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Thousands of thumbtacks found in California dog park

HERCULES, Calif. (AP) -- Police say they have stepped up patrols and are considering putting cameras to try to catch whoever is spreading thousands of thumbtacks across a Northern California dog park....
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AP PHOTOS: Jumping donkey leaps to fame in Egyptian village

AL-ARID, Egypt (AP) -- A donkey has leapt to fame in a small Egyptian village by defying her species' well-known stubbornness and jumping hurdles on command....
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Mayor shows love to skateboarders, lifts ban in Love Park

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Skateboarders in Philadelphia are feeling the love from Love Park now that the mayor has temporarily lifted a ban on skating there until it closes for renovations....
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Grin and bear it: NHL players say losing teeth part of game

When Brent Burns packs his bags for road trips, the San Jose Sharks defenseman often leaves something behind: his cosmetic teeth....
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Man waves gun behind TV reporter during live broadcast

NEW YORK (AP) -- Police say they're investigating after a man appeared to wave a handgun behind a television news reporter during a live broadcast in New York City....
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Charges dropped against woman who nursed baby squirrels

HOWELL, N.J. (AP) -- Charges against a New Jersey woman who nursed two abandoned baby squirrels back to health have been dropped on a technicality....
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Rare weather event produces spontaneous snowballs in Idaho

BOISE, Idaho (AP) -- Thousands of snowballs rolled in a flat central Idaho field look like the work of hundreds of ambitious kids - except there are no human tracks....
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Cops: Arrested NY man admits role in nearly 100 theft cases

AUBURN, N.Y. (AP) -- Police say a 24-year-old central New York man who admitted to being involved in about 100 thefts has been arrested again after robbing a woman....
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Couple accused of sex act on Vegas Strip observation wheel

LAS VEGAS (AP) -- A Houston man and a New York woman are facing felony charges after authorities say they were recorded having sex in public during a 30-minute ride in a glass-enclosed cabin on a Ferris wheel 550 feet above the Las Vegas Strip....
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Fries with that? Man accused of tossing gator at drive-thru

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) -- Alligators have been used as shoes, briefcases, university mascots, lunch and now, authorities say, a deadly weapon....
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Opinion Poll

KQV/Trib Total Media Listener Poll
If Bloomberg was to run for President as a third party candidate which political party’s nominee would be hurt the most? <More Info>

Democratic
Republican
Democratic
52%
Republican
48%
Total Votes: 576

Yesterday's Poll

KQV/Trib Total Media Listener Poll
Do you agree with the Governor Wolf's call to put aside political differences and pass a compromise budget or find another job?

No:
96%
Yes:
4%
Total Votes: 10,327