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New Hampshire hotel is home to supersized cat
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WATERVILLE VALLEY, N.H. (AP) -- Guests at a hotel in New Hampshire can be forgiven for thinking a raccoon is lounging out front....

Internet star Grumpy Cat to join a Broadway show _ 'Cats'
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NEW YORK (AP) -- Life will imitate art - or is it the other way around? - when internet sensation Grumpy Cat joins the cast of the Broadway musical "Cats" on Friday for what will likely be a feline-good moment....

Pittsburgh man faces penalty if he can't catch noisy rooster
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- A Pittsburgh man has 30 days to figure out how to catch a noisy rooster or the city will penalize him....

Fan drops ring during televised Yankee Stadium engagement
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NEW YORK (AP) -- In the end, Andrew Fox wasn't charged with an error....

Video shows deer trying to jump inside SUV that hit it
HOWELL, N.J. (AP) -- A deer that was hit by an SUV in New Jersey wasn't going down without a fight....

Company: Crows knocked out power to 100,000 in 3 states
IDAHO FALLS, Idaho (AP) -- A utility company says two crows triggered a power outage in mid-July that knocked out service to about 100,000 customers in three Western states....

Man who used wheelchair in Rolex theft pleads guilty
STAMFORD, Conn. (AP) -- A Connecticut man who pretended he needed a wheelchair so he could steal a $37,000 watch from a jewelry store is heading to prison....

Long dog-gone trip: Florida pooch travels to Boston and back
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) -- A Pyrenees mix named Apollo is back home in Florida after a journey that took him to the Boston area....