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Wanted: Leprechaun at large in Boulder, Colorado.

Wanted: Leprechaun at large in Boulder, Colorado.

Friday, July 2, 2010 0:31 GMT

BOULDER, Colo. (Wireless Flash - FlashNews) – A real life leprechaun is at large in Boulder, Colorado. Police are looking for a mystery man who dressed up as a leprechaun and was seen in a supermarket parking lot making lewd gestures at shoppers. He was jumping out from behind cars and pretending to shoot people with his fingers, but fled before cops could bust him.

MIAMI BEACH, Fla. – A Miami Beach millionaire has left behind a huge trust fund to her pet chihuahua, Conchita. Gail Posner’s will leaves the pup $3 million and the right to live in Posner’s $8.3 million mansion along with two other dogs. Posner also left her staff rights to the lavish house, so long as they look after her precious pooches. Meanwhile, her only biological human son has only been left $1 million of the estate.

WASILLA, Alaska – Alaskan bars have adopted a fishy new drink: Salmon-flavored vodka. Creator Toby Foster of Alaska Distillery says it took him about 50 tries to nail down the vodka’s smokey salmon taste, but hopes it catches on. He’s marketing his concoction as the perfect ingredient for Bloody Marys and wants to distribute it nationwide.

GLEES, Germany – Two rival villages in Germany are hoping to settle an agelong score by racing trash cans on wheels. The towns of Glees and Wassenach have always competed over everything, including who makes the biggest sausages. Now, respective residents plan to race downhill in garbage cans to find out which side reigns supreme once and for all. The feud will be televised all over the country.

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