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Quick Takes

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News | Ghost auditor  City leaders in Portsmouth, Va., are wondering: How can a city auditor do his job if he goes more than a year without logging into the…

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News | No tats for pets Kitten piercings and dog tattoos could soon become illegal in New York if one Empire State assemblywoman gets her way. Assemblywoman Linda…

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News | Flying high On May 28, weather radars picked up what meteorologists initially believed to be flash storms brewing just west of Albuquerque, N.M. At first,

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News | Cushioned treasure A trio of college students at SUNY New Paltz in New York earlier this year bought a lumpy couch for $20 at a Salvation Army store. It…

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News | Government chores Spanish parents may soon have an extra tool in their arsenal in convincing their children to clean their room. It could become the law. On…

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News | Bird blockade The rubberneckers can’t be blamed for taking a long look. The cause of the 34th Street traffic jam in Gainesville, Fla., on April 17 was a…

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News | Nothing to see here The fledgling North Korean space agency has felt its way through several problems. Their rockets generally crash. There are no North…

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News | Message sent William Shakespeare wrote that “revenge should have no bounds.” And with free SMS messaging, and an assist from the Bard himself, one British…

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News | Stray offshore If every dog has his day, then KC’s day was March 4. The 14-year-old mutt got loose from owner Jodi Benchich on Feb. 22 when his leash broke…

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News | River race A Tulsa, Okla., man figured his dogs would be safe left in his vehicle when he stepped away from his pickup truck on Feb. 25. What he didn’t…

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News | Playing like a girl Some say the Iranian women’s national soccer team is playing with an unfair advantage. Namely, many of their players are apparently men.

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News | Nasal inflation  What Nie Yongbing can accomplish with his nose is nothing to sneeze at. The 63-year-old man from Chengdu, China, needed just 21 minutes…

 
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