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Friday, May 29, 2015

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8-foot-tall typewriter coming to Boston

Break out the white-out? 8-foot-tall typewriter to be displayed in Boston this summer
Updated: 12 hours ago
Hillsborough deputy captures gator that attacked horse

Hillsborough deputy captures gator that attacked horse

TAMPA — A Hillsborough County sheriff’s deputy wrestled with an alligator Thursday night after responding to a call that it attacked a horse.
Updated: 29 minutes ago
Illinois couple welcomes their 100th grandchild

Illinois couple welcomes their 100th grandchild

QUINCY, Ill. – A western Illinois couple recently celebrated the birth of their 100th grandchild.
Updated: 7 hours ago
Firefighters too big, but girl just right to rescue Pa. kitten

Firefighters too big, but girl just right to rescue Pa. kitten

LANCASTER, Pa. – Firefighters were too big to rescue a kitten from a storm drain in south-central Pennsylvania, but a 6-year-old girl’s size proved to be just right.
Published: 05/28/15
Firefighters too big, but girl just right to rescue kitten

Firefighters too big, but girl just right to rescue kitten

Firefighters were too big, but 6-year-old girl just right to rescue kitten from storm drain
Published: 05/28/15
Ducklings waddle their way inside Alaska hardware store

Ducklings waddle their way inside Alaska hardware store

Wildlife officials remove ducklings that waddled into Alaska hardware store
Published: 05/28/15
Bear scurries around Wyoming city, falls asleep, gets caught

Bear scurries around Wyoming city, falls asleep, gets caught

Bear scurries through Wyoming city all day, then falls asleep under tree and gets captured
Published: 05/28/15
Astoria port uses beach balls to scare sea lions off docks

Astoria port uses beach balls to scare sea lions off docks

Port of Astoria uses colorful beach balls to scare sea lions off docks; fake orca to come
Published: 05/28/15

Polish police search for man who entered bear enclosure

Polish police search for man who tangled with bear at Warsaw zoo and escaped, bleeding
Published: 05/28/15

English resort sees crime fall after mankini clampdown

English resort hails crime decline after clampdown on rowdiness and 'inappropriate' mankinis
Published: 05/28/15