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‘Barbie Jeep Girl’ is a living legend

After getting her license suspended for a DWI, a Texas State student found a new, four-wheeled way to get around campus.

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Don’t take selfies at an arson you started

Court documents say a man who burned down a Maryland house in a jealous rage went back to the site and took selfies in front of the ruins.

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Pot dispensary goes up in smoke

It took more than 100 firefighters to extinguish this "highly" suspicious blaze.

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The bicycle bank bandit gets busted

Federal prosecutors in Missouri say Shaun Christopher Becker robbed six banks and used a bicycle as his getaway ride.

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Scholarship gives new meaning ‘higher education’

A Colorado county is thinking about setting up the world's first public college funded with marijuana money.

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The ‘town drunks’ can’t drink that

The police department in Illinois' second largest city is going to compile a "habitual drunkard" list to help fight public intoxication.

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Let’s grab a coffee at the cat café

Hey, it could be fun, right?

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Newlyweds welcome wedding guests with ‘weed tent’

This Oregon wedding had a new twist on the traditional "open bar."

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The $1.5-million fall

Having a bad day? Just remember, it could be worse.

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Tie the knot, cut the cord

A Houston couple arranged for a quickie hospital wedding once they found out the bride-to-be was also going to be an early mom-to-be.

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Go play somewhere else, geese!

Geese, and their waste, have invaded a Pennsylvania football field.

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Police search for dog-door Pokémon burglar

It's one of the oddest description of a break-in suspect you'll find.

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Faux candidate Deez Nuts polls 9 percent in Clinton-Trump match-up

A fake U.S. presidential candidate named Deez Nuts, reported to be the creation of an Iowa teenager, has stirred a social media frenzy by polling nearly 10 percent of registered North Carolina voters in a hypothetical match-up against Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump.

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Oops! Woman accidentally leaves $35K worth of jewelry in taxi

A New York City woman says she accidentally left a bag in the trunk of a taxi containing $35,000 worth of jewelry.

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Killer deal: ‘The Silence of the Lambs’ house up for sale

A Pennsylvania couple is looking for someone new to live in a home movie fans associate with grisly death.

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Machete, meet sword

Two ninja-clad teens armed with a machete expected an easy robbery at a Pittsburgh convenience store ... but they got the surprise of a lifetime.

A woman holds up the iPhone 6 Plus at the Apple Store at Tokyo's Omotesando shopping district September 19, 2014.

Siri saves a life

A Middle Tennessee teen is alive, thanks to his iPhone and a voice named Siri.

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Police: Drunk man has his 10-year-old drive him home

Police say an upstate New York man had his 10-year-old drive his pickup truck while he was sitting in the passenger seat drunk.

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No one know why but a man in bear costume is harassing grizzlies in Alaska

A man in a full-body bear costume approached a grizzly and her two cubs in front of shocked spectators by a river in Alaska, before a state Fish and Game worker scared away the animals to stop anyone being hurt, an official said on Friday.

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LL Bean Stores In Freeport To Close For Leader’s Memorial

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FREEPORT, Maine (AP) L.L. Bean stores in Freeport are going to close for the memorial service for longtime leader Leon Gorman, grandson of the founder.

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Quotes from Around Maine About Leon Gorman

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``Leon was a larger-than-life figure in my world growing up. He was my dad, yet his life was closely intertwined with the company he built, nurtured and loved. Not surprisingly, the personality traits that describe our company fit my Dad to a tee. Honest, trustworthy, dependable, loyal, friendly, an experienced guide, sense of humor, respectful, outdoor oriented, authentic, vigorous, and environmentally aware.''

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Manslaughter Conviction Upheld in Double-Fatal Crash

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The Maine supreme court has upheld the manslaughter conviction of a driver in a crash that killed two of her passengers.

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Saddleback Says Fundraising Fell Short, Resort is For Sale

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The popular Saddleback ski area says it has fallen short on fundraising for a new chairlift but that there may be a buyer to save the upcoming season.

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Federal Judge Orders Cleanup Plan for Maine Mercury

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A federal judge has ordered the former owners of the HoltraChem Manufacturing Co. plant to pay for an engineering study for cleaning up tons of mercury dumped in the Penobscot River.

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