Dog's owner gets reimbursed for doodie duty
A Montana man who painstakingly gathered and reassembled parts of five $100 bills eaten by his golden retriever was reimbursed by the U.S. Treasury for the "mutt-ilated" currency. Wayne Klinkel of Helena, Mont., received a $500 check Monday, the Independent Record reported. "It was great to get the check after all the crap I went through," Klinkel joked. His 12-year-old dog, Sundance, downed all but half of one of the bills in December.
Case of the munchies?
Next time, sir, try asking for a slice
A woman in Kelso, Wash., brought her child's birthday cake into a courthouse Tuesday, as she didn't want to leave it in the car with her dog. Big mistake. After the chocolate cake passed through a metal detector, a stranger grabbed and ate handfuls of it. Deputies intervened and, soon, cake and frosting went flying. Robert Fredrickson, 50, was arrested for investigation of third-degree theft.
That will teach 'em
So, we're showing a little too much
Students and a professor at the University of Kaposvar arts school in southern Hungary took off their clothes in class Thursday to protest a new dress code that banned dresses showing too much cleavage, miniskirts, excessive makeup and flip-flops.
Compiled from wire services and other sources.