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AP PHOTOS: Just a Chicago hot dog? No way. Thousands wait in line for 1 last gourmet sausage

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CHICAGO (AP) -- Chicago's hippest hot dog stand helped elevate the lowly sausage into a culinary superstar by stuffing it with exotic ingredients including escargot, foie gras and rattlesnake. When the owner announced the gourmet shop was closing, everyone expected encased-meat aficionados to line up for one last taste....

Police say New York supermarket worker walked out with meat worth $1,200 stuffed in his pants

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CROTON-ON-HUDSON, N.Y. (AP) -- A New York supermarket employee has been accused of leaving the store with $1,200 worth of meat hidden in his pants....

Reports: Beijing hand-checked 10,000 pigeons released for National Day amid tight security

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BEIJING (AP) -- The 10,000 doves released in a ceremony Wednesday for China's National Day underwent unusual scrutiny, each having its feathers and anus checked for dangerous materials, state-run media reports said, reflecting government jitters over possible attacks....




New Mexico officials hope 'singing road' experiment created for TV show helps curb speeding
TIJERAS, N.M. (AP) -- New Mexico transportation officials are hoping a "singing road" along historic Route 66 will curb speeding....

Cat, dog, lasers: Teen's unique senior portrait quest results in compromise with principal

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SCHENECTADY, N.Y. (AP) -- A New York boy and his cat, a principal and her dog - and lasers....

Correction: Buffalo Silos-Beer Ad story
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) -- In a story Sept. 30 about a beer advertisement being installed on grain silos, The Associated Press erroneously reported the company that paid for the ad. The ad was paid for by Buffalo-based Labatt USA, not Toronto-based Labatt Breweries....

Grand Canyon officials try to outsmart elk nosing into water-filling stations for a drink

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FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) -- Grand Canyon officials have reduced waste by banning disposable plastic water bottles and installing water stations for visitors....

The government skinny on caffeinated underwear: It won't help you lose a latte weight
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) -- If you purchased caffeine-infused underwear because of promises it will make you thinner, federal regulators say you were hoodwinked - but at least you can get your money back....

Muggle's delight: Mexican fan's 'Potter' collection recognized by Guinness World Records

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MEXICO CITY (AP) -- A Mexico City man is in Hogwarts heaven after his collection of "Harry Potter" memorabilia was named the world's largest....

Police in California arrest fraud suspect accused of evading police by befriending homeowner

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PALO ALTO, Calif. (AP) -- Authorities in Northern California have arrested a fraud suspect accused of evading police for more than four hours by befriending a homeowner who invited him into his home for a meal....

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