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Rick Lord Meatballs with malice in California, a rough ride for some chickens in Tennessee, and a tasty birthday in Pennsylvania on this USA Update

February 25, 2014
Reporter: Rick Lord


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California... police were at another location this morning, fearing more tainted meatballs may have been left on the streets of San Francisco for dogs to find. A string of recent incidents has investigators and pet owners on alert. Someone is leaving those meatballs, laced with rat poison, hidden in bushes or along sidewalks. At least three dogs have been sickened so far...

Tennessee... some fowl play on Interstate 40 after a truck carrying chickens overturns. The driver was not wearing a seat belt and was taken to a nearby hospital. Most of the birds did not survive the crash, which is still under investigation. The accident did not affect traffic on the busy highway...

Pennsylvania... a Philadelphia staple is celebrating 100 years of sweet treats. Today was officially declared "Tastykake Day," with the company giving a "kake-over" by making one 100 drops around the City of Brotherly Love. Tastykake was started by a Pittsburgh baker and a Boston egg salesman with $50,000 given to them by family members. And that's been a tasty USA Update.


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