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Tortoises in controversial art exhibit removed

ASPEN, Colo. (AP) — Three tortoises wearing iPads for a controversial Aspen, Colorado, art exhibit have been removed at a veterinarian's reque…

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Crested Butte to be Bud Light's 'Whatever' town

DENVER (AP) — Some people in normally laid back Crested Butte are not up for "Whatever" — a secretive Bud Light plan to paint their mountain t…

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Swedish city plays 'Schindler's List' to Nazis

STOCKHOLM (AP) — Neo-Nazis rallying in the Swedish city of Norrkoping have been greeted by the theme song from "Schindler's List" ringing from…

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Arizona man drives hour to save injured bear

PHOENIX (AP) — An injured bear cub is recovering in Arizona after a man who initially thought it was a dead dog along the side of the road sco…

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New York meat truck driver charged in stinky spill

QUEENSBURY, N.Y. (AP) — State authorities have charged the driver of a truck that lost part of its load of expired meat outside an upstate New…

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Bear heads stolen from remote Maine cabin

FARMINGTON, Maine (AP) — The person who broke into an off-the-grid cabin in remote western Maine didn't get away with money, jewelry or other …

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Remember Netscape browser? Class of '18 doesn't

MILWAUKEE (AP) — If you want to feel old, this might do it: Madonna's daughter, Lourdes Ciccone Leon, has enrolled as a freshman at the Univer…

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Gold thief offers to pay for pilfered nugget

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A man suspected of walking out of a Juneau, Alaska, jewelry store with a gold nugget worth nearly $5,000 developed a …

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Maine lobsterman catches rare blue lobster

Maine lobsterman catches rare blue lobster

SCARBOROUGH, Maine (AP) — A Maine lobsterman says he and his 14-year-old daughter caught a one-in-two-million crustacean: a blue lobster.

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Colorado marshal can't adjust to high altitude

NEDERLAND, Colo. (AP) — Nederland, Colorado's town marshal says he is resigning after just six months because he can't adjust to the altitude.

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Moose shows up at German office canteen

Moose shows up at German office canteen

BERLIN (AP) — Maybe he got hungry?

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Farmers' Almanac predicts another nasty winter

Farmers' Almanac predicts another nasty winter

LEWISTON, Maine (AP) — The folks at the Farmers' Almanac can be forgiven for feeling smug: The 198-year-old publication correctly predicted th…

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Coffee shop on honor system works in North Dakota

VALLEY CITY, N.D. (AP) — The owner of a North Dakota coffee shop is flattered his decision to operate the business on the honor system garnere…

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Firefighters rescue poodle with paw stuck in drain

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A poodle was freed with the help of Albuquerque firefighters after one of its paws got stuck in a bathtub drain for s…

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Woman tackles man fleeing police, then taunts him

RICHLAND, Wash. (AP) — A 40-year-old woman tackled a 20-year-old man fleeing from police in Washington state, then taunted him about being tak…

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Mom of boys with Lyme disease fights for chickens

BRIDGETON, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey woman is fighting to keep the chickens she bought to eat ticks after her sons contracted Lyme disease.

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Owner gets stolen life-size statue of Obama back

WILKES-BARRE, Pa. (AP) — Police have returned a life-size statue of President Barack Obama that went missing from its owner's northeastern Pen…

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County forgives $2.4M in bad speed-camera tickets

MINEOLA, N.Y. (AP) — A suburban New York county is forgiving $2.4 million in speed camera fines issued in the past month.

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Oops: County wrongly figured blood-alcohol levels

SOMERSET, Pa. (AP) — People who told police they were not that drunk while driving may have been right in one Pennsylvania county.

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Suspicious object turns out to be Star Wars toy

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — Call Luke Skywalker for backup.

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