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Weird news:

A woman accused of planting a dead lab rat in restaurant food and demanding $500,000 to keep quiet was charged Monday with one felony count of extortion.


Interesting and weird story:

TOKYO (Reuters) – A Japanese man who was mystified when food kept disappearing from his kitchen, set up a hidden camera and found an unknown woman living secretly in his closet, Japanese media said Friday.

Full story here.

Is “Frickin” a swear?

ALTOONA, Pa. (AP) — A convenience store chain’s billboard advertising its fried chicken sandwich is ruffling the feathers of some residents.

Sheetz unveiled the “Crispy Frickin’ Chicken” billboards at the beginning of February.

The campaign consists of 100 billboards placed locations that carry the sandwich, spokeswoman Monica Jones said Thursday. The campaign is aimed at young adults, and the company did not intend to offend anyone, Jones said.

Full story here.

Kentucky is considering

…a measure that would make fried chicken Kentucky’s official picnic food.

State Rep. Charles Siler is sponsoring legislation to assign the designation to KFC’s “finger lickin’ good” chicken, first served by Colonel Harland Sanders in 1940.

Why is the state of Kentucky wasting taxpayers’ money to promote a fast food corporation as “official picnic food”?

The full story is at the Miami Herald.

A 5′ 11″ tall, 230 pound Republican representative of Mississippi wants to ban obese people from eating at restaurants.

JACKSON, Miss. – A state lawmaker wants to ban restaurants from serving food to obese customers…