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Buddy the blind sea lion goes to Los Angeles Zoo
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- He's big and he's loud....

Police hunt suspected TV thief in 'I'm Broke Baby' T-shirt
LEE'S SUMMIT, Mo. (AP) -- Police in suburban Kansas City are on the hunt for a man accused of stealing a TV while wearing a T-shirt with the phrase "I'm Broke Baby" on it....





Men say they've set record for traversing Boston's subway
REVERE, Mass. (AP) -- Two Boston-area residents say they've set the world record for travelling to every stop on the city's subway system in about 7 1/2 hours....

Big catch! Drunken woman allegedly bites fisherman's line
ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla. (AP) -- It wasn't exactly the catch a Florida man was hoping for while fishing in the Atlantic Ocean. Instead, deputies say a drunken 22-year-old woman cursed at him before swimming up to his fishing line, biting it and swimming away with the rigging....

Driver forced to gun engine and jump rising drawbridge
LOWER TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) -- A driver was forced to gun his engine and jump a drawbridge that began rising as he crossed it with his family....

Golden retriever digs up heroin in Oregon backyard
MCMINNVILLE, Ore. (AP) -- An Oregon family's golden retriever has been honored by a sheriff for digging up $85,000 worth of black tar heroin in a family's backyard....

NY courts spokesman fired after saying he 'barely' worked
NEW YORK (AP) -- The New York state court system's longtime communications chief was fired Thursday after inadvertently telling a reporter that he "barely" went to work at his $166,000-a-year job....

Man denies purposely spraying manure on border patrol car
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) -- A man pleaded not guilty Thursday to charges he sprayed liquid manure on a marked U.S. Customs and Border Protection car after confronting an agent about why he wasn't doing more to arrest people in the country illegally....