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Dwarf Goat Stolen, School Bus Joy Ride and Megan Fox Talks Turtles!!!
GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) - Ralph Havis says he'll continue flipping burgers -- even though he's a lottery winner. The Greensboro, North Carolina, man wins a $150,000 jackpot in a scratch-off game. He says he felt dizzy when he won. But not dizzy enough to leave the burgers and fries behind. He's spent more than 40 years running a local burger place. He says it's fun and he has no intention of retiring. His lottery payout is more than 100K after taxes.
STOLEN DWARF GOAT-JONESBORO
JONESBORO, Ark. (AP) - Daisy the dwarf goat is missing. Someone swiped the animal from the petting zoo at Arkansas State University. Zoo director Mike Johnson says Daisy couldn't have escaped and must have been taken. The animal went missing Tuesday afternoon. It's about the size of a German shepherd and is chocolate brown with a light brown chest and ears. The Jonesboro Sun reports Daisy is the petting zoo's only dwarf goat. Police are looking for possible suspects.
BEARDED DRAGON CPR
SALEM, Ore. (AP) - Sherrie Dolezal now knows CPR works -- on a lizard. She found her beloved pet bearded dragon Del Sol floating motionless. So, she started chest compressions and forcing air into its mouth. The Oregon great-grandmother kept at it until Del started moving again. Veterinarian Mark Burgess tells the Statesman Journal Dolezal probably saved the lizard's life.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Need to save a life? There's now an app for that. The Los Angeles County Fire Department has linked its dispatch system to a CPR smartphone app. The app, called PulsePoint, notifies CPR-trained citizens when someone nearby is having a heart attack. Department officials hope a cardiac arrest victim could get CPR from a good Samaritan before medical responders arrive. The Los Angeles Times reports the app also provides CPR instruction and the location of defibrillators.
JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) - Young violinist Sophie Nylen has been playing for spare change. But not for herself. The 8-year-old became a street performer to help a family whose home burned in Juneau, Alaska. Sophie saw the fire last month as she rode home from violin practice. She wanted to do something. So, Sophie played on the street while her mother watched. The Juneau Empire reports the girl raised nearly $1,800 in six days for the family of Amber and Lucas Schneider. They're surprised a young girl could make such a contribution.
SCHOOL BUS JOYRIDE
BALTIMORE (AP) - It was joyride on a school bus. Baltimore police report a group of young teens hijacked a school bus yesterday afternoon. They attacked the driver, who ran away. The kids then drove the bus around the block, leaving the bus where they found it. Police say the driver suffered minor injuries and there were no passengers on the bus at the time. Police say the teens ran off. But officers caught up with three and busted them. The Slanted: Megan Fox Interview explains Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Megan Fox sat down this week to discuss her new role as April O'Neil in the upcoming reboot of 'Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles'. The actor talks about her character, the turtles and hints at what fans can can expect to see when the film premieres on August 8, 2014.