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Pennsylvania high school golfer has 2 holes-in-one in round
ALLENTOWN, Pa. (AP) -- A Pennsylvania high school golfer has defied huge odds by recording two holes-in-one in the same round....

Police: Man steals green chile burger after slapping victim
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) -- A New Mexico man is facing charges after police say he randomly slapped a customer and then stole the man's green chile cheeseburger before dashing away....





Ex-Mountie headed to US prison for smuggling narwhal tusks
BANGOR, Maine (AP) -- A retired Royal Canadian Mounted Police officer accused of smuggling narwhal tusks was sentenced Wednesday to five years, two months in a U.S. prison for related money laundering counts....

In Alaska town packed with cabs, bootleggers give you a ride
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) -- A far-flung Alaska town is known for having streets that are among the most taxi-congested in the U.S. in proportion to the small number of people who call it home....

Diamond on the highway: Officer comes to driver's rescue
PARAMUS, N.J. (AP) -- A police officer has come to the rescue of a New Jersey woman who lost her diamond engagement ring on a highway while changing a flat tire....

Tractor-trailer makes wrong turn, gets stuck on boardwalk
VENTNOR, N.J. (AP) -- A tractor-trailer apparently made a wrong turn and got trapped on a boardwalk at the New Jersey shore....

Michigan lottery tickets with 4 zeroes are worth $5,000
LANSING, Mich. (AP) -- When are four zeroes worth $5,000? When four zeroes are the winning numbers in a Michigan lottery drawing....

Chocolate overload: Rig chock-full of candy bars overturns
GORDONSVILLE, Va. (AP) -- The scene was a chocoholic's delight: a rig full of candy bars overturned on a road in Virginia....

 

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