Poverty, Hunger Go Together

—Source: The Advertiser (Bastrop, Texas); contributed by Jeneva Leifester, Bastrop, Texas

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    Woman with Arms Held

    —Source: Times of India ←→

    Wisconsin Woman Takes Husband to Police for “Talking Stupidly”

    —Source: La Crosse (Wisconsin) Tribune ←→

    Torrington Police Search for Jesus

    —Source: Hartford Courant ←→

    Suspected Beer Thief Leaves Liquid Trail

    —Source: Charleston Daily Mail ←→

    Stylish but Illegal Monkey Found Roaming Toronto IKEA

    —Source: The Globe and Mail ←→

    Spay/Neuter Clinic for Low-Income Residents

    —Source: (Lewiston, Maine) Sun Journal ←→

    Sun Is Too Round, Say Scientists

    —Source: The Independent ←→

    Self-Proclaimed Invisible Man No-Show at Court Hearing

    —Source: The Daily Herald (Provo, Utah) ←→

    Red Cross in Search of Donors with Low Blood Supply

    —Source: Sandusky Register ←→

    Puerto Rican Teen Named Mistress of the Universe

    —Source: Associated Press ←→

    Police Arrest Naked Man with Concealed Weapon

    —Source: MSNBC.com; contributed by Linda Fabbri, Corbin…

    Man Sues Wife for Being Ugly … and Wins

    —Source: Fox 8 Cleveland ←→

    Man Married, Sentenced on Same Day

    —Source: The Miami Herald ←→

    Man Executed After Long Speech

    —Source: Boston Globe ←→

    Lady Gaga Fan Dies at Concert, Recovers

    —Source: The Tennessean ←→

    Good Smell Perplexes New Yorkers

    —Source: New York Times ←→

    Federal Agents Raid Gun Shop, Find Weapons

    —Source: Tulsa World ←→

    County to Pay $250,000 to Advertise Lack of Funds

    —Source: Register-Guard ←→