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School votes for communism-themed dance dubbed 'prom-munism'
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) -- Seniors at a New Mexico high school have voted to hold a prom with a communism theme, which they've dubbed "prom-munism."...

Secret to The Lumineers' success? A newspaper columnist
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TRENTON, N.J. (AP) -- A member of The Lumineers says a picture of a New Jersey newspaper columnist is the secret to the band's success....

No booze during 'Fifty Shades of Grey' showings, Idaho says
BOISE, Idaho (AP) -- Idaho authorities are telling movie theaters serving alcohol that they can't provide drinks during showings of the erotic blockbuster "Fifty Shades of Grey."...





Man arrested after calling 911 to say wife stole his cocaine
ALLIANCE, Ohio (AP) -- Police say a northeast Ohio man called 911 to report that his wife stole his cocaine and was then arrested himself....

Ohio home pelted by eggs for a year; police can't crack case
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EUCLID, Ohio (AP) -- An 85-year-old man says his suburban Cleveland home has been pelted with eggs several times a week for a year, and police haven't been able to crack the unusual case despite stakeouts, questioning neighbors, installing a surveillance camera and even testing eggshells as evidence....

Pair pilfer $9,000 worth of underwear from Wyoming store
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) -- Police say a man and woman have stolen more than $9,000 worth of women's undergarments from a department store in Wyoming's capital....

Firefighters rescue dog trapped in gap between walls
WEST HOLLYWOOD, Calif. (AP) -- Los Angeles County firefighters got creative to rescue a dog that had fallen into a six-inch-wide gap in West Hollywood, California....

Teacher jailed for showing high school class violent movie
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) -- A former substitute teacher convicted of showing a movie including graphic sex and violence to a high school class was sentenced on Wednesday to 90 days in jail....

Man accused of buying auto insurance from scene of car wreck
ALTOONA, Pa. (AP) -- Authorities say a Pennsylvania man called an insurance company from a crash scene to buy auto coverage and later claimed his wreck happened after he got the policy....

Bill to make 'Hang on Sloopy' Ohio's rock song passes House
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) -- A proposal to make "Hang On Sloopy" Ohio's official rock song has struck the right note with state representatives....