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  • Headline Of The Year: “Naked Man Arrested At Library With Stolen Cheese”

    07/01/2010 7:38:01 PM PDT · by Mongeaux · 14 replies · 1+ views
    The Constitution Club ^ | 01 July, 2010 | The Hairy Beast
    The story isn’t anyway near as good as the headline, but: A man faces charges after an unusual incident at a local library. 52-year-old Darrell Bess was taken into custody yesterday, naked, armed with knives and several pounds of stolen cheese. Bess was ordered by a judge to stay away from the Main branch of the Cincinnati-Hamilton County Public Library in downtown Cincinnati because of prior thefts.
  • B.C. Woman Hits Moose on Way to Visit Sister Who Hit Moose

    06/24/2010 11:59:54 AM PDT · by nickcarraway · 47 replies
    National Post ^ | June 22, 2010
    Two sisters from the northwestern B.C. community of Kitimat have both had close encounters with moose on the loose. A month ago, Yvonne Studley, 49, was badly injured when she hit a moose with her vehicle, so last Friday her sister decided to visit her in Vancouver General Hospital. But sister Connie Everitt, 51, also hit a moose and ended up in hospital. In the first accident a month ago, Studley was on her way home from a business trip when a moose ran in front of her car. The animal went through the windshield and landed on her, breaking...
  • Ramstein allies with Poland to become sister wings, build partnership

    06/23/2010 2:11:02 PM PDT · by SandRat · 5 replies · 2+ views
    Air Force News ^ | Senior Airman Amanda Dick, USAF
    6/23/2010 - POWIDZ AIR BASE, Poland (AFNS) -- Officials from the 86th Airlift Wing formalized their partnership with their Polish sister wing, the 3rd Airlift Wing, during a ceremony here June 21. Along with members of the Polish Air Force, Airmen from the 86th AW and 435th Air Ground Operations Wing from Ramstein Air Base, Germany, attended the signing of the letter of intention by Brig. Gen. Mark Dillon, the 86th Airlift Wing commander and Polish air force Brig. Gen. Tadeusz Mikutel, the 3rd AW commander. "I want to thank General Mikutel for his leadership, vision and hospitality as we...
  • Clemmons' sister sentenced to five years in prison (Four murdered LEO's case, WA)

    06/17/2010 2:53:35 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 28 replies · 567+ views
    Seattle Times ^ | June 17, 2010 | Jonathan Martin
    A Pierce County Superior Court judge Thursday sentenced LaTanya Clemmons to five years in prison for helping the suspected getaway driver after the murders of four Lakewood police officers in November. Clemmons' brother, Maurice, committed the worst violence against police in state history when he shot and killed Lakewood police Sgt. Mark Renninger and officers Tina Griswold, Ronald Owens and Greg Richards in a Parkland coffee shop early on Nov. 29. A Seattle police officer shot and killed Clemmons 40 hours later, following a massive manhunt. Judge Stephanie Arend told Clemmons that although her actions "would not have changed the...
  • World of Warcraft Skills Help Norwegian Boy Save His Sister From Moose Attack

    06/08/2010 12:21:06 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 46 replies · 170+ views ^ | June 08, 2010
    A NORWEGIAN boy, 12, reportedly saved himself and his sister from a moose attack using skills he picked up playing the online role-playing game World of Warcraft. Hans Jørgen Olsen, 12, and his sister encountered a moose during a walk in the forest near their home in the central Norwegian town of Leksvik, said the Norwegian online newspaper Nettavisen. It was then Olsen's WoW instincts reportedly kicked in. Firstly, he taunted the animal to get it away from his sister, the paper said. In WoW, players use taunting to shoo monsters away from weaker team members, the newspaper said. Then,...
  • Just completed Jury Duty -- Our civilization is doomed [Vanity]

    04/06/2010 4:28:25 PM PDT · by rae4palin · 111 replies · 2,941+ views
    4/6/10 | rae4palin
    A cross-section of the citizens of my county was not encouraging.
  • Corrie's sister to Haaretz: U.S. encouraged family to sue Israel

