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Gold tooth dropped in red kettle

There's been diamond rings, silver bars, and four-leaf clovers but this could be the first donation of its kind.

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Boy sends $1 allowance to help save UAB football

A 5-year-old boy hoping to save the UAB football program has donated his allowance and a handwritten note.

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Bunnies banned in NYC

What do bunny rabbits have in common with hyenas, wolverines and polar bears?

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(Don’t) embrace the YES!

Johns Hopkins University says 300 applicants were mistakenly sent welcome messages when they were actually rejected.

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Tennessee police looking for real-life ‘Grinch’

Police in suburban Nashville are looking for a Scrooge who sawed off a live Christmas tree loaded with decorations.

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A robot took a plane from to Germany from LAX

A humanoid robot wearing red sneakers became the first to travel as a paid passenger on an airline.

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Buildings evacuated after marriage proposal flop

A Dutchman's attempt at a romantic wedding proposal was simply smashing.

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Sales of macadamias soar in Korea after nut rage

Demand for macadamia nuts has skyrocketed after a Korean Air Lines executive delayed a plane over "nut rage."

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Wisconsin man’s excuse for drunken driving is fishy

The man said he'd eaten beer-battered fish after being pulled over for his 10th drunken driving offense.

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Ohio town counting crows

Some residents are comparing the crow-laden landscape to the Alfred Hitchcock movie "The Birds."

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Tennessee attraction offers Zombie Santa, undead elves

Instead of Christmas cheer, this festive haunted house is spreading some holiday fear.

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Squirrels are wreaking havoc on Christmas

The Cincinnati Zoo's holiday light display is under attack by roaming resident squirrels.

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A sheep in a Christmas sweater goes for a walk…

Margaret Vazquez frantically searched for her festive sheep who she says usually "follows her everywhere."

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Prison panettone a sweet way to cut crime

White-coated bakers are making freshly baked panettone Christmas cake behind bars.

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A first class ‘nut case’

A Korean Air Lines executive has stepped down after flying off the handle over an in-flight snack.

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Salvation Army red kettle gets diamond donation

A diamond engagement ring has been dropped into a Salvation Army red kettle. But it's not a mistake.

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‘Charlie Brown’ Christmas tree gets lone red bulb

A scraggly tree was adorned with a single red bulb, in a ceremony reminiscent of the animated holiday classic.

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2 trucks, 1 ATV, and DUI charges for Vermont man

Police say a man crashed two pickup trucks and then drove an ATV, all while intoxicated.

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Are fries a national treasure?

There are few things people agree on in Belgium, but fried potatoes might rally the nation.

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un walks as he inspects the KPA Air and Anti-Air Force Unit 991, honoured with the title of O Jung Hup-led Seventh Regiment, in this undated photo released by North Korea's Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) in Pyongyang November 21, 2014.

North Korea orders everyone sharing leader’s name to change it

People living in North Korea with the name Kim Jong Un must legally change their names.

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Feds Urged To Buy Maine Blueberries

GENERIC BLUEBERRIES LARGE

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) - U.S. Sen. Angus King and Rep. Chellie Pingree are urging the federal government to buy 18 million pounds of frozen Maine blueberries for use in school lunch and food assistance programs.

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Locomotive Catches Fire; No Injuries

GENERIC TRAIN

MONMOUTH, Maine (AP) - A locomotive caught fire in the Maine town of Monmouth leaving the train engine inoperable.

in Local

Man Charged With KIlling Grandmother

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(Wilton, ME) - State Police say a young Wilton man has been charged with murder in connection with the death of his grandmother on Saturday. The two lived together at a mobile home at 1130 Weld Road in Wilton.

in Local

Three Dead in Garland

Keith Coleman

(Garland, ME) - The deaths of woman and two children in Garland are under State Police investigation. Detectives are calling the deaths suspicious.

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Maine Woman Who Foiled Abduction Ready for a Fight

The Maine State Museum worker who prevented the abduction of a 2-year-old girl is a grandmother with a bum knee. But Sharon Wise says there would've been a ``big fight'' if the assailant hadn't given up.

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