Friday, April 20, 2018
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The skinny: Harry and Christie on the Jersey Shore

A princely visit

Harry and Christie on the Jersey Shore

Britain's Prince Harry toured New Jersey shore communities devastated by Superstorm Sandy on Tuesday. In Seaside Heights, where the MTV reality show Jersey Shore was taped, the prince and his guide, Gov. Chris Christie, took part in a game of chance along the boardwalk, throwing plastic balls into holes for prizes, which they handed to children. What chance they'd lose?

Sweet shots

Boy gets note from vice president

A Wisconsin boy got a personal response after writing Joe Biden. The 7-year-old student in Milwaukee had a simple idea for making the world safer: If guns shot chocolate bullets, no one would get hurt. On Monday, Biden's handwritten note arrived in the mail. The veep agrees that chocolate bullets would make the country safer and happier. "People love chocolate."

Bieber concert heist

Thieves crack safe on night of sellout

South African police say thieves stole several hundred thousand dollars from a safe at a Johannesburg stadium Monday after Justin Bieber performed. South African media reported Tuesday that criminals climbed down a ladder and lowered themselves on ropes to enter a locked room. Could anyone hear them for the screaming fans?

Crime de la creme

Overnight feast in Ky. supermarket

The manager of a ValuMarket in Mount Washington found 57 empty whipped cream cans in the garbage early Monday. In the ceiling was 30-year-old Trevor Runyon, WAVE-TV reported. Surveillance video showed him cooking and eating six steaks, washed down with beer and then topped off with shrimp and birthday cake.

Compiled from wire services and other sources.

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