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AP Top Strange News at 6:00 p.m. EDT

Wee-lief! Dogs get airport bathrooms of their own
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NEW YORK (AP) -- Little Simba couldn't wait to check it out....

1 million goldfish dive into Tempe Town Lake near Phoenix
TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) -- More than 1 million goldfish now have a giant fishbowl to call home in a Phoenix suburb....

Texas HS softball team loses title on final out that wasn't
MCKINNEY, Texas (AP) -- It ain't over until a team is sure the umpire has signaled the final out....





Professor puts CV of his failures online to give perspective
PRINCETON, N.J. (AP) -- A Princeton University professor has published a CV of his career failures as a way to give perspective to students who are feeling discouraged....

Charge reduced for mall Easter bunny in brawl with kid's dad
JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) -- A New Jersey mall Easter bunny who got into a scuffle with a father last month has had a criminal charge against him downgraded....

60,000-pound whale carcass removed from California beach
SAN CLEMENTE, Calif. (AP) -- It literally was a whale of a job....

University: Paying $17,570 for dining hall table was mistake
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DURHAM, N.H. (AP) -- The University of New Hampshire now acknowledges that spending $17,000 on a custom-made chef's table with LED lights for the campus dining hall was a mistake....

NJ Weedman: Officials 'exaggerated big-time' in pot charges
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TRENTON, N.J. (AP) -- A New Jersey marijuana advocate dubbed NJ Weedman says authorities "exaggerated big-time" in charging him with distributing pot from his restaurant and cannabis church....

Montana county wants to dispose of Cold War commode kits
BOZEMAN, Mont. (AP) -- A Montana county plans to dispose of more than three dozen Cold War-era sanitation kits meant to provide makeshift bathroom facilities for fallout shelters....

Pop went the weasel and down went the Large Hadron Collider
GENEVA (AP) -- It's one of the physics world's most complex machines, and it has been immobilized - temporarily - by a weasel....