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Man forgets glasses, mistakenly buys winning lottery ticket
FAIRFIELD, Conn. (AP) -- A man in southwestern Connecticut who mistakenly bought the wrong lottery ticket is $30,000 wealthier....

Police: Man in stolen car gets lost, runs out of gas
PLAINFIELD, Pa. (AP) -- Police say a New York City man driving a stolen car took the wrong road and ended up lost and without gas in Pennsylvania....

Bees swarm from truck crash near Washington-Idaho border
COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho (AP) -- Authorities say bees are swarming near the Washington-Idaho border after a tractor-trailer full of the buzzing insects tipped over, spilling its load on Sunday....

Deformed mutt is crowned World's Ugliest Dog
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PETALUMA, Calif. (AP) -- A 10-year-old mutt named Quasi Modo, whose spinal birth defects left her a bit hunchbacked, is the winner of this year's World's Ugliest Dog contest....

Black bear crashes college party, gets collared
BETHLEHEM, Pa. (AP) -- A college party got a little wild when a black bear showed up....

Man, 73, rides Ohio roller coaster for 12,000th time
MASON, Ohio (AP) -- A 73-year-old man has taken his 12,000th ride on his favorite roller coaster at King's Island amusement park in Ohio....

Court rails against judge who didn't show for jury duty
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) -- A federal judge won't punish a Kansas judge who didn't show up for jury duty in federal court....

Beekeepers set out to remove a million bees from NY home
WALLKILL, N.Y. (AP) -- Beekeepers have quite the task ahead of them as they remove an estimated 1 million honey bees that have taken up residence at a New York home....

Beaver attacks 2 Oregon men who climbed on top of dam
BEND, Ore. (AP) -- A beaver protecting its dam attacked two central Oregon men, who fell into a river and got taken to the hospital....

Woman, 88, charged with assaulting officer at wrong address
PITTSFIELD, Mass. (AP) -- An 88-year-old woman has been charged with assaulting police who responded to her western Massachusetts home, which turned out to be the wrong address....