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Beer spill ties up highway

WASHINGTON (AP) — We know drinking and driving don’t mix. And in this case, a trucker hauling something people love to drink ended up in a strange mix on a major Washington D.C. area road. A tractor trailer carrying more than 4,000 cans of beer struck a guard rail early Tuesday morning —

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Woman wrestles attacking fox into scalding pot

GRAY, Maine (AP) — A fox that was attacking a Maine woman quickly found its goose was cooked when she wrestled into a pot meant for scalding chickens. Thirty-seven-year-old Eliza Ruth Watson, of Gray, tried to scare the fox away while she was gardening Thursday. The Sun Journal reports the

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Bald Eagles nesting in Arizona saguaro catcuses

PHOENIX (AP) — It’s a finding one wildlife official in Arizona calls “amazing.” For the first time in nearly a century, bald eagles have been spotted nesting in a saguaro cactus. The Arizona Game and Fish Department says biologists found a pair of eagles — and their eaglets — nestled

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Route 66 sign in New Mexico being removed

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — As the old song says, you can still get your kicks on Route 66. But there won’t be one special landmark along the iconic road anymore. Officials at the Mountain Lodge Motel near Albuquerque, New Mexico say the sign for the venue has been removed. The sign, which

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Kitten on a cold, shingled roof

MARIETTA, Ga. (AP) — People find cats cool. But when firefighters in Marietta, Georgia came across this kitten, it was downright cold. The six-week-old feline was rescued after being stuck on a roof — and nursed back to health after her rescue last week. A fire official tells the Marietta

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Leopard cubs born at Miami zoo

Zoo Miami is excited to announce the successful births of highly endangered clouded leopards. The two kittens were born on February 11th and have been secluded in a den with their mother since then to avoid any external stress and allow proper bonding. 📸:@RonMagill

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