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Former 41-pound fat cat in Texas slims down to 19 pounds

DALLAS (AP) -- A former 41-pound cat dubbed Skinny has lost more than half of his weight to become the darling of a Dallas veterinary clinic....
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Putrid-smelling flower attracts large crowds in California

BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) -- Officials with UC Berkeley's botanical garden say the garden had its busiest day in more than a decade as people flocked to get a whiff of the "corpse flower," a plant known for its pungent odor....
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Hiker climbs tree to escape coyotes, gets stuck for 5 hours

MANCHESTER, N.J. (AP) -- A hiker trying to escape from coyotes in a wooded area of southern New Jersey has gotten stuck in a tree for nearly five hours....
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Get the waffles! Maple syrup spills on New Hampshire highway

KEENE, N.H. (AP) -- The only thing missing was the waffles....
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3 sets of twins born same day at Montana hospital

BOZEMAN, Mont. (AP) -- Three sets of fraternal twins were born on the same day at a Bozeman, Montana, hospital - adding up to more than half of the hospital's births that day....
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Florida man wins Hemingway look-alike contest in Key West

KEY WEST, Fla. (AP) -- A white-bearded Florida man has won the "Papa" Hemingway Look-Alike Contest on his 15th attempt....
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New Jersey chain saw artist has tools swiped

BRIDGETON, N.J. (AP) -- A New Jersey chain saw artist says somebody nicked his tools....
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Owl with an attitude wins face-off with deputy

BOULDER, Colo. (AP) -- A Boulder County sheriff's deputy got into a face-off with an owl with an attitude, and the owl won....
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1 car, 2 DUIs after passenger jumps in driver's seat

ROCKINGHAM, Vt. (AP) -- One traffic stop netted two drunk-driving arrests in Vermont after police say a backseat passenger jumped in the driver's seat....
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Maine fisherman finds bright orange lobster; his 2nd rarity

RAYMOND, Maine (AP) -- A Maine lobsterman has caught a rare bright orange lobster, the second time he's pulled an odd-colored crustacean from state waters....
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Opinion Poll

KQV/Trib Total Media Listener Poll
Do you think the Pennsylvania taxpayers should be expected to reimburse nonprofit groups for any borrowing costs resulting from delays in payments due to the current budget impasse? <More Info>

Yes:
No:
No:
81%
Yes:
19%
Total Votes: 10,179

Yesterday's Poll

Do you agree with Senator Bob Casey that a provision allowing larger tractor-trailers on Pennsylvania highways should be removed from a federal transportation bill?

No:
70%
Yes:
30%
Total Votes: 5,485