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at 05:25 on March 07, 2014, EST.
Checked out in 1992, a cookbook is discreetly returned to Kansas library
LAWRENCE, Kan. - More than two decades after a cookbook was checked out of a Kansas library, it's just now been returned.
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at 11:35 on March 06, 2014, EST.
Hundreds to wear sunglasses at night in Grand Rapids so they can so they can set a new record
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. - If it's March, it must be time to try to set another arcane world record in Grand Rapids.
at 13:02 on March 06, 2014, EST.
Lebanese airline says Iraq denied landing for its plane over minister's son missing flight
BEIRUT - Iraqi authorities on Thursday denied permission to a plane belonging to Lebanon's national carrier to land in Baghdad after a son of an Iraqi minister missed the flight, Middle East Airline said in a statement.
University of Michigan-Flint student raises $5,400 by selling ad space on his graduation cap
FLINT, Mich. - A University of Michigan-Flint senior has taken a chunk out of his tuition debt by selling ad space on his graduation cap.
at 09:03 on March 04, 2014, EST.
Philly reporter gets blasted with wall of snow from passing plow while covering storm story
PHILADELPHIA - A Philadelphia television news reporter covering the aftermath of a snowstorm in New Jersey has gotten pelted by snow from a passing plow.
at 09:02 on March 04, 2014, EST.
Principal rides horse into Michigan middle school gym to get students fired up about reading
THOMAS TOWNSHIP, Mich. - A Michigan principal who wanted to get his students fired up about reading greeted them on horseback for an assembly in the school's gym.
at 17:28 on March 03, 2014, EST.
Granddaddy of a snowman towers over onlookers at US farm
GILMAN, Minn. - A farmer in Minnesota has created a towering tribute to winter's excess.
at 17:35 on February 28, 2014, EST.
Police: Ga. woman accused of posing as Waffle House manager tries to return cash, is arrested
ATLANTA - Atlanta police say a woman in a Waffle House uniform accused of pretending to be a company manager and stealing about $100 later returned to the restaurant to give the cash back.
Cafe planned for Mass. YMCA is called a doughnut shop, but it won't be selling them
QUINCY, Mass. - A doughnut shop chain won't be selling doughnuts at a new Massachusetts location.
Police: University of Utah students suspected of smoking marijuana in on-campus igloo
SALT LAKE CITY - Four University of Utah students who police say were caught smoking pot in an igloo are facing possible discipline from campus officials.
at 17:34 on February 28, 2014, EST.
Mass. man busted for speeding tells police he was rushing to collect a $50,000 lottery prize
HINGHAM, Mass. - A Massachusetts man busted for speeding had a pretty good excuse when he was pulled over: He had just won a big lottery prize and was on his way to collect his cash.
at 09:59 on February 26, 2014, EST.
Chaos in central Stockholm after job centre accidentally invited 61,000 to recruitment event
STOCKHOLM - Police say they were called in to restore order in downtown Stockholm after Sweden's public employment service accidentally sent an email invitation for a recruitment event to 61,000 jobseekers instead of 1,000.
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