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Giant Panda escapes Copenhagen zoo

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Imagine being asked to look after a 7-year-old — only to have him get out of your sight? That’s what happened to zoo officials at the Copenhagen Zoo in Denmark. One of its giant male pandas on loan from China escaped its enclosure yesterday — and roamed the

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Treasure chest hidden in Rockies finally found

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — It wasn’t buried — but it sure was a treasure. And finally, after more than a decade, it has been found. The man who created the bounty says that a man has found the bronze chest filled with gold, jewels, and other valuables worth more than $1 million. Forrest Fenn,

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Family finds nearly $1 million on road

FREDERICKSBURG, Va. (AP) — A Virginia family that set out for a ride to check out the green scenery ended up checking out a scene full of green — as in cash money. David and Emily Schantz say they left their home in Carolina County with their kids last Saturday. On the way out of town, their

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