No Buts About It, Bull Is Responsible For Scottish Town's Power Outage The culprit was Ron, a four-year-old bull suffering from what his owner describes as an "itchy bum." Hoping to scratch the itch, Ron rubbed up against a utility pole, knocking out a transformer box.
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No Buts About It, Bull Is Responsible For Scottish Town's Power Outage

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No Buts About It, Bull Is Responsible For Scottish Town's Power Outage

No Buts About It, Bull Is Responsible For Scottish Town's Power Outage

No Buts About It, Bull Is Responsible For Scottish Town's Power Outage

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The culprit was Ron, a four-year-old bull suffering from what his owner describes as an "itchy bum." Hoping to scratch the itch, Ron rubbed up against a utility pole, knocking out a transformer box.

STEVE INSKEEP, HOST:

Good morning. I'm Steve Inskeep. When hundreds of homes in a Scottish town lost power this month, residents might have suspected a downed tree or wind. But the culprit was Ron, a bull suffering from what his owner Hazel describes as an itchy bum. Hoping to scratch the itch, Ron rubbed against a utility pole, knocking out a transformer box. Hazel says her beloved bovine is oblivious, but she's thinking of renaming him Sparky.

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