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2 hrs ago | 92.9 WDSD

Marine Biologist: 6th-Grader Stole My Idea

Using only six fish and six tanks, a 6th-grade science fair entrant was able to demonstrate last year what is being hailed as a remarkable discovery : Lionfish, an invasive species found up and down the Florida coast, can also survive in nearly fresh water.


2 hrs ago | 94.5 The Fox

Driver Stops to Help Ducklings, Gets $100 Ticket

A New Hampshire woman who called police after stopping in a highway median to help some stranded ducklings plans to fight a $100 ticket.


Related Topix: Newfields, NH

6 hrs ago | NBC New York

Firefighter Arrested in Conn.

Hartford firefighter Lamont Freeman is facing charges after allegedly walking into a stranger's apartment while drunk and refusing to leave.

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Related Topix: Connecticut, Connecticut Government

10 hrs ago | The Modesto Bee

T-shirt typo turns heads at Mandela bicycle ride

Cyclists traversing Johannesburg in the former South African president's honor wore T-shirts with one of his many inspiring quotations, along with a glaring typographical error in the word "freedom."


Related Topix: World News, South Africa, Modesto, CA

Tue Jul 22, 2014

The Campbell Reporter

Multimillionaire who killed neighbor is accused of peeing on candy

A New York City real estate heir who admitted killing his neighbor a decade ago in Texas is facing a new charge in Houston that accuses him of urinating on candy at a drug store.



170-foot ketchup bottle for sale in Illinois

A "For Sale" sign is seen Tuesday, July 22, 2014, in front of what's billed as the "World's Largest Bottle of Catsup" that once served as a water tower in the city of Collinsville, Ill.


Related Topix: Collinsville, IL


Tree Planted To Honor George Harrison Killed By Beetles

A pine tree planted in Los Angeles' Griffith Park to honor George Harrison died as a result of a beetle infestation, the Los Angeles Times The "George Harrison Tree" was originally planted in 2004 in memory of the late Beatle.


Related Topix: Obituaries

The Modesto Bee

Driver stops to help ducklings, gets $100 ticket

Hallie Bibeau of Newfields tells WMUR-TV she was driving east on Route 101 on Friday when she had to slam on her brakes to avoid hitting the ducklings.


Related Topix: Newfields, NH

NBC Connecticut

Woman Flees Topless After Being Caught Shoplifting

A suspected shoplifter fled topless after being busted at Southern California mall.


Mon Jul 21, 2014


Boy, 9, marries 62-year-old mother of five for second time

Sanele Masilela, a nine year-old married Helen Shabangu, 62, July 12, 2014 in Bushbuckridge, South Africa.


Related Topix: Wedding

NBC Philadelphia

Attention, Passengers: Please Stand at Your Seats

These seats could be a thing of the past, if an invention Airbus is hoping to patent for a minimalist bicycle-style seat takes off.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, Inventions

ABC News

Another Tiny Wyoming Town for Sale: Aladdin

If you missed out on buying the tiny Wyoming town of Buford , another village is on the market.


Related Topix: Wyoming, US National Parks, Devils Tower National Monument

Woman Busted After Posting Selfie in Stolen Dress

An Illinois woman who shared photos of her eye-catching new dress on Facebook was arrested after the pics caught the eye of people who knew the boutique she had allegedly stolen it from.


Related Topix: West Frankfort, IL

Townsend Times

'Weird Al' on his weirdly successful week in music

Attention pop stars: If "Weird Al" Yankovic shows up at your concert or has tracked down your personal email address, you're likely his next parody conquest.


Related Topix: 'Weird Al' Yankovic, Pop/Rock, Hip-Hop

KCOL-AM Fort Collins

'Bride Schools' Prep Women for Mail-Order Marriages

You don't necessarily have to speak the same language as your husband to be a mail-order bride in South Korea - just the language of love.


The Modesto Bee

200 pairs of panties stolen at east Georgia mall

Richmond County sheriff's officials say a thief stole the panties from Victoria's Secret in Augusta Mall shortly before noon Saturday.


Related Topix: Modesto, CA

NBC Chicago

Restaurant Burglar Arrested

Daniel Lee Warn, 28, was wearing a "distinctive" hat and green shirt when he burglarized and later patronized a Costa Mesa El Pollo Loco A Southern California criminal's craving to go back for seconds got him in hot water with authorities last week.


Sun Jul 20, 2014

Wall St. Cheat Sheet

Reporting Drug Money on a 1040: 5 Weird Tax Laws

They reduce our take home pay and there's really nothing we can do to completely avoid them - taxes are a burden that virtually all of us face.



Dude, No One Wants to Hear About Your Weird Dream

If there is one truly boring conversation topic to rule them all, it is the dream recap.



'Weird Al' Yankovic Name-Drops Tons of Celebrities in - Lame Claim to Fame' Video

Here's a little-known fact about "Weird Al" Yankovic: "I know a guy who knows a guy who knows a guy who knows a guy who knows a guy who knows Kevin Bacon."


Related Topix: Theater, Arts