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Force Awakened: Man in Darth Vader garb slays galaxy garbage

A Virginia man troubled by litter along the highway has decided it's time for the empire to strike back
Published: 09/16/16

Police cast wide net, hope to reel in Koi fish thieves

City leaders in a west Georgia town are casting a wide net, hoping to catch a group of fish thieves suspected of making off with six to eight Koi fish that cost up to $3,000 each
Published: 09/16/16

Binary bandit? Someone stealing of ones, zeros from homes

Philadelphia police are "addressing" an unusual crime spree: Someone is stealing the 1s and zeroes from addresses on people's homes
Published: 09/16/16
NYC museum invites viewers to use 18-karat gold toilet

NYC museum invites viewers to use 18-karat gold toilet

A New York City museum is offering visitors a chance to sit on a golden throne, but only in private
Published: 09/15/16
Updated: 09/16/16
Home on the playground? Burros roam onto Phoenix-area school

Home on the playground? Burros roam onto Phoenix-area school

A suburban Phoenix elementary school got some wild visitors in the form of four burros
Published: 09/15/16

Tour guides: College is skipping dorm over pot complaints

Student tour guides at a suburban Philadelphia college say they were told to skip a campus dorm because it smelled too strongly of marijuana
Published: 09/15/16
Orange dinosaur at mini golf course saved from extinction

Orange dinosaur at mini golf course saved from extinction

The giant orange dinosaur seen by thousands of motorists a day on a Massachusetts highway has been saved from extinction
Published: 09/15/16

Austria: school book recalled over presidential vote chaos

In the latest fallout from Austria's trouble-plagued presidential election runoff, a publisher says it will take back 2,500 copies of a newly printed school book that listed Alexander Van der Bellen as the country's current president
Published: 09/15/16

Officers raid Colorado home for drugs, find innocent family

Authorities in western Colorado are apologizing to a family with several young children after officers smashed their way into a home, mistakenly thinking a large stash of drugs was inside
Published: 09/15/16

Giant orange dinosaur in Massachusetts saved from extinction

The giant orange dinosaur that overlooks U.S. Route 1 in Saugus has been saved from extinction
Published: 09/15/16