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Shoplifter Apologizes For Beating Up Walmart Greeter

We’ve posted a lot of stories over the years about Walmart greeters who have been on the receiving end of punches, slaps and other forms of assault, but we think this might be the first time we’ve heard of the attacker trying to apologize for his actions. [More]

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Cable Company Caps Data Usage, Tells Customers They Should Watch On-Demand Movies Instead Of Netflix

A number of cable companies and Internet service providers have soft data usage caps of around 250 GB, where customers who cross that threshold repeatedly will receive warnings. Some are more strict, like the small cable provider in Pennsylvania who charges $1/GB over that 250 GB limit, and who wants you to cut back on the Netflix. [More]

One of the many images found on James' camera.

Here Are Some Old Photos That Came With My “New” Camera From Kmart

Bargain hunters know that buying a floor model of something like a camera or a computer can be a good way to save a bit of money, especially on electronics. But floor models lack that appeal when you pay full price… and you were never told it was used. [More]

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State Says Restaurant’s Church Bulletin Discount On Sundays Isn’t Discriminatory, But Needs Work

Is a promotion offering discounts to customers who bring in a “current church bulletin” discriminatory or unfair to people who aren’t religious? One Pennyslvania restaurant won’t remove or re-word their 10% off promotion for churchgoers, saying that it’s helped business on Sundays. It has, but it also got the attention of the Freedom From Religion Foundation. [More]

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Pennsylvania Effectively Institutes Post-Sandy Prohibition With Shutdown Of 600 Liquor Stores

If you live in the state of Pennsylvania and didn’t stock up on enough booze before Superstorm Sandy hit last night, you might need to make a little trip across the border: The Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board has shut down all of its 600 Wine & Spirits stores today in response to the storm. [More]

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I Just Want The Government To Take My Money Already

At a time of fiscal crisis for governments everywhere, Adam has sort of an unusual problem. He wants his state government to take his money. He says that he paid his taxes on time, back in April, and they’ve come after him for penalties and interest because they seem to keep losing the checks that he sent them. Yes, checks, multiple. [More]

Town Thinks Ban On Dogs Might Revitalize Business District

Town Thinks Ban On Dogs Might Revitalize Business District

To some folks in Beaver Falls, PA., the sagging sales and foot traffic in the downtown business district isn’t a result of a depressed economy or consumers opting for online retailers and big box stores. No, it’s too many people walking their dogs down the sidewalk. So apparently the solution is to ban dogs from the area. [More]

Amazon To Start Collecting Sales Tax On Goods Shipped To Pennsylvania

Amazon To Start Collecting Sales Tax On Goods Shipped To Pennsylvania

To kick off the weekend, Amazon will be collecting a 6% sales tax on orders shipped to Pennsylvania starting on Saturday, because of a state directive that requires it do so. A spokesman said that despite the fact that the company had fought the sales tax, Amazon had to reverse its position to comply with the state. [More]

Dressing Up Like Batman And Offering To "Save The Day" At Home Depot Now Gets You Arrested

Dressing Up Like Batman And Offering To "Save The Day" At Home Depot Now Gets You Arrested

What only a few weeks ago would have been brushed off by most people as a bizarre bit of performance art — or just someone having a laugh — is now suspicious enough to merit arrest. That’s why we’re asking everyone to call off their plans to dress up like Batman and skulk around their local Home Depot to see if anyone needs assistance. [More]

Residents Cook Hot Dogs In Front Of Borough Hall To Protest Town’s Grilling Ban

Residents Cook Hot Dogs In Front Of Borough Hall To Protest Town’s Grilling Ban

If you live in Bellevue, PA, and want to do some grilling outside this summer, you’d better have a deep backyard, as a recently passed ordinance bans the use of grills within five feet of a house, porch or any other combustible material. Unhappy with the new rules, a few hundred people decided to have a wienie roast outside Bellevue Borough Hall yesterday. [More]

Lowe’s Shopper Injured When Bullet Explodes In Purse

Lowe’s Shopper Injured When Bullet Explodes In Purse

You hear of people who handle guns improperly and end up worse for wear, but it’s not every day you read about a person injured by a bullet that is nowhere near a gun at the time. [More]

All-You-Can-Eat Crab Legs Are Probably Not Worth 3 Months Of House Arrest

All-You-Can-Eat Crab Legs Are Probably Not Worth 3 Months Of House Arrest

As we’ve already seen, disputes over the exact meaning of the phrase “all you can eat” have led to protests and lawsuits. But things got so bad between two diners at a Pennsylvania Chinese restaurant’s buffet that one of them has been sentenced to house arrest. [More]

If Wells Fargo Accidentally Credits $69K To Your Account, You Probably Shouldn't Spend It

If Wells Fargo Accidentally Credits $69K To Your Account, You Probably Shouldn't Spend It

The other day we asked you how you’d respond to stumbling upon $1,800 in cash left behind at an ATM by another bank customer. But what if that money — or, say, 38 times that amount of money — suddenly popped up in your bank account through no fault of your own? [More]

How Many Minutes Should Store Employees Get To Clean Up Baby Vomit?

How Many Minutes Should Store Employees Get To Clean Up Baby Vomit?

If you’re walking down the aisle of a grocery store and a customer only a few feet in front of you accidentally drops a glass jar on the floor, you would have a hard time blaming the store if you got nicked by a piece of glass. But what if that shattered jar had been there for an hour? Thirty minutes? Ten minutes? This is the question that will soon face a jury in a slip-and-fall lawsuit against Target. [More]

Raw Milk From PA Now Linked To At Least 78 Illnesses

Here is some news that will definitely stoke the debate over the safety of drinking unpasteurized milk. The number of raw milk drinkers that have fallen ill from tainted milk sold by one Pennsylvania farm has now hit at least 78 people in four states. [More]

Apple Removes App That Let Users Make Fake Driver's Licenses

Apple Removes App That Let Users Make Fake Driver's Licenses

Well, that was quick. On Friday, we wrote about the iOS app that allowed users to craft fake driver’s licenses — for the sole purpose of entertaining and amusing their friends, of course — and how one U.S. Senator had appealed to Apple CEO Tim Cook to have it removed from Apple’s online store. Looks like that may have been sufficient, as the app has is no longer on sale. [More]

Senator Calls For Apple To Pull App That Lets Users Create Their Own Driver's Licenses

Senator Calls For Apple To Pull App That Lets Users Create Their Own Driver's Licenses

UPDATE: Looks like Apple has responded by removing the app from its online store. [More]

McDonald's Franchisee Raises $14,000 In One Night For Families Of Car Crash Victims

McDonald's Franchisee Raises $14,000 In One Night For Families Of Car Crash Victims

Earlier this week, five teens were killed in a car crash in the town of New Oxford, PA. In an effort to bring the community together, the owner of a local McDonald’s franchise hosted a fundraiser last night, where 100% of his proceeds for the evening went to offer financial support to the families of those lost in the horrible incident. [More]