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Potato Head of State

Thursday, July 1st, 2010

A newly-restored, proudly patriotic potato serves as “official mascot” of the Fourth of July Parade in Bristol, Rhode Island.

Buyers Say Nyet To Soviet Sub

Saturday, February 28th, 2009

A Russian submarine in Providence, Rhode Island, is on its way to the scrap yard. “It was on eBay for $1.4 million and got no takers,” said Ed Sciaba, who runs Rhode Island Recycled Metals. “If you guys wanted to buy it, we’d be happy to sell it to you.” We said no, reluctantly. The […]

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