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Man arrested; deputies say he aimed banana at them

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (AP) — A man is facing a felony menacing charge after two western Colorado sheriff's deputies say he pointed a banana at…

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In Seattle, tofu turkeys get Thanksgiving pardons

In Seattle, tofu turkeys get Thanksgiving pardons

SEATTLE (AP) — As Thanksgiving approaches, Tofurkys in Seattle can breathe easy, even if real turkeys can't.

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Heirloom ring flushed; sewer workers retrieve it

Heirloom ring flushed; sewer workers retrieve it

CENTRAL POINT, Ore. (AP) — Pat Hanson of Central Point says she's lost about 10 pounds recently, an aftereffect of a fall, and noticed in chur…

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Los Angeles freeway sign unveiled with typo

Los Angeles freeway sign unveiled with typo

LOS ANGELES (AP) — No one noticed the mistake until the morning after the sign was installed above Interstate 710 in Southern California.

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Ethiopia hopes to set world record for HIV tests

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — Ethiopia is attempting to set a world record for the number of HIV tests carried out in one day.

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Auction fetches $28K for 1st batch of new bourbon

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — One of Kentucky's newest whiskey makers is making a big splash, fetching more than $28,000 for its first bottle of bourbon.

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Ohio family recovers missing Sasquatch statue

CINCINNATI (AP) — A southwest Ohio family is searching for Sasquatch no longer.

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Houston-area family rescues dog with jug on head

HOUSTON (AP) — A stray puppy with a plastic jug stuck on his head has been rescued — and freed from his headpiece.

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Police: Facebook posts of stolen guns spur arrest

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A New Mexico man is facing charges after police say he posted Facebook photos of stolen guns from an unsolved burglary.

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Iowa woman locked up after locked out of home

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Police say an Iowa woman who was locked out of her apartment has been locked up after officers who helped her regain en…

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Joey Chestnut devours turkey to win eating contest

MASHANTUCKET, Conn. (AP) — Competitive eater Joey Chestnut has won a turkey-eating contest in Connecticut, setting a record by devouring an en…

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Cops: Naked suspect assaults man, 84, at airport

BOSTON (AP) — A naked man fell through the ceiling of a women's bathroom at Logan Airport on Saturday, then ran out of the restroom and viciou…

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UMaine fans fail to set world record for flannel

UMaine fans fail to set world record for flannel

ORONO, Maine (AP) — The University of Maine has fallen short in its quest to break the world record for having the most people in one place we…

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City's 'ugly' Christmas tree prompts public outcry

City's 'ugly' Christmas tree prompts public outcry

READING, Pa. (AP) — A Christmas tree that might make Charlie Brown think twice is getting kicked to the curb a little early after residents of…

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Polish town opposes Pooh Bear for unclear gender

Polish town opposes Pooh Bear for unclear gender

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Officials in a Polish town have opposed a proposition to name a playground after Winnie-the-Pooh due to the bear's uncle…

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Ex-state worker charged with stealing 610 helmets

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A former Pennsylvania state worker has been accused of stealing 610 combat helmets and faces federal charges.

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Seagull with dart through neck spotted at park

WENATCHEE, Wash. (AP) — A seagull with a dart through its neck is surviving at a park in the agricultural city of Wenatchee, in north central …

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Giraffes on a plane? Most Wanted list released

Giraffes on a plane? Most Wanted list released

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Have you seen a man who loaded live giraffes into a Tanzanian military plane for delivery to Qatar? If so Interpol would…

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Lost New Mexico kitten ends up in Maine

WESTBROOK, Maine (AP) — A New Mexico woman's missing kitten has been located in Maine, although exactly how the feline made the 2,300-mile tri…

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Thai leader pats reporter on head, tugs his ear

BANGKOK (AP) — Thailand's military-installed prime minister, known for scolding journalists, is trying a new tack: patting their heads and tug…

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New signs in Indiana warn of turtle crossing

New signs in Indiana warn of turtle crossing

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (AP) — State crews in Indiana have put up "Turtle Crossing" signs along a busy road running beside a wildlife area in Terre Haute.

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Crew finds 150-ton boulder likely left by glacier

EVERETT, Wash. (AP) — Workers digging an underground garage for a new hotel in Everett, Washington, recently struck something big about 30 fee…

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Oregon festival's giant nutcracker: 41 feet

ROSEBURG, Ore. (AP) — Sponsors of the annual holiday festival near Roseburg have commissioned a whopper of a centerpiece — a wooden nutcracker…

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Michigan wins appeal over prisoner's air mattress

KINGSLEY, Mich. (AP) — A federal appeals court has deflated a Michigan prisoner's air mattress.

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Woman raising grandkids gets prison over pot sales

BUTLER, Pa. (AP) — A 65-year-old Pennsylvania woman who said she sold marijuana to help raise several grandchildren after her daughter died ha…

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