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TV news report leads man to old shirt, $24 million jackpot

A New Jersey man says a television news report spurred him to check an old shirt filled with lottery tickets, where he found a $24 million winner
Published: 10/12/17

The cat wins! Student prevails in fight over support animal

The cat wins! A North Carolina university reaches settlement with disabled student who sought to keep her emotional support pet Kifree in her dorm room
Published: 10/12/17
Dog days? In Italy, count them like family sick days

Dog days? In Italy, count them like family sick days

An Italian woman is being allowed to use family sick days to care for her dog, thanks to the help of an animal rights group
Published: 10/12/17

Driver tells troopers that car chase was on his bucket list

Iowa State Patrol says man pulled over in Des Moines after car pursuit told state troopers chase was on his bucket list
Published: 10/12/17

Paramedics save man after Dover sole jumps down his throat

British paramedics say a man almost died when a fish he had just caught jumped down his throat
Published: 10/12/17

Nebraska city sells $43 house, may save thousands in deal

Nebraska city sells house for only $43, may turn into deal for local taxpayers
Published: 10/12/17

Skinny dippers disrupt Massachusetts wedding reception

A skinny-dipping couple surprised a wedding reception at a scenic Massachusetts restaurant
Published: 10/12/17

Theater of pain: Woman loses appeal over fall at Perry show

The Michigan appeals court has dropped the curtain on a lawsuit by a woman who said she was ushered to the wrong seat at a Detroit theater, fell and hit her head
Published: 10/11/17

Bear killed after getting inside Alaska post office

A 300-pound black bear was killed after it wandered into an Anchorage post office
Published: 10/11/17
Oklahoma prisons selling inmates cold case playing cards

Oklahoma prisons selling inmates cold case playing cards

Oklahoma authorities are hoping to solve killings and other cold cases by selling playing cards that feature the cases to prisoners
Published: 10/11/17