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News Wed Apr 30 2008

Well, it is Barbecue Season...

The Chicago Tribune reported that 50,000 pounds of ribs went up in smoke outside of Hazel Crest last night, after a brake-system fire spread on a semi truck.

"The trailer was loaded with about 50,000 pounds of beef ribs, [Master Sgt. David] Bird said. He could not say what cut of ribs they were, but added, "There was no sauce."

I wonder what the interstate smells like right now...

 

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