KQV AM 1410

Oddly Enough Features

Animal rights protest scrapped after "greased pig" dust-up

NEWPORT, N.H. (AP) -- An international animal advocacy group launched a protest against a New Hampshire winter carnival event billed as a "Greased Pig on Ice," but withdrew it after learning there's no pig in the act - just a man on skates in a pig costume with dollar bills tied to his tail....
More

New York City officials decide it's too cold for ice fest

NEW YORK (AP) -- It's too cold in New York City for the annual Central Park Ice Festival....
More

Iran rules "decadent" Valentine's Day celebrations a crime

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) -- Iran says it is cracking down on Valentine's Day celebrations and shops engaging in them will be guilty of a crime....
More

Russian Orthodox Church allowed to return debt in prayers

MOSCOW (AP) -- A Russian regional court has ruled that an Orthodox Church diocese can repay part of an outstanding debt in prayers rather than money....
More

Police: Suspect in 4 heists needed money for kitty litter

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Authorities say a Pittsburgh woman jailed in four recent store robberies told police she needed money for dog food and kitty litter....
More

Sea lion found starving in San Diego restaurant on the mend

SAN DIEGO (AP) -- Veterinarians say a starving sea lion rescued last week after finding its way into a fancy San Diego restaurant is on the mend....
More

Boston program allows smokers to vote with their butts

BOSTON (AP) -- The city of Boston is trying to rid the streets of unsightly cigarette butts by placing special receptacles in high traffic areas that will allow smokers to vote on a simple question....
More

Hating Valentine's Day? Goodwill says donate your ex's stuff

SARASOTA, Fla. (AP) -- Is a breakup bringing you heartache for Valentine's Day?...
More

Thousands of thumbtacks found in California dog park

HERCULES, Calif. (AP) -- Police say they have stepped up patrols and are considering putting cameras to try to catch whoever is spreading thousands of thumbtacks across a Northern California dog park....
More

AP PHOTOS: Jumping donkey leaps to fame in Egyptian village

AL-ARID, Egypt (AP) -- A donkey has leapt to fame in a small Egyptian village by defying her species' well-known stubbornness and jumping hurdles on command....
More

Opinion Poll

KQV/Trib Total Media Listener Poll
For this Valentimes Day, are you going to spend... <More Info>

More:
Less:
Nothing:
Nothing:
93%
Less:
7%
Total Votes: 15

Yesterday's Poll

KQV/Trib Total Media Listener Poll
Do you agree with the U.S. Supreme Court's decision to put the Clean Power Plan on hold?

Yes:
95%
No:
5%
Total Votes: 7,251