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Foiled by a hat

A man evading police almost got away - if it wasn't for his lost hat.

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Gross grass? Paint your lawn green

There's plenty of green in California's brown lawns.

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Teacher suspended after screening ‘Fifty Shades’ for students

A teacher showed the movie to her high school health class as a "reward."

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‘Cruising’ tiger a sight to see

A realistic-looking stuffed animal caused quite the uproar.

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Man arrested in alleged ‘breaking and napping’

Police say a burglar brook into a Florida house and fell asleep on the couch.

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A beaver walks into a hardware store …

A beaver got more than he bargained for when he strolled into an Alaska hardware store.

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Forget pizza, students watch ‘Fifty Shades’ as a reward

We're guessing this instructor isn't winning any teacher of the year awards.

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Man has real life ‘Mac’ attack

Police say a New York man became enraged when he couldn't get macaroni-and-cheese at a turnpike rest stop.

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Drunk man chases bear

We can't make this stuff up.

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That’s ‘like’ dumb

A Montana man was arrested after "liking" his own mug shot on a Crimestoppers Facebook page.

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Cost of a bakery little more than a cupcake

A Vermont bakery owner is selling her business — for $75 and an essay.

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The dog ate the ammo, honest

An Arkansas veterinarian kept a dog from going out with a bang.

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You can study ‘Deflategate’ in college

A sports law professor has crafted the four-credit class for the fall term.

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Giggles the Pig wins landslide victory in Mayoral race

A lawyer wants to enter his pet pig into the race for Flint mayor after a mix-up threatened to keep names of mayoral candidates off the primary election ballot.

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There’s a surprise in your granola … and it’s not exactly healthfood

Police are investigating how a packet of cocaine ended up in a Nature Valley granola bar.

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Michigan grad plans ‘Gump’ run

The nuclear engineering major is planning a coast-to-coast run over 100 days.

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Maybe don’t Instagram your robbery

STUPID CRIMINAL FILES: A man accused of robbing a Virginia Beach bank posted two videos and a photo of the incident to his Instagram account.

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Normally cake is served with ice cream – not gasoline

Police say a New Jersey man added more than eggs and flour to a birthday cake and nearly set his house on fire.

People dressed and made up as zombies take part in a traditional Zombie Walk in Prague, Czech Republic, Saturday, May 24, 2014.

Ohio college brings academic analysis of zombies to life

Students examine social order in the context of a zombie apocalypse and what the popularity of zombies says about humanity's future.

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Increased Patrol on I-90 Memorial Day Weekend

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Law enforcement agencies in South Dakota and Minnesota will be out in full force this weekend along Interstate 90.

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Weather Trends Positive for Northern Plains

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It looks like weather trends may turn more positive for the northern plains into early summer.

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Wind Power Development May Slow Down

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Wind power development is very active right now, but the intensity could drop in the next couple of years.

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Details of Budget Plan Underway

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Republican leaders in the US House are working on details of a budget plan that would move away from sequestration in exchange for spending caps.

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Rail Line Reconstruction Continues

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More of the pieces are falling into place for reconstruction of a portion of rail line from Chamberlain west.