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Coyote collared after lower Manhattan police chase

NEW YORK (AP) -- A wily coyote is no match for the NYPD....
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College's goat- and sheep-guarding donkey has surprise birth

SOUTH KINGSTOWN, R.I. (AP) -- The University of Rhode Island may have a new guard for its animal herd after a baby donkey was unexpectedly born....
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Manure trade show's slogan contest produces pile of entries

Entries are piling up for a slogan contest being held this year by the North American Manure Expo....
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Swedish police on vacation break up fight on New York subway

NEW YORK (AP) -- New York City Police Commissioner William Bratton is thanking four Swedish law enforcement officers who broke up a fight on the subway....
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WWII-era bomb found on college campus, detonated by military

WRIGHTSTOWN, N.J. (AP) -- The ground shook near a New Jersey military base as an explosives team detonated a 500-pound World War II-era bomb that had been found on the campus of a community college....
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Romania: robbers trained to steal jewels, cars detained

BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) -- Prosecutors detained 14 people Friday who are suspected of belonging to a network of well-dressed robbers who were trained to rob luxury items in Romania and the European Union....
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15 loose buffaloes that crossed New York highway are killed

COEYMANS, N.Y. (AP) -- Fifteen buffaloes that escaped from a farm were intentionally shot and killed Friday after they dashed past a group of police, crossed a major highway and ended up near some schools, authorities said....
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Tater tots, comfy couch waylay California burglar

PETALUMA, Calif. (AP) -- Police say a would-be burglar got sidetracked by snacks and a comfy place to snooze, heating up some tater tots and taking a nap on the sofa of the house he broke into....
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Thief sneaks ice cream cooler past sleeping store clerk

OAKLAND PARK, Fla. (AP) -- Deputies in Florida say a thief worked for 15 minutes to drag a cooler full of Good Humor ice cream past a sleeping clerk at a gas station near Fort Lauderdale....
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Residents help guide geese out of downtown Montana city

MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) -- It was no gaggle of geese, but two birds and a baby waddling through a downtown Montana city stopped traffic and brought out the shutterbugs....
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Opinion Poll

KQV/Trib Total Media Listener Poll
Should NSA's authorization to collect bulk phone records under the Patriot Act be renewed? <More Info>

Yes:
No:
No:
74%
Yes:
26%
Total Votes: 3,070

Yesterday's Poll

KQV/Trib Total Media Listener Poll
Should John Hickley Jr. the man who shot President Regan be granted fulltime supervised freedom?

No:
100%
Yes:
0%
Total Votes: 18,144