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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — It's a busy time for Santa Claus, but he's making time to feed some fish in San Francisco.The California Academy of Sciences launched its holiday festivities Thursday by having a scuba diver dressed as St. Nick submerge into a coral reef exhibit while dozens of children …
WALNUT RIDGE, Ark. (AP) — A city council candidate in northeastern Arkansas whose runoff election ended in a tie after he didn't vote has lost his bid for the seat by a roll of the dice.The race for a seat on the Hoxie City Council was determined by Cliff Farmer and incumbent Alderwoman …
The Latest on an armored truck that spilled cash onto a New Jersey highway (all times local):4:15 p.m.New Jersey police say people who picked up cash when an armored truck spilled money onto a highway can return it without getting in trouble.East Rutherford police said Thursday that charges won't …
JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) — The Holland Tunnel between New Jersey and New York City may be in for a makeover after critics called the placement of its holiday decorations a distraction, a possible trigger for people with obsessive-compulsive disorder — and just plain ugly.Wreaths have …
WESTFORD, Vt. (AP) — A Vermont man who is in an ongoing dispute with his town has let officials know exactly how he feels by erecting a large wooden sculpture of a fist with the middle finger raised on his front lawn.Ted Pelkey said Thursday that he has been trying for about 10 years to …
JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) — The Latest on the dispute over holiday decorations at the Holland Tunnel into New York (all times local):2:50 p.m.The authority that operates a tunnel into New York where holiday decorations are causing controversy could end up changing them.The Port Authority of New …
NEW YORK (AP) — Customs officials at New York's John F. Kennedy International Airport say they found 70 live finches hidden inside hair rollers.Authorities say a passenger arriving from Guyana on Saturday had the songbirds in a duffel bag.The New York Times reports officials believe the …
WEBSTER, N.Y. (AP) — A New York state man who has been bowling for more than 90 years says he's still trying to improve his game as he turns 105 years old.Tom Pisano bowls in the Monday and Wednesday leagues at AMF Empire Lanes in Webster, a Rochester suburb. League organizer Brad Larson …
GREENWOOD, Ind. (AP) — An apparent Grinch was spotted on surveillance video plowing through a Christmas display outside a suburban Indianapolis home and tips are being sought to find the man.WRTV broadcast the video recorded Sunday night by a neighbor's camera in Greenwood.The video starts …
MONMOUTH BEACH, N.J. (AP) — Police in New Jersey have given $3 to the person who found it 14 years ago.Paige Woodie was 12 years old when she and a friend discovered the cash and turned it into a Monmouth Beach police officer in 2004.Sgt. Jeff Godwin tells the Asbury Park Press people who …
GULFPORT, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi Gulf Coast man who rammed vehicles because he thought zombies were chasing him has been sentenced to 15 years in prison.The Sun Herald reports 32-year-old Shaun Michael Stroud of Kiln pleaded guilty last week to aggravated assault, grand larceny and …
RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) — A police dog in South Dakota is learning how to walk a beat in snow boots.Video posted by the Rapid City police department shows Jary trying to adjust having the boots on its paws. The dog awkwardly lifts its legs while getting used to the new boots.The department …
SOMERS POINT, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey woman has her wedding ring back, nine years after she accidentally flushed it down her toilet.Paula Stanton was sure the diamond-encrusted gold ring was lost forever after she noticed it wasn't on her finger while she was cleaning her bathroom nearly a …
DELRAY BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Students at a Florida high school found an unwelcome surprise in a vending machine: a rat climbing the rows of packaged snacks and drinks.Video of the rat shot by an 11th-grader quickly spread on social media among students at Atlantic Community High school in …
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Many Ohio State University students are taking a break from studying for final exams by making a bacon run.Senior Sarah Page, who studies meat science, says the bacon vending machine at the College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences has turned out to be …
HOXIE, Ark. (AP) — In a story Dec. 6, The Associated Press reported that Cliff Farmer, an Arkansas political candidate who missed voting for himself in a local election, was vacationing in Florida. Farmer was on a work-related trip.
URANUS, Mo. (AP) — The Uranus Examiner, a small Missouri newspaper whose name inspired chuckles and groans when it launched a few months ago, is closing.The paper's editors announced the end of publication Friday, after publishing just five editions since September.In statements posted on …
CINCINNATI (AP) — A film promotion organization in Cincinnati is holding a cattle call for actual cattle.The nonprofit Film Cincinnati put out a vague call for a major motion picture Friday, saying it needed cows for a movie.The Cincinnati Enquirer reports the request is specific about what …
SANFORD, Fla. (AP) — A lemur surprised a Florida Highway Patrol trooper when it crawled from a trailer being pulled by a pickup truck that had been stopped for driving erratically and hitting other cars.Dashcam video shows the lemur peeking out of the trailer before hopping to the ground and …
CAPE CORAL, Fla. (AP) — It wasn't the Grinch who stole Christmas. It was a man who screamed "there's no Santa Claus" over and over during a recent holiday festival in Florida.A southwest Florida woman shared cellphone footage with Fort Myers television station NBC-2 of the man yelling during …

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