1. A new British radio station called the Birdsong Station broadcasts nothing but bird sounds, the Daily Telegraph reported. The station loops a 20-minute recording of birds singing in chorus.
2. Michigan-born poet and activist John Sinclair was arrested in 1969 for giving two marijuana joints to an undercover cop.
3. A $5-per-customer fee on Texas strip club patrons called the “pole tax” has been declared unconstitutional, the Associated Press reported. The charge, implemented in January, was expected to raise about $44 million for sexual assault prevention programs and health care for the uninsured.