Tuesday 1/31


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I love you, no mat­ter what you are - A Seat­tle woman hopes that she’s enter­ing into a mar­riage with a solid foun­da­tion  since she’s plan­ning to tie the knot with a build­ing that’s in dan­ger of demo­li­tion. Baby­lo­nia Aivaz is among a dozen or so com­mu­nity activists who’ve been try­ing to save the 107-year-old ware­house from being torn down to make way for lux­ury con­do­mini­ums. She said she plans to enter into a “gay mar­riage” with the build­ing. Aivaz said, “Yes, I’m in love with a 107-year-old build­ing. If cor­po­ra­tions can have the same rights as peo­ple, so can buildings.”

Fin­ger biter - Police in Windsor,Ontario, said they are search­ing for a woman who allegedly bit another woman dur­ing a road rage-fueled argu­ment. The 41-year-old vic­tim told Wind­sor Police she was attempt­ing to par­al­lel park in front of her home when a woman stepped out from between two parked cars, spark­ing an argu­ment about safety.  The dri­ver said she pointed her fin­ger at the woman while telling her it was unsafe to walk into the road from between the two cars and the other woman allegedly grabbed her hand and bit her fin­ger!  The vic­tim received tetanus and hepati­tis shots. Police said they are search­ing for the alleged fin­ger biter.

Not very neigh­borly - In a strange case of “trad­ing places,” a Florida woman ended up behind bars after decid­ing to bur­glar­ize a neighbor’s empty house. Shel­lie Leonard broke into the uniden­ti­fied man’s home and stole a knife, some CDs and the cur­tains off the win­dows. But when she came back for a sec­ond arm­load of mer­chan­dise, the home’s owner caught her in the act and called cops. She was charged with two counts of bur­glary.  The twist is that the owner him­self was com­ing home from a stint in the slammer.

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