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Boy sends $1 allowance to help save UAB football

DUBLIN, Ohio (AP) -- A 5-year-old Ohio boy hoping to save the scuttled football program at the University of Alabama at Birmingham thought more cash might be the solution, so he sent his entire allowance - a $1 bill - with a handwritten note of support....
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Dog injures Wyoming man in accidental shooting

SHERIDAN, Wyo. (AP) -- Police in northern Wyoming say a rifle discharged after a dog apparently stepped on it, injuring a 46-year-old man....
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Thief fakes heart attack so friend can steal toys

LAKE WALES, Fla. (AP) -- Authorities say a man faked a heart attack inside a Florida Wal-Mart store so his friend could steal toys....
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Worker spends 90 minutes stuck in mud up to waist

GREENLAND, N.H. (AP) -- Fire officials say a fuel delivery worker in New Hampshire sank in soggy ground up to his waist and it took nearly 90 minutes to pull him back out....
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Broken treetop hanging on wire gets holiday decor

INDIAN ISLAND, Wash. (AP) -- Some Washington state residents are getting in the holiday spirit by decorating a Douglas fir that toppled onto an unused utility line in a recent windstorm and looks like an upside-down Christmas tree....
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Man unable to use arms faces gun possession charge

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) -- A man who can't use his arms because of a spinal condition is being held in jail while facing a gun possession charge his lawyer calls shocking....
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Mystery man hands out $100 bills in Massachusetts

BARNSTABLE, Mass. (AP) -- A generous mystery man has made the holiday season a little brighter for employees of two Massachusetts coffee shops....
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Germany: 73 pounds of cocaine in coffee shipment

BERLIN (AP) -- A Berlin coffee business found stimulants it didn't expect in a shipment of unroasted coffee from Brazil: 33 kilos (nearly 73 pounds) of cocaine....
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Among change, gift of jewels for Salvation Army

DORAL, Fla. (AP) -- In one of its famous red kettles in South Florida, the Salvation Army has received a gift worth more than a little bit of change: an emerald and diamond necklace....
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Police: Drunk man shot while entering wrong house

BENICIA, Calif. (AP) -- Police say an intoxicated man was shot by a suburban San Francisco homeowner after breaking into a house he thought was his own....
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Opinion Poll

KQV/Trib Total Media Listener Poll
Do you think Sony Pictures did the right thing by canceling the release of the movie? <More Info>

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No:
65%
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35%
Total Votes: 10,108

Yesterday's Poll

Do you think Congress should lift the U.S. embargo against Cuba?

Yes:
51%
No:
48%
Total Votes: 14,055