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Offbeat

Elusive bobcat again escapes from New Jersey home

Elusive pet bobcat again escapes from its southern New Jersey home, darts into wooded area
Published: 10/21/14

Stinky seaweed piling up at upscale Laguna Beach

Storm swells blamed for mounds of smelly seaweed piling up on tony resort city's beach
Published: 10/21/14

Teen, 13, pulled over in stolen front-end loader

OCALA – Police say a 13-year-old runaway in north Florida stole a front-end loader and began driving down the interstate with the idea of going to Fort Lauderdale.
Published: 10/21/14
Report: Valrico cook loses job over shirtless photos

Report: Valrico cook loses job over shirtless photos

A Valrico chef showed a little too much beefcake in the kitchen at work and is out of a job, USA Today reports....
Published: 10/21/14

New Mexico man's typo costs him thousands on bill

New Mexico man's typo costs him thousands on electric bill; company says refund may take weeks
Published: 10/21/14

Store clerk tells bandit to bug off with spray can

Pennsylvania convenience store clerk gets bandit to bug off by spraying her with insecticide
Published: 10/21/14

Convicted murderer sues state over prison porn ban

Convicted murderer sues Connecticut, saying its ban on porn in prison violates his rights
Published: 10/20/14
Woman saved from California chimney, then arrested

Woman saved from California chimney, then arrested

California firefighters break chimney, use dish soap to free trapped woman, who was arrested
Published: 10/20/14
‘Cuddly’ Ebola toy sold out worldwide

‘Cuddly’ Ebola toy sold out worldwide Video

As officials around the globe scramble to react to the threat of Ebola, a plush toy version of the virus has been wiped out from the storeroom shelves of one company.
Published: 10/20/14

Officials: Dead chickens left at NM cemetery

Fowl play? Officials say dead chickens, pigeons being left at New Mexico cemetery
Published: 10/20/14