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Attorney: Client ate 'everything' bagel, did not take drugs
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) -- An attorney for a man who pleaded guilty to a conspiracy charge in the takeover of an Oregon wildlife refuge says his client tested positive for morphine because he ate an 'everything' bagel with poppy seeds....

That stinks! Man seeking dropped phone falls in trash chute
WASHINGTON (AP) -- A man looking for a dropped cellphone ended up in a stinky situation, tumbling into a building's trash chute where he had to be rescued....

Marijuana business offers weed for weeds on cleanup day
GARDINER, Maine (AP) -- A medical marijuana businessman in Maine is offering weed for weeds in a program to encourage Gardiner residents to clean up their city....





8 Indiana siblings rack up 448 years of combined marriage
VINCENNES, Ind. (AP) -- Eight siblings who grew up in southwestern Indiana have amassed nearly 450 years of combined marriage....

Woman gets kidney donation from stranger-turned-friend
WINCHESTER, Mass. (AP) -- A Massachusetts mother has a new outlook on life after receiving a kidney donation from a complete stranger....

City using goats to tame vegetation at closed landfill
KEENE, N.H. (AP) -- A New Hampshire city has turned to a herd of hungry goats to tame the vegetation at its closed landfill....

Philadelphia-area transit agency deals with station spiders
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- The Philadelphia area's transit agency is dealing with a spider problem at one station in the city....

He was purrfect: Honorary cat mayor in Alaska town dies
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TALKEETNA, Alaska (AP) -- Stubbs, the honorary feline mayor of the Alaska town of Talkeetna, has died at the age of 20....

Police: Men arrested trying to buy drugs at police station
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) -- Police say two men have been arrested after they tried to buy drugs from an officer at a Connecticut police station....