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Cousins come to blows over balloon

Sunday, Nov. 18, 2012 11:32 PM
Last updated Monday, Nov. 19, 2012 12:27 AM
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An argument about a child’s balloon turned into a fist-fight between cousins Sunday afternoon, according to a Richmond County Sheriff’s report.



A little before 4:30 p.m., a deputy was dispatched to the 2400 block of Sumac Drive in reference to an assault. When he got there, a 20-year-old woman said she had gotten in a fight with her cousin over a child’s balloon that had started as pushing and punching, but escalated when her cousin threw her to the ground and pulled her hair.

The officer saw a gash on her lower leg, but she said she did not want to press charges. Her cousin had fled.

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NoHayManera
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NoHayManera 11/19/12 - 12:56 am
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Riverman1
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Riverman1 11/19/12 - 05:26 am
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If somebody pops my balloon

If somebody pops my balloon it's going to be fist city.

smartasugarsugar
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smartasugarsugar 11/19/12 - 05:37 am
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jerry jerry jerry

nuff said, on second thought do you have any photos? lol

wildman
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wildman 11/19/12 - 07:15 am
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Good Grief

Where is Obama when you need him? He should give everybody a baloon that way no one will fight over them. Give me a break, this is some crazy mess we live in today.

pgapeach2
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pgapeach2 11/19/12 - 07:37 am
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Seriously Wildman

Seriously Wildman! PLEASE tell me what President Obama has to do with this conversation, because I can't figure it out

seenitB4
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seenitB4 11/19/12 - 08:17 am
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Oh my oh my

My ole neck of the woods.....my girls grew up in this neighborhood.....we didn't have wrassling matches though......just ole fashioned boring kinda of stuff....but we loved that area...beautiful--calm--caring neighbors...sigh....

justputtin
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justputtin 11/19/12 - 08:33 am
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Obama

Obama won't stop until he's got something to do with everything. Change.......

justputtin
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justputtin 11/19/12 - 08:34 am
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Obama

Obama won't stop until he's got something to do with everything. Change.......

OpenCurtain
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OpenCurtain 11/19/12 - 08:55 am
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All in the Family Augusta Style

Rebellious - Does this qualify as Item #7 or Item #8
for the auto replies?

Ok, Fist fighting over a balloon even between family is overboard.
But what if it was the last beer, or the last piece of birthday cake?

JRC2024
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JRC2024 11/19/12 - 09:11 am
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Why call the police. Lick

Why call the police. Lick your wounds and get on with the day. Just another stupid fight. Just like the several I had in my very younger days. We never called the police and we are still good friends.

beboisme
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beboisme 11/19/12 - 09:14 am
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Pity on the poor Po Po, they

Pity on the poor Po Po, they have more to do than to respond to a cat fight on Sumac. Grow up people. Can't we all just get along!

Dixieman
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Dixieman 11/19/12 - 09:22 am
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Obama and balloons

It is relevant because only 1% of the people have good balloons, which must be taken from them and redistributed to the 99% in the interest of fairness and social justice - wait, or is it the 47%? I dunno, just gimme some of those Obama balloons. Helium ones for environmentalist whackos who support green energy with Federal subsidies. Or, wait - Obama won a second term? Sheeesh!

nanowerx
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nanowerx 11/19/12 - 09:46 am
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Nothing wrong with supporting

Nothing wrong with supporting Green Energy...I just don't want Federal Subsides to do it.

Little Lamb
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Little Lamb 11/19/12 - 09:57 am
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Helium

The environmental whackos have identified the next environmental nightmare — loss of helium. They claim that mankind's use of helium is unsustainable and the loss of helium into the upper stratosphere will result in a crippling helium shortage in a few years.

First it was the DDT scare, then the PCB scare, then the CFCs (remember the hole in the ozone?), then global warming. Well, now that the earth and Mars are cooling down, the next scare is the upcoming helium shortage.

I'm not kidding. Look it up on Google.

