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  1. Cops: Woman Tries to Break Into Ex's House, Gets StuckRead the original story w/Photo

    4 min ago | WKRC-AM Cincinnati

    Here's a tip for would-be home invaders: You might want to consider attempting to break in via a window or a door ... instead of, say, the chimney. Authorities say that's the route Genoveva Nunez-Figueroa decided to take early yesterday in Thousand Oaks, Calif., and things went very wrong, KTLA reports. 1 comment

  2. Teacher's Disciplinary Tool: 'Wheel of Misfortune'Read the original story w/Photo

    5 min ago | K103

    A Washington high school chemistry teacher had an unconventional means of doling out discipline in her classroom: Kem Patteson used a "wheel of misfortune" to determine what punishment a student would face, and one of those punishments involved being pelted with rubber Koosh balls by other students. Students say she's been using the method for at least two years.

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  3. Woman arrested after chimney rescueRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | WFTV Orlando

    A woman was rescued then promptly arrested after becoming stuck in a chimney in the Thousand Oaks area of Ventura County, California. Genoveva Nunez-Figueroa was found wedged in the chimney in the home of a man she had gone on several dates with according to KTLA .

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  4. End of weird architecture in China?Read the original story w/Photo

    9 min ago | Archinect School Blog

    Art should serve the people, Xi Jinping says, and China's weird and wonderful buildings - including a mobile phone building, an excessivley blinged-up hotel, and a penis tower - are evidently not good examples of "morally inspiring art". Duh. - shanghaiist Is it possible Xi Jinping is using a diplomatic language to break loose from imported architecture? The so called elite star architecture now going to have third tier copies? Don't forget the elite post modernism was finally trickled down to strip mall architecture finally in early 90's.

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  5. Firefighters rescue Genoveva Nunez-Figueroa from chimneyRead the original story w/Photo

    10 min ago | Q95.com

    Here's a tip for would-be home invaders: You might want to consider attempting to break in via a window or a door ... instead of, say, the chimney. Authorities say that's the route Genoveva Nunez-Figueroa decided to take early yesterday in Thousand Oaks, Calif., and things went very wrong, KTLA reports.

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  6. Critical Patch Advisory -- October 15, 2014Read the original story

    18 min ago | Oracle

    This Critical Patch Update covers 154 new security fixes across a wide range of product families including: Oracle Database, Oracle Fusion Middleware, Oracle Java SE, Oracle Linux and Virtualization, Oracle MySQL, Oracle Hyperion, Oracle Enterprise Manager Grid Control, Oracle E-Business Suite, and Oracle Business Applications and more. REMEMBER: Critical Patch Update fixes are intended to address significant security vulnerabilities in Oracle products and also include code fixes that are prerequisites for the security fixes.

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  7. Bloody Clowns And Other Shady CharactersRead the original story w/Photo

    25 min ago | The Smoking Gun

    OCTOBER 20--This week's mug shot roundup opens with a 61-year-old Arkansas woman who appeared surprised by her arrest Wednesday for contempt of court.

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  8. BUSTER: Cops: Losers Of Beer Pong Match Opened Fire On Fellow Texas PartygoersRead the original story w/Photo

    36 min ago | The Smoking Gun

    After getting vanquished in a beer pong match, a group of sore losers opened fire early yesterday at a Texas house party, wounding a female reveler, police report . According to the Liberty County Sherriff's Office, investigators are searching for two men who allegedly shot up the party after losing at the beer pong table .

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  9. 9 Arrested In Wis. Child Sex Trafficking StingRead the original story w/Photo

    39 min ago | CBS Local

    TV is part of CBS Television Stations, a division of CBS Corp. and one of the largest network-owned station groups in the country. Click here for WCCO-TV news stories Send us your breaking news tips [...] 830 WCCO Welcome to News Radio 830 WCCO on CBSMinnesota.com! WCCO is part of CBS Radio, a division of CBS Corp. and one of the largest network-owned station groups in the country.