    03/12/2010 8:53:14 AM PST · by Nachum · 82 replies · 1,279+ views
    haaretz ^ | 3/12/10 | Akiva Eldar
    This is Sarah Corrie Simpson's first visit to Israel. Her younger sister, Rachel Corrie, was killed by an Israel Defense Forces bulldozer in Gaza in 2003, at the age of 23. Now, the family is suing the state in the Haifa District Court. "I'm glad the day is finally here, that the eyewitnesses are having a chance to talk in a court of law," she said in an interview with Haaretz on Thursday. "It's been seven long years." The witnesses, who include Rachel's colleagues in the left-wing International Solidarity Movement, say Rachel climbed atop a mount of dirt to be...
  • Who will promise never to post ANYTHING about Kathy Griffen on FR ever again !! (Vanity)

    03/11/2010 5:23:31 PM PST · by onona · 69 replies · 2,466+ views
    03/11/2010 | Self
    Sick to death of KG ?? Here is your chance to commit to never posting any bs about her ever again !!
  • I need helping choosing software to help my moose hunting sister to select cheese.

    03/03/2010 6:12:42 PM PST · by mnehring · 53 replies · 980+ views
    A strange thing happened tonight. While reading the sudden onslaught of threads asking for advice on various topics, I suddenly remembered that my sister, who loves to hunt moose, really has a problem buying cheese. Does any FReeper have advice for a piece of software she can use to select the cheese?
  • Popular Articles not changing? (vanity)

    02/03/2010 1:25:16 PM PST · by smokingfrog · 7 replies · 254+ views
    Free Republic ^ | 2-3-10 | me
    The Popular Articles section at the bottom of the FR page seems not to have changed for several days. Is it just me or some kind of server glitch?

    12/29/2009 9:31:25 AM PST · by freedomyes · 156 replies · 4,842+ views
    Allvoices ^ | Dec 29 | J. Grant Swank, Jr.
    Marxist Muslim Barack Hussein ObamaHussein ObamaHussein ObamaHussein Obama is mentally ill and getting worse. The angst will continue as long as he persists in Islam World Rule rather than America with Christian heritage intact.
  • Sweden woman's 'murder' committed by elk not husband

    11/28/2009 7:09:00 AM PST · by csvset · 37 replies · 1,261+ views
    BBC ^ | 28 November 2009 | Beeb
    A Swedish man who was arrested on suspicion of murdering his wife has been cleared, after police decided she was probably killed by an elk. Ingemar Westlund, aged 68, found the dead body of his wife Agneta, 63, by a lake close to the village of Loftahammer in September 2008. He was immediately arrested and held in police custody for 10 days. Now the case has been dropped after forensic analysis found elk hair and saliva on his wife's clothes. Mr Westlund told Expressen newspaper: "My family and I have been dragged through a nightmare." His wife had last been...
  • (Breast Cancer:) Rationing's First Step

    11/18/2009 5:06:31 PM PST · by raptor22 · 19 replies · 1,134+ views
    Investor's Business Daily ^ | November 17, 2009 | IBD staff
    Health Care: A government task force has decided that women need fewer mammograms and later in life. Shouldn't that be between patient and physician? We have seen the future of health care, and it doesn't work. We have warned repeatedly that the net results of health care bills before Congress will be higher demand, fewer doctors, more cost control, all leading to rationing. New recommendations issued by the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) regarding breast cancer and the necessity for early and frequent mammograms do not convince us otherwise. Just six months ago, the panel, which works under the...
  • Jungle angel was Barack Obama’s mother

    11/07/2009 4:09:30 PM PST · by Saije · 22 replies · 1,255+ views
    London Times ^ | 11/7/2009 | Christine Finn Kajar
    IN a remote corner of rural Java, a blacksmith and his family were astounded last week to learn that the American woman who helped save them from poverty 26 years ago was Ann Dunham, an anthropologist better known as the late mother of the US president. Dunham is still remembered in the central Javan hamlet of Kajar as a generous benefactor whose gifts of money, food and schoolbooks helped numerous villagers. Yet none of them had realised that the woman who paid several visits to research rural crafts in the 1980s had a son who was to become America’s 44th...
  • Obamas storesøster kommer til Skavlan

    10/15/2009 3:45:01 AM PDT · by SvenMagnussen · 16 replies · 821+ views
    nrk ^ | Oct. 13, 2009 | Henrik Brattli Vold
    I anledning TV-aksjonen kommer den amerikanske presidentens halvsøster, Auma Obama, til Skavlan nå på fredag. Hun er født i Kenya, men har bodd i Tyskland og England i hele sitt liv.
  • Gilad Shalit’s Sister to Enlist in IDF

