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  • UPDATE: Axe Found

    parade2014The axe has been found. The Axe has some scratches and needs to be fixed up a bit. It was found up by Lake Cushman Tuesday evening. No other details at this time. Previous Story:  Paul Bunyan lost his axe somewhere between… Read More +

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  • Cell Surveillance Devices

    cellphoneA newspaper reports that Tacoma, Washington, police have purchased and used surveillance equipment that can sweep up records of cell phone calls, text messages and data transfers up to a half mile away. The News Tribune reports the device is small… Read More +

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  • Mariners Beat Rangers 5-0

    marinerslogo7James Paxton pitched into the seventh in a bounce-back start, Robinson Cano hit his 12th home run of the season, and the Seattle Mariners beat the Texas Rangers 5-0 on Tuesday night. Paxton threw a career-high 118 pitches and came an out away from tying his career high with seven innings pitched. The rookie lowered his ERA to 1.71, the best mark for a pitcher in his first 11 major league starts since 1990.

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PayPal Apologizes for Costly Mistake

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-07_eb5075dd25.jpgiStockphoto/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- A Pennsylvania man was briefly the richest man in the world -- or maybe the poorest. Chris Reynolds opened his PayPal statement and was shocked to read that he had $92 quadrillion in his account. “Well, initially I was a little jolted because I saw a negative number in front of a lot of digits and I just decided to have a little fun with it,” Reynolds said.

He posted a copy of the statement on Facebook, which garnered a few laughs from his friends.

The actual amount read “-92, 233, 720, 368, 547, 800.00.” PayPal immediately recognized the error and sought to rectify the situation. “PayPal was really good by the way,” Reynolds assured. “They apologized for any inconvenience.” The public relations executive used to use PayPal when he bought vintage car parts and other supplies through eBay because the companies have a joint venture together. PayPal agreed to make a “modest,” donation to any nonprofit organization of Reynolds’ choice, which remains undisclosed.

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