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Friday, June 14th, 2013

Jun 14, 2013 -- 9:34am

TODAY'S GENIUS AWARD GOES TO . . . . . . .

    Eric Cloutier, who accidentally sold his wife's $23,000 ring for ten dollars at a garage sale. While his wife was in the hospital following the birth of their new baby, her husband thought it would be fun for their other kids to come up with some things at the garage sale. Hubby chose things he thought the family no longer needed, including a seemingly empty watch box. It wasn't empty. Cloutier's wife had placed her wedding ring in the box for safe keeping. All the hubby knows is, the ring was inadvertently bought by a blonde woman, who was at first unsure if she would even buy the watch box. The search is now on to find the woman and retrieve the ring.

AND THEN THERE'S .....

    North Ridgeville, Ohio, Humane Officer Barry Accorti, who responded to a complaint from a homeowner about a litter of kittens living in her woodpile, so he proceeded to shoot the kittens in view of the homeowner's young children. The officer informed the home owner that shelters were full and that these cats would be going to kitty heaven. The woman said she assumed he would be trapping them and taking them to a shelter and they would be humanely euthanized if they were not adopted. Instead, he went to his truck and got a gun, which she thought was a tranquilizer gun, and walked around to the back of the house shot and killed the kittens, in plain view of her children, who were upstairs. North Ridgeville Police Chief Mike Freeman released a statement on Facebook defending Accorti's actions, and said the department would take no disciplinary measures. After posting the statement, The North Ridgeville Police Department said it was forced to take down its Facebook page for hours due to "overwhelming abuse." The statement has since been removed.

OR HOW 'BOUT .....

    Top psychic Derek Acorah, who was forced to cancel his latest show... due to unforeseen circumstances. What? The psychic, who claims to be able to contact the dead, was on the latest leg of his "Eternal Spirits Tour." A statement on the venue's website told ticket buyers: "Please note – the performance at Carnegie Hall has been canceled due to unforeseen circumstances."
 

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