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AP Top Strange News At 6:05 p.m. EDT

Man accused of stealing restaurant's plumbing
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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 restrooms around a Florida city....

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 apart and ended up in a southwestern Michigan jail cell....

Greek bakers encircle monument with ring bread
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THESSALONIKI, Greece (AP) -- Greek bakers in the northern city of Thessaloniki have made a giant "koulouri," a ring bread similar to a bagel, around the city's most visible monument, the medieval White Tower....





Michigan funeral home provides drive-thru option
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SAGINAW, Mich. (AP) -- Only a couple of families have taken advantage of a new service available at a Saginaw funeral home....

Puppy found during Massachusetts drug bust
LAWRENCE, Mass. (AP) -- Police searching the pockets of a suspected drug dealer in Lawrence, Massachusetts, got an unusual surprise....

Homes found for 24 Salem bearded dragons
SALEM, Ore. (AP) -- A Salem woman says an outpouring of support from all over the country will save 24 bearded dragons she has to move or face eviction from her mobile home park....

Illinois pet dubbed world's tallest cow
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ORANGEVILLE, Ill. (AP) -- A 6-foot-4-inch cow owned by an Illinois woman was recently dubbed the world's tallest....

Maui birthday invite washes ashore in California
PISMO BEACH, Calif. (AP) -- A Central California beach outing has turned into a mystery after a bottle turned up with an invitation to a party in Hawaii - four years ago....

Cemetery hopes 5K race, actors draw new customers
PEORIA, Ill. (AP) -- A cemetery in central Illinois is embarking on an unusual marketing campaign that includes a 5K race and actors dressing as people buried there....

Ninja Turtle-masked teen accused of store robbery
LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) -- "Cowabunga!"...