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Wis. man shoots TV over Palin's dance routine

November 17, 2010 12:00:00 AM PST
A Wisconsin man was so enraged with Bristol Palin's "Dancing With the Stars" routine, he blasted his television set with a shotgun.

Steven Cowan, 67, had apparently been drinking and suffers from bipolar disorder. Cowan didn't much care for Bristol Palin's performance Monday night.

Police were called to Cowan's home in Vermont, a farming community near Madison, after Cowan allegedly pointed the loaded shotgun at his wife.

She was not hurt.

Cowan surrendered to police after a 15-hour standoff.

He is facing charges of disorderly conduct and reckless endangerment and his bail was set at $1,500.


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