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Man Tries To Cross Atlantic Using Cluster Of Balloons, Fails

A balloonist who was trying to cross the Atlantic Ocean using hundreds of helium-filled balloons landed short of his goal in Newfoundland.

670 The Score–09/13/2013

A national shortage of helium is driving up the cost of balloons. (CBS)

Helium Prices Go Through The Roof

Helium balloons — used to add spice up graduation, birthdays, or anniversary parties — are in limited supply or have risen in price. CBS 2’s Dorothy Tucker explains why.

06/29/2012

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Report: Cicero Spent Thousands On Rubber Chickens, Other Trinkets

At a time when money is tight for most cities in suburbs, the Town of Cicero reportedly has a surplus of rubber chickens.

CBS Chicago–07/18/2011