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Vermont bistro scolded for removing its bacon sign

WINOOSKI, Vt. (AP) -- A Vermont restaurant that removed a bacon advertisement called insensitive to vegans and Muslims is being criticized for doing so....
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State court: Workers' comp OK for kickball injury

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) -- Have you ever been hurt in a company softball or kickball game? The South Carolina Supreme Court says you may be entitled to workers' compensation....
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Crested Butte to be Bud Light's 'Whatever' town

DENVER (AP) -- Some people in normally laid back Crested Butte are not up for "Whatever" - a secretive Bud Light plan to paint their mountain town blue and turn it into a fantasy town for an online and television ad campaign....
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Maine lobsterman catches rare blue lobster

SCARBOROUGH, Maine (AP) -- A Maine lobsterman says he and his 14-year-old daughter caught a one-in-two-million crustacean: a blue lobster....
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Woman accused of setting fire with burned bacon

VERNAL, Utah (AP) -- A Utah woman accused of using a pound of bacon to start a fire in her ex-boyfriend's house will stand trial on arson charges....
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Tortoises in controversial art exhibit removed

ASPEN, Colo. (AP) -- Three tortoises wearing iPads for a controversial Aspen, Colorado, art exhibit have been removed at a veterinarian's request because of wet, cool weather....
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Arizona man drives hour to save injured bear

PHOENIX (AP) -- An injured bear cub is recovering in Arizona after a man who initially thought it was a dead dog along the side of the road scooped it up and drove it 80 miles to get help....
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Gold thief offers to pay for pilfered nugget

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) -- A man suspected of walking out of a Juneau, Alaska, jewelry store with a gold nugget worth nearly $5,000 developed a conscience and paid for it - after his image was distributed by police through a "crime stoppers" program....
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Moose shows up at German office canteen

BERLIN (AP) -- Maybe he got hungry?...
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Bear heads stolen from remote Maine cabin

FARMINGTON, Maine (AP) -- The person who broke into an off-the-grid cabin in remote western Maine didn't get away with money, jewelry or other valuables. Police say the thief took a pair of bear heads....
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Opinion Poll

KQV/Trib Total Media Listener Poll
Do you think inversions are good or bad for the U.S. economy? <More Info>

Good for Economy:
Bad for Economy:
Good for Economy:
54%
Bad for Economy:
46%
Total Votes: 7,628

Yesterday's Poll

Is offering cash prizes to lure people to vote a good idea?

No:
98%
Yes:
2%
Total Votes: 11,303