Arizona man finds gun inside used golf bag

March 28, 2015

BULLHEAD CITY, Ariz. (AP) — An Arizona man who bought a used golf bag discovered his purchase was packing more than just a set of clubs. Mel Grewing told the Mohave Valley Daily News in Bullhead City (http://bit.ly/1DaZJAP) on Friday that he found a loaded .22-caliber pistol inside his new bag. Grewing says he...
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Oregon’s pink chicken mystery solved; owner explains

March 28, 2015

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The mystery of Portland’s pink chickens is solved. Multnomah County Animal Services says the birds’ owner told the agency he used food coloring, beet juice and Kool-Aid to dye the two birds, then released them to “make people smile.” Owner Bruce Whitman of Portland says the prank succeeded beyond his...
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Alaska police officers corral grazing miniature horses

March 28, 2015

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Police officers in Alaska’s biggest city became wranglers early Friday morning, rounding up a couple of miniature horses that escaped from their corral. A photo tweeted from the Anchorage police department showed three officers with the two horses they apprehended. The tweet read: “Some interesting runaways patrol came across this...
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Girl, 4, sneaks out, hops bus in search of 3 a.m. slushie

March 28, 2015

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A 4-year-old girl has grabbed her purple raincoat, slipped out of her house at 3 a.m. and hopped a Philadelphia bus in search of a snack. Bus driver Harlan Jenifer says the girl swung her legs in a seat as she chanted, “All I want is a slushie.” Authorities say the...
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Veteran’s prosthetic eye stolen from his car in New York

March 27, 2015

BOONVILLE, N.Y. (AP) — Police say a veteran’s prosthetic eye has been stolen from his car in New York. The Oneida County Sheriff’s office says the eye was stolen Saturday in the village of Boonville in the central part of the state. They say the eye was in a small black bag inside the...
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Oregon farmers agree slugs are a problem _ but what to do?

March 27, 2015

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Farmers in Oregon’s Willamette Valley hate slugs, slimy mollusks that munch their way through crops. But as familiar as farmers are with the mollusks, they acknowledge they’re often baffled. And answers to their questions have come, shall we say, sluggishly. Growers and researchers at a recent Oregon State University “Slug...
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Authorities: Woman posed as lawyer for decade, named partner

March 27, 2015

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A woman used forged documents to pose as an estate lawyer for a decade and made partner at her small firm before her fraud was discovered, according to charges announced Friday. Kimberly Kitchen was charged Thursday with forgery, unauthorized practice of law and felony records tampering. State prosecutors contend Kitchen fooled...
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