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Woman Busted for Dumping Dog Poop on Lawn

30 gallons worth, to punish deadbeat client

(Newser) - Melinda Hofmann has a literally crappy job: People pay her to clean up after their dogs. So when one of her clients missed several payments, she kind of lost it. “I just decided to give her poop back,” she tells . “I kind of lost all... More »

9 Perfect Places to Live

Arts, culture, beauty, jobs—these towns have it all, and real people, too

(Newser) - Outside magazine selects 30 sweet spots—the best towns for mixing city life with the big outdoors—and, oh yeah, getting a job, too.  Here are the top nine:
  1. Santa Cruz, California
  2. Jackson, Wyoming
  3. Iowa City, Iowa
  4. Bend, Oregon
  5. Santa Fe, New Mexico
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Couch Flies High in Chair

(Newser) - Kent Couch of Bend, OR, floated 193 miles at an average height of 11,000 feet  to La Grande, OR, in a lawn chair attached to 105 balloons. It took him almost 9 hours. He equipped himself with all the essential high-tech equipment to make the flight—a cell phone... More »

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