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New Mexico college bake sale charged prices based on race

Fri, 22 Sep 2017 20:47:36 GMT2017-09-22T20:47:36Z

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) -- A bake sale at the University of New Mexico set up by a nonprofit group to charge students based on race and ethnicity ended after outraged opponents disrupted it....



Batman comic series to feature scenery from Portland, Maine

Fri, 22 Sep 2017 19:49:40 GMT2017-09-22T19:49:40Z

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) -- Holy hometown, Batman!...



Raccoon jumps on moving Colorado police van, takes a ride

Fri, 22 Sep 2017 19:27:00 GMT2017-09-22T19:27:00Z

DENVER (AP) -- A Colorado Springs police officer heading to an accident scene in a van got a big surprise when a raccoon jumped onto the front windshield of the vehicle and stayed there until the officer pulled over....



Council member gives opponent ABC (already been chewed) gum

Thu, 21 Sep 2017 23:23:24 GMT2017-09-21T23:23:24Z

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- A Minneapolis City Council member has given one of her opponents something to chew over - a piece of chewed gum....



Cops: Owner taken for ride when test driver leaves with car

Fri, 22 Sep 2017 15:18:21 GMT2017-09-22T15:18:21Z

DILLSBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Police in Pennsylvania say a man hoping to sell his car was taken for a ride when a prospective buyer drove away without him and never came back....



Pennsylvania high school golfer has 2 holes-in-one in round

Thu, 21 Sep 2017 16:09:04 GMT2017-09-21T16:09:04Z

ALLENTOWN, Pa. (AP) -- A Pennsylvania high school golfer has defied huge odds by recording two holes-in-one in the same round....



Better late than never? Library book returned 78 years later

Thu, 21 Sep 2017 23:40:52 GMT2017-09-21T23:40:52Z

ATTLEBORO, Mass. (AP) -- It took nearly 80 years, but a book borrowed during the Great Depression has been returned to a Massachusetts public library....



Police: Shop owner fires warning shot, gets stolen beer back

Thu, 21 Sep 2017 17:37:23 GMT2017-09-21T17:37:23Z

COCOA, Fla. (AP) -- Police say a Florida gas station owner chased a man and fired a warning shot, forcing him to return some stolen beer....



LL Bean publishes outdoors ad only visible in the sunlight

Fri, 22 Sep 2017 14:58:51 GMT2017-09-22T14:58:51Z

NEW YORK (AP) -- If you want to see L.L. Bean's new ad, you're going to have to step outdoors....



Cops: 8-year-old girl helps drive drunken Pennsylvania man

Fri, 22 Sep 2017 12:33:02 GMT2017-09-22T12:33:02Z

DARLINGTON, Pa. (AP) -- Police say a drunken Pennsylvania man had an 8-year-old girl drive him around until someone saw the car moving recklessly and called 911....