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Woman hires plane to search for lost dog

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — If a pet owner has a dog that goes missing, they will usually put up flyers in the neighborhood — and hope for the best. But in San Francisco a pet owner named Emilie Tarlemo has gone a step further. Instead of putting up flyers to find her stolen dog, she used a

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Christmas Tree Stolen in Germany

BERLIN (AP) — We don’t think this is what people mean when they talk about capturing the Christmas spirit. Police in western Germany say thieves managed to make off with a town fire department’s Christmas tree. It happened in Bell, where firefighters put up a 13-footer, complete with

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