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2 min ago | 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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4 hrs ago | 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

8 hrs ago | 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

9 hrs ago | 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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13 hrs ago | 92.9 WDSD

Marine Biologist: 6th-Grader Stole My Idea

Using only six fish and six tanks, a 6th-grade science fair entrant was able to demonstrate last year what is being hailed as a remarkable discovery : Lionfish, an invasive species found up and down the Florida coast, can also survive in nearly fresh water.

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13 hrs ago | 94.5 The Fox

Driver Stops to Help Ducklings, Gets $100 Ticket

A New Hampshire woman who called police after stopping in a highway median to help some stranded ducklings plans to fight a $100 ticket.

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17 hrs ago | NBC New York

Firefighter Arrested in Conn.

Hartford firefighter Lamont Freeman is facing charges after allegedly walking into a stranger's apartment while drunk and refusing to leave.

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Related Topix: Connecticut, Connecticut Government

21 hrs ago | The Modesto Bee

T-shirt typo turns heads at Mandela bicycle ride

Cyclists traversing Johannesburg in the former South African president's honor wore T-shirts with one of his many inspiring quotations, along with a glaring typographical error in the word "freedom."

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Related Topix: World News, South Africa, Modesto, CA

Tue Jul 22, 2014

The Campbell Reporter

Multimillionaire who killed neighbor is accused of peeing on candy

A New York City real estate heir who admitted killing his neighbor a decade ago in Texas is facing a new charge in Houston that accuses him of urinating on candy at a drug store.

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KRMG-AM Tulsa

170-foot ketchup bottle for sale in Illinois

A "For Sale" sign is seen Tuesday, July 22, 2014, in front of what's billed as the "World's Largest Bottle of Catsup" that once served as a water tower in the city of Collinsville, Ill.

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AM 570 KLAC

Tree Planted To Honor George Harrison Killed By Beetles

A pine tree planted in Los Angeles' Griffith Park to honor George Harrison died as a result of a beetle infestation, the Los Angeles Times The "George Harrison Tree" was originally planted in 2004 in memory of the late Beatle.

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Related Topix: Obituaries

The Modesto Bee

Driver stops to help ducklings, gets $100 ticket

Hallie Bibeau of Newfields tells WMUR-TV she was driving east on Route 101 on Friday when she had to slam on her brakes to avoid hitting the ducklings.

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NBC Connecticut

Woman Flees Topless After Being Caught Shoplifting

A suspected shoplifter fled topless after being busted at Southern California mall.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

KRMG-AM Tulsa

Boy, 9, marries 62-year-old mother of five for second time

Sanele Masilela, a nine year-old married Helen Shabangu, 62, July 12, 2014 in Bushbuckridge, South Africa.

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NBC Philadelphia

Attention, Passengers: Please Stand at Your Seats

These seats could be a thing of the past, if an invention Airbus is hoping to patent for a minimalist bicycle-style seat takes off.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Inventions

ABC News

Another Tiny Wyoming Town for Sale: Aladdin

If you missed out on buying the tiny Wyoming town of Buford , another village is on the market.

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Related Topix: Wyoming, US National Parks, Devils Tower National Monument

Q95.com

Woman Busted After Posting Selfie in Stolen Dress

An Illinois woman who shared photos of her eye-catching new dress on Facebook was arrested after the pics caught the eye of people who knew the boutique she had allegedly stolen it from.

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Related Topix: West Frankfort, IL

Townsend Times

'Weird Al' on his weirdly successful week in music

Attention pop stars: If "Weird Al" Yankovic shows up at your concert or has tracked down your personal email address, you're likely his next parody conquest.

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Related Topix: 'Weird Al' Yankovic, Pop/Rock, Hip-Hop

KCOL-AM Fort Collins

'Bride Schools' Prep Women for Mail-Order Marriages

You don't necessarily have to speak the same language as your husband to be a mail-order bride in South Korea - just the language of love.

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The Modesto Bee

200 pairs of panties stolen at east Georgia mall

Richmond County sheriff's officials say a thief stole the panties from Victoria's Secret in Augusta Mall shortly before noon Saturday.

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