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3 hrs ago | AM 570 KLAC

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.

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Related Topix: Obituaries

7 hrs ago | 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.

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Related Topix: Newfields, NH

11 hrs ago | NBC Connecticut

Woman Flees Topless After Being Caught Shoplifting

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

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

KRMG-AM Tulsa

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.

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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.

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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.

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

Q95.com

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Mashable

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.

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Billboard

'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."

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Related Topix: Theater, Arts

The Modesto Bee

Police: Woman posted selfies in stolen dress

WSIL-TV reports that police arrested 27-year-old Danielle Saxton, of West Frankfort, earlier this month on misdemeanor retail theft charges.

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Related Topix: West Frankfort, IL

Canada.com

The Dish: The weird and woeful story of trying to bury Casey Kasem

Kerri Kasem, the daughter of Casey Kasem, has asked for a temporary restraining order preventing the famous radio host's wife, Jean Kasem, from cremating or removing his remains from a funeral home.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Entertainment

Newsday

Weird news quiz explained

Answer: A 49-year-old Connecticut man faces threatening charges after a woman told police he stabbed a watermelon in a passive-aggressive manner.

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Related Topix: Boulder, CO

Sat Jul 19, 2014

Mashable

Weird Al Hates Your Favorite Sports Team

The parody artist released a music video for "Sports Song", an original track that explains why everyone else's favorite team pales in comparison to his own.

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CBS Local

Cops: 1 Shot, Others Hurt In N Mpls. Shooting, Crashes

Four people were hospitalized - and a man suffered gunshot wounds - Friday evening after a shooting and related car crashes on the city's north side.

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Related Topix: Minneapolis, MN

WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

Conan, Dave Franco join Tinder and weird stuff happensConan, Dave...

Conan, Dave Franco join Tinder and weird stuff happens What transpires is a hilarious 12-minute bit .

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Related Topix: Entertainment

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