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La. bear smarter than average, escapes trap

La. bear smarter than average, escapes trap

NEW ORLEANS – A roving black bear that spent more than a week in a central Louisiana neighborhood has wandered away in search of a new home.
Published: 05/19/15
Bear that enthralled Louisiana neighborhood takes his leave

Bear that enthralled Louisiana neighborhood takes his leave

Black bear that enthralled Louisiana neighborhood wanders away after efforts to trap him fail
Published: 05/19/15
It's not an ostrich: Emu causes highway traffic jam

It's not an ostrich: Emu causes highway traffic jam

It's not an ostrich: Emu causes Atlanta-area highway traffic jam, then returns to owner
Published: 05/19/15

Iowa Capitol evacuated for burnt pizza crust

Iowa Capitol evacuated for burnt pizza crust; no damage to property
Published: 05/19/15
Dubuque worker rescues 10 ducklings from storm drain

Dubuque worker rescues 10 ducklings from storm drain

Reunited family waddles away after Dubuque worker rescues 10 ducklings from storm drain
Published: 05/19/15

Disney World tells riders to stop using selfie sticks

ORLANDO — Disney World is looking to crack down on guests who use selfie sticks on rides at the park.
Published: 05/19/15
Fight of century becomes fight in court as fans sue Pacquiao

Fight of century becomes fight in court as fans sue Pacquiao

LAS VEGAS — Boxing fans across the country and their lawyers are calling the hyped-up fight between Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather Jr. a fraud and want their money back, and then some.
Published: 05/19/15

Disney World tells riders to stop using selfie sticks

Disney World tells guests not to use selfie sticks alone during rides at park
Published: 05/19/15

Squatters evicted: 40,000 bees removed from NYC home

Noisy squatters: Expert evicts 40,000 bees after NYC resident complains of loud buzzing
Published: 05/19/15

Bags of cocaine, worth $175K, wash up on Galveston beach

Beachgoer in Galveston finds bags of cocaine, worth $175K, on shore
Published: 05/19/15