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Dog alerts owner of Fire next door

FRANKLIN, Tenn. (AP) — A little more than a year ago, a woman in Tennessee helped a dog find a home. Over the weekend, the dog returned the favor — by saving the woman, her family and her home from fire. It happened on the Fourth of July, when Roux — a 3-year-old Belgian Malinois, —

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Bald eagle freed from tree on Independence Day

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — It’s a bird people see as a symbol of freedom. So it was only appropriate that a bald eagle stuck in a tree in Alaska was set free from a plight on Independence Day. The eagle — an adult female — ended up tangled 40 feet high in a spruce tree. The Juneau Empire

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