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Rainstorm of money triggers free-for-all

cartoon, may 4, 2013

On a Saturday evening two weeks ago in Zedelgem, townsfolk were disturbed by the wail of a siren and the shriek of tires, the din of a high-speed car chase that broke the tranquility of their sleepy city.

Posted: May 4th, 2013 in Lifestyle Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Country’s oldest new lawyer is 70 years old

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He sure is no spring chicken. But as they say, it’s never too late to be who you want to be. Just ask Cesar Barcelona Bagaipo, the country’s soon-to-be oldest new lawyer, who will be turning 70 next month.

Posted: April 21st, 2013 in Headlines | Read More »

Chaplain gets Medal of Honor 62 years after death

In this undated photo provided by the Catholic Diocese of Wichita, Father Emil Kapaun holds out a broken pipe. The plain-spoken, pipe-smoking chaplain is receiving the Medal of Honor posthumously for his “extraordinary heroism” while serving as an Army chaplain during the Korean War. He died in captivity in 1951—about six months after being taken prisoner. His fellow POWs lobbied for decades to have him receive the prestigious military honor and some of them will be at the White House to see his relatives accept the medal on his behalf on April 11, 2013. (AP Photo/Courtesy Catholic Diocese of Wichita)

In the cold, barren hills of Korea more than 60 years ago, two teary-eyed soldiers stood in a prisoner of war camp where their chaplain lay dying.   The Rev. Emil Kapaun was weak, his body wracked by pneumonia and dysentery. After six brutal months in the hellish camp, the once sturdy Kansas farmer’s son [...]

Posted: April 7th, 2013 in Lifestyle Stories | Read More »

$10 lottery bet wins man $192M

A married man in his 30s from a wealthy Phoenix suburb has claimed the second winning ticket in the US Powerball lottery’s near-record jackpot of $587.5 million, organizers said on Friday. The unidentified man said he will continue working and keep the same lifestyle while maintaining anonymity.

A married man in his 30s from a wealthy Phoenix suburb has claimed the second winning ticket in the US Powerball lottery’s near-record jackpot of $587.5 million, organizers said on Friday.

Posted: December 10th, 2012 in Lifestyle Stories | Read More »

US prison inmates raise rare frogs, butterflies

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Taylor Davis has dedicated himself to saving endangered Oregon spotted frogs. He spends hours each day tending to eggs or doting on tadpoles, feeding, nurturing and meticulously recording their development.

Posted: September 23rd, 2012 in Lifestyle Stories | Read More »

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