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Thursday, Jul 7, 2016 at 01:05 PM CDT

Daisi The Swimming Pig

Daisi The Swimming Pig

We've heard the expression, "when pigs fly," but what about when pigs swim? Meet Daisi - the seven month old swimming pig from Corinth.

Thursday, Jul 7, 2016 at 08:39 AM CDT

2016 Gains Extra Second for Leap Year

2016 Gains Extra Second for Leap Year

International timekeepers are adding a leap second at year's end. Because Earth is slowing down a tad, occasionally timekeepers insert another second or two to match Earth's rotation and the precise atomic...

Wednesday, Jul 6, 2016 at 07:42 PM CDT

Mysterious Sound of Explosions Baffles Calif. City

Mysterious Sound of Explosions Baffles Calif. City

Susan Saunders began hearing the explosions at random hours, day and night, in February at her Alhambra home. The first one came at 3 a.m. "I thought, 'Somebody's blowing things up,'" said Saunders, 60.

Wednesday, Jul 6, 2016 at 09:37 AM CDT

Watch: Colorado Town Up for Sale

Watch: Colorado Town Up for Sale

If you're willing to spend $350,000, and relocate to Colorado, you may become the owner of an entire town.

Tuesday, Jul 5, 2016 at 02:52 PM CDT

Twin Sisters Give Birth on Same Day, at Same Time

Twin Sisters Give Birth on Same Day, at Same Time

Twin sisters gave birth on the same day, at the same time, in different states.

Tuesday, Jul 5, 2016 at 12:34 PM CDT

Comedian Plants Fake Signs at LA Zoo

Comedian Plants Fake Signs at LA Zoo

Visitors to the Los Angeles Zoo may have been greeted by some misinformation recently, courtesy of a comedian who posted fake facts — many of them absurd — about animals around the zoo. Jeff Wysaski puts...

Monday, Jul 4, 2016 at 05:32 PM CDT

Haltom City Puppy Found in Suspended Cage

Haltom City Puppy Found in Suspended Cage

Haltom City police said they have addressed the incident of a dog left outside in a suspended cage on July 1.

Monday, Jul 4, 2016 at 10:38 AM CDT

$90K Worth of Stolen Beer Set to Be Thrown Away

$90K Worth of Stolen Beer Set to Be Thrown Away

Authorities have found most of the nearly 80,000 bottles of beer that were stolen from an Atlanta brewery last week, but the company says every last drop will have to be thrown away.

Wednesday, Jun 29, 2016 at 12:14 AM CDT

Gator Caught Outside Of City Hall

Gator Caught Outside Of City Hall

A woman walking by a Jacksonville, North Carolina City Hall early Tuesay morning was startled by the young gator. Officials placed orange safety cones around it and brought in a wildlife specialist to remove the...

Monday, Jun 27, 2016 at 06:25 PM CDT

Mayfly Swarm Causes Traffic Nightmares on Ill. Bridge

Mayfly Swarm Causes Traffic Nightmares on Ill. Bridge

Thousands of mayflies have taken over a bridge in central Illinois, creating a traffic nightmare for commuters trying to make their way across the city. The Havana Police Department warned drivers of a...

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