Friday, June 13, 2008

Chopping down trees that are monuments

This story of trees carved by GIs during World War II being cut down is heart-breaking.  I'm sorry to see trees--especially ones that are monuments--cut down.

Alfred Brophy

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Monday, June 9, 2008

Griffey 600th Home Run Baseball Dispute

Looks like we might have another case about everyone's favorite fugitive resource.  From

Controversy ensued in the stands following the home run. Justin Kimball, a 25-year-old from Miami, said he caught the home run ball, put it in a wool cap and then had the cap ripped from his hands. Kimball said someone ran off with the ball.

Police said they had found the fan with the baseball and would look at video tape to see if Kimball's claims could be supported.

However, the Florida Marlins announced Major League Baseball had authenticated the home run ball for a middle-aged male fan who would only give his first name as Joe.

Ben Barros

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June 9, 2008 in Personal Property | Permalink | Comments (1) | TrackBack (0)