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Thursday, Mar 30, 2017

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Driver runs out of gas again after stealing squad car

A driver who said he ran out of gas is accused of stealing a deputy's squad car in South Dakota and leading authorities in a pursuit before once again running out of gas
Published: 03/29/17
Photo op turns into chance encounter with big gator on links

Photo op turns into chance encounter with big gator on links

Carrie Moores says she'd only seen alligators at the zoo before relocating last year from Connecticut to South Carolina
Published: 03/29/17

Library patron returns book he took in 1982, plus $200

A patron who confessed to stealing a book from a Montana library in 1982 has returned the book after reading it at least 25 times, having it restored and having the author sign it
Published: 03/28/17
Oklahoma may legalize hog hunting from helicopters

Oklahoma may legalize hog hunting from helicopters

Oklahoma could soon join Louisiana and Texas in allowing hunters to shoot feral hogs from helicopters
Published: 03/28/17

New Jersey man gets wish, returns to work on 100th birthday

A New Jersey man wanted only one thing for his 100th birthday
Published: 03/28/17

Illegally harvested lobsters donated to homeless veterans

Environmental authorities in Massachusetts are donating lobsters seized from an illegal harvest to homeless veterans in New Bedford
Published: 03/28/17
Smurfette is shunned in Israeli ultra-Orthodox city

Smurfette is shunned in Israeli ultra-Orthodox city

PR company promoting Smurfs latest movie says it's removed Smurfette from promo posters in ultra-Orthodox Israeli city
Published: 03/28/17

J is not OK _ Swiss court nixes letter as baby's name

J is not OK _ as a given name, that is, according to a Swiss court
Published: 03/28/17
Four-legged fugitives take free rein on a California highway

Four-legged fugitives take free rein on a California highway

That mustang in the rearview mirror turned out to be a real horse running on a Northern California highway _ followed by a mule
Published: 03/28/17

Workers help find lost engagement, wedding rings at dump

A New York City woman has recovered her wedding and engagement rings from a New Jersey dump with some help from sanitation workers
Published: 03/27/17