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New York AG Shuts Down “Smackfest” Slapping Contests

Successfully concluding his latest campaign to enhance public safety, New York Attorney General Eliot Spitzer has announced a settlement under which an Albany radio station will stop its “Smackfest” competition, in which young women slap each other for prizes. Spitzer…

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Alcohol May Have Played a Role in Parrot Beheading

A Florida firefighter was placed on administrative leave Monday after he was charged with biting the head off a parrot. Witnesses said that Lt. Bruce Coates of the Edgewater fire department was at a party on Sunday when he grabbed…