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  • Careless whiskers: Train commuter caught on video shaving

    Careless whiskers: Train commuter caught on video shaving

    NEWARK, N.J. (AP) - A man caught on video lathering up and giving himself a shave while riding on a New Jersey train was violating the agency's rules. A fellow rider on the Northeast Corridor line of New Jersey Transit took the video Thursday night and tweeted it . Some commenters said they were impressed by the unidentified man's shaving skills, while others felt "grossed out."

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  • Missouri town gets new newspaper, The Uranus Examiner

    Missouri town gets new newspaper, The Uranus Examiner

    URANUS, Mo. (AP) - Cue the giggling: A small Missouri town has a new newspaper called The Uranus Examiner. KYTV reports that the newspaper's launch was announced Wednesday, just days after GateHouse Media said it was shuttering Pulaski County's local paper, the Daily Guide.

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  • Kangaroo gets the jump on Mississippi owners and flees

    Kangaroo gets the jump on Mississippi owners and flees

    HARRISVILLE, Miss. (AP) - A kangaroo is on the run - or maybe the jump - in central Mississippi. The Simpson County sheriff's office says deputies have been looking for a 10-month-old kangaroo since he bolted from his new owners only minutes after arriving in Mississippi. The Shute family says they bought the kangaroo, named Ricky, from an online auction and were giving him a treat Friday when he escaped.

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  • Suspicious item turns out to be science experiment

    Suspicious item turns out to be science experiment

    PLATTE CITY, Mo. (AP) - Police officers spent two hours investigating a suspicious plastic container found behind a Missouri sandwich shop before determining it was a high school science experiment.

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  • Labrador dog named Lucy saves Oregon man from sex conviction
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    Labrador dog named Lucy saves Oregon man from sex conviction

    SALEM, Ore. (AP) - The discovery of a black Labrador named Lucy led to the unraveling of a criminal case Monday against an Oregon man who had begun serving a 50-year prison sentence. Joshua Horner, a plumber from the central Oregon town of Redmond, was convicted on April 12, 2017, of sexual abuse of a minor.

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  • Man buys Slim Jims for his dog, lottery ticket, wins $10M

    Man buys Slim Jims for his dog, lottery ticket, wins $10M

    FORT EDWARD, N.Y. (AP) - A New York man will be living large thanks to his decision to buy some Slim Jims for his dog. New York Lottery officials say Monday that 73-year-old Dale Farrand recently won the $10 million prize on a Cash Spectacular scratch-off ticket. The Fort Edward man says he bought a $30 ticket at a local Cumberland Farms convenience store while buying Slim Jims snacks for his dog Boots.

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  • Hundreds of fun-loving Philadelphia bicyclists ride nude
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    Hundreds of fun-loving Philadelphia bicyclists ride nude

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Hundreds of fun-loving bicyclists spent the afternoon gearing up for a ride around Philadelphia and then took off - their clothes.

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  • Aggie parents surprised by Longhorns Hook 'Em ultrasound photo

    Aggie parents surprised by Longhorns Hook 'Em ultrasound photo

    "Needless to say we were surprised when the technician asked if we were Longhorns and then showed us the screen!" Perkins said.

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  • A traffic stop, and a proposal: She said yes in Miami Beach

    A traffic stop, and a proposal: She said yes in Miami Beach

    MIAMI BEACH, Fla. (AP) - A woman was in for a huge surprise when Miami Beach police pulled her over. She and her boyfriend got out of the car. An officer asked the boyfriend if he had anything to say. And that's when the man, identified as Kenneth, got down on one knee, held out a ring and said, "I just want you to marry me." A video tweeted by Miami Beach Police shows her covering her face, saying "Oh my God ... crazy."

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  • Texas animal control seizes hundreds of snakes, rodents
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    Texas animal control seizes hundreds of snakes, rodents

    SAN ANTONIO (AP) - Animal control officials have removed more than 100 snakes and more than 400 rodents from a San Antonio home following concerns about the animals' living conditions. Animal Care Services seized 136 reticulated pythons and ball pythons Wednesday after weeks of attempting to work with the reptiles' owner to improve the living conditions, The San Antonio Express-News reported .

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