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Peanut butter vandal mistakes gathering for Trump rally
AMHERST, Wis. (AP) -- Disorderly conduct charges are pending against a woman who authorities say smeared peanut butter on 30 vehicles outside a gathering in central Wisconsin that she mistakenly thought was a Donald Trump rally....

Police: Man thanks trooper in letter after speeding ticket
EWING TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) -- New Jersey State Police say the general manager of a company that operates radio stations complimented a trooper in a letter after he was ticketed for speeding....

Move along, Bozo: Mississippi county bans clowns for now
DEKALB, Miss. (AP) -- A Mississippi county has had enough of the creepy clown craze, at least until after Halloween....

94-year-old who has been fire chief since 1953 is retiring
GREENSBURG, Pa. (AP) -- A Pennsylvania fire chief is announcing his retirement just ahead of his 95th birthday....

Yoga pants parade to protest man's comments on women's wear
BARRINGTON, R.I. (AP) -- Women clad in yoga pants plan to parade through a coastal Rhode Island town in protest of a man who said the attire looks tacky and ridiculous....

Bank places 100 'lucky pennies' across US worth $1,000 each
DETROIT (AP) -- Stopping to pick up a stray penny off the ground may not seem worth the effort, yet one bank is trying to change that mindset by placing 100 fake pennies across the country worth $1,000 apiece....

Guinness declares massive Michigan ice cream sundae a record
LUDINGTON, Mich. (AP) -- Guinness World Records says a roughly half-mile-long ice cream sundae that was gobbled up in Michigan this June was the longest ever....

Nearly $10K in cash left in shopping cart returned to owner
SENNETT, N.Y. (AP) -- Nearly $10,000 in cash a restaurant owner left in a shopping cart at an upstate New York store has been returned thanks to a couple who found the money....