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A dead 43-foot-long whale lies on the sand in Toms River N.J. hours after washing ashore on Wednesday April 26, 2017. The whale, whose cause of death could not immediately be determined, was dismembered and carted away. (AP Photo/Wayne Parry)
April 27, 2017 - 10:20 am
TOMS RIVER, N.J. (AP) — A badly decomposed whale has been hauled off a New Jersey beach. The Brigantine-based Marine Mammal Stranding Center says the 43-foot whale may have been a Sei whale, but the poor condition of the carcass makes a firm identification difficult. The condition also makes it...
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April 27, 2017 - 6:32 am
AKRON, Ohio (AP) — Police say an Ohio man called 911 to request a police dog to help track down heroin allegedly stolen from him. WEWS-TV ( http://bit.ly/2pnvmVR ) reports a 20-year-old man in Bath Township, near Akron, made the call in January. The recording was released this week. When the call...
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April 27, 2017 - 4:09 am
DARWIN, Australia (AP) — Firefighters who fought a blaze at a house in the tropical Australian city of Darwin on Thursday contended with the added distraction of being watched by a 4-meter (13-foot) pet crocodile. The fire destroyed the two-story house in the upscale suburb of Fannie Bay but did...
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Coup co-founder Sother Teague mixes drinks for customers shortly after opening the bar, Tuesday, April 25, 2017, in New York. As a response to the Trump Administration, the bar in Manhattan's East Village offers patrons the chance to put their money where their politics are by earmarking where the profits should go from a range of liberal or progressive options like the American Civil Liberties Union or Planned Parenthood. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)
April 26, 2017 - 7:26 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Liberals who feel the current Republican presidential administration is driving them to drink now have the perfect place to do it. A new bar, Coup, opened this month with protest-themed decor, a distinctly anti-President Donald Trump vibe and a promise by its owners to donate their...
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April 26, 2017 - 6:11 pm
SALEM, Mass. (AP) — A Massachusetts city known for celebrating the occult is drawing attention after its mayor snapped a photo that appears to show a scowling face trapped in a streetlamp. Salem Mayor Kim Driscoll shared the photo on Twitter on Wednesday. The Democrat asks if other people can see...
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Coup co-founder Sother Teague mixes drinks for customers shortly after opening the bar, Tuesday, April 25, 2017, in New York. As a response to the Trump Administration, the bar in Manhattan's East Village offers patrons the chance to put their money where their politics are by earmarking where the profits should go from a range of liberal or progressive options like the American Civil Liberties Union or Planned Parenthood. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)
April 26, 2017 - 3:15 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A new anti-Trump bar in New York City is giving patrons the chance to put their money where their politics are by earmarking profits for a range of progressive causes. The founders of Coup say the space is a response to Republican President Donald Trump's administration. It has...
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In this Thursday, April 13, 2017, photo, a wild boar walks in a swamp, in Slidell, La. Feral hogs are believed to cause $76 million or more in damage across the state every year but in recent years a small Louisiana slaughterhouse has begun butchering the hogs and selling the product to grocery stores and restaurants as part of an effort to help control the hogs' numbers. (AP Photo/Rebecca Santana)
April 26, 2017 - 11:17 am
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — In a region that takes food seriously, feral hogs are despised as destructive, but their rich, dark meat is winning fans among Louisiana chefs. A small slaughterhouse is butchering the wild pigs , which cause the state $76 million-plus in annual damage, and selling sausage to...
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April 26, 2017 - 7:14 am
ST. ALBANS, Vt. (AP) — Vermont police have arrested a man who acknowledged growing marijuana to prepare for possible statewide legalization of the drug. St. Albans police say they came across Michael Marshall while investigating a hunting violation. Marshall fled into a house after a confrontation...
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April 26, 2017 - 6:51 am
MANCHESTER, Conn. (AP) — Some residents of a Connecticut neighborhood aren't receiving their mail at home anymore because a local dog is reportedly biting the mailmen. A notice obtained by WVIT-TV ( http://bit.ly/2pgpnBX ) from a local post office says that, due to repeated attacks on letter...
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April 25, 2017 - 3:01 pm
CORTLAND, N.Y. (AP) — A New York bowler has rolled a perfect 300 game in less than 90 seconds. Ben Ketola hit 12 straight strikes in 86.9 seconds on April 5 at 281 Bowl in Cortland. The 23-year-old Preble man raced from one lane to the next at the 10-lane facility and registered the strikes using a...
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