Sunday, May 27, 2018
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The Skinny: Ex's gesture doesn't stay private for long

Twitter finger

Ex's gesture stands out

To get even with his former wife's new lover, a Michigan man moved next door to her and erected a 12-foot-tall statue of a middle finger. Alan Markovitz's gesture went out on Twitter after her daughter posted a picture, WJBK-TV, Detroit, reported Friday. Markovitz, of Bloomfield Hills, who owns three Detroit strip clubs, said he thought it wouldn't become a public matter.

Another cold statue

Ore. knitters' work unraveled by theft

One of the first Portland statues to be adorned with a holiday sweater has already been stripped, local knitters who worked 43 hours on it said. "Umbrella man," officially known as Allow Me, was clad in a blue cardigan decorated with large red poinsettias. By Saturday, only the left arm of the sweater remained. Umbrella man will have to settle for a thrift store sweater, the Oregonian said.

Old smokes home

Mounties seize pot from nursing home

The Royal Canadian Mounted Police said firefighters found more than the blaze Thursday night at the Forever Young facility in New Brunswick, the Canadian Broadcasting Corp. reported. Police say they seized 55 marijuana plants after a fire broke out in the grow house. Investigators said the crop was enough to roll about 275,000 joints.

Compiled from wire services and other sources.

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