Heart-attack victim saved by pizza deliveryman (AP)

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Tue Jul 20, 4:30 pm ET

LAKEWOOD, Colo. – Ordering a pizza may have saved George Linn’s life. Linn’s wife said he had just gone into cardiac arrest Friday when the pizza deliveryman knocked on the door of their Colorado home to bring their order. Kami Linn said she opened the door to “some burly-looking dude” and immediately asked for help.

The deliveryman, Chris Wuebben, happened to be a paramedic recently returned from Iraq.

Kami Linn said Wuebben performed CPR on her husband and revived him. Other paramedics who later arrived then took over. George Linn remains hospitalized in the intensive care unit.

Kami Linn said her husband has a history of heart problems.

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‘Rabbit-fearing’ German teacher loses case against pupil

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The teacher had a fear of rabbits. Photo: Rex Features

The teacher claimed that the pupil was abusing her by playing on her fear of rabbits.

The court in Vechta, northern Germany declined to hear the complaint of the teacher, who was seeking an injunction against the 14-year-old girl to stop her from making the drawings or claiming the plaintiff had a paralysing fear of rabbits.

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“The plaintiff now has a month to appeal the verdict,” said Mechthild Beckermann, the court’s chief judge.

Witnesses had told the judge that the teacher ran sobbing out of the classroom when she saw the image of a rabbit on the blackboard.

The girl denied making the drawings.

Two years ago at another school, the teacher took a pupil to court and reached a settlement in which the teenager agreed never again to claim that the plaintiff “freaked out” when she saw a rabbit or heard the word.

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Police rescue pensioner travelling at 8mph on busy A-road

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Police were inundated with calls about the elderly man, thought to be in his eighties, who headed along the A27 trunk road near the Shoreham flyover in West Sussex on Monday.

A van driver pulled up behind the man, who is from the Worthing area, and followed him with hazard lights flashing to alert other motorists until police arrived.

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A Sussex Police spokesman said: “Fortunately, the police vehicle that attended was large enough to load up man and scooter and he was dropped off at his bank with a few words of advice about staying off main roads.”

He added: “The gentleman in question is rather confused and embarrassed.”

A similar incident occurred in February last year when Stanley Murphy found himself at the same junction of the A27 after he accidentally took a wrong turn when he went out to buy a newspaper.

Mr Murphy, then 91, was picked up by police after travelling at 8mph for about half a mile down the dual carriageway on his Atlas mobility scooter.

He told police he kept his “pedal to the metal” in the centre of the slow lane as the cars drove past him before eventually being flagged down by a concerned truck driver.

Meanwhile only last month a man in his 80s caused traffic chaos when he took his mobility scooter on the A12 near Boreham, Essex.

He travelled along the road for seven miles, at 8mph, with police forced to form a rolling roadblock behind the scooter until he could turn off the road.

He was reported to the Crown Prosecution Service for careless driving.

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