    08/24/2009 9:54:20 AM PDT · by Nachum · 6 replies · 340+ views ^ | 8/24/09 | Zalman Nelson
    ( On Wednesday, just two days before IDF soldier Gilad Shalit’s fourth birthday in Hamas captivity, his sister Hadas will be enlisting in the army. Sources close to the Shalit family say that Hadas is interested in working with soldier welfare or performing psychological testing. Following initial training, she could serve at Troop 71’s Ramat HaGolan command base where her brother also served. Instead of celebrating the enlistment, the Shalit
  • HELP! How can I delete my account??

    08/10/2009 7:17:47 AM PDT · by AL_76 · 291 replies · 7,770+ views
    Can someone please tell me how to delete my account? A friend talked me into creating an account, but I have found this just really isn't for me. I've looked everywhere I can think of, but have yet to find a way to disable/delete my account. Any help would be appreciated.
  • Pablo Escobar's Fugitive Hippo Shot Dead

    07/14/2009 6:57:43 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 6 replies · 488+ views
    The Telegraph ^ | 15 Jul 2009
    Hunters have shot dead a fugitive hippopotamus that escaped from a menagerie owned by Colombian drug lord Pablo Escobar.They are now searching for another two hippos, which have been branded a danger to society, just like their former owner. The trio had been living in a tropical valley after escaping almost three years ago from Escobar's property. They were part of an exotic collection of animals that the cocaine baron assembled during his heyday as a billionaire drug trafficker. Pablo Escobar's fugitive hippo spotted in northern Colombia Colombia's most-wanted drug lord arrested Lions and tigers kept as pets in danger...
  • Hey great idea! To get elected all we've got to do is...

    07/06/2009 9:07:41 PM PDT · by Jim Robinson · 107 replies · 2,508+ views more like them. All we've got to do is implement universal health care, sign on to global warming, sign all the international treaties we can, give amnesty to the illegals, give up on abortion, give up to gay rights, go along with the tax hikes on the wealthy, go along with taking over industry after industry, control the greedy CEO compensation plans, shut down our defense systems, scrap our nuclear weapons programs, scrap our navy, shut down the car companies, develop rapid transit, shut down the coal industry, switch to green power, etc, etc, etc. Oh yeah, support the...
  • Wis. 'Cheese Lady' Weds Navy Man

    07/04/2009 10:50:25 AM PDT · by nickcarraway · 11 replies · 843+ views
    UPI ^ | July 4, 2009
    Wisconsin's "Cheese Lady" says she's marrying a retired Navy commander enamored by her efforts to sculpt an aircraft carrier out of cheddar. Professional cheese sculptor Sarah Kaufmann, 57, first caught the eye of retired U.S. Navy Cmdr. Bill Parry, 67, as they were aboard a plane and she was poring over the plans for her 6-foot-long sculpture of the USS Ronald Reagan, which was unveiled at the ship's home-porting ceremony, the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reported Saturday. The two were to wed Saturday in Manitowoc, Wis., on the shores of Lake Michigan, dressed in pirate costumes. "(Kaufmann) was looking at a...
  • This moose just wants to be one of the girls

    07/03/2009 11:01:11 AM PDT · by txroadkill · 13 replies · 2,147+ views
    The Union Leader ^ | July 2,2009 | LORNA COLQUHOUN
    BATH – Twilight is coming on at Willie Minot's farm and the cows in the pasture graze contentedly as another day fades. But one cow nibbles on wet grass apart from the rest of the herd, different from all the others, with their spots, round bodies and, well, attitude. She's taller. She's in that gangly, awkward adolescent phase, wanting to be a part of the crowd, but not quite fitting in. Largely, because she is a cow of a different species. She's a moose. "We looked out about three weeks ago and said, 'Hey, there's a moose," said Minot, who...
  • Same time, same place: siblings dine together weekly in Iraq