Bulldog
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Bulldog 11/19/12 - 10:21 am
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Now that's reall class

Looks like their families raised them well. A complete lack of self descipline... So typical of their culture. Really sad...

itsanotherday1
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itsanotherday1 11/19/12 - 10:26 am
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Humans losing intelligence

From NoHayManera's link:

"argues that humans lost the evolutionary pressure to be smart once we started living in dense agricultural settlements several thousand years ago."

And that loss of evolutionary pressure is accelerating exponentially with those dependent on a free ride in life.

OpenCurtain
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OpenCurtain 11/19/12 - 10:29 am
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Junk Science

This what I call those screaming the latest and greatest doomsday problems. All the while doing it for the profitable Media attention and a Big Fat Meal Ticket. Just like our former Green VP Al Gore. Big Green Al set up a carbon trading exchange, as a solution to his 16 years of yelling Global Warming. He stands to make Billions off the deal.

Yeah he cares about green. How much Green is in his pocket.

BTW: if anyone missed it.
Real Scientists and NOAA recorded facts showed it ended over 12 years ago. It was just another weather cycle the earth goes thru every so often.

bentman
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bentman 11/19/12 - 10:30 am
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What classy people! Wonder

What classy people! Wonder if they called the cops on their Obama phone.

itsanotherday1
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itsanotherday1 11/19/12 - 10:32 am
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pgapeach2, Let me 'splain it

pgapeach2, Let me 'splain it to you. Obama's idea of society is that you divvy up everything equally so there are no "haves" and "have nots". If he were involved in this family spat, he would go next door to the person who had 2 ballons and take one by force to give to the cousin who didn't have a balloon. Comprende'?

scgator
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scgator 11/19/12 - 11:24 am
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We're scraping the bottom of

We're scraping the bottom of the barrel for news stories; if a reporter brought this to me for a news story, I would fire them.............it costs thousands of dollars to produce a newspaper daily; and for this investment, we get two adults fighting over a child's balloon !!!!

happychimer
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happychimer 11/19/12 - 11:26 am
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gapeach Obama had nothing to

gapeach Obama had nothing to do with this conversation. Most right wingers are are just sore losers, and will moan and groan and complain for at least the next 4 years. They don't know that their attitude pushes people away from them straight into the left..

Fiat_Lux
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Fiat_Lux 11/19/12 - 12:43 pm
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Some of you people

are just so hopelessly literal-minded that it is genuinely painful to read what you post.

Please, see Alice on "The Vicar of Dibley", PBS on Saturday evenings, and get. a. clue!

Gary Ross
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Gary Ross 11/19/12 - 03:06 pm
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And so...

...the Christmas season begins. (And yes, I did say CHRISTmas!) You know, that holiday that started before Halloween this year? The one that's going to divide families on Thanksgiving this year? This is just the beginning of all kinds of violence yet to be seen.

Want to avoid the rush and violence? Shop only for goods made in the USA. Good luck!

Tullie
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Tullie 11/19/12 - 03:44 pm
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scgator said:

We're scraping the bottom of the barrel for news stories; if a reporter brought this to me for a news story, I would fire them

I agree scgator. This is a stupid article. One among many that should not even be considered "news." Kinda like the silly thing about the pink playhouse. I could not believe that made the newspaper.

Silly, stupid things like both of these things should not be in the news, should not involve the police, courts, lawyers..this world has just gone nuts.

scgator
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scgator 11/19/12 - 07:42 pm
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I am sure that the AC would

I am sure that the AC would agree; it is incredibly expense to print a daily newspaper; and to waste the AC's money (overhead, salaries, etc.) on such a "non" newsworthy story should mandate some sort of internal discipline...............

Gage Creed
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Gage Creed 11/19/12 - 09:22 pm
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Let me show you my "not

Let me show you my "not impressed" look....

yakirz
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yakirz 11/20/12 - 12:58 am
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Keep crying, rednecks.

Unpublished

Obama will be your President for another four years. Deal with it (and shut up already).

seenitB4
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seenitB4 11/20/12 - 08:11 am
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laugh if you wanta

But this stayed on the most discussed list ALL DAY...hah

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