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April 30, 2013

What? Woman Finds Baby Toad in Can of Green Beans

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Green beans are green and toads are green, but they aren’t supposed to be in the same can.  A family is saying that this is what happened to them when they opened a can of beans for dinner one night. “We eat a lot of green beans, we do, we did. Nobody wants anymore now,” said Gloria Chubb of South Bend, Indiana. The woman says that she served a nice…

Catherine Zeta-Jones Getting Additional Treatment for Bipolar Disorder

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Catherine Zeta-Jones seems like a woman who has it all together, but the book shouldn’t be judged by the cover.  She is also among the millions of Americans fighting through mental illness, but at least she’s seeking treatment for her condition.  “Catherine has proactively checked into a health care facility,” said her rep, Cece Yorke.  “Previously Catherine has said that she is committed to periodic care in order to manage…

Taekwondo instructor Arrested in Connection with Ricin Letters

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After arresting and then releasing an Elvis impersonator earlier this week in connection with the Ricin letters sent to President Obama and other political figures, police have now taken into custody a taekwondo instructor who was an apparent rival of the Elvis impersonator. Everett Dutschke, 41, of Jackson, Mississippi, was arrested early this morning after FBI special agents searched his home this week. “I don’t know how much more of…

CBS Blogger In Hot Water For Saying OKC Cheerleaders Are Too Chunky

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A CBS blogger is under fire after ridiculing an NBA cheerleader for her weight, asking readers, is this girl “too chunky” to cheer? The post was written by CBS Houston sex writer Claire Crawford, reportedly a pen name for Anna-Megan Raley. It was removed from the website Wednesday afternoon, but cached versions are still available. Crawford calls Oklahoma City Thunder cheerleader Kelsey Williams a “pretty blonde,” but points out the…

Ms. Magazine Co-Founder Mary Thom Killed in Motorcycle Accident

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Mary Thom, feminist and former editor of Ms. magazine, died in a motorcycle crash in Yonkers on Friday. Thom was riding her Honda motorcycle on the Saw Mill Parkway at around 4:20 p.m., when she was fatally struck by another vehicle. Thom spent her life championing women; in addition to serving as the editor of Ms. magazine for 20 years, Thom is also the author of several books, and most…