A gathering of stories that make you say WTH??
The Key Underwood Memorial Graveyard near Cherokee, Ala., is reserved as hallowed ground for burial of genuine coon dogs, which must be judged authentic before their carcasses can be accepted, according to a December report in The Birmingham News. The Tennessee Valley Coon Hunters Association must attest to the dog's having had the ability "to tree a raccoon." (In March, a funeral for one coon dog at Key Underwood drew 200 mourners.) [Birmingham News, 12-30-2010]
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Strange Claim: The Sun Rose 2 Days Early in Greenland (see story here)
Three goldfish were killed when a burglar poured hot sauce, mustard, ketchup and spices into a fish tank and stole a BB gun among other items from an Arlington Heights apartment, police said Wednesday.
The owners came home to find the items gone and the fish poisoned in their tank on the kitchen counter, police said.
Full story here: http://triblocal.com/arlington-heights/2011/01/26/fish-poisoned-during-burglary/
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