    07/03/2009 6:13:27 PM PDT · by SandRat · 5 replies · 807+ views
    Marine Corps News ^ | Cpl. Jo Jones, USMC
    AL ASAD AIR BASE, Iraq — When Gunnery Sgt. Amber Beegle received orders to deploy to Iraq, she had no idea she would be working just a few miles away from her younger brother, Sgt. James Ihle, an aviation ordnance system technician with Marine Aviation Logistics Squadron 26. “My brother informed me that he was also going to Iraq about two months before we left,” said Beegle. “I was really happy since he just finished his re-enlistment package, and I knew he wanted to deploy.” What the Ocala, Fla., natives couldn’t have predicted, however, was a surprise meeting at Marine...
  • Moose Creates Spectacle at Race Course

    06/17/2009 9:13:22 AM PDT · by nickcarraway · 17 replies · 1,075+ views
    UPI ^ | June 15, 2009
    Police in New York state Monday guarded a moose that wandered into the parking area of Saratoga Race Course. Saratoga Springs police officer Ed Lewis said a resident first reported spotting the moose wandering downtown at 3:45 a.m. A second call at 6:20 a.m. placed the moose near the popular race course, the Albany (N.Y.) Times Union reported. Lewis said the animal wandered into the executive parking area of the Saratoga Race Course and police officers worked with representatives of the New York Racing Association to trap the animal in one of the racecourse's fenced-in areas. He said an officer...
  • Motorist: 500-pound moose 'fell out of the sky'

    05/12/2009 1:58:47 PM PDT · by decimon · 72 replies · 2,996+ views
    Associated Press ^ | May 12, 2009 | Unknown
    > Bailey said the driver, who was under the bridge when he spotted the falling moose, was "pretty excited about it." >
  • Who is Hugh Series?

    05/10/2009 1:21:55 PM PDT · by VRW Conspirator · 66 replies · 2,366+ views
    Moi ^ | A Non A Mous
    So we know who John Galt is...but what about his cousin, Hugh Series?
  • Vanity

    05/03/2009 5:33:58 PM PDT · by Outlaw Woman · 234 replies · 4,425+ views
    05/03/09 | Outlaw Woman (archived shows as well) Live from 6-8 Eastern I'm sorry folks but these sources actually 'cite' sources and what is happening. Mark Levin, although somewhat abrasive, is a constitutional lawyer and is right-on with his

    03/24/2009 7:37:20 AM PDT · by mdittmar · 72 replies · 3,329+ views
    The Sault Star ^ | March 24, 2009 | THE CANADIAN PRESS, AND THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
    Don't get a moose mad -- that's what one family learned after trying to scare a moose away from their home near Prince George, B. C. The family was using an air horn to scare the animal when the moose charged the home's front door. The family took a video of the incident, which shows the moose tramping around in the snow outside the house before running at the door, which the owners slam shut at the last moment. Conservation officers say the moose was probably upset by the family's barking dog and the air horn. No one was hurt...
  • Be cautious on highways, RCMP say after fatal moose collision

    03/13/2009 3:50:46 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 12 replies · 2,019+ views
    CBC ^ | Friday, March 13, 2009
    Police in central Newfoundland are reminding motorists to remain alert for moose, following a fatal collision on the Trans-Canada Highway. A 69-year-old man was killed Wednesday night when his car struck a moose between Grand Falls-Windsor and Bishop's Falls. The RCMP said two cars actually hit the moose during the incident. A woman in the second vehicle sustained minor injuries. While most moose-vehicle collisions in Newfoundland and Labrador occur between the late spring and mid-fall, RCMP said the incident shows the need to be alert. "These animals weigh quite extensively, almost up to 1,000 pounds," said Const. Richard Wheaton, who...
  • Magic cheese scam stinks up rural Chilean town

    02/06/2009 2:44:51 PM PST · by NormsRevenge · 25 replies · 704+ views
    Reuters on Yahoo ^ | 2/6/09 | Ariel Miranda
    CANTAUCO, Chile (Reuters) – It was supposed to be a magic recipe for instant riches, but instead hundreds of residents in this sleepy town in central Chile are up in arms over a "magic cheese" scam that has left many deep in debt. Chilean housewife Erica Pavez was one of around 300 residents taken in by the pyramid scheme, buying kits to make "magic cheese" said to be used in beauty products like luxury shampoo and moisturizers. Lured by the scheme, Pavez and her family spent about 25 million pesos (27, 745 pounds)) on the kits, which they believed contained...
  • Men smell of cheese, women of onion: Study

