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Hemingway (no relation) wins look-alike contest in Key West
KEY WEST, Fla. (AP) -- For the first time in its 36-year history, a Hemingway has won a competition seeking the man who most looks like literary giant Ernest Hemingway....

Strong smell of cooked urine prompts apartment evacuation
AMHERST, Mass. (AP) -- The strong smell caused by a man cooking urine has prompted the evacuation of an apartment building in Massachusetts....

Woman drove for days in Alaska with husband's body in casket
KETCHIKAN, Alaska (AP) -- A woman who drove her husband's body on a days-long traveling wake in Alaska and used ice from canneries to keep him cold is not accused of breaking any laws....

Man arrested after spending 12 hours in tree in Seattle
SEATTLE (AP) -- Police have arrested a man after he spent nearly 12 hours perched in a tree in Seattle....

Town where 'Jersey Shore' was filmed now wants quiet beaches
SEASIDE HEIGHTS, N.J. (AP) -- A New Jersey town made famous by the "Jersey Shore" reality TV series and its hard-partying cast is ready for some quiet time on its beaches....

Old lobster spared the pot, will retire to Maine aquarium
BOOTHBAY HARBOR, Maine (AP) -- It's not common for senior citizens to move from Florida to Maine, but Larry the Lobster's life depends on it....

Man lassoes bear with head stuck in big plastic container
GLENWOOD SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) -- A Colorado bed and breakfast owner armed with just a length of rope helped save a black bear with a giant plastic container stuck on its head....

Fight between driver, passenger results in crash in Phoenix
PHOENIX (AP) -- Police say a car crash that critically injured a driver and shut down part of a Phoenix freeway was started by a fight between the man and a passenger....