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3 hrs ago | The Modesto Bee

Amazon worker piloted drone around Space Needle

Witnesses told police they saw the craft fly back into a fifth-floor room in a nearby hotel.

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Related Topix: Space Needle, Amazon, Recreation, Modesto, CA

Fri Jul 25, 2014

The Arizona Republic

Toddler crashes Jeep - then watches cartoons

Police say a toddler crashed a Jeep into an Oregon home, then ran back to his home to watch cartoons.

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Related Topix: Myrtle Creek, OR

WYLD-FM

This Play Is Being Called The Worst Defensive Play In Baseball History

The first run of this game came in the eighth inning as Mike Moustakas lofted a fly ball to left field.

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Alamogordo Daily News

Joaquin Phoenix to play Doctor Strange?

A number of actors have reportedly been rumored for the role. Deadline.com reported in June that Tom Hardy and Benedict Cumberbatch were on the shortlist.

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Related Topix: Benedict Cumberbatch, Entertainment

NewsRadio540.com

Guy Sues Pizzeria He Tried to Rob

Nigel Sykes' attempted robbery of a Delaware pizzeria failed miserably-but he'd still like to get some cash out of the whole to-do.

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KNST-AM Tucson

New Fitness Wristband Gives Slackers Shocks

If what you need to meet fitness targets is a device attached to your body that will jolt you with electric shocks, then a new company called Pavlok has just the thing for you.

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WHLO-AM Akron

Naked Burglars Steal 60 Burgers From Beach Eatery

"Dumb, dumber, and dumbest." That's how a waitress at Doc's Beach House in Bonita Beach, Fla., describes the three guys who broke in-clad only in their skivvies-in the wee hours Sunday and five minutes later made off with 60 hamburgers, 3 pounds of bacon, three red peppers, and, uh, a paddleboard.

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KVOX-FM Fargo

'Weird Al' Yankovic still trying to wrap head arou...

The past week for "Weird Al" Yankovic has been a little weird by the standards of the curly-haired, accordion-playing, oddball master of pop music parody.

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Related Topix: 'Weird Al' Yankovic, Pop/Rock, Dance, Black Entertainment, Michael Jackson, Rap, Coolio

Thu Jul 24, 2014

KRMG-AM Tulsa

Man run over by own truck during road rage

A man in Florida apparently got a dose of road rage karma when police say he was run over by his own pickup truck after getting out to bang on another driver's window.

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ABC News

Tortoise an Accomplice in Alligator's Zoo Escape?

An owner of a zoo in Michigan's Upper Peninsula says a 12-inch alligator has escaped, possibly with some help from a tortoise.

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Related Topix: Naubinway, MI, Mackinac County, MI

KRNV-TV Reno

Jump ball: Bizarre Clippers court case nears close

The bizarre battle over the fate of the Los Angeles Clippers goes to a judge Monday and he may not have the final word on the dispute.

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Related Topix: Sports, Los Angeles Clippers, NBA Basketball, Chris Paul, NBA Players

Chicagos 103.5 KISS FM

Car Dealer Gives Woman Refund - in Pennies

A Florida car dealer ordered to give a refund to a customer whose car had transmission problems grudgingly coughed up-by emptying his penny jars.

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WMMV-AM Melbourne

Question Gets Boy, 4, Banned From Doughnut Shop

A curious 4-year-old in Monroe, Conn., is going to have to get his doughnuts elsewhere after asking a Doughnut Inn customer the wrong question.

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Related Topix: Monroe, CT

WHLO-AM Akron

Police Chase Ends In Dramatic Fashion

An armed carjacking suspect went on a crime spree around Lookout Mountain Wednesday afternoon, much of which was captured on video by SkyFOX.

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WSB-TV

Naked thieves take burgers from SW Fla eatery

A southwest Florida waitress has dubbed the trio of naked hamburger thieves who broke into an eatery "dumb, dumber and dumbest."

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ABC News

New Jersey Sues Over Florida Pizza Shop Logo

The New Jersey Turnpike Authority wants a Florida pizza shop to pay a big toll for using a logo similar to the Garden State Parkway's green and yellow signs.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

The Modesto Bee

Woman: Backyard near turnpike is not a rest stop

The woman, Crystal King, tells WTAE-TV that her backyard in Stahlstown, about 50 miles southeast of Pittsburgh, is separated from the Pennsylvania Turnpike by only a short fence.

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Related Topix: Modesto, CA

NBC Connecticut

McDonald's Worker Sold Crack During Shift: Police

Radnor Township Police say they confiscated these drugs and this cash from Allen Trammell after conducting an undercover sting.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Radnor Township, PA, Wayne, PA

Sentinel & Enterprise

Weird Al Yankovic hits No. 1 for the first time

The following is either the greatest thing to happen to the music industry, or a harbinger of a complete collapse, during which Barry Manilow sound-alikes will rule for the next 30 years.

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Related Topix: 'Weird Al' Yankovic, Pop/Rock, Barry Manilow, Marketing, Entertainment

NBC Chicago

Geico Insurance Banner Falls on Bay Area House

A Bay Area couple says they had their house covered by insurance -- literally. A huge insurance sign being towed by a plane came loose and fell directly on their house Friday in Fremont.

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