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Dog missing from Pennsylvania found in Oregon
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PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) -- A Jack Russell terrier that went missing from its Pennsylvania home has turned up at an animal shelter nearly 3,000 miles away....

Skunk with head stuck in beer can rescued in Ohio
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OXFORD, Ohio (AP) -- A skunk with a beer can stuck on its head had to be rescued near a fraternity house in southwestern Ohio....

Police: Video shows man used banana to rob store
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Police in Philadelphia say a man used a banana he swiped from a convenience store counter to simulate a gun while he robbed the place....





Man at Texas Chick-fil-A pays $1K to treat diners
ABILENE, Texas (AP) -- A generous customer has paid $1,000 to pick up the tab for diners in dozens of vehicles at the drive-thru lanes of a West Texas fast-food restaurant....

Missing driver says he woke up in field of donkeys
ROSWELL, N.M. (AP) -- A driver who went missing after a one-car rollover in New Mexico says he later woke up in a field of donkeys....

Michigan woman holds off thief, then gives birth
FLINT, Mich. (AP) -- Police in Flint, Michigan, say a woman gave birth after she and her family captured a purse snatcher in a grocery store parking lot....

Mayor offers to help McGraw find Portland, Maine
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PORTLAND, Maine (AP) -- Portland, Maine? Tim McGraw doesn't know where it is. And he doesn't want to know, either....

Florida woman flies plane on 90th birthday
PALM COAST, Fla. (AP) -- A central Florida woman celebrated her 90th birthday by flying a four-seat Cessna....

Scientists' colossal squid exam a kraken good show
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WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) -- It was a calm morning in Antarctica's remote Ross Sea, during the season when the sun never sets, when Capt. John Bennett and his crew hauled up a creature with tentacles like fire hoses and eyes like dinner plates from a mile below the surface....

Officials beg pastor, strip club owner to end feud
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COSHOCTON, Ohio (AP) -- Officials are pleading for a pastor and an Ohio strip club owner to stop weekly protesting of each other's establishments over a years-long feud....