‘Pilfered’ pumpkins end up pleasing pigs’ palates

October 23, 2014

SOMERSWORTH, N.H. (AP) — A pilfered pumpkin caper in New Hampshire was just a misunderstanding that put some pounds on a passel of pigs. Foster’s Daily Democrat (http://bit.ly/1yp0obh) reports hundreds of pumpkins were reported stolen earlier this week after a festival in Somersworth, in southeast New Hampshire on the Maine border. The pumpkins had...
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Heads or tails? Coin toss decides Peru election

October 23, 2014

LIMA, Peru (AP) — A coin toss has decided the mayoral race in small town high in the Peruvian Andes after two candidates tied at the ballot box. Wilber Medina was chosen mayor of Pillpinto near the tourist center of Cusco Wednesday after he and his rival each garnered 236 votes in municipal elections...
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Dancing priests become Internet sensation

October 23, 2014
Dancing priests become Internet sensation

ROME (AP) — A video of a pair of dueling, dancing American priests studying in Rome has gone viral, following in the footsteps of a now-famous Italian nun whose Alicia Keys-esque voice won her a singing contest and a record contract. The Rev. David Rider, 29, of Hyde Park, New York, and the Rev....
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Wildlife rehab for bear found in Oregon drugstore

October 23, 2014
Wildlife rehab for bear found in Oregon drugstore

ASHLAND, Ore. (AP) — A black bear cub found wandering the aisles of an Oregon drugstore will be raised with the goal of releasing him into the wild next year. The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife said Wednesday the bear has been taken to the PAWS Wildlife Center in Lynnwood, Washington, for rehabilitation....
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102 Snakes Found in Home in Canada

October 22, 2014

One hundred and two snakes were found in a home in Canada. One hundred and two snakes were found in a home in Canada that people live in and sleep in and eat in. One hundred and two snakes were found in a home in Canada and they filled up five pillowcases! Mostly, we...
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Nebraska trucker returns bull mastiff to Arizona

October 22, 2014

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A dog-loving Nebraska trucker has taken a lost 95-pound bull mastiff on a 1,380-mile trip back to her owners in Arizona. The Lincoln Journal Star reports (http://bit.ly/ZGjMEo ) Dani and Jason Windham were getting ready for their Aug. 4 wedding in Nebraska when their three dogs knocked down a fence...
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Bank robber who bummed cigarette gets 10 years

October 22, 2014

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A bank robber who stopped during his escape to bum a cigarette off a construction worker has been sentenced to 10 years in prison by a federal judge in Pittsburgh. The worker told police that a man matching 38-year-old Paul Carman’s description appeared nervous moments after the October 2013 robbery in...
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