the pricey pain and allergy pills, and not in aisle 5 beside the glass doughnut case with its tiger tails, jelly-filleds and eclairs. Then one man's sweet tooth got the better of him. He...
  • Trans Texas Corridor running around a town near you

    11/25/2006 8:20:31 AM PST · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 92 replies · 1,690+ views
    McKinney Courier Gazette ^ | November 24, 2006 | Stefanie Ackerman
    The controversial Trans-Texas Corridor was a topic of discussion at the Plano Republican Women’s meeting Tuesday morning. The group of politically motivated women listened and asked questions of Gov. Rick Perry’s transportation advisor, Kris Heckman. It was confirmed by Heckman that the TTC’s outer loop will encompass Plano, something for which the Collin County Commissioner’s Court members have been lobbying. There is still much planning before the road is constructed and of use to drivers. “This road is about economic development,” Heckman said. TTC is a proposed multi-use, statewide network of transportation routes in Texas that will incorporate existing and...
  • Doughnut Wars Heat Up (It's North versus South)

    10/23/2006 7:38:29 AM PDT · by Cagey · 238 replies · 3,542+ views
    WKMG TV NEWS ^ | 10-23-2006
    FRANKLIN, Tenn. -- It's North versus South -- in the doughnut wars. Dunkin' Donuts is a tradition in the Northeast, but the South is Krispy Kreme territory. Now Dunkin' Donuts is testing the waters in the Nashville area with a dozen stores. Maine native Joe Rando said he's a lifelong Dunkin' fanatic, and missed his favorite coffee and doughnuts when he moved South. Now, he's signed on with Dunkin' and is in charge of the Nashville-area operation. He feels there's room for Dunkin' Donuts, Krispy Kreme and even more. He said employees of Starbucks are coming across the street to...
  • The Candidates on Roads

    09/24/2006 8:40:49 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 17 replies · 440+ views
    Dallas Morning News ^ | September 24, 2006 | Dallas Morning News
    North Texas grows by 150,000 people a year – about the population of Richardson and Rowlett combined. McKinney and Frisco each add 200 newcomers a week. Keeping pace with the mobility needs of the mushrooming region is a losing proposition if we use only traditional means: state fuel taxes and leveraged federal funds. Yet most positions taken by candidates for governor are unrealistically wed to yesterday's formulas for financing roadways. Here's the size of the North Texas funding gap over the next 25 years: a nearly $28 billion shortage for new highways and related projects, according to the Regional Transportation...
  • Wise loop detour: option could keep corridor outside of county

    09/18/2006 10:56:32 AM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 11 replies · 526+ views
    Wise County Messenger ^ | September 17, 2006 | Brian Knox
    A Wise County portion of the planned outer loop for the Metroplex may not be in the initial construction phase. Jeffrey Neal, principal transportation planner for the North Central Texas Council of Governments, said funding could be shifted to another project that would at least temporarily keep the loop from passing through Wise County. He made his presentation at Wednesday’s Northwest Communities Partnership meeting at Northwest ISD. The alternative assumes that the planned “outer loop” proposed to encircle the Metroplex will be used in designs for the Trans-Texas Corridor. The outer loop was not included in the original plans for...
  • Texas AG lawsuit accuses firm of condemnation scam

    09/14/2006 11:21:05 AM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 26 replies · 630+ views
    Austin American-Statesman ^ | September 13, 2006 | Austin American-Statesman
    Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott has filed a lawsuit to stop three individuals and their organization from falsely claiming they can protect property owners from potential eminent domain proceedings possibly linked to the Trans-Texas Corridor project. The Attorney General’s lawsuit alleges that promoters of “You Can’t Take It” with its associated Web site attempt to scare property into believing their properties may be affected by the future highway projects. The scare tactics then lead to offers to rescue them from speculative eminent domain proceedings for a fee of $600, which will increase to $1,000 by November. The organization also would...
  • Trans-Texas Corridor Big Issue In Race For Governor

    09/07/2006 11:14:52 AM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 70 replies · 884+ views ^ | September 6, 2006 |
    Opponents: Trans-Texas Corridor Too Big, Even For Texas DALLAS -- Gov. Rick Perry has proposed the Trans-Texas Corridor, and now his political opponents are making it a big issue in the race for governor. It would cost billions of dollars to build a new highway running across Texas near Interstate 35. I-35 is the only major north-south corridor in the state of Texas. “It’s impossible to widen the highway in some areas,” Texas Department of Transportation spokesman Mark Ball said. “So the alternative is to build a separate corridor.” But the Texas Transportation Corridor is much more than just a...