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eggs

The World Egg Throwing Championship is a real thing

Be on the look out for flying eggs.

uglydog

World’s ‘ugliest’ dog crowned at California pageant

A plucky mixed breed with a humped back and pit bull heritage is the epitome of ugly excellence.

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Moviegoers flee theater after scary ‘Inside Out’ screening

An Ohio theater accidentally switched the feel-good Disney flick for a horror movie.

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‘Snickers Salad’ among this year’s new fair foods

How does a mac and cheese cupcake sound?

sewer

The sewers in Seattle are going to pot

Just how much legal pot is being smoked in Washington state?

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Traffic help from ‘The Terminator’

Need directions to the nearest theater showing "Terminator: Genisys?" Arnold can help.

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Cowabunga, dude! Surfers set record

Ever wondered what 66 people on a surf board would look like?

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Here comes the bride, all dressed in … toilet paper?

The wedding dresses have it all - long trains, full layered skirts, floral appliqués, ruffles and sparkling bodices - and lots and lots of TP.

ambulance

Paramedics give new meaning to ‘drug running’

Four alleged smugglers are accused of using unusual vehicles to carry drugs into Britain — a fleet of ambulances.

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Police: Man drives himself to station, asks for DUI arrest

Authorities say a man drove under the influence of alcohol to a small-town Kentucky police station, where he requested that officers arrest him.

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There was no wolf, but the 3 little pig’s houses were removed anyway

Three mini houses modeled after the folktale have been removed from an Ohio roadside where a truck hauling 2,200 piglets crashed.

toewrestle

Competitors put best foot forward for toe wrestling championship

Tip-toe through the tulips? Not for these athletes.

dennys

The ‘Lumberjack Slam’ robber

Some people want a hearty breakfast before work.

Graduation

You know you’re pretty smart when …

For most high school seniors, deciding on a college comes down to one or two schools ... not one or two dozen.

stopsign

Spelling counts: Errors on signs cost county big bucks

A suburban Philadelphia county was victim to an embarrassing misspelling on 26 signs posted throughout the community.

Black Cat

Let’s do lunch at the Cat Café

Diners will be able to eat with two dozen cats from the Humane Society circulating among the human patrons.

brownbear

Blame the bear

Those bears ... they'll do anything for honey.

bobblehead

Bobblehead Hall of Fame, museum finds home

There are museums dedicated to puppetry, vacuums, and roller skating. Why not bobbleheads?

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Maine Lawmakers Override LePage’s Veto of $6.7B State Budget

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AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) _ Maine lawmakers have overridden Gov. Paul LePage’s veto of the $6.7 billion state budget. The spending…

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Portland, Maine, School Board in No Hurry to Find New Leader

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PORTLAND, Maine (AP) _ The school board in Maine’s largest city will not rush to fill the position that will…

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Maine House Overrides LePage’s Veto of $6.7B State Budget

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AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) _ The Maine House of Representatives has voted to overturn Gov. Paul LePage’s veto of the $6.7…

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Police: ‘Win an Inn’ Essay Contest Didn’t Violate Law

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CENTER LOVELL, Maine (AP) _ Maine state police and the attorney general’s office say an innkeeper has not violated state…

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Maine Prison Inmate Death Under Investigation

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WINDHAM, Maine (AP) _ An investigation is under way after the death of an inmate at a state prison in…

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