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Brooklyn trending as popular girls name; Bronx lags behind PDF  | Print |  E-mail
Written by By MICHAEL R. SISAK / Associated Press   
Tuesday, 17 June 2014 06:58
NEW YORK (AP) — Maybe it’s the ultimate sign that New York City’s up-and-coming borough has finally arrived. Brooklyn is now one of the nation’s most popular baby names.
Over the past two decades, Brooklyn as a name for girls has surged from No. 912 to the top 30 in each of the last three years. Some credit soccer star David Beckham and his wife, Victoria, for naming their son Brooklyn. Some cite model and actress Brooklyn Decker. Others point to “Girls” and the many other TV shows and movies that tap into the borough’s gritty, cool vibe.
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Florida man hid drugs under stomach fat PDF  | Print |  E-mail
Written by Associated Press   
Monday, 16 June 2014 11:31
DELTONA, Fla. (AP) — A central Florida man who weighs about 450 pounds faces multiple charges after sheriff’s deputies say he hid cocaine and 23 grams of marijuana under his “stomach fat.”
According to a new release, a Volusia County sheriff’s deputy stopped a vehicle Friday after noticing that the passenger wasn’t wearing a seatbelt.
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Firefighters called to get cat rescuer out of tree PDF  | Print |  E-mail
Written by Associated Press   
Monday, 16 June 2014 08:17
ERIE, Pa. (AP) — Authorities in northwestern Pennsylvania say a woman who tried to rescue a cat from a tree ended up needing a rescue herself.
Firefighters in Erie say they brought a 28-foot ladder to help Tara Dennis get down from the branches on Sunday.
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Loads of tomatoes cover Arizona highway PDF  | Print |  E-mail
Written by Associated Press   
Saturday, 14 June 2014 19:33

YUMA, Ariz. (AP) — More than a few rotten tomatoes are stewing on an Arizona highway.

The Arizona Department of Public Safety says a trailer hauling a load of tomatoes overturned Saturday morning on Interstate 8, about 50 miles east of Yuma.

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New Yorkers discovering trove of $50 bills PDF  | Print |  E-mail
Written by Associated Press   
Saturday, 14 June 2014 19:31

NEW YORK (AP) — Dozens of New Yorkers are finding $50 bills hidden by a California real estate investor who announces his cash drops on Twitter.

The Twitter account Hidden Cash said money would be left in Central Park and Brooklyn's Prospect Park on Saturday.

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