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'Pilfered' pumpkins put to use pleasing pigs' palates in New Hampshire after misunderstanding

SOMERSWORTH, N.H. - A pilfered pumpkin caper in New Hampshire was just a misunderstanding that put some pounds on a passel of pigs....

posted: October 23,2014





Oddities

Not so scary now: New bones show mysterious dinosaur was really a goofy duckbill giant

WASHINGTON - Nearly 50 years ago, scientists found bones of two large, powerful dinosaur arms in Mongolia and figured they had discovered a fearsome critter with killer claws....


Pennsylvania bank robber who bummed cigarette during escape gets 10 years in prison

PITTSBURGH, Pa. - A bank robber who stopped during his escape to bum a cigarette off a construction worker has been sentenced to 10 years in prison by a federal judge in Pittsburgh....


Nebraska trucker takes lost bull mastiff on a long haul back to her family in Arizona

LINCOLN, Neb. - A dog-loving Nebraska trucker has taken a lost 95-pound bull mastiff on a 1,380-mile trip back to her owners in Arizona....


Missouri funeral director sending dad's ashes out with a bang as part of fireworks display

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. - A Missouri funeral director is sending his father out with a bang. His father's ashes, anyway....


Elusive pet bobcat recaptured after escaping from its southern New Jersey home

STAFFORD TOWNSHIP, N.J. - A pet bobcat has been recaptured after its latest escape from its owner's southern New Jersey home....


Pulling teeth: Cemetery guard in Macedonia robs graves to steal dentures, gold fillings

SKOPJE, Macedonia - Macedonia may have found its ultimate gold digger....






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