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German Shepherd called to jury duty in New Jersey
BRIDGETON, N.J. (AP) -- At least one prospective juror in New Jersey could take a bite out of crime....

Nebraska toddler gets stuck inside claw machine

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LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) -- Authorities say a toddler has been reunited with his mother after employees found him playing inside a claw crane machine at a Nebraska bowling alley....

Man with 1st name 'God' sues credit rating agency
NEW YORK (AP) -- A New York City man claims that a credit reporting agency falsely reported he had no financial history because his first name is God....





79-year-old player joins Dubuque elementary band
DUBUQUE, Iowa (AP) -- One member of the Kennedy Elementary School band in Dubuque brings a certain maturity to his playing....

US stocks rise, extending gains into third day

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Major U.S. stock indexes rose Wednesday afternoon and were headed for a third day of gains in a row. Investors welcomed encouraging news about China's economy as they monitored U.S. company earnings. Yahoo and Delta Air Lines were among the companies rising sharply in afternoon trading....

Washington state sewage plant invites weddings
WOODINVILLE, Wash. (AP) -- A sewage treatment plant near Seattle is advertising its availability as a wedding venue....

Classes resume at high school rocked by stabbings

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MURRYSVILLE, Pa. (AP) -- Classes resumed Wednesday at a Pittsburgh-area high school where authorities said a student stabbed or slashed 21 others and a security guard a week ago while rampaging through a hallway with two kitchen knives....

Commuter's video shows rat terrifying NYC subway
NEW YORK (AP) -- Turns out, New Yorkers are just as wimpy as anyone else....

Ireland's wedding-singer priest an Internet hit
DUBLIN (AP) -- Father's got talent....

Alleged serial killings highlight GPS limits

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SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) -- A pair of convicted sex offenders had proven once before that there were limits to how well GPS devices could track their whereabouts....
 

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