In Other News

April 20, 2014

In Other News, April 20

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Tennessee man arrested for mowing neighbor’s yard

A Murfreesboro man found himself behind bars for mowing a neighbor’s yard. Police responded to a home after reports an intoxicated man was trying to mow a neighbor’s lawn without their permission. There they found Patrick Moore, who according to the police report, stated he was asked by a man in a white shirt to mow the lawn. Moore couldn’t recall the man’s name, but was “just doing it as a favor.” — Fox 17

Lost sea lion pup found in orchard one mile from water

 Workers at a California ranch could hardly believe their eyes when they spotted a sea lion pup hopping through an almond orchard, a mile from the San Joaquin River. — KSBW

Miss America defends student suspended for asking her to prom

Miss America has suggested officials at a Pennsylvania high school reconsider their decision to suspend a student for approaching her at a school assembly and asking her to be his prom date, the beauty queen said on Saturday. The disciplinary action taken by school administrators against the 18-year-old senior made national headlines, and generated sympathy for the young man on social media. — The Chicago Tribune

‘We’re not Amsterdam’: Is Colorado pot tourism a myth?

America’s most mammoth party this past weekend may have been Denver’s 420 rally on Sunday, but Colorado’s legal pot law, so far, has not lured a sustained surge of out-of-state weed lovers, say trade advocates for the state’s hotels and restaurants. “Marijuana tourism,” as some media members have dubbed it, may prove to be an urban myth or just an overblown concept, experts say. — CNBC

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