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Mom of boys with Lyme disease fights for chickens
BRIDGETON, N.J. (AP) -- A New Jersey woman is fighting to keep the chickens she bought to eat ticks after her sons contracted Lyme disease....

Suspicious object turns out to be Star Wars toy
JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) -- Call Luke Skywalker for backup....

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 Pennsylvania porch and was found a few days later reclining on a nearby park bench with a six-pack of Twisted Tea....





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....

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 late at night as a sex prop....

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 the seized collection before it's destroyed....

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....

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 having to write her court-ordered apologies to every judge in the state on photos of herself in handcuffs....

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....

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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