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Library patron returns book he took in 1982, plus $200A patron who confessed to stealing a book from a Montana library in 1982 has returned the book after reading it at least 25 times, having it restored and having the author sign it
The Associated Press5 hours ago
FILE - In this Feb. 18, 2009, file photo, the shadow of a helicopter hovers over feral pigs near Mertzon, Texas. Oklahoma lawmakers are considering a bill to allow hunters to shoot feral hogs from helicopters. Aerial gunners are already used to help control feral swine in Oklahoma, but the work can only be done by trained, licensed contractors with support from the Oklahoma Department of Agriculture Food and Forestry. (AP Photo/Eric Gay, File)
Oklahoma may legalize hog hunting from helicoptersOklahoma could soon join Louisiana and Texas in allowing hunters to shoot feral hogs from helicopters
The Associated Press5 hours ago
New Jersey man gets wish, returns to work on 100th birthdayA New Jersey man wanted only one thing for his 100th birthday
The Associated Press8 hours ago
Visitors stand in the room where a 100 kilogram-heavy  gold coin was  displayed in the Bode Museum, in Berlin, Germany,  Tuesday March 28,  2017. Thieves broke into the German capital's Bode Museum before dawn Monday and made off with a massive 100-kilogram (221-pound) gold coin worth millions of dollars, police said. Police spokesman Stefen Petersen said thieves apparently entered through a window about 3:30 a.m. Monday, broke into a cabinet where the "Big Maple Leaf" coin was kept, and escaped with it before police arrived. (Silas Stein/dpa via AP)
German police: Thieves stole huge gold coin with wheelbarrowBerlin police say suspects used a wheelbarrow to make off with a 100-kilogram (221-pound) gold coin worth millions
The Associated Press9 hours ago
J is not OK _ Swiss court nixes letter as baby's nameJ is not OK _ as a given name, that is, according to a Swiss court
The Associated Press13 hours ago
In this image made from a video provided by @slimjanders a white horse runs across Interstate 680 east of San Francisco with a brown mule, not pictured, Monday, March 27, 2017. Steve Burdo with Contra Costa County Animal Services says the animals broke through a fence about a mile away. Authorities shut down lanes shortly before 7:30 a.m. as motorists shot cellphone video and officers rounded up the four-legged fugitives (@slimjanders via AP)
Four-legged fugitives take free rein on a California highwayThat mustang in the rearview mirror turned out to be a real horse running on a Northern California highway _ followed by a mule
The Associated Press23 hours ago
101-year-old resident attends borough's centennial partyA 101-year-old woman was on hand to celebrate the centennial of the Pennsylvania borough where she's always lived
The Associated Press1 day ago
Teens wearing leggings barred from United flightTwo teenage girls were barred by a gate agent from boarding a United Airlines flight from Denver to Minneapolis because they were wearing leggings
The Associated Press2 days ago
Spain: Drug dealers use fake bananas to transport cocaineSpanish police have nabbed two men for allegedly transporting large quantities of cocaine inside fake bananas
The Associated Press2 days ago
In this May 26, 1999 photo, retired podiatrist Dr. Tom Amberry earns a spot in the Guinness Book of World Records for having made the most consecutive free throws, at the Rossmoor Athletic Club, in Seal Beach, Calif.  The California podiatrist who made history when he shot 2,750 consecutive free throws has died. He was 94. Amberry died in Long Beach, Calif., on March 18, 2017, said his granddaughter, Roxanne Amberry.  (Michael Goulding/The Orange County Register via AP)
Podiatrist who set free throws world record dies at 94A California podiatrist who made history when he shot 2,750 consecutive free throws has died
The Associated Press2 days ago
In this March 2017 photo, Krystal Blanchard talks about her 11-year-old daughter, Autumn, right, who was served with no-trespassing orders after crossing into a couple of neighbors' yards to get to and from her school bus stop, in West Harwich, Mass.  (Merrily Cassidy /The Cape Cod Times via AP)
Police cite Massachusetts sixth-grader for trespassingPolice in Massachusetts serve a sixth-grader with no-trespass orders for cutting through neighbors' properties to reach her school bus stop
The Associated Press3 days ago
Idaho woman says she crashed because she saw a sasquatchA northern Idaho woman told police she crashed into a deer because she was distracted by a sasquatch in her rearview mirror
The Associated Press3 days ago
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