    01/29/2009 6:47:57 AM PST · by MyTwoCopperCoins · 60 replies · 2,262+ views
    PTI ^ | 29 Jan 2009 | PTI
    LONDON: It is often suggested that there's natural smell in females that arouse males, but a team of testers have now found that women smell of onions while men smell of cheese. A Swiss team of researchers, who studied the armpit sweat samples from 24 males and 25 females, found marked differences in the sweat from men and women after they had spent time in a sauna or 15 minutes on an exercise bike. "Men smell of cheese, and women of grapefruit or onion," said Christian Starkenmann of Firmenich, a company in Geneva that researches flavours and perfumes for food...
  • Face of Defense: Siblings Serve Together in Iraq

    12/16/2008 3:37:42 PM PST · by SandRat · 3 replies · 469+ views
    Face of Defence ^ | Spc. Kiyoshi Freeman, USA
    AL ASAD AIR BASE, Iraq, Dec. 16, 2008 – Two deployed soldiers share a lot more in common than just their jobs as mechanics. Army Sgt. Abbi Erisman, left, from Mountain Home, Ark., and Army Sgt. Shandy Erisman from Little Rock, Ark., are mechanics with 2nd Battalion, 153rd Infantry Regiment, at Al Asad Air Base, Iraq. U.S. Army photo by Spc. Kiyoshi Freeman  (Click photo for screen-resolution image);high-resolution image available. Army Sgt. Shandy Erisman, of Little Rock, Ark., and Army Sgt. Abbi Erisman, of Mountain Home, Ark., are siblings and Arkansas National Guardsmen serving together in Iraq with 2nd Battalion,...
  • Face of Defense: Sister, Brother Re-enlist Together in Iraq

    12/10/2008 3:40:19 PM PST · by SandRat · 2 replies · 450+ views
    Face of Defence ^ | Staff Sgt. Scott Wolfe, USA
    BAGHDAD, Dec. 10, 2008 – Two deployed soldiers decided to make their re-enlistment a family affair. Siblings Army Pfc. Marlene Banuelos and Army Staff Sgt. Normando Gallardo, natives of El Paso, Texas, swear the oath of enlistment administered by Army Col. Pat White during a Dec. 7, 2008, re-enlistment ceremony at Camp Striker, Iraq. U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Scott Wolfe   (Click photo for screen-resolution image);high-resolution image available. Army Staff Sgt. Normando Gallardo and his sister, Army Pfc. Marlene Banuelos, both Multinational Division Baghdad soldiers, made a six-year commitment to the Army together during a Dec. 7 re-enlistment...
  • Obama's Kenyan sister stranded in U.S.

    11/02/2008 11:25:11 AM PST · by steve0 · 60 replies · 8,155+ views
    World Net Daily ^ | January 08, 2008
    <p>Violent political unrest in Kenya has prevented the half-sister of Sen. Barack Obama from returning to her native African homeland after visiting the United States during the Iowa caucus campaign, WND has learned. Auma Obama is now stranded in New Hampshire and indefinitely in the U.S., according to U.S. security officials involved with the presidential campaign.</p>

    09/19/2008 9:11:12 AM PDT · by awildanimal · 2,095 replies · 10,931+ views
  • 106-year-old voter chooses Obama

    10/12/2008 1:57:08 PM PDT · by NYer · 121 replies · 2,928+ views
    BBC ^ | October 12, 2008 | David Willey
    b>A 106-year-old American nun living in a convent in Rome could well be the oldest person to vote in the 2008 US Presidential election. Sister Cecilia Gaudette, who last voted for President Eisenhower in 1952, has registered to vote and says she will vote for Democrat Barack Obama. Although hard of hearing, she keeps herself informed by reading newspapers and watching TV at the convent. "I'm encouraged by Senator Obama," she says. "I've never met him, but he seems to be a good man with a good private life. That's the first thing. Then he must be able to govern,"...
  • Police: Public to blame for moose death

    10/07/2008 5:23:44 PM PDT · by Daffynition · 20 replies · 583+ views
    wluctv6 ^ | October 07, 2008 | staff reporter
    ISHPEMING -- The public is to blame for the death of a cow moose in Ishpeming. That's what Ishpeming Police Chief Jim Bjorne is saying. An officer for the Department of Natural Resources, on Bjorne's orders, shot the moose late Monday afternoon. It all started around 8:30 Monday morning, when the moose was spotted around 600 Vine Street in the City of Ishpeming. Watch TV6 video that was taken around 10 am. Bjorne says the public's interference, in their efforts to see the moose and get pictures, prevented the police and DNR biologists from getting the cow moose and her...
  • Sentencing postponed for Congressman Bill Jefferson's D-La sister (Billy Jeff up for reelection)

