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UMass starts semester with giant clambake

AMHERST, Mass. (AP) -- The new school year at the University of Massachusetts has started with a record-setting feast....
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Penn State student gains rep as squirrel whisperer

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) -- A Penn State student is gaining an Internet reputation as a "squirrel whisperer" for befriending, feeding and dressing up a furry little friend she has named "Sneezy."...
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New England's tallest lighthouse sells for $78,000

YORK, Maine (AP) -- New England's tallest lighthouse has been sold for $78,000....
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Police: Utah suspect swallows stolen ring

OREM, Utah (AP) -- Two people were arrested on suspicion of felony theft after police said one of them swallowed a stolen ring in an attempt to hide it....
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Motorcyclist brags to cops he hit 185 mph in chase

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) -- New Hampshire police say a motorcyclist clocked at 127 mph bragged after being arrested that he had reached 185 mph during the chase....
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Dog turns on stove, which then sets laptop ablaze

LACEY TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) -- Police say a New Jersey family's dog turned on the stove, which caught the laptop resting on the burner on fire and sent smoke through the roof....
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Slice of Princess Diana's wedding cake auctioned

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- A 33-year-old slice of cake from Prince Charles and Princess Diana's 1981 wedding has sold at auction for $1,375....
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1K-pound alligator caught in Alabama sets record

CAMDEN, Ala. (AP) -- A gigantic alligator caught by a family in Alabama earlier this month has set a Safari Club International world record....
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Austrian SWAT team raids wrong apartment

VIENNA (AP) -- The drug bust was perfectly planned. Unfortunately, Austrian police broke down the wrong door....
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Shaun the shaggy Aussie sheep finally shorn smooth

SYDNEY (AP) -- Shaun the shaggy Australian sheep has at last been shorn smooth. But the woolly wanderer wasn't the wooliest of them all....
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Opinion Poll

KQV/Trib Total Media Listener Poll
Do you think the United States should commit to airstrikes in Syria where they have captured a military base? <More Info>

Yes:
No:
Yes:
70%
No:
30%
Total Votes: 15,108

Yesterday's Poll

Does the United States spend too much on the military and national security, not enough, or about right?

Not Enough:
75%
About Right:
18%
Too Much:
7%
Total Votes: 25,211