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Easter butter lamb gets 'pardon' at Buffalo market

Butter sculptures in the shape of a lamb are a traditional part of Easter meals among Buffalo's large Polish-American population.


Related Topix: New York, Thanksgiving, Life, Holidays

Thu Apr 17, 2014

CBS Local

Officials: More Than 65 Heroin Distributors Charged Or Arrested In Bust Operation

State and federal officials announced Thursday that more than 65 heroin distributors have been arrested and/or charged with drug trafficking in Minnesota as part of a crackdown called "Operation Exile."


Related Topix: Drugs, Drug Enforcement Administration

ABC News

Man Fined $525 for Drink Refill at SC Hospital

A man who helped himself to a refill of his 89-cent drink at a Veterans Affairs hospital found it cost a lot more than he expected when he was fined $525.

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Related Topix: Charleston, SC, North Charleston, SC

The Kansas City Star

Healing is the message of interfaith service for shooting rampage victims

Clergy of different faiths, joined by U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder, delivered messages of hope and healing Thursday before more than 1,300 people gathered at the Jewish Community Center in Overland Park.


Related Topix: Kansas City, MO


KFC debuts fried chicken corsage for prom

Prom season is underway nationwide, and KFC is kicking things up a notch with a spicy addition to the usual date night rituals: a finger lickin' good floral mash-up.



Wayward sea lion pup found in orchard

Workers at a Central California ranch could hardly believe their eyes when they spotted a sea lion pup hopping through an almond orchard, about a mile from the San Joaquin River.


The Daily Beast

Paramount/PhotofestJust Plane Weird From accidental plane porno to...

From accidental plane porno to "prank" terrorism-this week's slate of airline-related incidents suggests air travel has hit a new altitude of bizarre.

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Related Topix: Terrorism, Twitter

Wed Apr 16, 2014


Nebraska toddler gets stuck inside claw machine

Authorities say a toddler has been reunited with his mother after employees found him playing inside a claw crane machine at a Nebraska bowling alley.

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Viral Video: Southwest Airlines flight attendant's hilarious safety announcement

For you frequent flyers out there, you probably know the safety announcements that flight attendants make by heart by now ... but you've probably NEVER heard them like this before! A Southwest Airlines flight attendant turned that boring safety speech, into a hilarious version of it ..


Related Topix: Transportation, Airlines, Southwest Airlines

720 The Voice

South Jersey dog called for jury duty

A New Jersey dog is wanted for jury duty. The owner of the five-year-old German Shepherd named "IV Griner" got a jury summons in the mail last week addressed to his four legged pooch.


Tasting With Our Eyes: Why Bright Blue Chicken Looks So Strange

There's something unsettling freakish, even about Lawrie Brown's photos of everyday meals.


Related Topix: Life, Dessert, Food, Ice Cream

NewsTalk 1230

Missing Boy Found Safe ... in Toy Claw Machine

A frantic search for a missing toddler in Lincoln, Neb., ended happily - and hilariously.


Related Topix: Lincoln, NE


Outside the Box: 6 kinda weird things I want from a new iPhone 6

It's spring, and love is in the air, but it's still full-on war in the smartphone industry.


Related Topix: iPhone

The Kansas City Star

Gunman in highway incident mouthed a powa or a booma before pointing weapon

Frazier Glenn Cross Jr., who is better known as F. Glenn Miller Jr., is charged with capital murder and with first-degree murder.


Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Yordano Ventura

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Northwest Florida Daily News

FWC: Central Florida bear attack - weird'

In 2013, more than 20 percent of the state's 6,700 bear complaints to the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission came from Okaloosa, Walton and Santa Rosa counties.


Related Topix: Wildlife, Outdoor Recreation

WIVB-TV Buffalo

Judge releases the man accused of trying to hit a prosecutor

Defense attorney Joe Agro told News 4 Tuesday morning Judge Kenneth Case released his client, William Payne, who was accused of trying to run down the prosecutor with a car.

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Darth Vader teams up with Jedi to teach kids the force at St. Mary's Children's Hospital

St. Mary's Children's Hospital is one of only a handful of organizations around the country that is dedicated to providing intensive rehabilitation, specialized care, and education to children with special needs and life-limiting conditions.

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Related Topix: Kids, Family, St. Mary's, CO


Police: Man comes to courthouse in stolen car

Police: Man comes to courthouse in stolen car on SONORA, Calif.


Related Topix: Sonora, CA

700WLW Cincinnati

Reds: OK, that was one weird night at GABP

APRIL 14: Grounds crew tend to the field in between innings of the game between the Pittsburgh Pirates and the Cincinnati Reds at Great American Ball Park on April 14, 2014 in Cincinnati, Ohio.


Related Topix: Sports, Cincinnati Reds, Major League Baseball, Neil Walker, Baseball Players, Starling Marte, Todd Frazier, Devin Mesoraco

WIVB-TV Buffalo

Woman who allegedly had BAC 3X over limit flees accident scene

Deputies were called to the intersection of Ivory Street and Falconer in Frewsburg around 1:30 p.m. on Saturday for a property damage accident involving two vehicles.


Related Topix: Falconer, NY, Frewsburg, NY