Who would steal flags from Civil War graves? Authorities in Hudson, N.Y. believe they have found the culprit in a rash of cemetery flag thefts: woodchucks. Mayor Bill Hallenbeck tells the Register-Star that police used cameras and confirmed that the flags were in the woodchucks' burrows.

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    07/11/2012 - 6:45 am | View Link
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