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3 hrs ago | ABC News

County Forgives $2.4M in Bad Speed-Camera Tickets

He tells Newsday that five cameras issued tickets on days when school was not in session.

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Related Topix: Andrew Cuomo, US Governors

7 hrs ago | WFTV Orlando

Koala survives after getting CPR from rescuers

Quick-thinking rescuers saved a badly injured koala from dying, using mouth-to-mouth resuscitation-- and it was all caught on camera! The koala, nicknamed Sean, was hit by a car Wednesday, then climbed to the top of a tree in a Melbourne suburb.

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Fri Aug 22, 2014

NBC Bay Area

Couple Accused of Trying to Enter Maternity Ward with Fake Babies

Police in the San Joaquin Valley arrested a woman on trespassing charges they say was trying to access a hospital maternity ward.

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Related Topix: Mercy Medical Center, Hospital Administration, Medicine, Healthcare Industry

ABC News

Md. Ban on Grain Alcohol Hurts Violin Makers

Binge drinkers and frat boys aren't the only ones despairing over Maryland's new ban on grain alcohol: Violin makers who used the liquor to make varnish are also affected.

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WALB-TV Albany

Band director arrested in case of bizarre 'sex acts' with students

A Georgia high school band director has been arrested after police said he engaged in a "sex act" at a school he previously worked at in Alabama.

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Related Topix: Brewton, AL

WJNO

Stripper Denies a Guy Sex, He Calls 911

There are some incidents that don't warrant a 911 call. One of those is when a stripper won't turn a lap dance into sex.

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Related Topix: Butte, MT

Boing Boing

True weird tale of a real-life forest hermit

"For nearly thirty years, a phantom haunted the woods of Central Maine. Unseen and unknown, he lived in secret, creeping into homes in the dead of night and surviving on what he could steal.

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Mirror.co.uk

This is WOMBAT! Adorable furry creature goes viral after being saved from death's door

Leah warmed hearts when she was rescued from the side of the road - now she's appeared in 300, Harry Potter and Game of Thrones Leah was found shivering inside her dead mother's pouch at the side of an Australian road and owes her life to a curious passer-by.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

KBCI CBS 2

Irony for the day: Virginia man named 'Stoner' busted on pot charges

A Virginia man with the last name Stoner is facing drug charges after police found more than $10,000 worth of marijuana plants at his home.

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Related Topix: Drugs

KBCI CBS 2

378 people 'pay it forward' at Florida Starbucks

A woman started an act of kindness chain that lasted for hours at a Starbucks drive-thru in Florida.

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Related Topix: Drink, Coffee

WFTV Orlando

Police: Man arrested after complaining he didn't get sex at strip club

A man from Montana called police to file a complaint. Instead, he ended up getting arrested.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law

WFTV Orlando

Monster grouper swallows 4-foot shark whole

They were fishing off the coast of Bonita Springs earlier this month when one of the anglers hooked a shark about 4 feet long.

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KQJK

Lions Take on Crocodile In African Reserve

A pack of lions got into a fight with an angry crocodile at the Samburu National Reserve in Kenya.

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Related Topix: Kenya, Africa, World News

ABC News

Los Angeles Port Welcomes Massive Rubber Duck

A 60-foot-tall rubber duck sailed into port Wednesday to kick off the Tall Ships Festival LA.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

US News & World Report

George W. Bush takes ice bucket challenge

Former President George W. Bush took the ice bucket challenge then nominated former President Bill Clinton to do it next.

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Related Topix: W., George Bush

ABC News

Police Seek Mystery Pair in Selfies After Burglary

Authorities are looking for two people whose selfies appeared in the online storage account of a Southern California burglary victim.

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Related Topix: Los Angeles County, CA

CBS Local

Man Pleads Guilty To Killing Woman, Hiding Body In Car

A man accused of killing two women and hiding their bodies in cars found at Twin Cities area impound lots has pleaded guilty to one of the crimes.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime

KRMG-AM Tulsa

86-year-old Utah woman writes romance novel

An 86-year-old Utah woman became a first-time novelist by writing a steamy romance novel about a bored housewife.

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Canada.com

Reevely: The strange rush to ban e-cigarettes

In this April 23, 2014, file photo, an electronic cigarette is demonstrated in Chicago.

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Related Topix: Smoking, Medicine, Health, Nicotine, NicoDerm, Nicotine (generic)

NBC New York

Navy Sailboat Put on Auction Block for $25

As part of a government liquidation, the U.S. Department of Defense is auctioning off a 50-foot sailboat to the highest bidder.

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