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Rick Lord A pretty dumb crook in Minnesota, a pungent smell that stings the nostrils in California, and they're getting their kicks in Iowa on this USA Update

June 25, 2014
Reporter: Rick Lord


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Minnesota... one man learned the hard way that using social media while committing a crime may not be the smartest thing to do. Police say the burglar decided to check his Facebook account after breaking into a house in Minneapolis. But guess what, he forgot to log off. Didn't take a lot of detective work to track him down from there. If convicted, he faces up to ten years in prison...

California... it's a stinky situation at Orange Coast College in Costa Mesa. The "corpse flower" is in full bloom at the school's horticulture department. It's famous for its noxious odor, which has been compared to rotting flesh. The smell attracts bees and beetles, which help pollinate the plant. The last time a corpse flower bloomed in Southern California was 2007...

Iowa... some golf courses are taking extra steps to try to attract young people to the game. They are are kicking it up a notch in East Dubuque by introducing foot golf. Same concept, but you use your feet to get a soccer ball in the hole in as few kicks as possible. By the way,the hole in foot golf is 21-inches in diameter. And that's par for the course on this USA Update.


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