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Firefighter recruitment ad touts 'Low Pay, Cool Helmets'A Missouri county trying to recruit new firefighters is getting real with its sales pitch, saying in signs posted outside its stations that the job offers "Hard Labor, Odd Hours, Low Pay (and) Cool Helmets!!"
The Associated Press3 hours ago
FILE - In this March 23, 2012, file photo, Ned S. Gilmore, collections manager of vertebrate zoology, shows a hellbender salamander in the collection at the Academy of Natural Sciences in Philadelphia. Pennsylvania is getting an official amphibian, a nocturnal salamander that can grow to be more than two feet long. The House voted 191-6 on Tuesday, April 16, 2019, to grant the honor to the Eastern hellbender, and Gov. Tom Wolf's office said he plans to sign it. AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)
'Snot otter' named Pennsylvania's official amphibianPennsylvania's new official amphibian is a slimy, 2-foot-long salamander that needs clean streams to thrive
The Associated Press1 day ago
5-year-old Michigan boy calls 911 to ask for McDonaldsA 5-year-old Michigan boy had a craving for McDonald's but his grandmother was sleeping so he called 911 and made a request
The Associated Press3 days ago
Colorado TV tech charged after giving customer 'bear hug'A Colorado television technician is facing felony charges for allegedly hugging a customer tightly
The Associated Press4 days ago
Road crew misspells 'school' in school crossingA road crew in Florida should get an "F" for spelling, painting "S-C-O-H-O-L" in a crosswalk outside a school.
The Associated Press5 days ago
Police: Man returns home, finds naked stranger on couchPolice say a Tennessee man returned home to find a naked stranger sitting on his couch drinking juice
The Associated Press5 days ago
Sheriff's officer corrals donkey on interstate near ChicagoIt wasn't a routine day for a sheriff's officer after she spotted a donkey meandering along Interstate 90 near Chicago
The Associated Press5 days ago
Snakes in office force Liberia's president to work from homeSnakes in office force Liberia's president to work from home; fumigation has begun
The Associated Press5 days ago
Paddleboarder guilty of assaulting surfer in wave disputeA paddleboarder has been convicted of assault for hitting a surfer with his paddle during an argument over a wave off the Southern California coast
The Associated Press5 days ago
'Miracle on Ice' scoreboard will be displayed in ColoradoA scoreboard that marked the U.S. men's ice hockey team's victory against the Soviet Union at the 1980 Winter Olympics has found a new home in Colorado Springs
The Associated Press5 days ago
Deputies look for naked burglar who stole from Little LeagueAuthorities in Florida are asking for the public's help in tracking down a man who they say burglarized a Little League concession stand wearing nothing more than a ballcap and gloves
The Associated Press6 days ago
In this undated photo provided by the Alachua County Jail, Antonio Mosley is shown. On Sunday, April 14, 2019, sixty-five-year-old Clarese Gainey heard a noise and saw Mosley, dressed in boxers, trying to break into her car. She took matters into her own hands, picked up her softball bat and hit Mosley.  He is being held in the Alachua County Jail on burglary and drug charges.(Alachua County Jail via AP)
Senior slugger: 65-year-old woman hits burglar with bat65-year-old Florida woman grabs softball bat and smacks half-naked, suspected burglar on the head, causing him to flee
The Associated Press6 days ago
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