National Lampoon boss in Ponzi arrest
The chief executive officer of National Lampoon Inc., the comedy brand behind “Animal House” and the “Vacation” movie franchise, was arrested Wednesday in West Hollywood in connection with an alleged $ 200 million Ponzi scheme, federal authorities said.
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21 whales die, 11 saved in Australian beaching
Twenty-one long-finned pilot whales have died but 11 were saved after beaching themselves at Bruny Island, south of the Tasmanian state capital Hobart, conservation officials said on Friday.
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Local Lowdown: Dealers see car shoppers looking at better mileage
At two of Northwest Michigan’s new-car dealerships, staff have seen fuel economy become a bigger priority for more and more buyers with the recent climb in gas prices.
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