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In this April 8, 2018 photo, Greg Amaral, left, and Wendell Walker, right, stand with signs showing positive messages in front of the Soldiers and Sailors Monument on Main Street, in Nashua, N.H. The two have showed up on with feel-good signs each weekend since Easter Sunday. They say their goal is to encourage people to be happy and follow their dreams. (Craig Michaud via AP)
April 16, 2018 - 12:40 pm
NASHUA, N.H. (AP) — Two New Hampshire men are trying to spread some positivity in Nashua with their feel-good signs. NH1 reports Greg Amaral and Wendell Walker have stood in downtown Nashua with signs carrying positive messages each weekend since Easter Sunday. They say their goal is to encourage...
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April 16, 2018 - 5:30 am
FOREST LAKE, Minn. (AP) — Firefighters came to the rescue for a group of Minnesota high school students when a blizzard struck during their prom. The Forest Lake Fire Department opened its firehouse for three hours on Saturday so the students could pose for prom pictures. With as much as 15 inches...
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April 14, 2018 - 10:37 am
SHEFFIELD, Mass. (AP) — A memorial in a remote corner of Massachusetts that marks a 1969 UFO sighting has been ordered moved, but one man who experienced a close encounter is objecting. The 5,000-pound (2,300-kilogram) memorial in Sheffield was installed in 2015, but was moved about 30 feet (9...
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FILE - In this June 5, 2017, file photo, Nashville Predators fan Anna Claire Massey kisses a catfish as fans celebrate before Game 4 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup Finals between the Nashville Predators and the Pittsburgh Penguins, in Nashville, Tenn. Tossing catfish has long been a popular hockey tradition in Music City, and the Predators finally have their own catfish tank inside the arena. President Sean Henry unveiled the new tank hours before the Predators open the NHL postseason against Colorado in their first-round Western Conference series. The team put the first of four catfish into the tank Wednesday with the second coming before Game 1 on Thursday night, April 12, 2018. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey, File)
April 12, 2018 - 2:51 pm
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tossing catfish onto the ice has been a popular hockey tradition in Music City and the Nashville Predators finally have their own catfish tank inside the arena. Team President Sean Henry unveiled the new tank hours before the Predators opened the NHL postseason against...
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This photo provided by Paul Cyr shows a massive ice carousel that's 427 feet in diameter on Saturday, April 7, 2018, on a frozen lake in Sinclair, Maine. Volunteers say it’s large enough to beat the old record held by a town in Finland; four outboard engines were used to make it rotate. (AP Photo/Paul Cyr)
April 07, 2018 - 3:39 pm
SINCLAIR, Maine (AP) — Residents in a Maine town believe they've created the world's largest ice carousel on a frozen lake. About 100 volunteers cut a circle in the ice that's 427 feet (130 meters) in diameter, and they used four outboard boat motors to get it rotating on Saturday. It happened in...
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April 07, 2018 - 8:57 am
CAIRO (AP) — An Egyptian cyclist has set off from the heart of downtown Cairo heading to Moscow to support Egypt's national soccer team in the World Cup. Mohammed Nufal, 24, embarked on the long-haul journey Saturday and is planning to cross seven countries including Jordan, Bulgaria, Romania,...
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April 04, 2018 - 8:15 am
YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) — Police are investigating reports of "zombie-like" raccoons in northeast Ohio. WKBN-TV reports Youngstown police have received more than a dozen calls in the past three weeks about raccoons acting strangely in the daytime. Photographer Robert Coggeshall says he was playing...
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In this April 1, 2018 photo, Larry Spiering and Becky Smith pose for a photo where they held their wedding ceremony officiated by District Judge Frank Pallone on Easter Sunday in aisle 13 of the Community Market in Lower Burrell, Pa. Smith said she was working at the supermarket when Spiering walked up and gave her a piece of paper with his name and phone number on it. She said it was only fitting that they married in the aisle where they met. (Jack Fordyce/Pittsburgh Tribune-Review via AP)
April 03, 2018 - 9:02 am
LOWER BURRELL, Pa. (AP) — Attention all shoppers: wedding in aisle 13. A couple who met at a supermarket have tied the knot there with canned carrots and peas among their wedding guests. The Valley News Dispatch reported 69-year-old Larry Spiering and 61-year-old Becky Smith married Sunday at the...
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This photo from remote camera video provided by the Los Angeles Department of Sanitation shows where 13-year-old Jesse Hernandez traced an arc with his fingers, at left, as he was swept through a 4-foot diameter sewer pipe after falling into a hole in Griffith Park in Los Angeles, Monday, April 2, 2018. Hernandez spent more than 12 hours in the toxic environment of the sewer system before being rescued. (Los Angeles Department of Sanitation via AP)
April 02, 2018 - 9:01 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A 13-year-old boy was miraculously rescued Monday after falling into a river of sewage in Los Angeles, getting swept away and spending more than 12 hours in the city's toxic and mazelike underground sewer system. Jesse Hernandez had been playing with other children on wooden...
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In this photo provided by Sarasota County Sheriff’s Office, authorities remove an alligator from a pool in Sarasota, Fla. Authorities received a call about the alligator Friday, March 30, 2018. (Sarasota County Sheriff’s Office via AP)
April 01, 2018 - 4:22 pm
SARASOTA, Fla. (AP) — Florida homeowners beware: one big gator has been found splashing in a backyard swimming pool and it took a trapper to drag it away. The Sarasota County Sheriff's Office posted images of the floating gator late Friday on Twitter, saying it measured 11 feet (3 meters) long...
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