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  10. Weird 'Comcast Got Me Fired' Dispute Turns Into a LawsuitRead the original story w/Photo

    41 min ago | FindLaw

    When the story of the guy who was fired from PricewaterhouseCoopers after complaining about his Comcast service first broke, his finger-pointing at the cable company sounded to me like insane rambling paranoia. It might be, but not only has Conal O'Rourke provided a lot of documentation to the media to back his claims, but he's now filed suit against Comcast .

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  11. Some San Francisco stations ban Lorde song RoyalsRead the original story w/Photo

    41 min ago | The York Daily Record

    Some San Francisco radio stations are banning the hit Lorde song Royals from their airwaves until after the San Francisco Giants take on the Kansas City Royals in the World Series. No offense, Lorde, but for the duration of the World Series, KFOG Radio will be a "Royals"-free zone.

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  12. Our view: A strange election, for sureRead the original story

    53 min ago | North Forty News & Fossil Creek Current Online

    We've followed the Fort Collins daily newspaper for several decades, and the newspaper has ebbed and flowed depending on the quality of the manager that owner Gannett shuffled into town.

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  13. Pittsburgh wins 'ugliest accent' contest at Gawker.comRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | San Jose Mercury News

    The city has "won" Gawker.com 's ugliest accent tournament, besting the other finalist -- Scranton -- in a reader's poll with more than 54 percent of the vote. The gossipy news site set up a tournament bracket pitting what it deemed the 16 ugliest city accents in the United States against one another.

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  14. Team Grades: Offensive Ineptitude And Late Defensive Collapse Cost VikingsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | CBS Local

    TV is part of CBS Television Stations, a division of CBS Corp. and one of the largest network-owned station groups in the country. Click here for WCCO-TV news stories Send us your breaking news tips [] 830 WCCO Welcome to News Radio 830 WCCO on CBSMinnesota.com! WCCO is part of CBS Radio, a division of CBS Corp. and one of the largest network-owned station groups in the country.

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  15. 5 Things Everyone Should Know About Doctor Strange, The CharacterRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Cinema Blend News

    If you peruse the geeky side of the Internet, chances are you've run into a few articles about Marvel's upcoming movie Doctor Strange . Set for release in 2016, the film is set to explore a whole new area of the Marvel Cinematic Universe.

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  16. Woman saved from California chimney, then arrestedRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | El Paso Times

    Ventura County fire Capt. Ron Oatman says firefighters responding to neighbors' reports of a woman crying had to chisel away much of the chimney and lubricate it with dish soap Sunday to free 30-year-old Genoveva Nunez-Figueroa.

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  17. Buzzkills: Chinese President is Sick of China's 'Weird Architecture'Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Curbed

    It seems as if the Western world's blog-fueled fascination with wacky Chinese buildings has reached the upper echelons of China's government. Chinese president Xi Jinping, who surely must hate fun or something, has asked for an end to China's "weird architecture."

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  18. The Weird Reason Johnny Depp Owes His Acting Career To Two Teenage GirlsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Cinema Blend News

    While Johnny Depp has arrived at a point in his career where a movie like Mortdecai seem like a step down from his usual paygrade, there was once a time he was lucky to even get a role in an indie horror film. Originally a musician by trade, Depp started to take acting gigs to pay for his true love in life -- music.

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  19. Austintatious: 16 weird, cool and innovative companies head to Round 3Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Business Journal

    The hunt for the most "Austin" business continues with only 16 companies left in the running. Consider their products, customer service, mission, location and everything in between as you cast your votes.

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  20. Watch cute puppy try to pull down woman's bikini top on beachRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Mirror.co.uk

    The mischievous mutt somehow got hold of Kendra Moriah's top and seems hell-bent on robbing her of her modesty - which she seems to find highly amusing This adorable puppy just doesn't know when enough is enough as it refuses to let go of a poor beach-goer's bikini strap. The mischievous mutt somehow got hold of Kendra Moriah's top and seems hell-bent on robbing her of her modesty.

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