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Sunday, Feb 14, 2016

Offbeat

Sea lion found starving in San Diego restaurant on the mend

Veterinarians say a starving sea lion rescued last week after finding its way into a fancy San Diego restaurant is on the mend
Published: 02/11/16

Boston program allows smokers to vote with their butts

Boston is trying to rid city streets of unsightly cigarette butts with special receptacles that will allow smokers to vote on a simple question
Published: 02/11/16

Thousands of thumbtacks found in California dog park

Police say they have stepped up patrols and are considering putting cameras to try to catch whoever is spreading thousands of thumbtacks across a Northern California dog park
Published: 02/11/16
AP PHOTOS: Jumping donkey leaps to fame in Egyptian village

AP PHOTOS: Jumping donkey leaps to fame in Egyptian village

A donkey has leapt to fame in a small Egyptian village by defying her species' well-known stubbornness and jumping hurdles on command
Published: 02/10/16
Seven innocents spend time in jail for new TV show

Seven innocents spend time in jail for new TV show

NEW YORK – Seven innocent civilians agreed to spend two months in an Indiana jail and have their experiences filmed for an A&E Network series, “60 Days In,” that will air starting next month.
Published: 02/10/16

Man waves gun behind TV reporter during live broadcast

Police say they're investigating after a man appeared to wave a gun behind a television news reporter during a live broadcast in New York City
Published: 02/10/16
Mayor shows love to skateboarders, lifts ban in Love Park

Mayor shows love to skateboarders, lifts ban in Love Park

Skateboarders in Philadelphia are feeling the love from Love Park now the mayor has temporarily lifted a ban on skating there before it closes for renovations
Published: 02/10/16
Rare weather event produces spontaneous snowballs in Idaho

Rare weather event produces spontaneous snowballs in Idaho

BOISE, Idaho – Thousands of snowballs rolled in a flat central Idaho field look like the work of hundreds of ambitious kids – except there are no human tracks.
Published: 02/10/16
Rare weather event produces spontaneous snowballs in Idaho

Rare weather event produces spontaneous snowballs in Idaho

Thousands of snowballs rolled in a flat central Idaho field look like the work of hundreds of ambitious kids - except there are no human tracks
Published: 02/10/16

Charges dropped against woman who nursed baby squirrels

Charges against a New Jersey woman who nursed two abandoned baby squirrels back to health have been dropped thanks to a procedural error
Published: 02/10/16