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Sometimes your Pesky Fly likes to check in with the Twitter account Memphis Scanner (@ScannerMemphis) to find out what's being talked about on area police scanners. This month it's all about animals.

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Not Memphis
Occasional reminder: Just because a local TV news station promotes some shocking, scary, or downright weird headline, don't assume the story happened in Memphis. Take, for example, this bit via Fox 13: "Naked Man Caught on Camera Stealing Swan Sculpture in ..."

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Florida. It happened in Florida. And speaking of the Sunshine State. ...

Neverending Elvis
This relentlessly exploitative tale comes to us from Niceville, Florida, home of the annual Boggy Bayou Mullet Festival, courtesy of the Northwest Florida Daily News.

From a news column headlined, "Elvis' Wife to Pre-Teen: Stop Having Sex With My Husband": "Elvis Presley, 42, was arrested last week and charged with three counts of felony lewd and lascivious molestation. ..." In a videotaped interview, Elvis told investigators that he told his wife he'd "goofed." Judging by the information presented here, it appears many people goofed, beginning with Spanish adventurer Juan Ponce de León, who opened the door to European exploration and occupation of Florida in 1513.

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