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Friday, Nov 28, 2014

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UMaine fans fail to set world record for flannel

UMaine fans fail to set world record for flannel

UMaine football fans fail to break world record for having the most people wearing flannel
Published: 11/23/14

Ex-state worker charged with stealing 610 helmets

Former Pennsylvania state warehouse employee charged with stealing 610 surplus combat helmets
Published: 11/22/14
Seagull with dart through neck spotted at park

Seagull with dart through neck spotted at park

Seagull with dart through neck spotted in Washington; bird can fly and has evaded capture
Published: 11/21/14
San Francisco window washer falls onto moving car

San Francisco window washer falls onto moving car

SAN FRANCISCO — A worker fell screaming 11 stories from the roof of a bank building this morning onto a moving car, crushing its roof and sending shattered glass flying into the street, police and witnesses said.
Published: 11/21/14
Kids give first lady sarcastic

Kids give first lady sarcastic "thanks" on Twitter

WASHINGTON — School kids are giving thanks to first lady Michelle Obama just in time for the holiday — with a sarcastic Twitter hashtag about unappealing school lunches.
Published: 11/21/14
Giraffes on a plane? Most Wanted list released

Giraffes on a plane? Most Wanted list released

Giraffes on a plane? Interpol releases new Most Wanted list of environmental suspects
Published: 11/21/14

Lost New Mexico kitten ends up in Maine

Furry mystery: New Mexico woman's kitten that ran away on Halloween somehow ends up in Maine
Published: 11/21/14

Thai leader pats reporter on head, tugs his ear

Thai prime minister plays pals with media by patting reporter on head and tugging his ear
Published: 11/21/14
Oregon festival's giant nutcracker: 41 feet

Oregon festival's giant nutcracker: 41 feet

No nut too tough: Oregon holiday festival commissions 41-foot, 16,000-pound nutcracker
Published: 11/21/14
New signs in Indiana warn of turtle crossing

New signs in Indiana warn of turtle crossing

Crews put up 'Turtle Crossing' signs along road where vehicles hit many in Indiana
Published: 11/21/14