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21 hours ago

Vote with your butts

The city of Boston is trying to rid the streets of unsightly cigarette butts by placing special receptacles in high traffic areas that will allow smokers to vote on a simple question.

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2 days ago

A reporter’s worst nightmare

That awkward moment when a mugshot looks just like the reporter.

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3 days ago

Do you want fries with that? Man charged with throwing alligator into fast food restaurant

Workers at a Florida Wendy's got the surprise of a lifetime when a customer tossed a 3-foot-long live alligator through the drive-thru window.

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3 days ago

Serial stomper targeting the feet of Austin, Texas

Strange but true: Several women have reported incidents of a man stomping on their feet before riding off on a bicycle.

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4 days ago

Lock of John Lennon’s hair could fetch up to $10,000 at auction

Heritage Auctions, which is selling the hair of the late singer, said it was clipped and saved by a hairdresser in Germany in 1966.

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4 days ago

Court: Wisconsin couple, too drunk to drive, give keys to 9-year-old

Jason Roth, 36, and Amanda Eggert, 32, pleaded not guilty at the court to charges of recklessly endangering safety and neglecting a child.

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5 days ago

Cars parked on thin ice get icy bath in Wisconsin

Call it the polar bear plunge for cars and trucks.

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1 week ago

Prognosticating Ape picks Panthers to win Super Bowl

The 1-year-old orangutan named Tuah chewed up a cardboard Panthers sign and later kissed a papier-maché Panthers helmet.

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1 week ago

The Strangelove Suite: Northern Ireland sells nuclear bunker

It has no windows — but offers unrestricted views of Armageddon.

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1 week ago

A prank call that will make you smash your own windows

Police in Tucson, Arizona, say pranksters convinced employees at a fast food restaurant to smash windows by pretending to be a fire-suppression company.

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1 week ago

Jury summons directs people to call sex hotline

That's one way to get people to do their civic duty.

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2 weeks ago

Google buys ‘Google’ for just over $6,000

A Massachusetts graduate student who pointed out a glitch that allowed him to briefly "own" the world's most heavily trafficked website has been rewarded by Google.

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2 weeks ago

Eagles vs Drones: Dutch police eye birds to prey on drones

It may sound like a flight of fancy, but Dutch police are considering using birds of prey to swoop down and pluck rogue drones out of the sky.

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2 weeks ago

It’s a shark-eat-shark world

Has your roommate ever been so invasive that you ate them?

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2 weeks ago

Bad ink! Patriots fan gets tattoo declaring Super Bowl win

A New England Patriots fan was a bit premature when he got a tattoo declaring the team champions of a game they never reached — yet he says he has no regrets.

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2 weeks ago

AirPnP brings the sharing economy to the bathroom

We cannot - and did not - make this up.

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2 weeks ago

‘Lunch lizard’ becomes Kindergarten class pet

A central New Jersey elementary school science class has a new pet after a lizard was discovered in a student's salad after being refrigerated for days.

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3 weeks ago

Watch the ‘rescue’ of this adorable sloth

The Transit Commission of Ecuador took on a rather unusual task when workers spotted a sloth stranded on a busy highway.

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3 weeks ago

Burger King employee is now the ‘chicken king’

That's certainly a unique way to celebrate your last day.

Recent Headlines

4 hours ago in Local

Nebraska Groundwater Levels on the Rise

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A new report shows groundwater levels are up in Nebraska, on average, six inches.

12 hours ago in Local

SD Senator Mike Rounds Questions Fed Fiscal Policy

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South Dakota Senator Mike Rounds was among a group of Senators that met with Federal Reserve Board Chair Janet Yellen this week. She oversees the board that sets fiscal policy for the country.

14 hours ago in Local

SD Senator John Thune; Messages in Presidential Races

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Even though he has not officially endorsed a Presidential candidate, South Dakota Senator John Thune is paying close attention to both races.

21 hours ago in Local

Record Year for Land Sales in Yankton County

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Yankton County saw a record level of land sales in 2015.

21 hours ago in Local

Minnesota Home Sales Up in 2015

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2015 was a good year to sell a home in Minnesota.