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In a tense campaign season, Texas ad takes humorous approach
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) -- The wife of a Texas county commissioner is pleading in an online campaign video for voters to re-elect her husband so he'll get out of the house and relieve her of his nonstop prattling about county issues....

Beer run! Self-driving truck goes 120-plus miles on delivery
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DENVER (AP) -- Anheuser-Busch says it has completed the world's first commercial shipment by self-driving truck, sending a beer-filled tractor-trailer on a journey of more than 120 miles through Colorado....

Bottled message sent out to sea is found 5 decades later
HAMPTON, N.H. (AP) -- A bottled message sent out to sea by a New Hampshire man more than five decades ago has been returned to his daughter....

FBI: Man wearing cat 'mugshot' shirt robs Oklahoma bank
NORMAN, Okla. (AP) -- The FBI is searching for a man who they say robbed an Oklahoma bank while wearing a T-shirt depicting a cat posing for a mugshot....

Man says tree stunt that blocked traffic was performance art
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) -- A man arrested for blocking traffic in Maine while dressed as an evergreen tree says the public display was intended to be performance art....

Looking out for No. 2: Dogs sniff out fecal pollution
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FAIR HAVEN, N.J. (AP) -- Some specially trained dogs are helping humans curb themselves....

Cleveland Indians get boost from newborn babies in onesies
CLEVELAND (AP) -- Newborn babies at an Ohio hospital have joined the ranks of Cleveland Indians fans....

Youth league kicks out team after man plays in football game
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) -- The founder of a Rhode Island youth football team says its season is ending early after the coach put a man into a game against 13- and 14-year-old players....

Police: RV containing pot-laced candy catches fire on bridge
PENNSVILLE TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) -- Police say a pot advocacy company's RV carrying marijuana-laced candy burst into flames on a bridge that connects New Jersey and Delaware, causing lane closures and tying up traffic for hours....

Eli Manning denies yelling 'Trump' to signal audible
LONDON (AP) -- Eli Manning says he wasn't using Donald Trump's name in order to signal an audible during the New York Giants' victory over the Los Angeles Rams in London on Sunday....