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Friday, Nov 10, 2017 at 08:36 AM CST

Which One Has to Go? Little Debbie Hints at Treat Change

Which One Has to Go? Little Debbie Hints at Treat Change

Tennessee-based Little Debbie is hinting that one of its popular treats could soon be eliminated from store shelves.

Thursday, Nov 9, 2017 at 02:37 PM CST

No Kidding: These Goats Are for Delivering Flowers

No Kidding: These Goats Are for Delivering Flowers

Friday, Nov 17, 2017 at 09:02 PM CST

Drivers Get Turkeys Instead of Traffic Tickets in Montana

Drivers Get Turkeys Instead of Traffic Tickets in Montana

Some Montana drivers got Thanksgiving turkeys instead of tickets when they were pulled over by traffic officers. Officers with the Billings Police Department checked for outstanding warrants Wednesday after...

Wednesday, Nov 8, 2017 at 12:54 PM CST

Baaaa-rack? Sheep Can Recognize Famous Faces, Study Finds

Baaaa-rack? Sheep Can Recognize Famous Faces, Study Finds

A new study shows that sheep have the ability to recognize human faces from photographs on computer screens. The Cambridge University study published Wednesday also shows that sheep can recognize the faces...

Friday, Nov 3, 2017 at 01:39 PM CDT

Chubby Raccoon Gets Stuck in Sewer Grate

Chubby Raccoon Gets Stuck in Sewer Grate

A heavyset critter was found stuck in a sewer grate in a Northern Chicago suburb. Zion police officers came upon the “little” creature and with the help of animal control were able to free him....

Friday, Nov 3, 2017 at 12:02 PM CDT

Raccoon That Ate Too Much Got Stuck in Sewer Grate: PD

Raccoon That Ate Too Much Got Stuck in Sewer Grate: PD

Turns out the feeling many people relate to after a big meal isn't unique to humans. One raccoon in a Chicago suburb apparently ate so well it got caught in a sewer grate Thursday. Authorities said they found...

Friday, Nov 3, 2017 at 07:34 AM CDT

What Are the Odds? Woman Claims 2 Lottery Prizes on Same Day

What Are the Odds? Woman Claims 2 Lottery Prizes on Same Day

She knows how to pick a winner. Kimberly Morris of Wake Forest scratched off two North Carolina lottery tickets on Monday, winning $1 million on one of the tickets and $10,000 with another, local media...

Tuesday, Oct 31, 2017 at 06:00 AM CDT

Judge Orders Man to Write Nice Things About His Ex

Judge Orders Man to Write Nice Things About His Ex

A judge on the Hawaiian island of Maui has handed down an unorthodox sentence to a man who pleaded no contest to violating a protection order preventing him from contacting his ex-girlfriend. Judge Rhonda...

Tuesday, Oct 31, 2017 at 09:38 AM CDT

Plague of Grackles Reminiscent of Hitchcock's 'The Birds'

Plague of Grackles Reminiscent of Hitchcock's 'The Birds'

Grackles are back in full force this fall, as tends to happen in Texas. And the people of Dallas-Fort Worth have noticed.

Monday, Oct 30, 2017 at 07:09 AM CDT

Dallas Woman Discovers Long-Lost Class Ring

Dallas Woman Discovers Long-Lost Class Ring

A Dallas woman's discovery more than 30 years ago has finally led to a happy reunion.

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