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Veteran calls 911 after being locked in VA clinic in Florida

Veteran Jeff Duck calls 911 after being locked in VA clinic in Florida - UPI.com: A Marine Corps veteran had to fight to get out of a VA clinic in Florida earlier this week after he was locked inside while waiting for a doctor.

Jeff Duck went to the VA Outpatient Clinic in Volusia County on Monday and was sent to a waiting room. When no one showed up after an extended period of time, Duck got up to leave and realized he was the only person left in the building.

When he attempted to leave, an alarm went off. Duck called 911 to apprise police of the situation and waited for them to arrive.

The VA medical director called Duck to apologize.

'Guns are welcome' sign improves business at Shiloh Brew and Chew

'Guns are welcome' sign improves business at Shiloh Brew and Chew - UPI.com: The owner of a Tennessee restaurant wants her customers to feel comfortable bringing guns into her family-friendly establishment and that attitude has caused business at the eatery to shoot up.

Sharma Floyd posted a "Guns are Welcome" sign on the front door of Shiloh Brew and Chew in Maryville to let her patrons know she supports their constitutional right to bear arms even though she doesn't carry herself.

Floyd got the idea for the sign after reading about a North Carolina business that got robbed at gunpoint after putting up a "No Weapons Allowed" sign.

'Butt dials' becoming a problem for 911 dispatchers in Baton Rouge

'Butt dials' becoming a problem for 911 dispatchers in Baton Rouge - UPI.com: Louisiana emergency dispatchers have been dealing with a lot of non-emergency calls because of people "butt dialing" emergency call centers.

Accidental phone calls thanks to Baton Rouge residents' rear ends have been flooding into 911 call centers with increasing regularity over the past few years.

East Baton Rouge Parish reportedly averages between 30 and 35 "butt dials" an hour.

The increase is blamed on new tech advances like touch screens and emergency modes.

Tiny Wyoming town goes up for sale

ALADDIN, Wyo.: Another tiny Wyoming town goes up for sale - Weird News - MiamiHerald.com: Here's a gift for someone who has everything: A tiny town in far northeastern Wyoming named Aladdin.

You won't need a genie in a bottle to buy it. Just $1.5 million gets you 30 acres and 15 buildings, including a 118-year-old general store that's still operating.

Rick and Judy Brengle bought the town 28 years ago and now want to move on from the full-time job of running it.

Aladdin doesn't have a government population count but about 15 people live in the town on a state highway midway between Devils Tower National Monument and Sturgis, South Dakota, famous for its huge annual motorcycle rally.

Recreation opportunities abound in the nearby Black Hills and Bear Lodge Mountains.


170-foot ketchup bottle for sale in Illinois

My Way News - 170-foot ketchup bottle for sale in Illinois: Would you relish having a towering ketchup bottle? That emblem of roadside Americana could be yours if you fork over enough money.

A "For Sale" sign is in front of what's billed as the "World's Largest Bottle of Catsup," the landmark that once served as a water tower in the city of Collinsville, east of St. Louis. The asking price for the 65-year-old, 170-foot-tall landmark is $200,000, with the warehouse adjacent to it listed at $300,000.

The landmark replicates a bottle of Brooks Old Original Rich and Tangy Catsup, which was produced in the buildings beneath the tower. The 100,000-gallon tower held water — never ketchup — and it hasn't been used since Brooks moved out in the early 1960s.

George Harrison memorial tree killed by beetles

My Way News - George Harrison memorial tree killed by beetles: A tree planted in Los Angeles to honor former Beatle George Harrison has been killed — by beetles.

Councilman Tom LaBonge says the pine grew to more than 12 feet tall before succumbing to a bark beetle infestation.

The tree was removed last month. LaBonge says it will be replanted in the fall.

After Harrison's 2001 death in Los Angeles, the pine was planted near Griffith Observatory. A small plaque at the base commemorates the guitarist and songwriter, who had a deep appreciation of gardening.

LaBonge says several trees at Griffith Park have been killed by the beetles.

George Martin arrested after allegedly refusing to leave stranger's couch or stop drinking whiskey

George Martin arrested after allegedly refusing to leave stranger's couch or stop drinking whiskey - UPI.com: A Washington man who was making himself right at home on a stranger's couch was arrested for investigation of criminal trespassing after he refused to leave the cushy piece of furniture or stop slugging whiskey.

George Martin is accused of somehow getting into a Spokane Valley home and scaring two teens who walked in to find him sitting watching television and drinking "from a large bottle of whiskey."

The teens grabbed a knife, went into the basement and called 911.

When law enforcement officials arrived, the 44-year-old told them that he believed he "was at a Spokane address more than 10 miles away to meet someone named 'Jeanie.'" KOMO reported.

The suspect wasn't sure how he got into the house and said he may have "shimmied through" a window. Upon closer inspection, that seemed unlikely because the window in question was sealed up with duct tape.

105-year-old woman Agnes McKee throws out first pitch at San Diego Padres game

105-year-old woman Agnes McKee throws out first pitch at San Diego Padres game - UPI.com: -She may be 105, but Agnes McKee was still a hit when she threw out the first pitch at the San Diego Padres game on Sunday against the New York Mets at Petco Park.

The Padres selected McKee for the honor because of her age and because her late husband was a veteran.

Even though McKee is more interested in ballroom dancing and bridge than baseball, she practiced her pitching with staff members at her retirement home. By making the traditional throw, McKee became the oldest person ever to toss a ceremonial first pitch at a Padres game.

Rory McIlroy's Win at Open Reportedly Earns Dad $342K from 10-Year-Old Bet

Rory McIlroy's Win at Open Reportedly Earns Dad $342K from 10-Year-Old Bet | Bleacher Report: Rory McIlroy won the 2014 British Open by two strokes Sunday, and now his father, Gerry, and three of Gerry's friends can collect $342,000 from a bet they made in 2004.

They bet £400 ($683) with 500-1 odds on 15-year-old Rory winning the British Open before the age of 26, and the 25-year-old delivered.

Alleged burglar busted for going back to El Pollo Loco for lunch

Alleged burglar Daniel Lee Warn busted for going back to El Pollo Loco for lunch - UPI.com: A California man was arrested on suspicion of commercial burglary charges after he returned to a fast-food chicken restaurant for lunch only hours after he had allegedly burglarized it.

El Pollo Loco workers in Costa Mesa recognized Daniel Lee Warn from security camera footage of the burglary because he apparently didn't even change clothes prior to returning to the restaurant.

He was especially recognizable in the footage from the drive-thru because he was wearing a hat with a cartoonish neon-pink face on it.

While Warn waited in line at the eatery, police were called to come arrest him.