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Christie wears fleece for storm briefing but not THAT fleece
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SEA ISLE CITY, N.J. (AP) -- New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie wore a fleece jacket for a media briefing on this weekend's storms, but it wasn't THAT fleece....

Man gets long prison term, then gets married at courthouse
GREENSBURG, Pa. (AP) -- A man sentenced to at least 20 years in prison in one Pennsylvania courtroom has followed that up by walking into another courtroom to marry his girlfriend....

Man named Santa Claus runs for office in Alaska's North Pole
FAIRBANKS, Alaska (AP) -- A man whose legal name is Santa Claus is running for a City Council seat in the tiny Alaska town of North Pole....

Lawsuit: Pork roll company fired employee for passing gas
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) -- One of New Jersey's top pork roll makers is being sued by the wife of an employee who she says was fired for passing too much gas in the office....

Police: Informant eats heroin she bought undercover for cops
ALTOONA, Pa. (AP) -- Police say a Pennsylvania woman has eaten some of the heroin she bought while working as an undercover informant for investigators....

Farmer finds woolly mammoth bones in Michigan field
LIMA TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) -- James Bristle and a friend were digging in his southern Michigan soybean field when they unearthed what looked like a bent fence post, caked with mud. Instead, it was part of a pelvis from an ancient woolly mammoth that lived up to 15,000 years ago....

TNT wedding favors caused evacuation at Denver airport
DENVER (AP) -- A wedding gift was no joke to TSA agents checking bags in a screening room at Denver International Airport....

Suspect arrested in theft of Christmas jar from Ohio library
DOVER, Ohio (AP) -- Police say a man suspected of stealing a jar of cash meant to be a Christmas gift for a needy family has been arrested in Ohio on a probation violation....

Man of Steal? Cops say Superman shirt was suspect's undoing
UPPER DARBY, Pa. (AP) -- Police in the Philadelphia suburbs say the Man of Steal was undone by his Superman T-shirt....

Repent! Undercover New Hampshire cops nab cell ban violators
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) -- Michelle Tetreault's daughter didn't know what "repent" meant when she spotted a man with a sign around his neck warning "Repent! The end is near!" But she's plenty sorry now that her mom is facing a $124 traffic ticket for using her cellphone to snap a picture of the man....