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Alarm clock dropped inside wall goes off daily for 13 years


ROSS, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania homeowner is reminded once a day that he wasn't as clever as he hoped.

Jerry Lynn tells KDKA-TV ( ) that an alarm clock he lost inside the wall of his home rings at 7:50 p.m. each day — during Daylight Savings Time — and at 6:50 p.m. otherwise.

Lynn says he tied the clock to a string in September 2004 and lowered it into the wall through a vent in his Ross Township home. Lynn set the alarm hoping noise would help him drill a hole in the right spot through which to pass a TV cable. But the battery-operated clock fell off the strin...

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