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Lawmaker Ruffled by Duck Ramp Told to 'Duck Off'
Rep. Mark Walker's complaint about government waste wasn't well received
- The president of a non-profit that helps animals in Washington, DC, calls it a lifesaving measure. Rep. Mark Walker calls it a waste of government funds. Such is the debate raging over a simple duck ramp installed by government officials at the Capitol Reflecting Pool, which is drawing quite a...
Firefighter Saves Ducklings— via Ringtone
Duck call ringtone saves the day for 6 stuck in storm drain
- Quack! Quack! A duck call ringtone helped a Louisiana firefighter rescue six ducklings from a storm drain. Spokesman Chad Duffaut of St. Tammany Fire District #1 says even with realistic quacking sounds coming from his cellphone, it took Firefighter Cody Knecht about 90 minutes to catch the first four baby...
Teen Faces 4 Years for Driving Hummer Over Ducks
Witnesses say Dillon Pearce deliberately crushed duck family
- A Michigan teenager faces up to 4 years in prison after witnesses said he deliberately ran down a family of ducklings with his Hummer, killing four of them. The massacre occurred outside an Ann Arbor McDonald's after workers told one of Dillon Pearce's passengers to stop trying to...
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