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Oregon joins states where roadkill can be harvested for food

Thu, 06/22/2017 - 17:21
SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Some folks in Oregon might not want to ask, when served an elk burger or a venison steak, where the meat came from. Under a roadkill bill passed overwhelmingly by the Legislature and signed by the governor, motorists who crash into the animals can now harvest the meat to eat. 2017-06-21T23:52:00-04:00 2017-06-22T03:52:54-04:00

Empty NYC transit bus rolls down street, hits church, cars

Thu, 06/22/2017 - 17:21
NEW YORK (AP) — An empty New York City transit bus rolled backward down a hilly Brooklyn block and smashed into a church and parked vehicles during a crash caught on video . 2017-06-21T08:38:00-04:00 2017-06-21T12:38:03-04:00

British schoolboys don skirts amid shorts ban in heatwave

Thu, 06/22/2017 - 16:01
LONDON (AP) — Boys at a British high school have found a novel way around strict uniform rules banning shorts, as the country swelters through a heatwave. 2017-06-22T07:28:00-04:00 2017-06-22T11:28:23-04:00

Pet squirrel that foiled Idaho home burglary returns to wild

Thu, 06/22/2017 - 15:21
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A pet squirrel named Joey who gained fame as a crime-fighter might be more of the lover type. 2017-06-19T13:24:00-04:00 2017-06-19T17:24:12-04:00

Genoa makes special airport waiver for famed pesto sauce

Thu, 06/22/2017 - 13:41
ROME (AP) — The Italian port city of Genoa has taken pride in its famed pesto sauce to new heights by granting special airport waivers for those who can't get enough of the basil and pine nut pasta sauce. 2017-06-22T04:59:00-04:00 2017-06-22T08:59:41-04:00

Naked thief nabbed by Austrian police at Vienna hotel

Thu, 06/22/2017 - 13:41
VIENNA (AP) — Austrian police have arrested a suspected thief. But first, they made sure he put on some clothes. 2017-06-21T04:09:00-04:00 2017-06-21T08:09:05-04:00

Senior student mocks school's dress code with yearbook quote

Thu, 06/22/2017 - 13:01
WEST MILFORD, N.J. (AP) — A teenager has left a permanent mark on her long-running battle against her high school's dress code. 2017-06-20T13:26:00-04:00 2017-06-20T17:26:38-04:00

Fake quake: Report of major California temblor a false alarm

Thu, 06/22/2017 - 11:21
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The only tremors from a reported major earthquake off the California coast came on the internet. 2017-06-21T20:07:00-04:00 2017-06-22T00:07:13-04:00

Roadkill: It's what's for dinner under new Oregon law

Thu, 06/22/2017 - 07:41
SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Some folks in Oregon might not want to ask, when served an elk burger or a venison steak, where the meat came from. Under a roadkill bill passed overwhelmingly by the Legislature and signed by the governor, motorists who crash into the animals can now harvest the meat to eat. 2017-06-21T15:43:00-04:00 2017-06-21T19:43:03-04:00

Fake quake: Report of major California temblor a false alarm

Thu, 06/22/2017 - 04:01
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The only tremors from a reported major earthquake off the California coast came on the internet. 2017-06-21T16:59:00-04:00 2017-06-21T20:59:02-04:00

Report of major California earthquake was false alarm

Thu, 06/22/2017 - 00:41
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A report of a major earthquake off the California coast has turned out to be a false alarm based on a quake that happened in 1925. 2017-06-21T16:25:00-04:00 2017-06-21T20:25:35-04:00

Oregon joins states where roadkill can be harvested for food

Wed, 06/21/2017 - 23:41
SALEM, Ore. (AP) — A bill recently signed into law in Oregon allows drivers who crash into deer and elk on the road to harvest the animals' meat for food. 2017-06-21T15:26:00-04:00 2017-06-21T19:26:04-04:00

10-foot alligator roped, wrangled off East Texas ranch

Wed, 06/21/2017 - 23:21
HAWKINS, Texas (AP) — A Texas rancher lassoed a 10-foot alligator and wranglers crawled atop the thrashing reptile's back after it got a little too close to the landowner's cattle. 2017-06-19T13:13:00-04:00 2017-06-19T17:13:49-04:00

California deputies harness wayward Llama

Wed, 06/21/2017 - 18:42
VACAVILLE, Calif. (AP) — A couple of Solano County sheriff's deputies are one wayward llama's heroes after they saved it from traffic. 2017-06-20T09:34:00-04:00 2017-06-20T13:34:40-04:00

Wicked long: Restaurant hopes to land lobster roll record

Wed, 06/21/2017 - 18:01
PORTSMOUTH, N.H. (AP) — It's a lobster lover's dream. 2017-06-19T12:57:00-04:00 2017-06-19T16:57:56-04:00

Ohio woman reunited with lost tortoise after two-week search

Wed, 06/21/2017 - 16:41
CLEVELAND (AP) — A wayward tortoise's surprising trek around Ohio has ended happily for its owner, whose two-week search, in a twist of fate, might have saved her sister's life. 2017-06-18T20:08:00-04:00 2017-06-19T00:08:37-04:00

Sleepy burglary suspect caught taking nap

Wed, 06/21/2017 - 16:21
WINFIELD, W.Va. (AP) — Police say a West Virginia man found asleep in a stranger's home has been charged with burglary. 2017-06-20T07:11:00-04:00 2017-06-20T11:11:12-04:00

Coke tweet targeting Pittsburghers uses map of Philadelphia

Wed, 06/21/2017 - 13:01
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Coca-Cola's marketing efforts during the weekend's heatwave in Pittsburgh backfired when the company mistakenly used a map of Philadelphia in a post on Twitter. 2017-06-19T10:49:00-04:00 2017-06-19T14:49:20-04:00

Grand theft avocado: 3 arrested in $300K California theft

Wed, 06/21/2017 - 11:21
OXNARD, Calif. (AP) — Police are calling it grand theft avocado. 2017-06-17T12:04:00-04:00 2017-06-17T16:04:35-04:00

Ohio woman reunited with lost tortoise after two-week search

Wed, 06/21/2017 - 06:01
CLEVELAND (AP) — A wayward tortoise's surprising trek around Ohio has ended happily for its owner, whose two-week search, in a twist of fate, might have saved her sister's life. 2017-06-19T18:29:00-04:00 2017-06-19T22:29:15-04:00

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