Hometown Tales Podcast

Tuesday, January 20, 2009

HT Stock Ticker 01-20-2009

Potpourri, human oddities
72-year-old retires after 39 years at McDonald’s
Morrow, GA, United States

... The 2.5lb kidney stone the size of a coconut surgeons removed from a man's stomach
Debrecen, Hungary

N.H. man who helped develop microwave oven dies
Nashua, NH, United States

Calls have been made for Barack Obama to mark his inauguration ... by creating his own tartan.
United States

This is an agate like no other
Helena, MT, United States

Aussie hiker survives days on Weetbix
Wanaka, Australia

Ill. man wins Elvis impersonation contest
Springfield, IL, United States

Sex smell lures 'vampire' to doom
Great Lakes, United States

40 al-Qaeda fanatics died horribly ... disease that devastated Europe in the Middle Ages.

German Woman Missing 12 Years Found Alive in Swiss Woods
Bern, Switzerland

Man's soda flavors include cucumber, milk
Pompano Beach, FL, United States

7-Year-Old's Letter to Official Gets Playground Fixed
Houma, LA, United States

Seven-year-old Indian girls 'marry' frogs
Madras, India

Burmese men drift for 25 days on icebox after boat sinks
Queensland, Australia

Frenchman speaks nonstop for 124 hours to set speech record
Perpignan, France

Stories that are odd but intolerable
'You're my hostage until you fix my washing machine'
Thornley, Durham, England

Faulty locks repaired -- at Gage County Jail
Beatrice, NB United States

Police shoot woman suspected of wounding man with arrow
Houston, TX, United States

Fla. man accused of samurai attack on girlfriend
Clearwater, FL, United States