Monthly Archives: June 2010

Hit-and-Run America, Vol. LXXXI

06/11/2010
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Hit-and-Run America, Vol. LXXXI

An ongoing collection of unsolved hit-and-run cases, with a focus on car/pedestrian incidents, from across the country since Jan. ‘010. If you know something about any of these incidents, or one that I’ve missed, do the right thing and call the police, even anonymously. 507. Cape Girardeau, Mo. June 10. Unidentified man injured when run…

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RIP, Vader

06/11/2010
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RIP, Vader

Vader was the kind of cat I was cool with even though he pissed on anything I left on the floor. My wife loved him. He and Quest, both … Yeah, well, he died last night. Was 11 or 12, I’m not sure. Don’t know what the hell happened. He wasn’t sick or sluggish. It’s…

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Pa. state senate committee votes to raise hit-and-run penalties

06/10/2010
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Pa. state senate committee votes to raise hit-and-run penalties

Here’s a link to my story on it in today’s Metro. And here’s an extended definition of why a senator who once prosecuted criminals now seems to have changed direction … SB 522 Stack – (PN 529) Amends Title 75 (Vehicles) further providing for accidents involving death or personal injury by increasing penalties. The bill…

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Dudes: A Study in Brotherhood

06/09/2010
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Dudes: A Study in Brotherhood

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An old video predicts the future

06/09/2010
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RIP, Gene.

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Hit-and-Run America, Vol. LXXX

06/09/2010
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Hit-and-Run America, Vol. LXXX

An ongoing collection of unsolved hit-and-run cases, with a focus on car/pedestrian incidents, from across the country since Jan. ‘010. If you know something about any of these incidents, or one that I’ve missed, do the right thing and call the police, even anonymously. 503. Seaford, Del. June 8. Man on motorcycle killed after being…

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Today’s Metro stories

06/09/2010
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Today’s Metro stories

… include the Bureau of Administrative Adjudication/Philadelphia Parking Authority ticket-fixing scandal, which is available online, and the city’s tax-amnesty program, which isn’t. But, if weed’s your kind of thing, grab the paper itself to read both the District Attorney and the Philadelphia NORML’s reaction to Day One of Philadelphia “marijuana leniency.” Or, if the honor…

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Photo of the Day

06/08/2010
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Photo of the Day

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Andrew Gay Jr.: Sort-of/sort-of-not the worst-person-on-earth today *with an added correction. Sorry.*

06/08/2010
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Andrew Gay Jr.: Sort-of/sort-of-not the worst-person-on-earth today *with an added correction. Sorry.*

*When I transcribed my notebook, during the part about what bar Nick Hasselback went to before hitting-and-running Tony Foltz, I called it the Pour House, not the accurate Public House. Most locals probably caught that. But, I’m compelled to offer a comparison just to be clear for non-locals: The Pour House is the kind of…

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Hit-and-Run America, Vol. LXXIX

06/08/2010
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Hit-and-Run America, Vol. LXXIX

An ongoing collection of unsolved hit-and-run cases, with a focus on car/pedestrian incidents, from across the country since Jan. ‘010. If you know something about any of these incidents, or one that I’ve missed, do the right thing and call the police, even anonymously. 496. Pittsfield Twp., Mich. June 7. 13-year-old boy injured after being…

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