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Woman saved from California chimney, then arrested

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. (AP) -- A woman stuck in the chimney of a Southern California house has been rescued and arrested....
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UK man faked coma for 2 years to avoid court

LONDON (AP) -- He might have got away with it if it hadn't been for his supermarket loyalty card....
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Bobcat that escaped from New Jersey home captured

STAFFORD TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) -- A pet bobcat has been recaptured after its latest escape from its owner's southern New Jersey home....
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Store clerk tells bandit to bug off with spray can

BERLIN, Pa. (AP) -- A western Pennsylvania convenience store clerk told a would-be bandit to bug off by spraying the suspect with a can of insecticide....
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Stinky seaweed piling up at upscale Laguna Beach

LAGUNA BEACH, Calif. (AP) -- Warmer water and recent storm swells are to blame for mounds of stinky kelp piling up on the sand in the upscale Southern California resort city of Laguna Beach, scientists say....
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New Mexico man's typo costs him thousands on bill

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) -- A New Mexico man says he made an error while paying his electric bill that led him to overpay by thousands of dollars....
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Man accused of stealing restaurant's plumbing

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) -- Police say they've flushed out a man accused of stealing the handles and pipes of toilets in parks and restaurant restrooms around a Florida city....
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Super drunk woman arrested, mistook jail for bar

PAW PAW, Mich. (AP) -- One is a building with bars. The other is a building with a bar. A very drunk woman apparently had trouble telling them apart and ended up in a southwestern Michigan jail cell....
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Pittsburgh wins Gawker.com ugliest accent tourney

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Pittsburghers talk funny....
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Michigan funeral home provides drive-thru option

SAGINAW, Mich. (AP) -- Only a couple of families have taken advantage of a new service available at a Saginaw funeral home....
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Opinion Poll

KQV/Trib Total Media Listener Poll
Do you think it's time Allegheny County Council members receive an increase in their 3-thousand dollar annual expense accounts? <More Info>

Yes:
No:
No:
85%
Yes:
15%
Total Votes: 8,497

Yesterday's Poll

Given the problems with the new health care law, should Congress and the president go through the law piece by piece to improve it, repeal the entire law and start over again or leave the law as it is?

Repeal Law/Start Over:
64%
Go Through Law Piece by Piece:
25%
Leave Law as is:
11%
Total Votes: 12,687