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Wednesday, April 9, 2008
Irish director/playwright Paul Walker’s production of Ladies & Gents opened for a March run in New York City, about 29 blocks north of Broadway—in a public restroom. According to an Associated Press report, the entire play takes place in a bathroom in Central Park, portraying “the seedy underside of 1950s Dublin.”
Wednesday, April 2, 2008
While NCAA basketball’s March Madness dominates intercollegiate athletics, another group of collegians is also working out amid coaches’ whistles, enduring bloody, 12-hour practices and cheering on teammates: This group is preparing for the national championship in meat-judging, in which about 40 colleges...
Wednesday, March 26, 2008
In February, Dakota Abbott, 16, edged Samantha Phillips, 17, to become Miss Outdoors 2008 in the annual beauty-contest-andmuskrat-skinning festival in Maryland’s Eastern Shore region. The two were the only beauty contestants (out of eight) who entered both competitions.
Wednesday, March 12, 2008
In February, based on DNA evidence, a Mississippi judge released two convicted rapists who had each been in prison for more than 12 years. The men had been convicted primarily due to the “bite mark” analysis of since-discredited dentist Dr. Michael West, who used iridescent lights and yellow goggles...
Wednesday, March 5, 2008
The divorce of Anton Popazov and his wife, Nataliya, is about to be finalized, but they are still contractually committed to the Moscow State Circus, where their act includes Nataliya shooting an apple off of Anton’s head with a crossbow.
Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2008

I Didn’t Do It

According to police in Honolulu, Ellis Cleveland robbed four banks within a five-day span. When an officer stated the number of banks as Cleveland was arrested in January, he allegedly responded by saying, “Four? I didn’t do four. I only robbed three banks.