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Misleading sign welcomes/prohibits visitors

A malfunctioning city signs sends mixed messages.

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Ohio man busted after responding to sheriff’s Facebook post

STUPID CRIMINAL FILES: After the sheriff asked Facebook to help find a wanted man, the suspect himself struck up a conversation with law enforcement.

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No selfie sticks at the Smithsonian

if you're visiting one of America's greatest museums, leave your selfie stick at home.

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Police issue tickets for pizza, French fries

Police in one New Hampshire town are rewarding residents for doing the right thing.

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For $129 you can dress like Katy Perry’s #LeftShark

The "Roar" singer is cashing in on the dancing shark phenomenon from her Super Bowl half-time show.

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Stop defacing money in honor of Leonard Nimoy

Canadian currency is getting the "Star Trek" treatment and bank officials are not happy.

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Smelly Louisville

There's a bad smell in the city but nobody knows where it's coming from.

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Llama drama captivates the nation

Llama I'm coming home! Two llamas making a therapy visit to an Arizona retirement community escaped, sparking a hilarious chase caught live on TV.

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Forget the Double-Down, KFC launches edible coffee cups

Kentucky Fried Chicken is testing edible coffee cups in some of its stores. Maybe next they'll try edible chicken.

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Who stole the church chocolate?

Sounds like someone had the munchies.

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Forget a house, rent an entire village

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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Bank robber busted after coffee break

A would-be bank robber nearly got away ... if he hadn't stopped for a Dunkin Donuts coffee break.

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‘Hibernating’ pet tarantulas stolen from crawlspace of house

Why would you want to steal five giant, scary spiders?

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Town has the tastiest water on tap

Wine tasting, whiskey tasting ... but ever heard of a tap water tasting?

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Burglar pauses for pizza break

A man accused of breaking into a restaurant, munching on pizza and guzzling beer before making off with $150, has been sentenced to a year of probation.

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Dog gone it: Police fire K9 companion

A Florida police dog is being kicked off the force after biting a doughnut shop worker.

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Kentucky town issues ‘warrant’ for ‘Frozen’ weather

The cold might not bother Disney's Queen Elsa, but it's wreaking havoc everywhere else.

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Give winter the flush with the ‘potty plow’

A toilet plow is the latest - and silliest - way to shovel the snow.

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Oops … You actually aren’t ‘one of the select few’

Carnegie Mellon University mistakenly informed about 800 applicants that they were accepted into the school's prestigious computer science program.

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Who let the dogs in here?

Legislators are considering a bill what would allow people to bring their four-legged buddies into bars.

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Maine Lawmaker Promotes New Minimum Wage Bill

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AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) _ A new effort to raise the minimum wage is underway in Augusta. A bill sponsored by…

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Maine Dentist Pays Nearly $500K in Billing Settlement

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PORTLAND, Maine (AP) _ A Maine dentist is paying nearly a half million dollars to settle claims involving improper billing…

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LePage: ‘War’ Against Income Tax Won’t be Won This Year

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BANGOR, Maine (AP) _ Republican Gov. Paul LePage says he anticipates a tough fight in his effort to eventually eliminate…

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Maine Legislator Wants to Tighten Household Chemical Rules

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AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) _ A Maine legislator wants to require the state to include products that threaten the health of…

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Jury Hears Tape of Defendant in Social Media Murder Trial

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BANGOR, Maine (AP) _ The jury in a Maine murder trial is listening to a recording of a police interview…

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