    09/02/2008 11:30:28 PM PDT · by Libloather · 21 replies · 401+ views
    NOLA ^ | 8/27/08
    Sentencing postponed for Congressman Bill Jefferson's sister by The Associated Press Wednesday August 27, 2008, 8:38 AM **SNIP** Brenda Jefferson, the youngest sister of Bill Jefferson, pleaded guilty in June to helping three of her relatives conceal an alleged scheme to pocket more than $600,000 in state and federal grant money. On Monday, U.S. District Judge Eldon Fallon agreed to reschedule Brenda Jefferson's sentencing from September 24 to February 11. She pleaded guilty to misprision of a felony. Prosecutors said they need more time to evaluate her cooperation in the case against her sister, New Orleans tax assessor Betty Jefferson;...
  • Drunken elk meets sorry end after toddler attack

    07/23/2008 9:03:23 AM PDT · by Ron Jeremy · 53 replies · 561+ views
    The Local (Sweden) ^ | today | peter simpson
    Drunken elk meets sorry end after toddler attack Published: 23 Jul 08 12:10 CET Online: A drunken elk paid dearly after attacking a toddler playing in a sand pit at her home in Kungälv in western Sweden on Monday. * Elk safari Swedish style, with a green conscience (4 Jul 08) * Path clear for world's biggest elk (18 Jun 08) * Swedish cowboy lassoes loose llama (5 Jun 08) Three-year-old Nova was playing in her backyard sandbox when a young elk calf attacked and bit her. "It bit me on the arm," the terrified toddler said to the...
  • Moose dubbed Buzzwinkle euthanized

    04/11/2008 6:23:14 AM PDT · by Red Badger · 6 replies · 98+ views ^ | 04/10/2008 | STAFF
    Buzzwinkle, entangled in holiday lights, stares into space in this November 2007 photo. He was recently euthanized. ANCHORAGE–A well-known Anchorage moose has been euthanized. State wildlife biologist Rick Sinnott said he shot the aging bull moose known as Buzzwinkle after finding it in distress in a neighbourhood lot. The moose, who was at least 13 years old, was severely emaciated and unable to get up. Sinnott said it had badly worn teeth and an infected wound on his rump. Buzzwinkle got its antlers tangled in a rope swing in a resident's yard in 2004 and was darted and tagged....
  • Where's Anna Nichole thread?

    04/04/2008 8:34:58 AM PDT · by GYPSY286 · 9 replies · 92+ views
    April 4, 2007 | Gypsy286
    Clicked on search for "anna" "anna nichole" "smith" 'investigation". Nothing comes up. Anyone know whether it was deleted or not? Thanks!
  • Heart-healthy yak cheese

    03/17/2008 12:22:48 PM PDT · by Red Badger · 55 replies · 693+ views ^ | 03/17/2008 | ACS
    Researchers report that cheese from yaks could be healthier than cheese from dairy cattle. When compared to cheddar cheese, yak cheese contained higher levels of several healthful fatty acids. Credit: Courtesy of National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration In a finding likely to get cheese lovers talking, researchers in Nepal and Canada report that yak cheese contains higher levels of heart-healthy fats than cheese from dairy cattle, and may be healthier. Their study is scheduled for the March 12 issue of ACS’ Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. Producers make the cheese from the milk of yaks. Those long-haired humped...
  • God and global warming: Religion and science unite on climate change

    02/08/2008 6:19:54 AM PST · by Sub-Driver · 15 replies · 79+ views
    God and global warming: Religion and science unite on climate change by Paul Dailing Feb 06, 2008 Professor Mary Frohlich wears trim business suits, teaches global climate change and talks about historical links between the oppression of the earth and the oppression of women. She is a Roman Catholic nun. “People who know about nuns are not surprised,” Frohlich said, laughing. While some religious and scientific groups might be at odds over issues such as evolution and stem-cell research, over the last few years they have found common ground on global warming and climate change. “I would say that it’s...
  • Sister says 3 died doing what they loved: drinking, driving fast

