Oddly Enough Features
Raccoon jumps on moving Colorado police van, takes a ride
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
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- A Minneapolis City Council member has given one of her opponents something to chew over - a piece of chewed gum....
Pennsylvania high school golfer has 2 holes-in-one in round
ALLENTOWN, Pa. (AP) -- A Pennsylvania high school golfer has defied huge odds by recording two holes-in-one in the same round....
Batman comic series to feature scenery from Portland, Maine
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) -- Holy hometown, Batman!...
Cops: Owner taken for ride when test driver leaves with car
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....
Better late than never? Library book returned 78 years later
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
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
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
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....
California TV viewers alarmed by apocalyptic emergency alert
LAKE FOREST, Calif. (AP) -- Some television viewers in southern California were startled when an apocalyptic emergency alert flashed on their screens....
A recent RAND Corporation study found moving high school students start time to 8:30 a.m. could add billions to the U.S. economy over the next decade. The increases would result from improved high-school graduation rates leading to better jobs and fewer costs associated with sleep-related car crashes, obesity, and mental illness. Arguments against delaying start times is increased costs from rescheduling bus routes and school activities, as well the inability of working parents to usher their adolescent children off to school resulting in possible increased absenteeism.
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