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Elusive bobcat again escapes from New Jersey home

STAFFORD TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) — A pet bobcat that has repeatedly escaped from its owner's southern New Jersey home is again on the loose.

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Stinky seaweed piling up at upscale Laguna Beach

LAGUNA BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Warmer water and recent storm swells are to blame for mounds of stinky kelp piling up on the sand in the upscale S…

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New Mexico man's typo costs him thousands on bill

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A New Mexico man says he made an error while paying his electric bill that led him to overpay by thousands of dollars.

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Store clerk tells bandit to bug off with spray can

BERLIN, Pa. (AP) — A western Pennsylvania convenience store clerk told a would-be bandit to bug off by spraying the suspect with a can of insecticide.

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Convicted murderer sues state over prison porn ban

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A convicted murderer sentenced to more than a half-century behind bars is suing the state of Connecticut, saying its ba…

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Woman saved from California chimney, then arrested

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. (AP) — A woman stuck in the chimney of a Southern California house has been rescued and arrested.

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Pittsburgh wins Gawker.com ugliest accent tourney

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pittsburghers talk funny.

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Robotic device helps paralyzed groom walk aisle

DEWITT, N.Y. (AP) — New York resident Matt Ficarra has been paralyzed from the chest down since an accident three years ago, but that didn't s…

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Greek bakers encircle monument with ring bread

THESSALONIKI, Greece (AP) — Greek bakers in the northern city of Thessaloniki have made a giant "koulouri," a ring bread similar to a bagel, a…

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Super drunk woman arrested, mistook jail for bar

PAW PAW, Mich. (AP) — One is a building with bars. The other is a building with a bar. A very drunk woman apparently had trouble telling them …

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Man accused of stealing restaurant's plumbing

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Police say they've flushed out a man accused of stealing the handles and pipes of toilets in parks and restaurant …

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Cemetery hopes 5K race, actors draw new customers

PEORIA, Ill. (AP) — A cemetery in central Illinois is embarking on an unusual marketing campaign that includes a 5K race and actors dressing a…

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Man accused of stealing restaurant's plumbing

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Police say they've flushed out a man accused of stealing the handles and pipes of toilets in parks and restaurant …

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State police: Home burglar stole $10,000 in change

ROCHESTER MILLS, Pa. (AP) — State police say someone got away with a lot of change when they burglarized a rural western Pennsylvania home. Ab…

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Puppy found during Massachusetts drug bust

LAWRENCE, Mass. (AP) — Police searching the pockets of a suspected drug dealer in Lawrence, Massachusetts, got an unusual surprise.

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Homes found for 24 Salem bearded dragons

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — A Salem woman says an outpouring of support from all over the country will save 24 bearded dragons she has to move or face …

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Michigan funeral home provides drive-thru option

SAGINAW, Mich. (AP) — Only a couple of families have taken advantage of a new service available at a Saginaw funeral home.

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Maui birthday invite washes ashore in California

PISMO BEACH, Calif. (AP) — A Central California beach outing has turned into a mystery after a bottle turned up with an invitation to a party …

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Washington woman fined $500 for feeding bears

LONG BEACH, Wash. (AP) — A woman on trial for feeding bears in her neighborhood in Washington state has agreed to stop and pay a fine to settl…

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Ninja Turtle-masked teen accused of store robbery

LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) — "Cowabunga!"

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