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Offbeat School for strippers shuttered after wild parties School for strippers shuttered after wild parties
If not for the loud parties, the owner of a $2 million mansion north of downtown Tampa might have continued operating a training school for strippers next door to an exclusive gated community.
Offbeat Cougar camps under house, shrugs off efforts to move him Cougar camps under house, shrugs off efforts to move him
A mountain lion certainly is acting like the Los Angeles celebrity he is: lounging under a home and refusing to be handled by wildlife officials who have used tennis balls, bean bags and prods in a failed attempt to dislodge the famous cat.
Offbeat Fed up Mets fans spend $6,700 for billboard urging owner to sell Fed up Mets fans spend $6,700 for billboard urging owner to sell
A group of New York Mets fans has its own slogan this season, a message directed at the club's owners. When the team arrived at Citi Field for Monday's home opener, it was greeted by two new billboards just outside the ballpark.
Offbeat 2-year-old disc jockey fascinates South African fans 2-year-old disc jockey fascinates South African fans
At first it seems like a fluke - a 2-year-old playing with the knobs and buttons of a sophisticated music system. Yet, the pint size boy is in control of the beat of the bass-heavy house music. He is South Africa's youngest disc jockey, DJ AJ.
Offbeat Burger King to pay for the wedding of Mr. Burger, Ms. King Burger King to pay for the wedding of Mr. Burger, Ms. King
Burger King is paying the expenses and providing gifts for the wedding of an Illinois couple with an interesting connection to the fast food restaurant chain. Joel Burger and Ashley King accepted the company's proposal Monday.