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Woman Brandishes Gun Over Ketchup

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Some people like ketchup. Some prefer jelly. But we likely all prefer that those disappointed with the condiments they get at a fast-food joint — not point guns to express their displeasure. Police in Memphis have arrested 20-year-old Asia Vester on assault and weapons

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Dog Thief in Florida Targets French Bulldogs

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — This is a literal “dog gone” story. Authorities in Palm Beach County, Florida are trying to find the thief who has been targeting a certain high-end breed: French bulldogs. One was swiped from a kennel in a home burglarized Monday. That dog was recovered. The

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Word Of The Year? ‘Existential’

CYBERSPACE (AP) — What’s the word — for 2019? According to, the answer is “existential.” The annual choice reflects the concern that has faced many during the past 12 months. The site’s senior research editor says the word saw an uptick of searches when news events were

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