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Teen removed from graduation for wearing African cloth

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) -- A black teenager says he was escorted out of his high school graduation ceremony in Sacramento by three deputies for refusing to remove his kente cloth, a traditional Ghanaian silk and cotton fabric....
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Dr. Heimlich, 96, uses his maneuver to save choking woman

CINCINNATI (AP) -- The 96-year-old retired chest surgeon credited with developing the namesake Heimlich maneuver has used it to save a woman choking on food at his senior living center....
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Thai man bloodied but unbowed after intimate attack by snake

BANGKOK (AP) -- A Thai man is recovering from a bloody encounter with a 3-meter (10-foot) python that slithered through the plumbing of his home and latched its jaws onto his penis as he was using a squat toilet....
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Porcupine sculpture stolen from Maine airport is replaced

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) -- A prickly steel-and-nails sculpture of a mama porcupine and its baby has replaced a statue that was stolen from an airport in Maine....
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Boat from 19th century found under New Jersey home

HIGHLANDS, N.J. (AP) -- Workers raising a waterfront home in New Jersey made a nautical discovery: a 44-foot wooden boat from the 19th century....
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Traffic ticket? State lawmaker says no problem, just burn it

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- A Republican Tennessee lawmaker says getting a traffic camera ticket isn't a problem - he just burns them....
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Dog day: Officer finds 911 caller, now both lost in woods

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) -- A police officer dashed into the woods alone to search for a man who called 911 saying he ran into forest to escape two armed men....
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Police say man used front-loader to break into liquor store

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) -- Alaska police say a man used a stolen front-end loader to break into a liquor store and then led officers on a low-speed chase early Thursday....
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Tiger shark caught for 2nd time by same fisherman

HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. (AP) -- It seems a huge tiger shark named Chessie likes the South Carolina coast....
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New England beachgoers warned: Don't take selfies with seals

BOSTON (AP) -- The feds have a warning for beachgoers in New England during Memorial Day weekend: Don't take selfies with the seals....
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Opinion Poll

KQV/Trib Total Media Listener Poll
Given the Zika virus outbreak in Brazil what should the IOC do about this Summer Olympic Games? <More Info>

Stay on schedule
Move or Postpone
Cancel Games
Stay on schedule
54%
Cancel Games
25%
Move or Postpone
21%
Total Votes: 6,201

Yesterday's Poll

KQV/Trib Total Media Listener Poll
Should Debbie Wasserman Shultz resign as DNC Chair prior to the July convention for the sake of party unity?

Yes
84%
No
16%
Total Votes: 8,498