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The Associated Press
May 03, 2020 - 5:33 pm
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A state trooper's decision to stop a driver who flashed an obscene hand gesture wasn't justified, the North Carolina Supreme Court ruled Friday, overturning lower court decisions.
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The Associated Press
April 28, 2020 - 8:25 am
PALM COAST, Fla. (AP) — A welcome mat at the front door of a Florida home read "come back with a warrant" — and that's just what deputies did before finding drugs and drug paraphernalia inside.
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In a photo provided by Joey Morvant, Emily Istre, of Lafayette, La., holds a squirrel she named Willamina on April 21, 2020. She took care of the squirrel, which she also called One Eyed Willa, for several weeks after her mother found it alone in a backyard. The Louisiana Department of Wildlife & Fisheries took the squirrel from Istre on Thursday, April 23, 2020, and sent it to a wildlife rehab specialist. (Joey Morvant via AP)
The Associated Press
April 26, 2020 - 9:03 pm
LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) — A one-eyed squirrel that gained a social media following is being returned to nature. The Louisiana Department of Wildlife & Fisheries took Willamina the squirrel from Emily Istre of Lafayette on Thursday, the Acadiana Advocate reported. Istre created an Instagram account...
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The Associated Press
April 24, 2020 - 6:28 am
BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky mayor said he found a woman hiding in his cellar. Bowling Green Mayor Bruce Wilkerson said he found the woman Wednesday morning after he heard noises and smelled cigarette smoke outside a home he was renovating, WNKY-TV reported. When he checked the cellar, he...
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Florida unicorn
Martha Asencio Rhine/Tampa Bay Times via AP
The Associated Press
April 21, 2020 - 9:17 pm
More than a week after Easter, there's still one mythical creature hopping around a Florida neighborhood trying to spread happiness.
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beach cleanup
AP Photo/Wayne Parry
The Associated Press
April 14, 2020 - 11:55 am
As New Jersey's beaches go, so goes the state of the environment.
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Broward Circuit Judge Dennis Bailey
Amy Beth Bennett/South Florida Sun Sentinel via AP, Pool, File
The Associated Press
April 14, 2020 - 9:30 am
A Florida judge has one request for attorneys showing up for court hearings via Zoom: Get out of bed and put on some clothes!
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Wedding with cardboard cutouts
Don Campbell/The Herald-Palladium via AP
The Associated Press
April 02, 2020 - 7:20 pm
Cardboard cutout wedding guests will make for a not-so-cookie-cutter wedding as a Michigan couple prepares to tie the knot during the coronavirus pandemic.
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Toilet paper
The Associated Press
April 01, 2020 - 9:07 am
HUTCHINS, Texas (AP) — A tractor-trailer hauling toilet paper crashed and caught fire near Dallas early Wednesday, spilling the hot commodity all over an interstate, officials said. The fire shut down westbound lanes of Interstate 20 near Interstate 45 in Hutchins, the Texas Department of...
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Dreamstime
The Associated Press
March 11, 2020 - 12:02 am
Lawyers for a longtime Alabama sheriff seeking a delay in his Monday theft trial wrongly claimed the officer was being tested for the illness caused by a new coronavirus.
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