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Inmate Caught In Suitcase

Posted by ChiefJack Hawk on Wednesday, July 6, 2011, In : People 
A federal prison in Chetumal, Mexico, was the scene of an unusual escape attempt by one of its inmates.  Juan Ramirez was visited by his girlfriend--a conjugal visit---and decided that this was the opportunity he'd been waiting for.  Dressed in just his underpants and socks, he emptied out his girlfriend's suitcase and forced himself into it in a fetal position, hoping to sneak out of jail unseen.  Prison officials got suspicious when the young lady appeared extremely nervous on her way out. ...
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Tempers Flare At Airports

Posted by ChiefJack Hawk on Wednesday, November 24, 2010, In : People 
A new joke is making the rounds as people are getting fed up with the aggressive pat-downs during airport security checks.  It says "What does TSA stand for?  The Sexual Assailants", and is being spread by people who have stated that they'd probably be better treated by a sexual deviant on the street and that TSA agents should offer them a cigarette after the searches, which include groin groping and breast feeling.  Things haven't been helped by news stories and videos of disabled people bei...
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Canadian Couple Gives Away Lottery Money

Posted by ChiefJack Hawk on Friday, November 5, 2010, In : People 
A retired Canadian couple did something very unusual with their lottery winnings.  Allen and Violet Large of Nova Scotia won $11.3 million last July but quickly grew unsatisfied with the direction this new wealth was taking them.  It became "a heaache" with associated fear that "crooked people would take advantage of them".  As soon as news of their new-found wealth became known, they started receiving calls from total strangers who wanted money.  The couple, who has been married for 35 years...
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Nuns Auctioning Off Rare Baseball Card

Posted by ChiefJack Hawk on Wednesday, October 27, 2010, In : People 
An unusual donation will be very helpful to a group of nuns and their ministries.  The brother of a member of the School Sisters of Notre Dame in Baltimore left all his possessions to the religious order when he died earlier this year, and his lawyer informed the nuns that part of this donation was a very rare and much-desired baseball card picturing Pittsburgh Pirate shortstop Honus Wagner.  Wagner played 18 seasons and was one of the original Baseball Hall of Fame inductees.  The card was p...
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Some Chilean Miners Willing to Break Silence

Posted by ChiefJack Hawk on Monday, October 18, 2010, In : People 
While the Chilean miners who were rescued last week after 69 days of being trapped under ground have a pact of silence about their ordeal so they can get the best deal for their story as a group, at least two of them differ.  Jorge Gallegiullas says the pact is non-binding and he'd be willing to talk for the right price.  Another of the group, Mario Sepulveda, gave an interview to England's Mail yesterday without revealing too much.  He merely rebuled rumors that the men had sex while they we...
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Supreme Court Tackling Funeral Protest Case, Gingerly

Posted by ChiefJack Hawk on Thursday, October 7, 2010, In : People 
Question of the day: does a parent's pain (physical or mental) override someone else's right to "free speech"?  The Supreme Court started looking at that today in the case of Albert Snyder.  You may recall that Snyder's son was killed in Iraq, and that at his funeral, protesters from Westboro Baptist Church in Kansas parked themselves across the street from the cemetary and protested the event with chants and signs that read "God Hates America" and "Thank God For Dead Soldiers".  They loudly ...
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Preventing Public Suicides

Posted by ChiefJack Hawk on Monday, October 4, 2010, In : People 
There is apparently a growing number of people who are choosing to end their lives by committing suicide in public places, and authorities are having to deal with ways to prevent it.  An eighteen-year old boy and a restaurant chef who had appeared on the TV reality show "Kitchen Nightmares" both recently opted to cut their lives short by jumping off the George Washington Bridge linking Manhattan Island to Fort Lee, New Jersey.  Earlier this year, a Yale student took a leap off the 86th floor ...
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Cops Nab Frankenstein in Ohio

Posted by ChiefJack Hawk on Wednesday, September 1, 2010, In : People 
If you have a name like Frankenstein, you just have to expect trouble.  Police in Cincinnati say a man named Forrest Frankenstein went crazy on August 27 at a Toby Keith concert, and after he was arrested, he threatened them and deliberately banged his own head on the inside of a police cruiser.  At his arraignment, he told the judge he had been drinking and doesn't remember a thing about that night.  He is being held on $80,000 bond for menacing, disorderly conduct, and vandalizing.  By a we...
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Not Drinking May Shorten Your Life

Posted by ChiefJack Hawk on Monday, August 30, 2010, In : People 
Here's an interesting bit of information: people who drink have a longer life span than those who don't.  According to a study published in the journal Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research, abstaining from alcohol increases your risk of dying.  Having one to three drinks a day, which is considered moderate drinking, resulted in the lowest mortality rate in the study.  Alcoholics Anonymous, however, maintains that this is in direct relation that many non-drinkers are former hard core...
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Roman Polanski A Free Man

Posted by ChiefJack Hawk on Monday, July 12, 2010, In : People 
The Swiss government freed Academy Award winning director Roman Polanski on June 12 after deciding that the United States failed to provide confidential testimony relating to the charge that he had sex with a minor in 1977.  Probably just as important to this decision is the fact that the then 13-year old girl has refused to testify, saying that this event was in the past and she doesn't want to pursue the case.  This will probably kill the United States' efforts to have Polanski extradited t...
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Georgia Lady Said To Be World's Oldest Person

Posted by ChiefJack Hawk on Friday, July 9, 2010, In : People 
The former Soviet republic of Georgia has a long history of claiming a large number of old people, and that trend continued yesterday as the Associated Press filed a story about Antisa Khvichiva of Sachire, Georgia, who is said to be 130 years old, born on July 8, 1880.  Unfortunately, a lot of documents were lost in that country because of revolutions and the civil war that raged when the Russian Empire collapsed.  Antisa's working papers have survived, however, and they show she retired fro...
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About Chief Jack


Chief Jack Hawk Chief Jack has hosted The Mohawk Radio Show since August 1969. He is a champion for the cause of Indie artists, and many Indies have had great success since having their music played on the station. He is a Mohawk chief who played with a Canadian band for about 10 years. He publishes articles under the name Jacques Boulerice for Yahoo! Voices and is working on a new movie script.

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