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June 25, 2014 at 12:03 PM

Screaming man with dead raccoon in Mukilteo

MUKILTEO (AP) — Someone called 911 to report a screaming man dragging an animal along a highway in Mukilteo. When officers arrived Thursday they found a dead raccoon on a leash. The Mukilteo police blotter says the man placed marshmallows around the animal and declared it a hazmat or hazardous materials zone. The Daily Herald reports the raccoon…

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December 28, 2012 at 12:06 PM

Raccoon for dinner?

As columnist Dave Barry often said, “I’m not making this up.” Someone in Seattle has a raccoon for the giving, for the barbecue or dinner table that is. The person is advertising the critter on Craigslist, saying it had to be killed because it was getting into their chicken coop. And unfortunately, the fellow they usually give…

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