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George W. Bush takes ice bucket challenge
KENNEBUNKPORT, Maine (AP) -- Former President George W. Bush took the ice bucket challenge then nominated former President Bill Clinton to do it next....

Stolen shopping scooter ride leads to jail
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) -- An Albuquerque, New Mexico, man is facing charges after police say he drove a stolen electric shopping cart to meet with his probation officer....

Police have beef with shoplifting suspect
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) -- Police have a beef with a man they say stole meat worth $2,700 from three Safeway stores in Portland, Oregon....





An 86-year-old Utah woman writes romance novel
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) -- An 86-year-old Utah woman became a first-time novelist by writing a steamy romance novel about a bored housewife....

$21,000 falls off money truck after casino pickup
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) -- Nearly $21,000 is missing after the cash fell from the roof of an armored truck that had picked it up from a soon-to-be-closed Atlantic City casino....

Wanted man rear-ends Washington police detective
SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) -- Authorities say a wanted man has been arrested after he rear-ended a Spokane, Washington, detective's car....

Man shows up for jail in T-shirt with mug shot

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MADISON, Maine (AP) -- A Maine man who served a 48-hour sentence for drunken driving wore something special for his jail booking photo: a T-shirt featuring his mug shot....

His 101st birthday present? Another day at work

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EAST HANOVER, N.J. (AP) -- Herman "Hy" Goldman turned 101 this weekend and won't quit after 73 years working at the same New Jersey job....

Ring, ring: London statues want to talk to you

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LONDON (AP) -- Calling all London tourists: Peter Pan, Sherlock Holmes and Queen Victoria want to have a word with you....

Police: Robber caught after shower and shave
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) -- Police say a suspect accused of robbing a 94-year-old Albuquerque, New Mexico, man was caught after he shaved and showered in the victim's home - and left behind his fingerprints....

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