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Owner gets stolen life-size statue of Obama back

WILKES-BARRE, Pa. (AP) — Police have returned a life-size statue of President Barack Obama that went missing from its owner's northeastern Pen…

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County forgives $2.4M in bad speed-camera tickets

MINEOLA, N.Y. (AP) — A suburban New York county is forgiving $2.4 million in speed camera fines issued in the past month.

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Oops: County wrongly figured blood-alcohol levels

SOMERSET, Pa. (AP) — People who told police they were not that drunk while driving may have been right in one Pennsylvania county.

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Suspicious object turns out to be Star Wars toy

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — Call Luke Skywalker for backup.

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Lawyer wants seized $125K wine collection back

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A lawyer convicted of selling high-end wine from his home cellar despite strict Pennsylvania liquor laws hopes to win back…

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Un-bee-lievable: 50,000 bees living in NYC ceiling

NEW YORK (AP) — A New York City woman had some unexpected roommates living in her apartment: 50,000 bees.

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Costa Rica angered by Swedish comedy show

STOCKHOLM (AP) — A Swedish TV network has apologized to Costa Rica for using the Central American country's national anthem to promote a comedy show.

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California permits outdoor dining with dogs

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Fido can feast with you now when you go out to eat in California.

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Md. ban on grain alcohol hurts violin makers

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Binge drinkers and frat boys aren't the only ones despairing over Maryland's new ban on grain alcohol: Violin makers who…

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German man evicted for squeaky swing set sex prop

BERLIN (AP) — A German court says a landlady was within her rights to evict a man for persistently using a squeaky swing set in his apartment …

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Man in mystery selfie comes forward in LA County

SANTA CLARITA, Calif. (AP) — The couple whose selfie was snapped with a Southern California burglary victim's phone has been identified, autho…

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Ex-judge must say she's sorry, just not in cuffs

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A former Pennsylvania Supreme Court justice convicted of corruption was spared on Thursday the further embarrassment of…

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Greek archaeology site sparks intense interest

Greek archaeology site sparks intense interest

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Archaeologists excavating a large burial mound in northern Greece that has captivated the public's imagination have aske…

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Va. man named Stoner arrested on pot charges

ORANGE, Va. (AP) — A Virginia man with the last name Stoner is facing drug charges after police found more than $10,000 worth of marijuana pla…

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378 people 'pay it forward' at Fla. Starbucks

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — A woman started an act of kindness chain that lasted for hours at a Starbucks drive-thru in Florida.

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Police seek mystery pair in selfies after burglary

Police seek mystery pair in selfies after burglary

SANTA CLARITA, Calif. (AP) — Would burglars be dumb enough to post selfies on their victim's cloud account?

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Man who lived years as hermit adjusts to society

Man who lived years as hermit adjusts to society

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — A man who lived nearly three decades in the woods now has a job and is adjusting to life back in society.

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Los Angeles port welcomes massive rubber duck

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Port of Los Angeles is welcoming an unusual visitor — the world's biggest bath toy.

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George W. Bush takes ice bucket challenge

KENNEBUNKPORT, Maine (AP) — Former President George W. Bush took the ice bucket challenge then nominated former President Bill Clinton to do it next.

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Police have beef with shoplifting suspect

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Police have a beef with a man they say stole meat worth $2,700 from three Safeway stores in Portland, Oregon.

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