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Giant ketchup bottle draws tourists in Illinois

Giant ketchup bottle draws tourists in Illinois

COLLINSVILLE, Ill. (AP) — For tourist Bruce Pasarow of Buena Park, California, leaving Illinois before seeing what's billed as the "World's La…

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Bolivian president seeks votes in the bedroom

Bolivian president seeks votes in the bedroom

LA PAZ, Bolivia (AP) — As night falls and Bolivian couples slip between the sheets, pillow talk turns, naturally, to economic policy.

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Strip club endorses Democratic pastor for Congress

PHOENIX (AP) — An Arizona strip club has endorsed a Democratic candidate for Congress. And the candidate, the Rev. Jarrett Maupin, says he's h…

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911 call reveals unusual home intruder _ a snake

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Authorities say officers in New Mexico rushed to a home invasion call and found an unusual intruder — a large snake.

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Yes! Former WWE champ catches suspected burglar

PHOENIX (AP) — A former WWE champion known as Daniel Bryan chased two burglary suspects he saw exiting his Phoenix home this week and subdued …

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No ticket for Shrek over loud musical, chief says

PORTSMOUTH, N.H. (AP) — A musical being performed in a New Hampshire park has drawn some noise complaints, but the deputy police chief says he…

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Toddler crashes Jeep, runs home to watch cartoons

Toddler crashes Jeep, runs home to watch cartoons

MYRTLE CREEK, Ore. (AP) — Police say a toddler crashed a Jeep into an Oregon home, then ran back to his home to watch cartoons.

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California to have 4 governors in 4 days next week

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — How many governors does it take to run the state of California? Next week, the answer's four.

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Amazon worker piloted drone around Space Needle

SEATTLE (AP) — An Amazon.com employee from out of town was the operator of a drone that buzzed the Seattle Space Needle this week, police said.

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Honey bees sting Texas man about 1,000 times

WICHITA FALLS, Texas (AP) — A North Texas street department worker has been stung about 1,000 times by aggressive bees that also attacked two …

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Outcry saves rare redwood from being chopped down

Outcry saves rare redwood from being chopped down

COTATI, Calif. (AP) — A rare redwood tree in a small Northern California city will be replanted instead of being sawed down to make way for pl…

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State ends hunt for snake in New Jersey lake

JEFFERSON, N.J. (AP) — A 16-foot-long exotic snake reportedly slithering around New Jersey's largest lake is apparently a suburban legend. Or …

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Rotting food prompts German gas leak scare

BERLIN (AP) — Emergency officials called to check out a suspected gas leak in Germany found a culprit they didn't expect: a fridge full of rot…

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Tortoise an accomplice in alligator's zoo escape?

NAUBINWAY, Mich. (AP) — An owner of a zoo in Michigan's Upper Peninsula says a 12-inch alligator has escaped, possibly with some help from a tortoise.

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Man run over by own truck during road rage

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — A man in Florida apparently got a dose of road rage karma when police say he was run over by his own pickup truck aft…

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Naked thieves take burgers from SW Fla eatery

BONITA SPRINGS, Fla. (AP) — A southwest Florida waitress has dubbed the trio of naked hamburger thieves who broke into an eatery "dumb, dumber…

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New Jersey sues over Florida pizza shop logo

New Jersey sues over Florida pizza shop logo

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — The New Jersey Turnpike Authority wants a Florida pizza shop to pay a big toll for using a logo similar to the Garden Sta…

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Sarah Palin cited for speeding in Alaska hometown

Sarah Palin cited for speeding in Alaska hometown

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — Sarah Palin is facing a $154 ticket for speeding in her hometown of Wasilla.

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Woman: Backyard near turnpike is not a rest stop

STAHLSTOWN, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania woman says she can see drivers who pull off the side of a highway relieving themselves near her backyard…

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2 police cars collide when officer runs red light

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — Authorities say a Syracuse city police officer was looking at the computer inside his patrol car when he ran a red light…

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Police probing switch of flags on Brooklyn Bridge

Police probing switch of flags on Brooklyn Bridge

NEW YORK (AP) — Police are searching for four or five people they believe scaled to the top of the Brooklyn Bridge's two towers in the dead of…

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Legal marijuana milestone heads for Seattle museum

Legal marijuana milestone heads for Seattle museum

SEATTLE (AP) — The first recreational marijuana sold legally in Seattle will be put on display at the city's Museum of History and Industry af…

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Judge spins rhymes in puppy-napping case

OREGON CITY, Ore. (AP) — An Oregon man accused of stealing an English bulldog puppy at gunpoint was convicted of the crime by a judge who left…

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Couple marries in Omaha's largest cemetery

Couple marries in Omaha's largest cemetery

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A Nebraska couple chose an unusual venue for their wedding: the largest cemetery in Omaha.

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170-foot ketchup bottle for sale in Illinois

170-foot ketchup bottle for sale in Illinois

BELLEVILLE, Ill. (AP) — Would you relish having a towering ketchup bottle? That emblem of roadside Americana could be yours if you fork over e…

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