The Night Note: 9/25/09

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    TK

    The following stories are brought to you by the fine folks on the News4 assignment desk.

    TWO MEALS A DAY KEEPS DEATH AWAY
    So what does the world's oldest man eat? The answer is not much, at least not too much.

    Walter Breuning, who turned 113 on Monday, eats just two meals a day and has done so for the past 35 years.

    "I think you should push back from the table when you're still hungry," Breuning said. (USA Today)


    IT'S DRILL WEEKEND
    It may look like the real thing -- but it's only a drill.

    As part of National Preparedness Month, there will be lots of emergency responders out and about this weekend.

    Mock explosions, a simulated police chase and a bombing are just some of the drills that will take place over the weekend. (WTOP)


    FAMOUS BRITISH CHEF MAKES CUSTOMERS SICK
    Chef Heston Blumenthal has apologized to diners who fell ill after eating at his celebrated restaurant The Fat Duck — and invited them to return as his guests.

    Blumenthal said in a letter made public Friday he is sorry the diners had a bad experience at his restaurant earlier this year, which serves its customers outlandish food such as egg and bacon ice cream and powdered pigeon. (MSNBC)


    DR. LOVE NO LONGER DR. FEELGOOD
    A married [doctor] accused of having affairs with two patients has been suspended after the husband of one of his lovers punched him.

    Dr Graeme Elvin started an affair three years ago with a patient who lived next door to his surgery in Sudbury, Suffolk.
    Helena Bowen, 55, was in a relationship with Dr Elvin for 18 months.
    (The Daily Mail)