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POSTED June 10, 2013 9:59 p.m.

 

MAN, WIFE DRESS AS SUPERHEROES TO PATROL ATLANTA: ATLANTA (AP) — A masked man and his wife who dress in superhero costumes say they're trying to fight crime by patrolling the streets of an Atlanta neighborhood.

The man, who calls himself the Crimson Fist, says he feels like a superhero when he dons his mask and patrols the streets with his wife, Meta Data.

He tells WAGA-TV that he prepares himself for the dangers of the streets, carries handcuffs and wears a "stun device" that wraps around his knuckles. He checks for car break-ins, cleans up litter and alerts police to suspicious activity in the Castleberry Hill neighborhood just south of downtown Atlanta.

Video aired by shows him and his wife on their rounds, checking cars and visiting with residents.

TEXAS COUPLE COMPLETES BUCKET LIST WITH MAINE TRIP: AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — A Texas couple has fulfilled a lifelong dream by visiting Maine to watch the state Legislature at work. Seriously.

The Portland Press Herald reports that 86-year-old Marcine Webb and his wife, 81-year-old Nita Lou Webb, were in Augusta last week to complete their quest to visit every state capitol. Maine's was the last one.

When House Speaker Mark Eves announced the reason for their visit, the state representatives stood and cheered.

The trip for the San Angelo, Texas, couple was a 65th wedding anniversary present from their children. They will reach the milestone in August.

They visited No. 49, Juneau, Alaska, five year ago, but then stopped traveling because of Marcine Webb's poor health. He's been feeling better lately.

Nita Lou Webb says the people of Maine are "honest and caring."

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