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Monday, Sep 22, 2014

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Alaska TV reporter quits on air to promote pot

Anchorage TV reporter reveals herself as marijuana advocate, quits on air
Updated: 1 hour ago
Finalists selected for National Toy Hall of Fame

Finalists selected for National Toy Hall of Fame

ROCHESTER, N.Y. – Pots and pans and paper airplanes are among the 12 finalists for induction this year into the National Toy Hall of Fame.
Updated: 6 hours ago

Greece: Homeless used in VIP taxi scam

Bank accounts of the homeless are used by a VIP taxi scam in Greece
Updated: 6 hours ago
Illinois city marks birthday with mega bratwurst

Illinois city marks birthday with mega bratwurst

Illinois city grills up 200-foot bratwurst to celebrate birthday; did 100-foot trial run
Updated: 6 hours ago

Man breaks into Vermont police station

Man breaks into Vermont police station, thinking it was a school
Updated: 9 hours ago
Mega bratwurst helps Illinois city mark birthday

Mega bratwurst helps Illinois city mark birthday

BELLEVILLE, Ill. – Residents of Belleville celebrated its 200th birthday with a 200-foot bratwurst, complete with a 200-foot bun.
Updated: 9 hours ago
Woman gives birth on California freeway shoulder

Woman gives birth on California freeway shoulder

Woman gives birth to daughter on shoulder of Southern California freeway
Updated: 9 hours ago
Skunk with head stuck beer can rescued in Ohio

Skunk with head stuck beer can rescued in Ohio

OXFORD, Ohio — A skunk with a beer can stuck on its head had to be rescued near a fraternity house in southwestern Ohio.
Updated: 13 hours ago

Part of historic Lakeland mansion to be moved Sunday

The grandson on Publix founder George Jenkins is spending $500,000 to move part of an historic Lakeland mansion away from land where it was slated to be demolished.
Published: 09/20/14
The Kuro taste: Peppery tang and hint of squid ink

The Kuro taste: Peppery tang and hint of squid ink

Peppery tang with hint of squid ink tempt your taste buds? Burger King Japan has meal for you
Published: 09/19/14