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BOZEMAN, Mont. (AP) — A Montana county plans to dispose of more than three dozen Cold War-era sanitation kits meant to provide makeshift bathroom facilities for fallout shelters.
Posted on 28 April 2016 | 7:29 pm
OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — Washington state biologists are trying to determine what killed a sea lion that was captured and released after it was strangely found in the driveway of a cattle ranch about 50 miles from the ocean.
Posted on 28 April 2016 | 7:14 pm
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey marijuana advocate dubbed NJ Weedman has been arrested again on marijuana charges after law enforcement raided his restaurant and cannabis temple.
Posted on 28 April 2016 | 6:48 pm
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — Police say a man wearing only a T-shirt during a snowstorm would have frozen to death at the base of an Arizona mountain had it not been for an alert 2-year-old black Labrador mix.
Posted on 28 April 2016 | 2:41 pm
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Police say a Pittsburgh man driving a stolen car ditched the vehicle and jumped into a river to escape from authorities. Police say after being captured, he fled naked from a hospital and hid inside a dumpster.
Posted on 28 April 2016 | 1:42 pm
JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) — Authorities say a New Jersey man who owes $12,000 in unpaid EZ Pass tolls has had his black Mercedes Benz impounded and is facing charges.
Posted on 27 April 2016 | 6:47 pm
Posted on 27 April 2016 | 6:41 pm
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — An oral surgeon made a Rhode Island tourism ad and paid for it to air on television following the botched rollout of the state’s own tourism campaign that featured an image of Iceland.
Posted on 27 April 2016 | 6:26 pm
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — A Florida State University class project about drug cartels and serial killers took a turn when students scrawled a message on a sidewalk associated with the infamous Zodiac Killer.
Posted on 27 April 2016 | 3:18 pm
HARVARD, Mass. (AP) — A rotary club in a small Massachusetts town is gearing up for its annual rubber ducky race in which the winner’s prize is a free dinner for two anywhere in the world.
Posted on 27 April 2016 | 3:07 pm
MOSCOW (AP) — Russian transport police say a 10-year old girl flew from Moscow to St. Petersburg without identification or a ticket.
Posted on 27 April 2016 | 11:49 am
ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) — A 12-year-old western New York girl has wound up running 10 extra miles after she got into the wrong road race.
Posted on 26 April 2016 | 11:41 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A railroad track crossing arm crashed through a passenger window of a school bus carrying seven special-needs students and came out a window on the other side Tuesday in Los Angeles.
Posted on 26 April 2016 | 7:08 pm
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — A Kentucky man has been arrested in North Carolina after witnesses say he urinated on the floor of an American Airlines flight from San Francisco to Charlotte.
Posted on 26 April 2016 | 5:18 pm
PEACHTREE CITY, Ga. (AP) — Fearing Snapchat could take an ugly turn toward “snap chomp,” police are warning people not to take selfies with an alligator in suburban Atlanta.
Posted on 26 April 2016 | 2:46 pm
FRANKFORT, N.Y. (AP) — State police say an upstate New York mayor illegally provided his village with 111 road signs belonging to the state Department of Transportation.
Posted on 26 April 2016 | 11:53 am
PARIS (Reuters) – A Dutchman dubbed the ‘horror dentist’ by French media was sentenced to eight years in jail on Tuesday for mutilating patients’ mouths and defrauding social security services. The verdict was delivered by a court in Nevers, in central France, where local media relayed gory tales, some from old-aged pensioners who spoke of having as many as eight teeth pulled out in one sitting, infections and bills of tens of thousands of euros. “This is a massive relief. …
Posted on 26 April 2016 | 11:31 am
Posted on 26 April 2016 | 3:36 am
EAGLE, Idaho (AP) — Kobe Bryant's recent mention of the Great Big Idaho Potato Truck might have helped save the traveling advertisement from a premature retirement, according to the head of a state agency that promotes Idaho potatoes.
Posted on 25 April 2016 | 7:39 pm
Posted on 25 April 2016 | 5:39 pm
CANTON, Ohio (AP) — This year’s Pro Football Hall of Fame Marathon in Ohio will be a race to remember for one couple who married at the starting line before running the event’s half-marathon.
Posted on 25 April 2016 | 11:52 am
PROVO, Utah (AP) — The Associated Press has withdrawn its story about a Brigham Young student winning $100,000 for his tuition during a football game because the event happened in 2014.
Posted on 24 April 2016 | 11:35 pm
Posted on 24 April 2016 | 11:35 pm
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A YU-U-U-GE name is the most popular suggested replacement name for a Texas elementary school named after the top hero of the Confederacy.
Posted on 23 April 2016 | 9:15 pm
MANSFIELD, Texas (AP) — A Texas lawyer upset that he wasn’t provided a cup of soup during a recent meal has notified a restaurant owner that he’ll sue if not reimbursed the $2.25 for the soup.
Posted on 23 April 2016 | 8:41 pm