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A Utah family has become the victim of extreme stalking involving unwanted service providers repeatedly being sent to their home, according to the homeowner and police.

By Associated Press March 25, 2019
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Grueling, late-night road trips are a loathed hallmark of minor league baseball, and most ballplayers can’t wait to leave bus life behind.

By JAKE SEINER, Associated Press March 25, 2019
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Nine nurses who work in the labor and delivery unit at the largest hospital in Maine are expecting babies in the next few months. Maine Medical Center announced the bonanza of babies with a Facebook post on Monday featuring eight of the nine nurses and their respective bumps.

By Associated Press March 25, 2019
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The flight on Monday seemed to go perfectly well, until passengers realized that their plane had landed in both the wrong city and the wrong country.

By Associated Press March 25, 2019
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A fight between beer giants escalated Thursday after MillerCoors filed a lawsuit against Anheuser-Busch that accused its rival of trying to “frighten” consumers into switching to Bud Light with “misleading” Super Bowl ads.

By IVAN MORENO, Associated Press March 24, 2019
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Kodak says a new beer hitting the market can be used to develop its Super 8 movie film.

By Associated Press March 24, 2019
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Police say a drunk passenger urinated on another passenger’s luggage during a flight from Chicago to Charlotte, North Carolina.

By Associated Press March 23, 2019
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A Florida sheriff’s agency may tell its deputies to stop naming K-9s after real people after a dog named Trump was featured in a Facebook meme.

By Associated Press March 23, 2019
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A new challenge making waves on social media pokes fun at Florida’s reputation for producing strange news stories involving guns, drugs, booze and reptiles — or some combination of the four.

By MIKE SCHNEIDER, Associated Press March 23, 2019
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What if you were governor of Illinois and didn’t have a thing to wear? If you’re J.B. Pritzker, you look at your daily schedule.

By JOHN O'CONNOR, Associated Press March 23, 2019
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An extremely rare albino penguin has made its debut at Gdansk Zoo in northern Poland.

By Associated Press March 23, 2019
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A koala took the opportunity to cool off in an unoccupied air conditioned car near Adelaide on Monday, relaxing on the leather seats as the owner tried to convince it to leave.

By Associated Press March 22, 2019
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Rosa Ferrigno’s new suit takes recycling to an extreme — she knitted it from more than 300 plastic grocery bags.

By Associated Press March 22, 2019
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A Massachusetts fourth-grader has built a mosaic tribute to New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady entirely out of Rubik’s Cubes.

By Associated Press March 22, 2019
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A wallaby who apparently escaped his owners went on a walkabout in an east Dallas neighborhood before being recaptured.

By Associated Press March 21, 2019
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The Des Moines Police Department is praising several of its police officers for rescuing several small children from a burning apartment building early Tuesday morning.

By Associated Press March 21, 2019
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Beto O’Rourke’s face has been temporarily enshrined in a Texas field as the former Democratic congressman runs for president.

March 21, 2019
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New York City police officers worked to wrangle a cow that became loose Tuesday on a busy highway in the Bronx.

By Associated Press March 21, 2019
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Watch: Police pursuit suspect shows off dance steps
LA-area pursuit suspect breakdances before surrendering

Law-breaking turned into breakdancing at the end of a Los Angeles vehicle pursuit. TV news helicopters were overhead Tuesday night when a suspect did a brief dance before being handcuffed.

By Associated Press March 20, 2019
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Jason Windus gave his California neighbor something to look at during a dispute over the height of a backyard fence — naked mannequins having a garden party.

By Associated Press March 20, 2019
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A Texas homeowner who reported seeing “a few” snakes under his home actually had dozens of rattlesnakes living beneath his house.

By Associated Press March 20, 2019
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It was a caper Scarface might have sanctioned ... until they dropped him and got collared.

By Associated Press March 19, 2019
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The robbery suspect wore a unicorn costume, and police in Maryland say he has been unmasked.

By Associated Press March 19, 2019
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There are challenges that come with running the last Blockbuster Video on the planet. The computer system must be rebooted using floppy disks that only the general manager — a solid member of Gen X — knows how to use.

By GILLIAN FLACCUS, Associated Press March 18, 2019
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The latest U.S. research on eggs won't go over easy for those who can't eat breakfast without them.

By Associated Press March 18, 2019

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