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The skinny: Arizona city ends freeze on ice cream trucks

Sweet return

Ariz. city ends freeze on ice cream trucks

Ice cream trucks have been frozen out of Scottsdale, Ariz., for decades, but a 16-year-old girl is the first to benefit from a recent thaw. On Thursday, Mayor W.J. "Jim" Lane gave Sydney Kirsch the city's first ice cream truck license since the vehicles were banned in the 1970s. The Phoenix high school student is the owner of Leo's Ice Cream.

From donor to wife

Kidney transplant leads to marriage

A central Indiana woman who promised to donate one of her kidneys to a man she barely knew has married him three years after his successful transplant surgery. Chelsea Clair and Kyle Froelich met at a 2009 car show when he was 19 and she was 22. Clair learned that day that Froelich had a serious kidney disease — and she told him then and there she would give him one of hers.

Dangerous deal

Police investigate swap of tank shell

It's not often that a swap site transaction results in the evacuation of a Vienna apartment house. But then again, how often is one of the objects being traded a live tank shell? Austrian state broadcaster ORF says police were called to examine the shell by its new owner after she had traded two bottles of wine and a picture frame for it on an online swap site. ORF said the shell's previous owner had used it as a door stop.

Compiled from wire services and other sources.

The skinny: Arizona city ends freeze on ice cream trucks 10/25/13 [Last modified: Friday, October 25, 2013 11:11pm]
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