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3 weeks ago

This food truck has gone to the dogs

The Seattle Barkery is capitalizing on the Seattle-area's love of dogs and food trucks by offering homemade treats for canines.

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3 weeks ago

70 years on the same job

Talk about a loyal employee: Elena Griffing has started her 71st year working for the same San Francisco Bay Area hospital.

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3 weeks ago

Businesses that share Trump name get swept up in the circus

It's not easy being Trump these days.

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3 weeks ago

A goat walks into a Starbucks…

...This sounds like the beginning of a joke but it is actually real life.

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4 weeks ago

LeBron James shows off his pizza game in California visit

The employee called himself Ron. Sure, he was significantly taller than his colleagues, but there he was, working alongside them carrying pizza boxes and taking orders.

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4 weeks ago

Prank caller tricks Burger King workers into smashing windows

Several employees of a BK in Minnesota were persuaded by a prank caller posing as a fire official to smash the restaurant's windows, convinced that rising gas pressure was threatening to cause an explosion.

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4 weeks ago

Pay your taxes, buy a Slurpee at the 7-Eleven

It may sound like a strange idea — but it's part of an IRS effort to provide new ways to pay taxes for those who don't have a bank account or credit card.

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4 weeks ago

Guilty conscience: Stolen sign returned after 30 years

It took 30 years, but a guilty conscience led someone who stole a large metal sign in Florida to return it — along with a $50 money order — to the New Smyrna Beach Police Department.

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4 weeks ago

‘Monster’ alligator killed in Florida hunt

A 780-pound "monster" alligator slain in a Florida hunt and hauled out of the water with a farm tractor falls short of the state record for length, a wildlife official said.

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Dead cat voting? Flier leads to some confusion in Florida

A Florida election official is working to help confused voters after one person reported that a registration flier had been sent home for her dead cat.

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U.S. cracks down on e-cigarettes and cigars, bans sales to minors

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The U.S. government took wide-ranging steps to crack down for the first time on e-cigarettes and cigars, growing in popularity among teens, and banned sales to anyone under age 18 in hopes of sparing a new generation from nicotine addiction.

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Senators urge regulators to ID vehicles with possible faulty Takata air bags

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Two U.S. Senators urged auto safety regulators to publicly name the makes and models of tens of millions of vehicles with potentially faulty Takata air bag inflators, according to a letter made public late on Thursday.

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For Derby hopefuls, owning horse like owning team

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For many racehorse owners, it's the experience, more so than making money, that attracted them to the Sport of Kings but they face a tough task to get into the elite field for events like the Kentucky Derby.

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Paterno’s son: Supposed 1976 allegation vs. father is ‘bunk’

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Joe Paterno's son says an allegation made by insurers that a boy told the longtime Penn State football coach in 1976 that he had been molested by former assistant coach Jerry Sandusky is "bunk."

18 mins ago in National

Chagrined anti-Trump Republicans seek to recruit third-party candidate

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Donald Trump's emergence as the last man standing in the Republican presidential race has prompted his critics inside the party to intensify their search for a candidate they could back as a serious third-party alternative.