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Wednesday, Jul 27, 2016

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Miniature wall appears around Trump's Hollywood star

On the day Donald Trump secured the Republican nomination for president, a miniature wall appeared around the former reality TV host's star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame
Published: 07/20/16

Woman trying to catch Pokemon in cemetery gets stuck in tree

Authorities say a New Jersey woman trying to catch Pokemon in a cemetery ended up stuck in a tree and had to call 911 to rescue her
Published: 07/20/16

Rhode Island delegates take heat for trashing state at RNC

Rhode Island's delegation to the Republican National Convention is taking some heat back home for using its national TV spotlight to trash the state during the convention roll call
Published: 07/20/16

Employee shoots bear that got into Colorado restaurant

Colorado wildlife officials have euthanized a young bear after it got into a mountaintop restaurant and was shot by an employee
Published: 07/20/16

Iowa State Fair butter sculpture to feature "Star Trek"

One of the most viewed displays at the Iowa State Fair will peer into the future and celebrate the past at the same time as the popular butter sculpture exhibit features characters from the "Star Trek" television series
Published: 07/20/16

Massachusetts town to finally retire 1957 fire truck

The oldest fire truck still in service in Massachusetts will soon be retired
Published: 07/20/16

Man hears noises, finds intruder in his hot tub

Police say a Southern California resident who heard noises in his backyard went outside and found a man in his hot tub
Published: 07/20/16

Georgia city to move roadkill dumpster after odor complaints

City officials in an Atlanta suburb say they'll relocate a dumpster used for discarding roadkill after complaints of dead-animal smells wafting from the receptacle
Published: 07/20/16
Russian balloon more than halfway to circumnavigating globe

Russian balloon more than halfway to circumnavigating globe

A Russian adventurer was battling sleep deprivation, freezing temperatures and ice in his oxygen mask but was ahead of schedule for his record attempt to fly solo in a balloon around the world nonstop, his son said
Published: 07/20/16
Moo-ving out: Sensor sends text alerts from cows in labor

Moo-ving out: Sensor sends text alerts from cows in labor

University of New Hampshire dairy researchers are more relaxed these days about monitoring pregnant cows: A sensor attached to the tails sends text alerts to help detect when they're in labor
Published: 07/20/16