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Holy mackerel! Don’t eat the free fish

This fish tale might be a wee bit hard to stomach.

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San Fran Zoo offering creepy, crawly Valentines

Feeling the sting of rejection? Itching to get even with an ex?

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Bodies ‘left behind’ in funeral home finally buried

Several decomposed bodies and remains left unattended by a Providence funeral home have been laid to rest.

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Prisoners are not-so-pretty in pink

The new uniforms at one jail are quite the fashion statement.

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‘Death by chocolate’ a real-life problem for New Hampshire bears

Wildlife officials hope to curb the use of chocolate as bait by hunters seeking to entire their prey with a sweet treat.

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Fake baby from ‘American Sniper’ deserves an Oscar

The blockbuster film starring Bradley Cooper may be controversial, but one thing not up for debate is that this baby is fake!

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Hey, your lottery ticket smells like bacon!

Lottery ticket buyers in New Hampshire who dream of bringing home the bacon now can smell it, too.

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Boy, 5, gets bill for birthday party ‘no-show’

When little Alex Nash had to miss a friend's birthday party, his parents were sent a bill for a "no-show fee."

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Police to woman: Pull over, I want to propose!

A Texas police officer had his girlfriend stopped so he could propose in an elaborate ruse.

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Forget texting while driving – now there’s eating while driving

A man says he was cited by police outside Atlanta for eating a cheeseburger while driving.

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Pigeons beware: The birdseed is ‘spiked’

An Ohio county is planning to spike bird seed with birth control in hopes of keeping pigeons at bay.

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Can you smoke ‘skinny’ pot?

Reality TV star and health nut Bethenny Frankel thinks so.

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Chicago strip club is really clean

An adult establishment has received a neighborhood award for its efforts to improve the area.

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‘Thumbs up’ robber recognizes clerk, gives store a pass

Police are hunting a conscience-stricken suspect who was about to rob a convenience store.

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NASCAR’s Busch says ex-girlfriend is ‘trained assassin’

The driver known as "The Outlaw" said he believes his ex-girlfriend is a trained assassin.

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A canned food a day keeps intruders away

An Alabama school is asking students to bring canned food to school as a way of fighting off an intruder.

This image provided by KOMO-TV shows Eclipse, a black Labrador, riding between two other passengers on her way to the dog park. In owner Jeff Young's words, "She's a bus-riding, sidewalk-walking dog." Young says his dog sometimes gets on the bus without him, and he catches up with her at the dog park three or four stops away. Bus riders report she hops onto seats next to strangers, and watches out the window for her stop. Says commuter Tiona Rainwater, "All the bus drivers know her ... she makes everybody happy." A Metro Transit spokesman says the agency loves that a dog appreciates public transit.

Dog rides bus to the park – alone

This pooch takes matters into her own paws and takes the bus to a nearby dog park - without her owner!

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How much is a penny worth? $2.6 million

A rare coin dealer purchased a 1792 American penny for nearly $2.6 million.

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Switzerland cracks down on ‘cheap’ pizza

Frugal pizza lovers have had their hopes of cheaper pizza dashed.

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Commuters, put your pants on!

Subway officials have their knickers in a twist over a planned "no pants" stunt.

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