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Woman: Backyard near turnpike is not a rest stop

STAHLSTOWN, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania woman says she can see drivers who pull off the side of a highway relieving themselves near her backyard…

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2 police cars collide when officer runs red light

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — Authorities say a Syracuse city police officer was looking at the computer inside his patrol car when he ran a red light…

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Police probing switch of flags on Brooklyn Bridge

Police probing switch of flags on Brooklyn Bridge

NEW YORK (AP) — Police are searching for four or five people they believe scaled to the top of the Brooklyn Bridge's two towers in the dead of…

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Legal marijuana milestone heads for Seattle museum

Legal marijuana milestone heads for Seattle museum

SEATTLE (AP) — The first recreational marijuana sold legally in Seattle will be put on display at the city's Museum of History and Industry af…

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Judge spins rhymes in puppy-napping case

OREGON CITY, Ore. (AP) — An Oregon man accused of stealing an English bulldog puppy at gunpoint was convicted of the crime by a judge who left…

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Couple marries in Omaha's largest cemetery

Couple marries in Omaha's largest cemetery

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A Nebraska couple chose an unusual venue for their wedding: the largest cemetery in Omaha.

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170-foot ketchup bottle for sale in Illinois

170-foot ketchup bottle for sale in Illinois

BELLEVILLE, Ill. (AP) — Would you relish having a towering ketchup bottle? That emblem of roadside Americana could be yours if you fork over e…

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Real estate heir charged for urinating on candy

Real estate heir charged for urinating on candy

HOUSTON (AP) — A New York City real estate heir who admitted killing his neighbor a decade ago in Texas is facing a new charge in Houston that…

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George Harrison memorial tree killed by beetles

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A tree planted in Los Angeles to honor former Beatle George Harrison has been killed — by beetles.

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Hunt on for possible anaconda in New Jersey lake

Hunt on for possible anaconda in New Jersey lake

JEFFERSON, N.J. (AP) — Reports of a 16-foot-long exotic snake — possibly an anaconda — slithering through New Jersey's largest lake have stoke…

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Driver stops to help ducklings, gets ticket

NEWFIELDS, N.H. (AP) — A New Hampshire woman who called police after stopping in a highway median to help some stranded ducklings plans to fig…

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Pastry pranks: Vandals smear cars with baked goods

HILLSBORO, Ore. (AP) — There's mischief afoot in one suburban Portland neighborhood, but police say it doesn't involve the typical spray paint…

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Chase ends as man runs into a Miss. police academy

BILOXI, Miss. (AP) — Police say a man who fled from a Mississippi traffic stop was apparently so focused on getting away he unknowingly ran in…

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High water moves Alaska regatta into parking lot

FAIRBANK, Alaska (AP) — High water forced the cancellation of the Red Green Regatta in Fairbanks over the weekend, with the fun moved off the …

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Another tiny Wyoming town for sale: Aladdin

ALADDIN, Wyo. (AP) — If you missed out on buying the tiny Wyoming town of Buford (BYOO'-ferd), another village is on the market.

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200 pairs of panties stolen at east Georgia mall

AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — Authorities are investigating after a thief at an east Georgia shopping mall made off with a bagful of women's unmentionables.

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Black-and-white stripes are the new orange

SAGINAW, Mich. (AP) — A Michigan sheriff says he's trading his inmates' orange jumpsuits for black-and-white stripes, in part due to pop culture.

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Deja Phew: Plane lands on NY highway for 2nd time

EAST MORICHES, N.Y. (AP) — A New York pilot who landed his disabled plane on a highway for the second time in eight days said Friday he's luck…

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Cornhole champions being decided in West Virginia

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Cornhole, the strange-sounding game made popular in backyards and at football tailgate parties, is taking on a seriou…

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Rare blue-colored red king crab caught in Alaska

Rare blue-colored red king crab caught in Alaska

NOME, Alaska (AP) — A rare blue-colored red king crab was part of a fisherman's catch earlier this month in Nome, Alaska.

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