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Search on for biting suspect in parking spot brawl
CHERRY HILL, N.J. (AP) -- The search is on for a woman suspected of biting another woman's finger amid a dispute over a parking spot at a southern New Jersey mall....
NY college students charged after dog's beer photo
BROCKPORT, N.Y. (AP) -- Authorities say two students at a New York state college were charged with animal abuse after a dog was held upside down over a keg and forced to drink beer....
Gettysburg wax museum selling historical figures
GETTYSBURG, Pa. (AP) -- A life-sized animatronic Abe Lincoln is among the historical figures and tableau scenes from a Gettysburg wax museum set to hit the auction block just months after the town celebrated the 150th anniversary of his "Gettysburg Address."...
Fortune cookie turns Bronx woman into millionaire
NEW YORK (AP) -- A 75-year-old New York woman found her fortune in a cookie....
Cookbook returned to library after 21-plus years
LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) -- More than two decades after a cookbook was checked out of a Kansas library, it's just now been returned....
Airline: Iraq stops landing over official's son
BEIRUT (AP) -- Iraqi authorities on Thursday denied permission to a plane belonging to Lebanon's national carrier to land in Baghdad after a son of an Iraqi minister missed the flight, Middle East Airline said in a statement....
Grain lower, cattle higher and pork lower
CHICAGO (AP) -- Grain futures were lower Wednesday in early trading on the Chicago Board of Trade....
Wake up and smell the bacon ... with a bacon app
MADISON, Wis. (AP) -- Want to wake up to the sound of bacon sizzling on the stove with its aroma drawing you out of bed?...
LaughFest organizers claim new sunglasses record
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) -- There appears to be another arcane world record in Grand Rapids, this time for the most people wearing sunglasses at night....
Obama economists: Rosier picture if budget passed
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Barack Obama's top economists say the nation is on track to make economic progress over the next two years, but say it would do even better if Congress would enact the additional spending he proposed in his most recent budget. A divided Congress in an election year is not likely to heed that call....
KQV/Trib Total Media Listener Poll Do you feel that by imprisoning Nate Harper it "reinforces to young African-American males the fact that the system is legally rigid, unforgiving and not to be trusted?" <More Info>
On Tuesday, Former Pittsburgh Police Chief Nate Harper unsuccessfully appealed his 18-month federal sentence for using $32,000 in public money and for tax evasion. His new attorney, Milton Raiford, filed a motion with the sentencing judge saying, "to imprison him reinforces to young African-American males the fact that the system is legally rigid, unforgiving and not to be trusted." Raiford says Harper is not a danger to the community, has no prior record, accepted responsibility for his actions and cooperated fully with government officials in the investigation. A federal judge quickly denied the appeal.
Would you be more likely to ride a bike in the city if there were protected bike lanes like the ones proposed by the Green Lanes project?