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Weirdness [479] - 11Apr97

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From: Peter Langston <psl>
Date: Thu, 22 May 97 00:21:46 -0700
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Subject: Weirdness [479] - 11Apr97

Excerpted-from: WEIRDNUZ.479 (News of the Weird, April 11, 1997)
		by Chuck Shepherd

* King Letsie III, 33, king of Lesotho, imploring other southern African
monarchs and dignitaries in December to help him find a wife:  "The pressure
on me to find a wife soon is heavy, especially [from] my mother."  "[I]
sometimes feel jealous when I see other leaders getting partners with such
remarkable ease."

* Kevin Carter, 21, and Michael Harrison, 26, were charged with murder and
armed robbery in Boynton Beach, Fla., in December.  Motive:  to raise money
to attend the police academy

* Jack Swint, 42, pleaded guilty to passing bad checks in Roanoke, Va., in
November (while he was awaiting trial on other bad-check charges).  Motive:
needed to pay for counseling sessions to help him kick his bad-check habit

Copyright 1997 by Universal Press Syndicate.

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