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His 101st birthday present? Another day at work

His 101st birthday present? Another day at work

New Jersey man celebrates 101st birthday by going to same job he's worked for 73 years
Published: 08/19/14
Derek Jeter tribute carved into Jersey corn maze

Derek Jeter tribute carved into Jersey corn maze

As far as corny Derek Jeter tributes go, this one will be tough to beat.
Published: 08/19/14

Owl enters 10th story apartment, kills canary

Owl enters 10th story apartment in Coeur d'Alene, kills pet canary in cage, residents say
Published: 08/18/14
Hunters snag 1K-pound alligator, an Alabama record

Hunters snag 1K-pound alligator, an Alabama record

What a catch! Hunters in Alabama haul in 1,000-pound, 15-foot alligator, a state record
Published: 08/18/14
1,000-pound alligator caught by Alabama hunters

1,000-pound alligator caught by Alabama hunters

CAMDEN, Ala. (AP) — A group of Alabama hunters are celebrating the catch of a lifetime: a 15-foot-long alligator weighing more than 1,000 pounds.
Published: 08/18/14

Captain of the corn maze: Farm honors Derek Jeter

Captain of the corn maze: Farm honors Derek Jeter by carving his likeness into 5-acre field
Published: 08/18/14

Naked man arrested on Northern California freeway

PETALUMA, Calif. – Authorities say a naked man who was running on a Northern California freeway resisted an officer’s attempt to arrest him and had to be subdued with a stun gun.
Published: 08/17/14

Mich. flood ‘victim’ is actually alive

STERLING HEIGHTS, Mich. — A woman who city officials said died in massive flooding last week in the Detroit area has a message to share.
Published: 08/17/14

Woman cited for climbing into zoo's giraffe pen

California woman cited after climbing into giraffe pen at Wisconsin zoo; was kicked in face
Published: 08/17/14
Woman marries at dad’s Alzheimer’s care center

Woman marries at dad’s Alzheimer’s care center

TOLEDO, Ohio – A Michigan woman who had been planning a traditional church wedding has changed the venue to an Ohio nursing home so her father with Alzheimer’s could walk her down the aisle.
Published: 08/17/14