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GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) — An animal control worker in Michigan was convinced he was looking at a young tiger lying in a driveway, so he approached with care. He grabbed a pole and a shield, and called police. Turns out, it was a stuffed animal. The Grand Rapids Press ( http://...
BOSTON (AP) — It's disgusting enough to put you off snow cones for the rest of the summer. A Boston public works official says the towering piles of filthy snow left over from the city's record-setting winter are even more grotesque than most people can imagine. Daniel Nee says...
MEDINA, Ohio (AP) — A 13-year-old Ohio boy accused of stealing $25,000 from his 83-year-old grandfather and handing out $100 bills to his middle school classmates has been charged as a juvenile. The Medina (meh-DY'-nuh) Gazette ( http://bit.ly/1KCHh6y ) reports the boy was...
MINERAL POINT, Wis. (AP) — A Wisconsin cheesemaker is debuting a 20-year-old cheddar this week that's short in supply and big on price. The cheddar from Hook's Cheese Co. of Mineral Point goes on sale Friday for $209 a pound. Most of the 450-pound supply is already spoken for,...
MINERAL POINT, Wis. (AP) — A Wisconsin cheesemaker is debuting a 20-year-old cheddar this week that's short in supply and big on price. The cheddar from Hook's Cheese Co. of Mineral Point goes on sale Friday for $209 a pound. The Wisconsin State Journal ( http://bit.ly/1FdMxpv...
NEW YORK (AP) — A New York City man whose first name is God has settled a lawsuit with a credit reporting agency that had refused to recognize his name as legitimate. Under the agreement reached in Brooklyn federal court this week, Equifax will enter God Gazarov's name into its...
BOSTON (AP) — Get ready to break out the white-out, Boston. An 8-foot-tall typewriter is coming to the Rose F. Kennedy Greenway this summer. A group of artists and designers is building a 24-to-1-scale model of a 1927 Underwood Standard Portable typewriter that will be featured...
LANCASTER, Pa. (AP) — Firefighters were too big to rescue a kitten from a storm drain in south-central Pennsylvania, but a 6-year-old girl's size proved to be just right. Lancaster Township firefighters responded when the girl, Janeysha Cruz, and her friends saw the trapped...
FAIRBANKS, Alaska (AP) — Alaska wildlife officials are deciding what's next for a group of ducklings that wandered into a Fairbanks hardware store. The Fairbanks Daily News Miner reports ( http://bit.ly/1PPIY48 ) Alaska Industrial Hardware employee Tammy Madeiros says the five...