39 Percent of Atlanta's Parking Meters Stolen During Past Year

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Someone has been doing a Cool Hand Luke and sawing off Atlanta's parking meters, managing to get 39% of the city's total meter population this year. City officials think the thefts are all about cutting off the heads for easy change-removal at a more convenient location, but perhaps it's a cell of the Nationalist Revolutionary Army Faction striking a blow against "the owner State which robs its citizens." [Associated Press]


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Some of us only know Cool Hand Luke as the source for the classic Eyewitness News theme. To make it vehicle related, "There goes that Eyewitness News van again!"