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Quick Takes

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News | Spreading the wealth Most people who win lotteries end up sending their money down the drain. Mark and Cindy Hill of Dearborn, Mo., are doing so in a…

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News | Armed and hungry At any other pizza parlor, flashing your weapon might earn you some trouble. But at All Around Pizza in Virginia Beach, Va., showing off your…

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News | Alcoholic intake Beer is for more than drinking in Alaska. It’s also for making more beer. The Alaskan Brewing Company in Juneau recently installed a new…

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News | Work order A Massachusetts court ordered a 12-year-old boy to get a job after he failed to make restitution for graffiti convictions last year. A defense…

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News | Batty bid How much would you pay for a 1955 Lincoln Futura concept car? At a Scottsdale, Ariz., auction on Jan. 19, Rick Champagne paid $4.2 million for one.

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News | Don’t ask, don’t tell The interesting part about a no-questions-asked program run by police is that you never know what the answers will be. When the Los…

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News | What he said Nobody can accuse Kristina Green (right) of Maricopa, Ariz., of trying to keep up with the Joneses—but she's not a grinch, either. Green's…

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Return to sender After more than a decade, congregants of a North Dakota church are finally getting the chance to pay back. Over 15 years ago, when the St.

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Wonder drug Looking for the secret to domestic peace and tranquility? According to researchers writing in the Journal of Social Psychology , the answer could…

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Name droppers Readers thumbing through pages of the alternative weekly Washington City Paper for coverage of the NFL’s Washington Redskins may be confused…

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Not care-free Four months after an unusual Panera restaurant opened in their neighborhood, some residents in the Lakeview area of Chicago are beginning to…

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Bitten but unbeaten Rather than memorize a description or take a picture, a hiker in Western Massachusetts tracked down and captured the snake that had just…

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