Fast News Forum Excerpts
Date: Mon, 30 Jan 95 17:08:35 PST
From: Peter Langston <psl>
Subject: Fast News Forum Excerpts
From: WhiteBoard News for January 30, 1995
A Colombian garbage collector attended his own funeral after his brothers
mistakenly identified a corpse with gunshot wounds as his.
A British singer gave a solo performance of a song called "Goodbye" at his
choir's annual dinner -- then collapsed and died.
A German court ruled that two of a bigamist's three widows had to share his
pension -- but his first wife should get more.
An Arizona woman called police when her husband didn't return from what he
said was a one-day hunting trip. The ensuing search, which involved a
helicopter, dogs and more than 40 deputies, found him with another woman.
Now the local sheriff is considering billing the errant husband $13,000 for
the cost of the search.
[Of course there's no grounds to do that, which is why police are annoyingly
unwilling to follow up missing persons reports until way too much time has
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