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Prosecutors: Texas man used cocaine to buy votesProsecutors say South Texas man provided cocaine to secure votes in school board elections
The Associated Press8 hours ago
Ohio college president backs skunk safetyMiami U president supports skunk safety, accepts PETA offer for posters after stuck-can case
The Associated Press12 hours ago
Idaho woman charged with felony over chewed seatIdaho woman faces felony after deputies say she chewed seat of patrol car
The Associated Press13 hours ago
Charges dropped against homeless man in suiteCharges dropped against homeless man found in Pennsylvania hotel presidential suite
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Deborah Williams, spokeswoman for "Big Marijuana. Big Mistake," a group opposing a ballot measure to legalize the recreational use of marijuana in Alaska, speaks at a news conference in Anchorage, Alaska on Monday, Sept. 22, 2014. Williams addressed the media after local KTVA's Anchorage television reporter Charlo Greene, not seen, abruptly quit during a live telecast Sunday, Sept. 21, night, announcing she owned a medical marijuana company and was devoting all her efforts to getting the ballot measure passed. Alaska voters will decide in  November whether to join Washington and Colorado in decriminalizing pot. (AP Photo/Mark Thiessen)
Alaska TV reporter quits on air to promote potAnchorage TV reporter reveals herself as marijuana advocate, quits on air
The Associated Press1 day ago
Grizzly prompts road closure in Grand Teton ParkGrizzly bear prompts closure of road in Grand Teton National Park
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Greece: Homeless used in VIP taxi scamBank accounts of the homeless are used by a VIP taxi scam in Greece
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In this Sunday, Sept. 21, 2014 photo, volunteers work to keep a 200-foot bratwurst in place before it is grilled in downtown Belleville, Ill., during the city's Bicentennial celebration. About 120 pounds of meat were used to make the giant brat. (AP Photo/Belleville News-Democrat, Steve Nagy)
Illinois city marks birthday with mega bratwurstIllinois city grills up 200-foot bratwurst to celebrate birthday; did 100-foot trial run
The Associated Press1 day ago
Man breaks into Vermont police stationMan breaks into Vermont police station, thinking it was a school
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In this Saturday, Sept. 20, 2014 photo, Bolivar, left, and Sandra Vilchez, of Wildomar, pose for photos with their newborn daughter, Savannah, at Kaiser Permanente in Anaheim, Calif.  Bolivar helped his wife deliver the couple's fourth child on the shoulder of the 91 freeway early Saturday morning after Sandra began having contractions while driving to her mother's home.  (AP Photo/The Orange County Register, Nick Agro)   MAGS OUT; LOS ANGELES TIMES OUT
Woman gives birth on California freeway shoulderWoman gives birth to daughter on shoulder of Southern California freeway
The Associated Press1 day ago
In this Sept. 16, 2014 photo, Burger King employee Rumi Sekine shows the Kuro Diamond burger, right, and the Kuro Pearl burger at its Shibuya restaurant in Tokyo. The fast-food chain is offering customers an initially unappetizing experience as it launched two limited edition "Kuro," or black, burgers with black buns, black sauce and black cheese on Friday. The Kuro Pearl has a black pepper beef patty covered with Chaliapin sauce infused with squid ink, while the Kuro Diamond is the same burger topped with lettuce, tomatoes, onions and mayonnaise. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara)
The Kuro taste: Peppery tang and hint of squid inkPeppery tang with hint of squid ink tempt your taste buds? Burger King Japan has meal for you
The Associated Press4 days ago
Audience members launch paper airplanes during a performance at the Ig Nobel Prize ceremony at Harvard University, in Cambridge, Mass.,Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014. The Ig Nobel prize is an award handed out by the Annals of Improbable Research magazine for silly sounding scientific discoveries that often have surprisingly practical applications. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
Ig Nobel winner: Using pork to stop nosebleedsThis year's Ig Nobel winners: Pork as way to stop nosebleeds, banana peel slipperiness
The Associated Press5 days ago
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