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New Mexico couple gets engaged, then stranded on mountaintop

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — An ecstatic New Mexico couple who got engaged on top of Sandia Peak had to curtail their celebrations after getting s…

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Restaurant pays 101-year-old for his birthday breakfast

MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — A restaurant's policy to give customers a percentage off their bill on their birthday actually became a 7-cent refund …

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Mayor decides public can't ask questions at council meetings

EVESHAM, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey mayor has banned the public from asking questions at township council meetings.

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Mystery solved: Source of bad smell in Louisville found

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Officials with Louisville's Metro Air Pollution Control District say they've identified the source of the bad odor that…

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Artist: Clinton museum portrait has nod to Lewinsky's dress

Artist: Clinton museum portrait has nod to Lewinsky's dress

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A Philadelphia artist has disclosed that his museum portrait of former President Bill Clinton contains a shadow reference …

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Woman admits digging up dad's grave in search of 'real will'

LANCASTER, N.H. (AP) — A woman who told police she dug up her father's grave in search of his "real will" but found only vodka and cigarettes …

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Southern California beach turned white by hail from storm

HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif. (AP) — The beach at Southern California's "Surf City" has been turned white by a dumping of hail from a fast-moving storm.

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Toronto Police: men built mystery tunnel to use as man cave

Toronto Police: men built mystery tunnel to use as man cave

TORONTO (AP) — Two young men who built a mysterious tunnel in Toronto had no criminal intent, police said Monday. They just wanted a man cave.

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Nats' Scherzer simulates everything, including anthem

Nats' Scherzer simulates everything, including anthem

VIERA, Fla. (AP) — Max Scherzer was warming up in the bullpen, getting ready to head onto the field to throw his first batting practice sessio…

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Nebraska police find pot inside container labeled 'Not Weed'

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A man in Lincoln, Nebraska, has been cited for possessing pot inside a container that had been slapped with a label readi…

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That stinks: Source of bad smell evades Louisville officials

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — There's a bad smell in parts of the Louisville, Kentucky, area but nobody knows where it's coming from.

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Vermont town could let those ages 16, 17, vote locally

BRATTLEBORO, Vt. (AP) — Residents of Brattleboro, Vermont, will vote on a ballot item that would let 16- and 17-year-olds vote in local elections.

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Joint birthday party for NY couple married 82 years

Joint birthday party for NY couple married 82 years

SPRING VALLEY, N.Y. (AP) — A husband and wife thought to be one of the oldest married couples in New York have celebrated their birthdays — an…

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Blind dog rescued after being lost for 2 weeks in the cold

FAIRBANKS, Alaska (AP) — A blind dog who wandered away from her Ester, Alaska, home during a cold snap has been reunited with her owner.

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New Hampshire lake is Lower 48's only ice runway

New Hampshire lake is Lower 48's only ice runway

ALTON, N.H. (AP) — Winter on New Hampshire's Lake Winnipesaukee means ice fishing, hockey tournaments and, if the ice is strong enough, airplanes.

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Dude, where's my car: NASCAR machine stolen before race

Dude, where's my car: NASCAR machine stolen before race

HAMPTON, Ga. (AP) — When Travis Kvapil got the call Friday, he figured someone on his race team was playing a joke.

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Debate rages over color of dress photographed in rare light

Debate rages over color of dress photographed in rare light

It's the dress that's beating the Internet black and blue. Or should that be gold and white?

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Maine weighs revoking seat belt law days after 75-car pileup

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — It's an effort that even the bill's sponsor acknowledges is poor timing.

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Cops: Man abandoned backhoe in big hole he dug in rural road

PRATTSBURG, N.Y. (AP) — New York State Police say they've charged a Rochester man with using excavating equipment to dig a 40-foot-long, 12-fo…

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2 loose llamas lassoed after running amok near Phoenix

PHOENIX (AP) — Two quick-footed llamas dashed in and out of traffic in a Phoenix-area retirement enclave before they were captured by authorit…

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$150K dress worn by Lupita Nyong'o at Oscars reported stolen

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The theft of a $150,000 pearl-covered gown worn by Lupita Nyong'o at the Oscars doesn't surprise Hollywood stylists who hav…

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2 loose llamas lassoed after running amok near Phoenix

2 loose llamas lassoed after running amok near Phoenix

PHOENIX (AP) — Two quick-footed llamas dashed in and out of traffic in a Phoenix-area retirement enclave before they were captured by authorit…

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Woman knocked out in Seattle "drive-by egging"

SEATTLE (AP) — Seattle police say a woman was knocked unconscious when she was pelted by an egg in a so-called drive-by egging.

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Fog machine in art installation prompts false fire alarms

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Where there's smoke, there's fire. But fog signals art, as Pittsburgh firefighters are quickly learning.

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Aggressive owl sinks its talons into residents of Dutch town

Aggressive owl sinks its talons into residents of Dutch town

PURMEREND, Netherlands (AP) — The residents of one Dutch town are cowering under umbrellas after an aggressive eagle owl started swooping out …

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