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George Harrison memorial tree killed by beetles
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- A tree planted in Los Angeles to honor former Beatle George Harrison has been killed - by beetles....
Hunt on for possible anaconda in New Jersey lake
JEFFERSON, N.J. (AP) -- Reports of a 16-foot-long exotic snake - possibly an anaconda - slithering through New Jersey's largest lake have stoked fears among residents and led to searches and questions about what exactly is in the water....
170-foot ketchup bottle for sale in Illinois
BELLEVILLE, Ill. (AP) -- Would you relish having a towering ketchup bottle? That emblem of roadside Americana could be yours if you fork over enough money....
Real estate heir charged for urinating on candy
HOUSTON (AP) -- A New York City real estate heir who admitted killing his neighbor a decade ago in Texas is facing a new charge in Houston that accuses him of urinating on candy at a drug store....
Police probing Brooklyn Bridge flag switch
NEW YORK (AP) -- Two large American flags atop the Brooklyn Bridge - one of New York City's most heavily secured landmarks - were replaced sometime during the night with white banners that were spotted Tuesday morning fluttering in the wind....
Driver stops to help ducklings, gets ticket
NEWFIELDS, N.H. (AP) -- A New Hampshire woman who called police after stopping in a highway median to help some stranded ducklings plans to fight a $44 ticket....
Chase ends as man runs into a Miss. police academy
BILOXI, Miss. (AP) -- Police say a man who fled from a Mississippi traffic stop was apparently so focused on getting away he unknowingly ran into a law enforcement academy....
Pastry pranks: Vandals smear cars with baked goods
HILLSBORO, Ore. (AP) -- There's mischief afoot in one suburban Portland neighborhood, but police say it doesn't involve the typical spray paint or broken windows. No, we're talking pastry here - maple bars smeared on cars, doughnuts left atop windshield wipers, pastries littering a yard....
Black-and-white stripes are the new orange
SAGINAW, Mich. (AP) -- A Michigan sheriff says he's trading his inmates' orange jumpsuits for black-and-white stripes, in part due to pop culture....
Legal marijuana milestone heads for Seattle museum
SEATTLE (AP) -- The first recreational marijuana sold legally in Seattle is headed to the city's Museum of History and Industry....
The new state budget calls for raising almost 100 million dollars by expanding leases for natural gas drilling in state forests and allowing drilling in state parks for the first time. Environmental groups like PennFuture say the forests and state parks should not be used like an ATM.
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