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  1. Timing flapRead the original story w/Photo

    8 min ago | The China Post

    Kaia Larka, left, competes to win the annual Shrove Tuesday trans-Atlantic pancake race in the town of Olney, in Buckinghamshire, England, Tuesday, Feb. 28. Every year, women clad in aprons and head scarves from Olney and the city of Liberal, in Kansas, U.S., run their respective legs of the race with a pancake in their pan. According to legend, the Olney race started in 1445 when a harried housewife arrived at church on Shrove Tuesday still clutching her frying pan with a pancake in it.

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  2. Treasure hunt turns into art passion for EdRead the original story

    11 min ago | Spalding Today

    WASH BOWL: Edward Morris, alias Metal Detector Man, with The Wash Bowl, one of his three artwork pieces based on King John's lost treasure which is reputed to have sunk in mud around The Wash 800 years ago. Photo by Tim Wilson. SG280217-208TW.

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  3. Mr. Toot Gets Busted For Cocaine PossessionRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | The Smoking Gun

    After spotting Neil Toot bicycling through a stop sign, a sheriff's deputy sought to pull over the 51-year-old suspect. Toot, however, kept peddling away and, at one point, "threw something behind him to the right."

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  4. Weird 53 mins ago 11:05 a.m.Taco truck saves drivers stranded by tanker rolloverRead the original story w/Photo

    40 min ago | KSDK-TV Saint Louis

    The only cure for Seattle traffic? Tacos, of course. A food truck reached hero status on Monday after opening for business in the middle of a major traffic jam.

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  5. 'It's as if the house is frozen in time': French family's...Read the original story w/Photo

    47 min ago | National Post

    French authorities have launched an investigation into the mysterious disappearance of a family of four near Nantes in Western France. Pascal and Brigitte Troadec, both about 50 and their children Sebastien, 21 and Charlotte, 18 have not been seen since Feb. 16. Officials say there has been no activity in their bank accounts and their phones have been off since Feb. 17 Prosecutor Pierre SennA s says bloodstains matching the DNA of three of the four family members have been found under the stairs, on Sebastien's cell phone and on Brigitte's watch.

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  6. Austria: Man tries to enter courthouse with bag of roachesRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | SFGate

    Security guards at an Austrian court might need to put up a sign at the screening gate to let the public know about another item prohibited on the premises - cockroaches. State broadcaster ORF said Wednesday that security personnel in the western city of Linz turned away a man a day earlier after he tried to enter the court building with a sack full of the six-legged pests.

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  7. Denver Comic Con: Weird Al announced for this year's conRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Examiner.com

    We notice that your web browser is out-of-date. For the best experience on AXS.com please consider upgrading to one of the following: We see your preferred language is English , would you like to stay on English or switch to English ? Mr. "White and Nerdy" himself, Weird Al Yankovic is coming to this year's Denver Comic Con .

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  8. How weird is Portland? Let's count the top 20 waysRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | AOL City Guide

    Most people have heard of the motto "Keep Portland Weird." They may have also heard that Portland, essentially, "borrowed" the motto from Austin, Texas .

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  9. Space Tourism 101: How to prepare to fly around the moonRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | WEHT

    Want to take a vacation in space? That journey used to involve intense training, including building a tipi out of birch trees in a cold Russian forest. Going to space is a rare privilege, but it's also a lot of work.

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  10. Downtown Minneapolis Macy's Building Sold For $59MRead the original story

    1 hr ago | CBS Local

    TV is part of CBS Television Stations, a division of CBS Corp. and one of the largest network-owned station groups in the country. Click here for WCCO-TV news stories Send us your breaking news tips [...] 830 WCCO Welcome to News Radio 830 WCCO on CBSMinnesota.com! WCCO is part of CBS Radio, a division of CBS Corp. and one of the largest network-owned station groups in the country.

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  11. Fast & Felonious: Ex-con steals Maserati during test driveRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | SFGate

    They say it wasn't hard to find the man who drove off with the $150,000 2016 Maserati Gran Turismo, because he had to show his driver's license at the dealership in Fort Lauderdale. An arrest report for 45-year-old Michael McGilvary II says he stopped at a Boca Raton resort during the drive on Feb. 21, promising to show off a boat, but then left the salesman at the dock and drove away.

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  12. Man accused of unwanted toe-sucking,...Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    A man accused of taking off a woman's shoe and sucking her toes without permission at an Ohio mall is now accused of massaging the feet of other women without their consent. Joseph Jones, of Toledo, was in court Tuesday to face menacing and sexual imposition charges.

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  13. Hilarious moment a grumpy hippo becomes a hippopotaBUS for a flock of cheeky birdsRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Mirror.co.uk

    The grumpy-looking hippo was spotted trundling around South Luangwa National Park in Zambia with the brazen oxpeckers firmly upon his back.

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  14. "Weird Al" Yankovic joins Denver Comic Con's 2017 lineupRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Denver Post

    Grammy-winning parody musician and nerd king "Weird Al" Yankovic will appear at the sixth annual Denver Comic Con this summer, organizers announced this morning. "Weird Al," a.k.a. 57-year-old Lynwood, Calif.

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  15. Zara Throws a Bizarre Curveball in 'Love Your Curves' Ad With No CurvesRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | AdWeek

    Zara, the clothing company, is taking heat for an ad that says, "Love Your Curves," over an image of two models without curves. Zara actually has a line of jeans called "Body Curve Jeans," so it seems the ad is actually suggesting you should love your Body Curve Jeans.

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  16. Ricky Tomlinson has a weird conspiracy theory about Richard WhiteleyRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Metro UK News

    Opening a Wetherspoons in Chester, 77-year-old Tomlinson made the rather surprising claim that the late Countdown presenter was really an undercover agent for MI5. The pub, the Bull & Stirrup, was where Tomlinson and his 'Shrewsbury Two' partner Des Warren helped organise the first national building workers' strike.

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  17. People are so outraged over this Zara ad they can't stop making the same jokeRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Mirror.co.uk

    The clothing store ad features two girls alongside the caption: "Love your curves". There's also a love heart - just to really accentuate that love for curves. All sounds good so far, doesn't it? What's wrong with that? Curves are there to be loved, after all.

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  18. 99-year-old woman checks 'get arrested' off her bucket listRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | WOI

    But that's precisely what sat on top of 99-year-old Annie's list: "Experience a police cell from within." Annie's niece contacted officers in the Dutch town of Nijmegan-Zuid to tell them about her aunt's dream.

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  19. Hangry in the school caf: Sharing some food is off the tableRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | SFGate

    In this Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2017 photo, uneaten food that students have donated sits on a table where it can be shared with classmates at James H. Moran Middle School in Wallingford, Conn. School officials there are criticizing a state policy change that restricts sharing of some uneaten food items.

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  20. Hawk stuck in vehicle grille in Massachusetts is euthanizedRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | SFGate

    Veterinarians say a red-tailed hawk that got stuck in the grille of a vehicle in Massachusetts last weekend sustained such severe injuries that it had to be euthanized. Police say the bird got stuck after swooping in front of an SUV on Interstate 495 in Milford on Saturday.

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