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News That Sounds Like a Joke | Crime Report

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By News of the Weird

Published Nov. 3, 2017

News That Sounds Like a Joke  |  Crime Report

The Innovation Center for U.S. Dairy reported in June that as many as 16.4 million Americans believe that chocolate milk comes from brown cows. In fact, the center's most frequently asked question on its website is, "Does chocolate milk come from brown cows?" (The answer is no.) Almost half of respondents to the center's survey weren't sure where chocolate milk comes from at all. [IFLScience, 6/16/2017]

A Spencer's store at Park Plaza Mall in Little Rock, Arkansas, took on a Jerry Springer vibe this summer when a disgruntled customer tried to steal a stripper pole. A Spencer's employee chased the woman into the mall and in the ensuing struggle was bitten by the customer, who then relinquished the stripper pole and ran away. At press time, the biter was still at large. [Associated Press, 6/22/2017]

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