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NEW YORK - AUGUST 3: Zarina the Human Cannonball is launched into air at the Cole Bros. Circus at the Cole Bros. Circus at Coney Island August 3, 2007 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City. A full circus entertained at the historic seaside resort for the first time since 1938 when the Cole Bros. performed then as well. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

If Tiger King has taught us anything it’s that there is a ferocious appetite for news stories about absolute disaster people. In that spirit, each night during the 9 and 10 o’clock hours I enjoy playing a game with you, the listener, called Florida or Australia. The rules are simple: I’ll tell you about a news story on the air and you text or call in and tell me if you think the story happened in Florida or Australia. (because those two places seem to have a high concentration of craziness.) Fridays are a special wildcard edition where I ask you to determine if the stories are homegrown crazy or imported from other countries. Here are tonight’s stories:

Suspects break into wrong house, apologize to victims and offer to pay for damages: Sarnia police

LONDON, ONT. -- Sarnia police say two suspects are facing various charges after allegedly breaking into the wrong house Friday evening. According to police, the residents of a Kipling Street home were watching TV around 7:15 p.m. when they heard a loud noise from a door being smashed open.

A small town in North Carolina is installing a cannon to get rid of vultures

A small town in North Carolina is planning to install a propane cannon on top of a high school in order to combat vultures that have been gathering in the area.

Be sure to tune in Monday through Friday nights at 9 and 10pm if you want to play along.