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18 min ago | WTOC-TV Savannah

Bizarre sexting case in Virginia may have you reconsider sending naked photos

"Sexting," the exchange of explicit messages, has become a popular phenomenon among teens, but unfortunately for one young man in Virginia, it could lead him behind bars.

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Related Topix: Prison

Thu Jul 10, 2014

NBC Chicago

Co. Paints Drought-Stricken Lawns

Los Gatos-based Green Canary has been painting lawns that have turned brown due to a lack of water.

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Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought

102.5 The Bear

Forget 'Hot Mugshot Guy', Check Out The 'Hot Cop Of Castro'

It was only a couple of weeks ago, convicted felon Jeremy Meeks rose to fame over his dreamy mugshot .

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Love1011.com

Woman Watching TV Learns of Her Home's Violent Past

When Catrina McGhaw signed a lease on a house in Ferguson, Mo., she didn't think to ask whether she'd be living in a former torture chamber.

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Related Topix: Home Listing, Home, Ferguson, MO

The Arizona Republic

'Screaming' pig sought after chasing kids

Police in the Maine town of Oakland are looking for a pig that threatened two children walking through the woods.

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Related Topix: Kids, Family, Oakland, ME

The Modesto Bee

Freak accident sends chisel through gym window

The freak accident Wednesday prompted temporary suspension of construction of the controversial Marine Transfer Station on the Upper East Side.

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KRMG-AM Tulsa

Agave that will bloom only once begins to do so

The blooms so far are "low-key" with yellow anthers sticking out, Joe Mooney, a spokesman for Matthaei Botanical Gardens, said Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Michigan, Home Gardening, Home

Wed Jul 09, 2014

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Bizarre Angelina Jolie video emerges online

The 16-minute clip, which is believed to have been shot at the Ansonia Hotel building in New York City in 1999, was posted online by the National Enquirer on Tuesday night.

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ABC News

The Lid's off: Judge Accused of Lying About Fight

An upstate New York judge has been indicted on nine charges related to a reported attack last summer that authorities now say he fabricated.

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Related Topix: Seneca County, NY

KOOL 108

'Transformer' Plane Splits Into 3 When Under Attack

If Tom Cruise made a movie that somehow merged his roles in Top Gun, Mission Impossible, and Minority Report, this would be the aircraft he'd be flying.

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Related Topix: Celebrities, Tom Cruise

The Arizona Republic

Owner calls 911 after cat goes berserk

A 4-year-old Russian blue cat named Kush is being quarantined after apparently going berserk inside a central Florida home, prompting its owners to call 911.

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Related Topix: Deland, FL

NBC Connecticut

Caught on Camera: Bear Finds Food at Family Home

The bear wandered into the backyard of a home on the 17000 block of Rancho Avenue in Devore around 11 p.m. Tuesday.

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Related Topix: San Bernardino County, CA

KMCX-FM Ogallala

Colorado Man Offers President Obama Pot

President Obama did not say "yes," but he also did not say "no" when asked by a man in a Colorado bar Tuesday night if he wanted to smoke marijuana.

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Mirror.co.uk

Policeman shoots dead 'aggressive' TORTOISE which attacked him in his home

An officer in Uganda was enjoying a cup of tea in his hut when the hard-shelled invader turned nasty - grabbing his legs and leaving him 'traumatised' Charles Onegiu, from the Nebbi district of Uganda, said he shot the creature dead after it entered his grass-thatched hut and became aggressive.

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KRMG-AM Tulsa

Pilot buys pizzas for passengers grounded by storm

Faced with potentially hungry - and grumpy - passengers, a Frontier Airlines pilot treated them to pizza when storms diverted a Denver-bound flight to Cheyenne, where the plane was stuck for a couple of hours.

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Related Topix: Transportation, Frontier Airlines, Airlines

Tue Jul 08, 2014

ABC News

Farmer Loses Phone, Returned 8 Months Later

An Oklahoma farmer's iPhone that was lost when it fell into a grain elevator has been returned to him unscathed after it was found in Japan.

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Related Topix: Convent, LA, World News, Japan

NBC Miami

Potato Salad Kickstarter Nets $50K

Would you fork over a few bucks to a stranger half way across the country to make potato salad? Thousands of people are doing just that.

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The Modesto Bee

Police: Inmate used laundry basket to escape

Officials say 28-year-old Kevin Matthew Perkins packed himself in the basket Monday to get away from the Metropolitan Detention Center.

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Q104.5

Cops: Drunk Woman Steals Horse ... to Steal Stuff

We don't need to take an official Gallup Poll to know that this probably wasn't a good idea.

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Related Topix: Dekalb County, AL

KIRO-TV Seattle

Police kill cow that charged officer

Police in Mount Vernon, Washington, killed an agitated Angus cow that rampaged through town, tossing a police officer into the air and tap-dancing on a patrol car.

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Related Topix: Mount Vernon, WA

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