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2009-09-20 01:20:48

A California man has been charged with tossing thousands of golf balls out his car window in Joshua Tree National Park. Douglas Jones, 57, of La Quinta was given a summons by park rangers in August, The Palm Springs Desert Sun reported. Rangers say he not only threw the golf balls out into the desert but tossed some tennis balls as well and left cans of food in the park. Jones has a hearing before a federal magistrate scheduled for next month. Joe Zarki, a spokesman for the national monument,...


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grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
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