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A woman convicted of embezzling money from two cemeteries has been sent to jail after she was discovered playing bingo at an American Legion hall in western Michigan.

By Associated Press October 5, 2019
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Police in New Hampshire say it appears someone used a power tool to vandalize a stone at group of rock configurations called America’s Stonehenge.

By Associated Press October 5, 2019
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Soon on tap: a new brew featuring Yuengling’s nearly 200-year-old porter recipe and Hershey’s chocolate.

By Associated Press October 4, 2019
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Having played nearly every corner of the Earth in a nearly 50-year career, the rock band Kiss is taking its show to a new place _ under the sea, where they will perform for great white sharks and eight fans separated from them by a small submarine.

By WAYNE PARRY, Associated Press October 4, 2019
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A Wisconsin appeals court has ruled that operating a riding mower while drunk carries the same penalties as driving a car while intoxicated.

By Associated Press October 3, 2019
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The images will be stunningly beautiful yet also hint of dire future consequences. Filmed with a camera mounted between his majestic wings, they’ll show how a white-tailed eagle named Victor sees the world as he flies over the Alps and capture its once-magnificent glaciers now crumbling because of global warming.

By CLAIRE PARKER and JOHN LEICESTER, Associated Press October 3, 2019
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A young moose that got stuck in a New Hampshire swimming pool has been successfully coaxed out.

By Associated Press October 3, 2019
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Alaska’s northern fur seal population for three decades has been classified as depleted, but the marine mammals are showing up in growing numbers at an unlikely location: a tiny island that forms the tip of an active undersea volcano.

By Associated Press October 3, 2019
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A group of San Francisco neighbors said they had to do something to make their street safe. Their answer? Some giant rocks.

By OLGA R. RODRIGUEZ, Associated Press October 2, 2019
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A dazed and confused deer has stormed into a clothing store in the fashionable mountain resort of Cortina d’Ampezzo, on the Italian Dolomites, blocking the local shopping street for a few hours before been saved and freed.

By Associated Press October 2, 2019
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The first dead bull was found in a timbered ravine in eastern Oregon.

By Associated Press October 2, 2019
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Motorists traveling through a Detroit suburb were stunned to see a pornographic video playing on an electronic billboard.

By Associated Press October 1, 2019
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Firefighters have freed a deer that got stuck in an empty swimming pool in a German town, with a little help from a hunter.

By Associated Press October 1, 2019
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On their first week in class, a group of students is playing a first-person shooter video game in a sleek new digital studio. It’s their introduction to the degree in esports they’ve all enrolled in.

By KELVIN CHAN, Associated Press October 1, 2019
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Police are praising a Virginia woman who says a squirrel led her down a trail and tugged at her leg to help its injured baby, earning her the nickname “squirrel whisperer.”

By Associated Press September 30, 2019
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Two German residents got more cowbell than they expected when they picked up the clanking souvenir in neighboring Austria.

By Associated Press September 30, 2019
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Nic, a rare albino hedgehog found in a Southern California backyard, has found a home.

By Associated Press September 30, 2019
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It took 9-year-old Kade Lovell longer than expected to finish his 5K race in Minnesota, but only because he was busy accidentally winning a separate 10K race.

By Associated Press September 30, 2019
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In the Great Spotted Lanternfly War, Pennsylvania’s citizen-soldiers are fighting back with fly swatters and vacuums, dish soap and sticky tape. They’re stomping and spraying and zapping and bragging about their kills on social media. “DESTROY THEM,” a propaganda poster urges. “Die, die, die, spotted lanternfly,” a balladeer sings.

By MICHAEL RUBINKAM, Associated Press September 29, 2019
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Authorities say a store clerk at a New Jersey gas station pointed a gun at a suspected shoplifter and forced him to strip naked.

By Associated Press September 29, 2019
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“The Star-Spangled Banner” isn’t an unusual feature of high school pregame festivities, but Roseanne Barr’s screeching 1990s rendition surprised spectators at one Delaware volleyball game.

By Associated Press September 29, 2019
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A gilded coffin that was featured at New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art is on its way back to Egypt after it was determined to be a looted antiquity.

By Associated Press September 28, 2019
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A Georgia woman went to fill up her gas tank before work when a deer leaped over her head, kicking her in the process.

By Associated Press September 28, 2019
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KOB-TV reports authorities say fish worth thousands of dollars recently were stolen from a Santa Fe, New Mexico, business and the alleged theft was captured on video.

By Associated Press September 28, 2019
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Police say more than 136,000 eggs splattered on a road when they shifted and fell out of a tractor-trailer driving through Pennsylvania.

By Associated Press September 27, 2019

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