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at 20:45 on March 04, 2015, EST.

Los Angeles County firefighters rescue dog trapped in tiny space in West Hollywood, California

WEST HOLLYWOOD, Calif. - Los Angeles County firefighters got creative to rescue a dog that had fallen into a six-inch-wide gap in West Hollywood, California.

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at 17:16 on March 04, 2015, EST.

San Antonio man arrested with 2-foot sword in cane as he tried to visit his jailed son

SAN ANTONIO - A San Antonio man trying to visit his jailed son also landed behind bars after being caught with a combination cane and 2-foot sword.

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at 08:33 on March 04, 2015, EST.

Flashing Miami Beach welcome sign removed after sending visitors a mixed message

MIAMI BEACH, Fla. - A sign welcoming tourists to Miami Beach briefly offered visitors a confusing message.

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at 17:00 on March 03, 2015, EST.

New Mexico couple gets engaged, then gets stranded on mountaintop because of high winds

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. - An ecstatic New Mexico couple who got engaged on top of Sandia Peak had to curtail their celebrations after getting stuck for hours because of high winds.

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at 16:33 on February 27, 2015, EST.

Eye of the beholder: In rare photo, some see dress as black and blue, others as gold and white

It's the dress that's beating the Internet black and blue. Or should that be gold and white?

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at 21:28 on February 26, 2015, EST.

Llama drama: 2 loose llamas lassoed after running amok in Phoenix-area retirement community

PHOENIX - Two quick-footed llamas dashed in and out of traffic in a Phoenix-area retirement enclave before they were captured by authorities Thursday, causing a stir in the streets and on social media.

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at 17:11 on February 25, 2015, EST.

Hungarian village available for rent; comes with sheep, cows, temporary deputy mayor post

BUDAPEST, Hungary - If "king for a day" sounds too majestic, a small Hungarian village will let you become deputy mayor for a few days.

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at 15:29 on February 24, 2015, EST.

Police probe theft of pet tarantulas taken as they hibernated under Georgia house

AUSTELL, Ga. - A metro Atlanta man told police a spider thief snuck into a crawlspace under his home and stole five of his 18 pet tarantulas.

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at 15:28 on February 24, 2015, EST.

Snow, to go: Massachusetts man ships snow to people in warmer climates for $89 for 6 pounds

MANCHESTER-BY-THE-SEA, Mass. - A Massachusetts man has found a way to profit from the several feet of snow in his yard: He's shipping it to people in warmer climates for the bargain price of $89 for six pounds.

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