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3 hrs ago | 97.5 FM

Here's Three Nuclear Power Plant Cooling Towers Collapsing At Once

Around dawn on Sunday morning in southeastern Great Britain, a trio of garish nuclear power plant cooling towers crumpled in breathtaking fashion during a controlled demolition.

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7 hrs ago | KFYI-AM Phoenix

San Diego 'Zombie Walk' Goes Very, Very Wrong

Hundreds of "zombies" thronged near the San Diego Comic-Con last night for "Zombie Walk," and things went terribly awry when a driver had a hard time negotiating his way through the crowd.

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10 hrs ago | KRMG-AM Tulsa

Spider-Man arrest could spur Times Square performer rules

The latest in a string of incidents involving costumed performers harassing Times Square patrons could pave the way for new regulations against those performers.

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14 hrs ago | KRMG-AM Tulsa

Russia saves lizard sex satellite; media has some fun with it

After a tense few days, Russia has regained control of a satellite full of biological experiments, including one to test how geckos mate in space.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

Lite 98.7

Weird Al Pokes Fun at Celeb-Obsessed Culture With 'Lame Claim to Fame' [VIDEO]

Continuing his promise of releasing eight videos in eight days, "Weird Al" Yankovic has dropped the seventh video off 'Mandatory Fun' today titled 'Lame Claim to Fame.'

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Related Topix: 'Weird Al' Yankovic, Pop/Rock

Ghanamma.com

Charly Boy Drops New Gothic and Weird Photos

Veteran singer/songwriter and TV personality Charly Boy has continued in his normal but weird manner of reaching out to his fans.

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Mirror.co.uk

Landlord finds lost watch Inside Dog when alarm sounds as reminder to call last orders

Terry Morgan had searched high and low for the A 500 timepiece, not realising dopey Newfoundland Charlie had decided it was chime for a snack Little did he know his dopey Newfoundland Charlie had decided it was chime for a snack, and had swallowed it whole.

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WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

Dog faints after reuniting with owner

Dog faints after reuniting with owner When Casey sees her owner for the first time in two years -- it's pure bliss.

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Related Topix: Murrysville, PA

New York Post

Weird Al' rules again, tops the charts

Everything old is new again. Turns out music executive Barry Weiss left Sony Music a diamond in the rough when he exited to run Universal Music Group's East Coast operations.

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Related Topix: 'Weird Al' Yankovic, Pop/Rock, Dance

Asbury Park Press

Weird NJ: The lost - Jersey Jungle' is foundWeird NJ: The lost -...

Weird NJ: The lost 'Jersey Jungle' is found The short-lived Jersey Jungle attraction in Howell has been uncovered by Weird New Jersey.

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Related Topix: Howell, NJ, Farmingdale, NJ, Woodbridge, NJ

Sat Jul 26, 2014

The Daily Record

Worst burglary ever? Watch blundering criminal's epic fail when fleeing scene of botched crime

The hapless crook's hilarious attempt to escape - which saw him walk into a glass door - was captured on CCTV following his bungled shop raid in Canada The footage of a badly botched raid shows that if you have a memory span shorter than a goldfish, you probably won't get far.

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KRMG-AM Tulsa

Man accused of bar hopping on lawnmower, charged with DUI

Police in Colorado claim 53-year-old Kenneth Welton used a lawnmower as his mode of transportation for a recent night on the town gone awry.

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Related Topix: Garden City, CO

The Modesto Bee

No ticket for Shrek over loud musical, chief says

"Shrek the Musical" is enjoying a summer run in the seacoast city of Portsmouth, but some neighbors want the volume turned down.

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Related Topix: Modesto, CA

WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

'Creepy' dolls left on doorsteps'Creepy' dolls left on doorstepsThey...

They sent a creepy feeling through several Southern California families, but authorities say the person who left porcelain dolls on doorsteps didn't mean any harm.

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Related Topix: San Clemente, CA

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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