Oddly Enough Features
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....
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....
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....
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....
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....
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....
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....
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....
Moose shows up at German office canteen
BERLIN (AP) -- Maybe he got hungry?...
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....
More American companies are purchasing foreign businesses and reincorporating outside the U.S. to lower their taxes. Warren Buffet is financing Burger King's proposed inversion to buy Canada based Tim Hortons doughnut chain and relocate Burger King's headquarters from Miami to Toronto Canada. President Barack Obama has denounced inversion deals, calling for "economic patriotism and saying that companies that do enter into such transactions are "corporate deserters." Over the years, Buffet has been a vocal advocate for Obama, particularly backing Obama's effort to increase taxes on the rich and close tax loopholes.
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