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Bear cub strolls through Oregon drug store

ASHLAND, Ore. (AP) — Some shoppers at an Oregon drug store got a surprise when they saw a bear cub scurrying down the aisles.

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Bank robber who bummed cigarette gets 10 years

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A bank robber who stopped during his escape to bum a cigarette off a construction worker has been sentenced to 10 years in p…

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Nebraska trucker returns bull mastiff to Arizona

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A dog-loving Nebraska trucker has taken a lost 95-pound bull mastiff on a 1,380-mile trip back to her owners in Arizona.

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Man's ashes to be scattered in fireworks display

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) — A Missouri funeral director is sending his father out with a bang. His father's ashes, anyway.

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UK man faked coma for 2 years to avoid court

UK man faked coma for 2 years to avoid court

LONDON (AP) — He might have got away with it if it hadn't been for his supermarket loyalty card.

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Woman says she sold pot to help raise grandkids

BUTLER, Pa. (AP) — A 65-year-old Pennsylvania woman has admitted selling hundreds of pounds of marijuana from her home but says she needed the…

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Bobcat that escaped from New Jersey home captured

STAFFORD TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) — A pet bobcat has been recaptured after its latest escape from its owner's southern New Jersey home.

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Macedonia police: Man robs graves for gold teeth

SKOPJE, Macedonia (AP) — Macedonia may have found its ultimate gold digger.

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Pennsylvania man in trouble for painting Main St

BURGETTSTOWN, Pa. (AP) — Some people paint the town. A western Pennsylvania man just painted a little stretch of Main Street, and now he's in …

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Elusive bobcat again escapes from New Jersey home

STAFFORD TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) — A pet bobcat that has repeatedly escaped from its owner's southern New Jersey home is again on the loose.

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Stinky seaweed piling up at upscale Laguna Beach

LAGUNA BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Warmer water and recent storm swells are to blame for mounds of stinky kelp piling up on the sand in the upscale S…

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New Mexico man's typo costs him thousands on bill

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A New Mexico man says he made an error while paying his electric bill that led him to overpay by thousands of dollars.

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Store clerk tells bandit to bug off with spray can

BERLIN, Pa. (AP) — A western Pennsylvania convenience store clerk told a would-be bandit to bug off by spraying the suspect with a can of insecticide.

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Convicted murderer sues state over prison porn ban

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A convicted murderer sentenced to more than a half-century behind bars is suing the state of Connecticut, saying its ba…

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Woman saved from California chimney, then arrested

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. (AP) — A woman stuck in the chimney of a Southern California house has been rescued and arrested.

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Pittsburgh wins Gawker.com ugliest accent tourney

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pittsburghers talk funny.

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Robotic device helps paralyzed groom walk aisle

DEWITT, N.Y. (AP) — New York resident Matt Ficarra has been paralyzed from the chest down since an accident three years ago, but that didn't s…

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Greek bakers encircle monument with ring bread

THESSALONIKI, Greece (AP) — Greek bakers in the northern city of Thessaloniki have made a giant "koulouri," a ring bread similar to a bagel, a…

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Super drunk woman arrested, mistook jail for bar

PAW PAW, Mich. (AP) — One is a building with bars. The other is a building with a bar. A very drunk woman apparently had trouble telling them …

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Man accused of stealing restaurant's plumbing

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Police say they've flushed out a man accused of stealing the handles and pipes of toilets in parks and restaurant …

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