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South will rise... and get taken down, again PDF  | Print |  E-mail
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Monday, 19 May 2014 14:36
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — The head of the Confederate League of the South says an advertising company has removed a highway billboard that advocated a Southern secession from the United States.
Michael Hill is president of the Confederate League of the South. He said Monday that Lamar Advertising Co. took down the billboard along Interstate 85 in Montgomery following complaints. The billboard had the word “secede” in capital letters, along with the league’s name and website.
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Inconclusive paternity test returns bobcat to N.J. woman PDF  | Print |  E-mail
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Saturday, 17 May 2014 14:53

STAFFORD, N.J. (AP) — Rocky's mother was 98 percent bobcat.

But because a DNA test couldn't determine the 38-pound feline's father's lineage, a judge ruled Friday that the runaway cat be returned to a New Jersey woman.

Municipal Court Judge Damian Murray ruled that Ginny Fine can regain custody of Rocky after a mitochondrial DNA test found that the cat's mother was 98 percent bobcat, but couldn't determine its father's lineage, the Asbury Park Press reported (http://on.app.com/1oA0Am1 ).

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Jacket with $3,400 finds way back to owner PDF  | Print |  E-mail
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Friday, 16 May 2014 13:59

TURLOCK, Calif. (AP) — A jacket with $3,400 in cash in the pockets has been returned to its rightful owner more than a year after it vanished from a California swap meet.
The Modesto Bee reports (http://bit.ly/1iSYkyc) that a janitor, Bill Lowe, found the jacket while emptying a trash can at Turlock High School last week.

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University of Findlay kills its lawns by mistake PDF  | Print |  E-mail
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Friday, 16 May 2014 07:29
FINDLAY, Ohio (AP) — A northwest Ohio university is being forced to replace almost all its grass after weed killer was accidentally applied to lawns instead of fertilizer.
University of Findlay spokeswoman Brianna Patterson says the chemical was applied to campus lawns during the last week of April and it will take several weeks to reseed and re-sod the affected areas.
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Teen scopes 3-foot carp from city street PDF  | Print |  E-mail
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Thursday, 15 May 2014 07:06
NORTH ROYALTON, Ohio (AP) — A northern Ohio teenager is reeling in attention for a big catch after he spotted a 3-foot carp swimming in receding floodwaters on his street and scooped it into his arms as his mother caught the scene on video.
North Royalton resident Jake Sawyer, 16, waded through more than ankle-deep water as he stalked the big fish in the dark Monday night and eventually trapped it.
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