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News | Mixed signal Time Warner Cable is serving up technology from the past to some 3 million customers: a free set of bunny-ear antennas for their televisions. The…

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News | Pet food A Bethlehem, Pa., man cited by authorities for having too many chickens at his house on Aug. 8 told police to chill out: He planned on eating the…

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News | Fee for service Impatient with the speed of official rescue workers, a 48-year-old Texas woman phoned in her own helicopter rescue. The trouble began for…

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News | Stranded Star On their way to a Dave Matthews concert in Hershey, Pa., on July 13, Emily Kraus and her boyfriend almost passed by the stranded bicyclist.

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News | Lip stuck A woman calling emergency services was understandably tight-lipped when she dialed New Zealand’s equivalent of 911. The 64-year-old woman from…

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News | Lawn enforcement Some people grow playoff beards. All Frank Miller of suburban Chicago wanted was a playoff lawn. Miller vowed to leave his Park Ridge, Ill.,

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News | Catch of the day They don’t call boat captain Matt Potter “Mako Matt” for nothing. On June 3 Potter and his crew caught a 1,323-pound mako shark off the…

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News | Walled treasure If he had Superman-like vision, David Gonzalez of Elbow Lake, Minn., might have noticed it sooner. But it wasn’t until he was remodeling his…

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News | Pocket pet It’s not what police say John Jacobson stole that surprised investigators. It’s what they found in his pocket. According to Washington County,

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News | Head drama A body part floating in a river is usually evidence of foul play. But a head found floating in the Hudson River may be from a different kind of…

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News | Nesting place A home in the Canary Islands that had been abandoned by humans was occupied by others. Millions of others. Authorities in the town of San…

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News | A Bridge too far After three years of deliberation, officials at the Internal Revenue Service are finally ready to admit the $60,000 Star Trek –themed training…

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