    01/23/2008 3:35:52 PM PST · by TornadoAlley3 · 65 replies · 750+ views
    rockymountainnews ^ | 01/21/08 | Heath Urie
    A sister of one of three people killed early Friday in Louisville said it "really isn't a shock to any of us" that her brother died in a high-speed crash. "The thing that really makes me feel much better about this is they died doing what they loved to do — they were drinking, they were going fast and they were together," Lorie Flaherty said. "It gives me comfort, it does, to know those three things."
  • 12-yr-old relies on Worl of Warcraft knowledge to fend off real life moose attack

    This is the kind of story that you know can't be made up, it's just too bizarre. And it's in Norwegian ( so I'll just have to take it at face value. Here's the basic rundown: The boy and his sister were taking a shortcut through the woods on the way home from school when they came upon a moose who got aggressive. The kid started shouting to distract the moose while his sister ran away and when faced with a very irate and very large mammal did what he had done many times before while playing his Hunter in...
  • The lovesick moose comes courting

    10/25/2007 3:09:16 PM PDT · by Red Badger · 12 replies · 73+ views ^ | 10/25/2007 | Staff
    I was recently reminded to share this tale with you after a friend told me he was going to give me a sizable chunk of moose meat for my freezer. The late Officer Connor died a number of years ago, but his misadventures afield have lived on. Connor was a retired Chicago police officer who marched to his own tune back in the 1950s and early '60s. He and my father were always fishing and hunting together. Connor had saved enough dollars so he could go moose hunting in Maine. He figured that by staying in the good old U.S.,...
  • Sister locked up and forgotten[UK-70 Years!]

    09/30/2007 12:46:27 PM PDT · by BGHater · 41 replies · 338+ views
    The Sun ^ | 27 Sep 2007 | Guy Patrick
    A WOMAN was locked up and “lost” for 70 years after being wrongly accused of stealing 13p. Jean Gambell, 85, was “certified” indefinitely in 1937 over claims she had taken the cash while cleaning at a doctor’s surgery. The money was found — but Jean still spent 70 years in a maze of care institutions. She was “found” when brothers Alan, 66, and David, 63 — who thought she was dead — read a letter sent by a care home to their mother, who died 25 years ago. David said: “I was about to throw it in the bin when...
  • North Dakota Brother, Sister Help Iraq Move Forward

    09/07/2007 3:55:22 PM PDT · by SandRat · 1 replies · 227+ views
    Defense News ^ | Norris Jones
    By Norris Jones Gulf Region Central District BAGHDAD, Sept. 7, 2007 — They're overseeing some of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers key projects rebuilding Iraq. Lt. Col. J.P. Moszer and his sister, Lt. Col. Jan Carter, deployed with the North Dakota National Guard Engineer Brigade, 34th Infantry Division, in April. Moszer is the officer in charge of the Baghdad Area Office responsible for 150 projects valued at $600 million. He's working with seven brigade combat teams and 53 battalions improving essential services to residents throughout the capital. "We're building water, sewer and electrical networks, courthouses, schools, clinics, renovating...
  • Moose cut communications

    08/17/2007 4:19:04 PM PDT · by WesternCulture · 28 replies · 599+ views ^ | 08/17/2007 | Kristin Solberg
    Thousands of people in northern Norway were left without telephone and internet connections earlier this week after a clumsy moose destroyed a switching station.
  • Moose, not men, blamed for mammoth extinction

    05/11/2006 7:11:10 PM PDT · by SJackson · 56 replies · 1,502+ views
    Globe and Mail ^ | 5-11-06 | ANNE MCILROY
    Humans have been blamed for slaughtering woolly mammoths and other large ice-age animals into extinction, but new evidence from Yukon suggests this isn't the case. Moose were to blame, at least in part, says Dale Guthrie, a researcher at the University of Alaska. He has found evidence that the climate in Yukon and Alaska was warming between 13,000 and 10,000 years ago, around the time a wave of human hunters moved into North America from Asia. The North was changing from a grassland to a boreal forest and tundra, he says. Moose also arrived, and were better adapted to digest...
  • Bernie Goldberg

    06/12/2007 7:41:47 AM PDT · by limbaughfan · 84 replies · 1,454+ views
    Has anyone else noticed he has been saying horrible things about Ann Coulter, for example he said she is screwing up the country and so forth. I don't know about y'all but I won't be buying any of his books.