Indiana dog that crashedhalf-marathon gets medal
EVANSVILLE, Ind. — An Indiana dogwho became an Internet sensation aftercrashing a half marathon has won amedal — and an appointment with a vet-erinarian to nip his wandering ways inthe bud.The chocolate Labrador retrievernamed Boogie ran most of the 13.1miles in Saturday’s Evansville event andthen was taken to Animal Control.Owner Jerry Butts tells the EvansvilleCourier & Press that the 100-pound dogslipped his leash Friday night. It was hisfourth escape.Butts says Boogie now has amicrochip and an appointment to beneutered.Boogie ﬁnished the race in 2 hours, 15minutes. That’s better than more thanhalf of the race’s participants.
Old cast-off:Mastodontooth found in donation box
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — AMichigan charity that collects donatedclothing, shoes and other items for low-income residents got a really old cast-off in a donation box: Amastodon tooth.The remains of the extinct relative of the elephant turned up during a July pick-up in Grand Rapids, The Grand RapidsPress reported. The tooth pieces and tuskare estimated to be anywhere from12,000 to 15,000 years old. TheChristian charity, called In The Image,turned the ﬁnd over to the Grand RapidsPublic Museum, which is adding them toits collection.“I’d love to ﬁnd out where this wasfrom and the history behind it,” said JayStarkey, the charity’s director.The tooth is broken into two parts andis covered in lacquer. Atusk, also coveredin lacquer, is hollow at one end and alsomay be from a mastodon.The animals roamed North Americamore than 10,000 years ago, and theirremains turn up from time to time inMichigan — usually buried underground.The museum already has a number of mastodon bones and the new additionswill be available for loan to educators foruse as a learning tool in schools.“This is kind of an oddball way forsomething to come in,” said Tim Priest,collections manager.For the charity, the discovery is one of many odd donations to come in. Drugsare a common ﬁnd, Starkey said. It oncegot a painting worth about $5,000 thatended up being donated to the museum.And it also has received an urn withsomeone’s ashes inside.
New York police:70-foot-longmobile home stolen from lot
HAMPTON, N.Y. — Police in a ruralupstate New York town are looking for a70-foot-long mobile home that wasstolen from a diner’s parking lot.The Washington County sheriff’sofﬁce tells The Post-Star of Glens Fallsthat the mobile home had been placed ona trailer that was parked at a diner in thetown of Hampton awaiting delivery toneighboring Vermont.Investigators say the owner had tohave emergency surgery and when hecame back to Hampton a few weeks later,the trailer with the $50,000, partiallyfurnished mobile home was gone.Police say someone apparentlyhitched a truck to the trailer and towed itaway late on the afternoon of Sept. 23,when a witness reported seeing it headedtoward Vermont.
Not guilty plea enteredfor Odom in DUI case
LOS ANGELES — NBAplayer LamarOdom has pleaded not guilty to a misde-meanor count of driving under the inﬂu-ence in connection with his arrest inAugust.Odom didn’t appear in court for thearraignment Wednesday and his attorneyentered the plea on his behalf. Apretrialhearing was set for Nov. 8.The DUI charge against the 33-year-old former Los Angeles Lakers andClippers player includes an allegationthat Odom refused to take a chemicaltest. According to California law, amotorist forfeits their license for a yearif they refuse a breath or blood test.He was arrested Aug. 30 after hisMercedes-Benz SUVwas spotted weav-ing on a freeway in the Studio City sec-tion of Los Angeles.
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NFL quarterback Brett Favre is 44.
This Day in HistoryThought for the Day
“I have a strong moral sense — by my standards.”
— Rex Stout,American writer (1886-1975)
Rock singer DavidLee Roth is 59.Race driver DaleEarnhardt Jr.is 39.
People look at a light installation at the Berlin Cathedral during the opening day of the ‘Festival of Light’show in Berlin,Germany.
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(Answers tomorrow)GRIME BENCH AMAZED EXPENDYesterday’sJumbles:Answer:After Scotty successfuly transported everyoneout of danger, he was — BEAMINGNow arrange the circled lettersto form the surprise answer, assuggested by the above cartoon.
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Unscramble these four Jumbles,one letter to each square,to form four ordinary words.
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President John F. Kennedy, respond-ing to the thalidomide birth defectscrisis, signed an amendment to theFederal Food, Drug and Cosmetic Actrequiring pharmaceutical companiesto prove that their products were safeand effective prior to marketing.
, the U.S. Naval Academy was established inAnnapolis, Md.
, Chinese revolutionaries launched an uprisingwhich led to the collapse of the Qing Dynasty and the estab-lishment of the Republic of China. California votersapproved Proposition 4, giving women the right to vote,and Proposition 7, which established the initiative processfor proposing and enacting new laws.
, the Panama Canal was effectively completed asPresident Woodrow Wilson sent a signal from the WhiteHouse by telegraph, setting off explosives that destroyed asection of the Gamboa dike.
, the George Gershwin opera “Porgy and Bess,”featuring an all-black cast, opened on Broadway; it ran for124 performances.
, Nazi Germany completed its annexation of Czechoslovakia’s Sudetenland.
, Chiang Kai-shek took the oath of ofﬁce as presi-dent of China.
, President Dwight D. Eisenhower apologized tothe ﬁnance minister of Ghana, Komla Agbeli Gbdemah, afterthe ofﬁcial was refused seating in a Howard Johnson’srestaurant near Dover, Del.
, the Outer Space Treaty, prohibiting the placing of weapons of mass destruction on the moon or elsewhere inspace, entered into force.
, Quebec Labor Minister Pierre Laporte was kid-napped by the Quebec Liberation Front, a militant separatistgroup. (Laporte’s body was found a week later.) Fiji becameindependent after nearly a century of British rule.Former Illinois Sen. Adlai Stevenson III is 83. Actor PeterCoyote is 72. Entertainer Ben Vereen is 67. Singer John Prineis 67. Actor Charles Dance is 67. Rock singer-musician CyrilNeville (The Neville Brothers) is 65. Actress Jessica Harper is64. Author Nora Roberts (aka “J.D. Robb”) is 63. Singer-musician Midge Ure is 60. Actor J. Eddie Peck is 55. Countrysinger Tanya Tucker is 55. Actress Julia Sweeney is 54. ActorBradley Whitford is 54. Musician Martin Kemp is 52. Rockmusician Jim Glennie (James) is 50. Actress Rebecca Pidgeonis 48. Rock musician Mike Malinin (Goo Goo Dolls) is 46.Actress Joelle Carter is 44.
The Daily Derby race winners are Hot Shot,No.3,in ﬁrst place;Solida Gold,No.10,in secondplace;and Winning Spirit,No.9,in third place. The race time was clocked at 1:42.44.
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