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Chicago Train Crash Driver Who 'Fell Asleep' Is Sacked
Offbeat  (tags: Train, De-railment, Chicago, USA )

Ray
- 178 days ago - bbc.co.uk
A Chicago train operator, whose train derailed last month when she dozed off, has been sacked, officials say.
Runaway Dog Snarls Up Highway Traffic For Five Miles (Video)
Offbeat  (tags: runaway dog, wgn, chicago, traffic, goodnews, video )

BarbCat
- 815 days ago - aol.com
A runaway dog ran for nearly five miles along a Chicago highway, snarling traffic as onlookers got out of their cars to try and catch it.
Let Loose the Coyotes? Chicago Embraces Rat-Hunting Predators
Offbeat  (tags: coyote, set free, chicago, animal control, rat hunting predators, neighbours )

Simone
- 1414 days ago - blogs.discovermagazine.com
The coyote to the right was caught on video running loose in the middle of Chicago at 3:00 am on Monday morning. The police didn't seem to know what it was doing there, but Brad Block, a supervisor for the Chicago Commission on Animal Care and Control
Zoo's Lone Elephant Shipped Out
Offbeat  (tags: chicago, zoo elephants, lone elephants, shipped out, officals, joyce )

Simone
- 1466 days ago - peta.org
For the first time in more than 100 years, Chicago-area zoos are without elephants. Recognizing the elephant's need for companionship, officials at Chicago's Brookfield Zoo have returned the facility's only elephant, Joyce, who was on loan from Six
A Hero to Chicago's Ducks
Offbeat  (tags: kindness, chicago, ducklings, mother duck, rescuer )

Simone
- 1492 days ago - advocacy.britannica.com
On a recent trip to Chicago, I took time to take a walk through the city's Millennium Park downtown. Passing through one section of the park I saw a man carrying a net, usually used for scooping fish out of water, and peering through the cracks in the
Will the Man-Eaters of Tsavo Come Home ?
Offbeat  (tags: man-eater, Tsavo, wilderness, return, dangerous, museum, US, Chicago, Kenya, terror )

Naoko
- 1622 days ago - standardmedia.co.ke
More than 100 years ago, the two lions roamed the wilderness of Tsavo in Kenya where they made a reputation as the two most dangerous wild canines ever to inhibit the African savannah plains.
Friends Pack Apartment With Gifts In Holiday Prank
Offbeat  (tags: Christmas packages, your own stuff, Chicago, Joke )

Kristi
- 1738 days ago - cbsnews.com
Chicago Man Finds Apartment Filled With Christmas Gifts, But Packages Aren't What They Seem.Trouble is, they aren't really presents. They're his own belongings meticulously wrapped by friends as a prank while he was out of town.
Webster G. Tarpley | The Men Behind Obama 2/2   video
Offbeat  (tags: Webster, Griffin, Tarpley, Barack, Hussein, Obama, Hope, Barry, Lolo, McCain, Satoro, Birth, Certificate, Indonesia, Hawaii, Kenya, Oligarchy, Imperialism, Chicago, Illinois, Carter, Zbigniew, Brzezinski, David, Rockefeller, George, Soro, messiah )

Gregory
- 2083 days ago - youtube.com
Does Obama represent a real change or is it the same old imperialism with cosmetic surgery?Webster Tarpley expounds on the topic of his recently published book "Obama, The Postmodern Coup,The Making of a Manchurian Candidate".
   

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