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Mayor's menu filled up: 1 day, 24 restaurants
JENKINTOWN, Pa. (AP) -- The mayor of a small town in the Philadelphia suburbs can offer a guarantee to his constituents: He won't be going to bed hungry....

Woman says beau stole her dog, TV on 1st date
DOVER, N.J. (AP) -- No stolen hearts on this first date. Instead, a New Jersey woman says a man she met on a dating website stole her dog and her flat-screen TV....

Alleged fraudster visits Austrian police, arrested
VIENNA (AP) -- A German sought by authorities for alleged fraud has been arrested in Austria - after dropping into a police station to ask officers whether he was under investigation....





Bryant U. cracks down on selfies at graduation

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BOSTON (AP) -- Rhode Island's Bryant University is asking students to resist the urge to take selfies with its president while receiving their diplomas....

Easter butter lamb gets 'pardon' at Buffalo market
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) -- There's at least one butter lamb in Buffalo that won't be going under the knife this Easter....

Professor: 'Game of Thrones' pic got me suspended
PARAMUS, N.J. (AP) -- A New Jersey professor claims he was suspended over an online photo containing a quote from "Game of Thrones" that he says a school official perceived as a threat....

Man avoids $525 fine for refill at SC hospital
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) -- A man who faced a $525 fine for refilling an 89-cent drink at a Veterans Affairs hospital apparently will get off with a warning....

Tacoma zoo's trained owl spooked, flies off
TACOMA, Wash. (AP) -- A Tacoma zoo says a Eurasian eagle owl named Forrest that is trained to fly during performances of its outdoor theater got spooked and flew off into a nearby park....

Nebraska toddler gets stuck inside claw machine

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LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) -- Authorities say a toddler has been reunited with his mother after employees found him playing inside a claw crane machine at a Nebraska bowling alley....

Rice: Obama disgusted by anti-Semitic leaflets
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Barack Obama's national security adviser says anti-Semitic leaflets distributed in Ukraine were "utterly sickening" and that Obama has bluntly expressed his disgust....

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