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1 hr ago | 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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


Related Topix: Marijuana

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.



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.


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.


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.


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.


Related Topix: Modesto, CA


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.


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.


Related Topix: Mount Vernon, WA


Zookeepers in Brazil build wheelchair for paraplegic porcupine

A paraplegic porcupine at a zoo in Sao Paolo, Brazil, has new way to get around thanks to a wheelchair made out of plumbing pipes.


Mon Jul 07, 2014

WFTV Orlando

Four cops hurt by Barbie bike tossed out fifth story window

Cops were trying to take a man with a gun into custody when he lobbed the "Barbie bike bomb" out the window, hitting four of them.


The Modesto Bee

Loch Ness monster it ain't: 6-foot croc in Greece

The Fire Brigade and authorities on the resort island of Crete say a 6-foot crocodile was spotted last week in a man-made lake near the seaside town of Rethymno.


Related Topix: Modesto, CA

Midwest Georgia's Magic 98.1

Sleeping Fan Sues ESPN, MLB For Defamation

A fan shown sleeping in the stands during ESPN's broadcast of a Yankees-Red Sox game in April is suing the network, Yankees and Major League Baseball for ten-million-dollars for defamation.


Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball

97.5 FM

This Is What Happens When You Fly A Drone Into A Fireworks Show

While the stunt produced awesome results, some people are not happy with the dangerous flight.


Magic 98.3 Columbus

Scary Moment Plane Tries To Land As 2nd Plane Taxis In Front Of It

Passengers on two airplanes can let our their breath after this near miss on a runway at Barcelona Airport.