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  • Man Gets 4 Months For Poaching Geoducks

    geoducks basketA Port Orchard man has been sentenced to four months in prison after illegally harvesting 300 pounds of geoduck from the Olympia area and dumping them near Port Orchard. The Olympian reports the conviction of 27-year-old Matthew R. Petersen on… Read More +

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  • BNSF Cleaning Up Diesel Spill In Pasco

    oilspillWashington's Department of Ecology says BNSF Railway worked quickly to contain a diesel spill on tracks near the Pasco and McNary dam near the Columbia River. BNSF spokesman Gus Melonas says a BNSF freight train bound from Pasco to Seattle struck… Read More +

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  • 4 Homers Propel Mariners Over Astros 10-5

    marinersSDustin Ackley hit two solo homers, and Mike Zunino and Kyle Seager each hit three-run shots in a seven-run fourth inning as the Seattle Mariners cruised to a 10-5 win over the Houston Astros on Friday night. Ackley homered in the third and eighth innings for his second career multihomer game for the Mariners, who entered the day one game back for the second AL wild card spot.

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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.

Copyright 2013 ABC News Radio

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