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Wednesday, October 11, 2017

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Lee County, Florida Sheriff Deputies say a man attempted to jump a canal with his car in a Lehigh Acres neighborhood.

Witnesses say they saw a man in a blue Toyota Corolla drive to the edge of the canal and stop. Then, he got out of the car to observe the distance, got back into the vehicle and tried to make the jump of about 20 feet.

His vehicle had to be towed out of the canal.

Neighbors believe the driver was "misbehaving, or under the influence of alcohol or drug-related."

Deputies say the man was not injured, but the car was totaled. The Lee County Sheriff's Office is still investigating.


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Five Times Your Wife's Weight Sounds About Right

Dozens of husbands swept their wives off their feet in Maine for the North American Wife Carrying Championships. The annual contest at the Sunday River resort in Newry, Maine, featured men carrying their wives -- usually on their backs and shoulders -- through an obstacle course that included log hurdles and a mud pit dubbed the Widow Maker due to its tendency to topple competitors. Jake and Kirsten Barney of Lexington, Va., last year's runner-ups, came out on top with a time of 58.26 seconds, two seconds ahead of last year's winners, Giana and Elliot Storey of Westbrook, Maine. The Barneys' victory earned them 12 cases of beer and five times Kirsten's weight in cash -- a total $630. The pair also qualified for the World Wife Carrying Championships in Finland, where the unusual sport originated.


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In what might be the most cliched murder in recent history, a woman is facing charges for beating of her boyfriend to death with a frying pan. It was Labor Day weekend when police were called to a convenience market. Jason Lewis, 35, was conscious, but bleeding from the head after he said he had been beaten by his girlfriend with a pair of frying pans, according to the Camden County Prosecutor. The woman, 31-year-old Maleia Cole, fled to her home about a block away. Lewis later underwent emergency surgery but later succumbed to his injuries. Cole was apprehended without incident after being charged with murder, and awaits a pre-trial detention hearing.

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I guess now that she's been arrested, that woman in Stuart, FL doesn't have to worry about paying for her meals now. -WV Dave

lewis i wonder if that lady put glass in her meal ever saw that movie victor victoria with julie andrews, julie andrews put her a cockroach in her meal. a classic movie. -richard

It's amazing what the human body can take. I'd think for sure if a guy ate 100 pieces of scrap metal he'd end up with a perforated bowel or something more serious than an upset tummy. Incredible.

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