No ticket for Shrek over loud musical, chief says

07/26/2014 02:18 PM EDT
PORTSMOUTH, N.H. (AP) — A musical being performed in a New Hampshire park has drawn some noise complaints, but the deputy police chief says he's "not giving Shrek a ticket. 
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No ticket for Shrek over loud musical, chief says

PORTSMOUTH, N.H. (AP) — A musical being performed in a New Hampshire park has drawn some noise complaints, but the deputy police chief says he's "not giving Shrek a ticket. Full Story
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