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Tuesday, Apr 25, 2017

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Professor sues Wal-Mart over 'clean toilets' description

Montana State University professor sues Wal-Mart for libel after he says an employee at the Bozeman store listed the occupation on the professor's fishing license as a toilet cleaner
Published: 04/15/17

Reprieve ordered for 'jailbird' nesting on Ohio sheriff car

An Ohio sheriff has issued an order protecting an unusual jailbird
Published: 04/15/17
Tiny boy develops special relationship with big potato truck

Tiny boy develops special relationship with big potato truck

The annual arrival of the Idaho Potato Commission's Great Big Idaho Potato Truck has become one of the year's most eagerly anticipated moments for Virginia's 7-year-old Jacob Walker, who is believed to be the world's smallest boy
Published: 04/15/17

Police use carrots to corral horse loose on city streets

A horse that got loose and blocked traffic at a Philadelphia intersection has been corralled by police using carrots
Published: 04/14/17

Remains, old gravesite found after logging in New Hampshire

New Hampshire's state archaeologist is investigating a site in Kingston where human remains and a metal plate from an 1895 gravestone were recently found
Published: 04/14/17

Police impersonator pulls over officer, needs real lawyer

Authorities say a man who was impersonating a Florida police officer is jailed after he pulled over a real officer
Published: 04/14/17

Nude model, photographer arrested at shopping center

Police say a man was taking photos of a woman who was wearing only thigh-high black stockings and high heel shoes at a suburban shopping center near Pittsburgh
Published: 04/14/17

California Chick-fil-A store seeks stolen cow costumes

A California Chick-fil-A franchise is waiting for its cows to come home after thieves absconded with three mascot costumes from a storage shed earlier this week
Published: 04/14/17

Austria: 12 hidden gold bars stolen from parked car

Police say a dozen gold bars worth some 117,000 euros ($124,000) were stolen from a woman's car while she left the vehicle briefly unattended in a small Austrian town
Published: 04/13/17

Topeka firefighters rescue cat caught in tree and its owner

Firefighters in Kansas have rescued a cat and its owner from a tree
Published: 04/13/17