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Dead gator in Florida dorm room means warning for students

Fri, 04/07/2017 - 06:01
FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) — Wildlife officials say they've issued warnings to three Florida Gulf Coast University students who took a dead alligator to a dorm room and posted pictures of it on social media. 2017-04-07T02:01:02-04:00 2017-04-06T07:51:40-04:00

Heavy construction equipment stolen from NY lighthouse

Thu, 04/06/2017 - 23:01
HUNTINGTON, N.Y. (AP) — A group restoring a century-old lighthouse on Long Island's North Shore says an 800-pound piece of construction equipment has been stolen from the work site. 2017-04-06T19:00:03-04:00 2017-04-06T08:28:49-04:00

Sign of the times? Solar panels power Kentucky Coal Museum

Thu, 04/06/2017 - 22:41
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Don't look to the Kentucky Coal Museum to bring coal back. 2017-04-06T18:40:42-04:00 2017-04-06T17:30:02-04:00

Solar panels to help power Kentucky Coal Museum

Thu, 04/06/2017 - 21:21
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — The Kentucky Coal Museum won't need as much coal anymore. 2017-04-06T17:19:59-04:00 2017-04-06T16:15:13-04:00

Stone Age cannibals: Hunting each other not worth the hassle

Thu, 04/06/2017 - 20:41
NEW YORK (AP) — You know those snacks that are OK if they're handy, but not worth the bother if you have to go track them down? Our Stone Age forerunners may have felt the same way about eating each other. 2017-04-06T16:40:16-04:00 2017-04-06T09:03:38-04:00

Deal in Dunkin' Donuts case could mean free buttered treats

Thu, 04/06/2017 - 20:01
BOSTON (AP) — An attorney is defending a proposed settlement between a man and Dunkin' Donuts shops that could mean $500 for the lead plaintiff, free buttered baked goods for hundreds of other customers and a big payout for law firms that handled the class action case. 2017-04-06T16:00:14-04:00 2017-04-05T22:16:55-04:00

Cookie doesn't crumble after falling into Florida sinkhole

Thu, 04/06/2017 - 18:21
GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — A 10-year-old pug named Cookie is safe and sound and falling into a giant sinkhole following a heavy rainstorm in north Florida. 2017-04-06T14:20:02-04:00 2017-04-06T07:16:50-04:00

Man's hand cut off by machete in fight, gets re-attached

Thu, 04/06/2017 - 18:01
LOWELL, Mass. (AP) — A Massachusetts man who had his hand cut off by a machete during a fight has had the hand re-attached, and authorities say the suspect has been ordered held without bail. 2017-04-06T13:59:59-04:00 2017-04-06T13:24:57-04:00

School district to pay $100,000 over 'drunk goggles' injury

Thu, 04/06/2017 - 17:21
KAYSVILLE, Utah (AP) — A Utah school district agreed to pay $100,000 to the family of a teenage girl who was injured while wearing goggles to simulate drunkenness in a 2014 health class experiment. 2017-04-06T13:20:08-04:00 2017-04-05T17:38:03-04:00

Passover pizza: New triangular matzo shape debuts

Thu, 04/06/2017 - 16:02
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — It's not your bubbe's matzo. 2017-04-06T12:00:22-04:00 2017-04-05T10:13:55-04:00

Whoa: Horse rescued after falling into hole in California

Thu, 04/06/2017 - 13:21
RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) — Authorities say a horse returning from a run to Taco Bell escaped serious injury after falling into a 5-foot-deep hole in Southern California. 2017-04-06T09:20:12-04:00 2017-04-03T17:56:20-04:00

Babies Romeo and Juliette make debut in Florida hospital

Thu, 04/06/2017 - 13:02
LEESBURG, Fla. (AP) — Two sets of new parents were surprised to learn their babies were part of a Shakespearean connection at a Florida hospital just two weeks after another pair of infants premiered as Romeo and Juliet on the same day at a hospital in South Carolina. 2017-04-06T09:00:48-04:00 2017-04-04T11:05:47-04:00

Police: Shoplifter trapped in store after closing calls 911

Thu, 04/06/2017 - 12:21
KENT, Ohio (AP) — Ohio police say a suspected shoplifter called 911 for help after she hid in a fitting room at closing time and got locked inside a department store. 2017-04-06T08:20:08-04:00 2017-04-05T08:21:13-04:00

New Jersey cat missing 2½ years reunited with family

Thu, 04/06/2017 - 11:41
WANAQUE, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey cat that went missing more than two years ago is back home. 2017-04-06T07:40:04-04:00 2017-04-05T11:53:39-04:00

Pennsylvania couple leave long letter as prank for postman

Thu, 04/06/2017 - 11:41
LEWISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania couple pranked their mailman on April Fools' Day by leaving an extra-long letter sticking out of the mail slot on their front door. 2017-04-06T07:40:04-04:00 2017-04-03T10:53:15-04:00

Deal in Dunkin' Donuts case could mean free buttered treats

Thu, 04/06/2017 - 02:01
BOSTON (AP) — An attorney is defending a proposed settlement between a Massachusetts man and Dunkin' Donuts shops that could mean $500 for the lead plaintiff, free buttered baked goods for hundreds of other customers and a big payout for law firms that handled the class action case. 2017-04-05T22:00:01-04:00 2017-04-05T20:19:14-04:00

Deal in Dunkin' Donuts case could mean free buttered treats

Thu, 04/06/2017 - 00:01
BOSTON (AP) — A proposed settlement between a Massachusetts man and Dunkin' Donuts shops could mean free buttered baked goods for hundreds of customers and a big payout for the attorneys who handled the class action case. 2017-04-05T20:00:05-04:00 2017-04-05T19:54:53-04:00

Deal in Dunkin' Donuts case could mean free buttered treats

Wed, 04/05/2017 - 23:41
BOSTON (AP) — A proposed settlement between a Massachusetts man and Dunkin' Donuts shops could mean free buttered baked goods for hundreds of customers and a huge payout for his lawyer. 2017-04-05T19:40:07-04:00 2017-04-05T09:17:45-04:00

Urban myth proves true: Grammar vigilante is fixing UK signs

Wed, 04/05/2017 - 21:21
LONDON (AP) — It's an urban myth come true — the presence of a man dedicated to ridding the English city of Bristol of grammatical errors in its shop signs. 2017-04-05T17:20:05-04:00 2017-04-03T07:20:48-04:00

Ohio quadruplet brothers accepted at Ivy League universities

Wed, 04/05/2017 - 19:21
HAMILTON, Ohio (AP) — Quadruplet brothers in Ohio have all been accepted at some of the nation's top universities, including each of them to both Yale and Harvard. 2017-04-05T15:21:28-04:00 2017-04-05T14:54:24-04:00

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