September 1, 2014
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Stupid News for 2/24/14

      Police in Russia said a DJ stole $10,000 worth of sound equipment from a theater to use for a gig at a nightclub.The 23-year-old man, who worked at the theater in Yakutsk,  stole $10,000 worth of equipment including microphones, monitors and a digital mixing board from the facility to use for a DJ gig at a local nightclub. The equipment was reported stolen by the theater's musical director, and police said,  "Some of the equipment was found in the nightclub where the suspect was working; the rest he hid in a friend's apartment."

      An Italian cleaning firm said its insurance will cover the loss of contemporary artworks mistakenly taken for trash and tossed out at a gallery. Lorenzo Roca said an employee was "just doing her job" when she mistook Sala Murat's artwork made from newspaper, cardboard and cookie pieces for trash left behind by workers setting up the Mediating Landscape exhibition at the gallery. Security workers arriving for duty Wednesday morning noticed the works were missing. City commisioner Antonio Vasile said, "We are obviously very sorry for what happened. It's clear the cleaning person did not realize she had thrown away two works and their value. In any case, the insurance will cover the damages caused."

       A man who left a $6,600 tip to help a Florida waitress with her college tuition said he felt misled after discovering she is not enrolled in school. The customer said he gave Evana Conover, a waitress at Watermark Grille in Naples, a $600 check made out in her name on Valentine's Day and another check for $6,000 made out to Florida Gulf Coast University. However, He said he called the school the following Monday and discovered no one with Conover's name was registered. He called Conover to ask for an explanation, and he canceled both of the checks when she failed to respond by the next day.

 
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