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Blind Pennsylvania man dies after warming dry towel in microwave, accidentally setting himself on fire

Blind Pennsylvania man dies after warming dry towel in microwave, accidentally setting himself on fire

January 15th, 2015 2:27 pm by Associated Press

Sixty-eight-year-old James Shaffer told investigators he was warming the towel to put it on his sore leg Tuesday evening in Stonycreek Township.

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Subzero plunge into muddy Sullivan Co. pond prompts rescue

Subzero plunge into muddy Sullivan Co. pond prompts rescue

January 8th, 2015 1:03 pm by Rain Smith, NET News Service

The air temperature at the time was 8 degrees at Tri-Cities Regional Airport.

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Off the Wall News: Police say naked man broke into homes, used hot tub

Off the Wall News: Police say naked man broke into homes, used hot tub

January 5th, 2015 4:27 pm by Associated Press

Officers received a 911 call early Sunday from a woman who was house-sitting in Keizer when she was awakened by noises coming from the laundry room.

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Police say children left alone in filthy, unsanitary NE Tennessee motel room while parents partied next door

Police say children left alone in filthy, unsanitary NE Tennessee motel room while parents partied next door

December 31st, 2014 1:35 pm by Jeff Bobo, NET News Service

The police chief said the couple rented the room next door because their original room "was too dirty for them to smoke pot and have sex in."

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No live animal for North Carolina Possum Drop this year

No live animal for North Carolina Possum Drop this year

December 29th, 2014 1:51 pm by Associated Press

For most of the past 20 years, a live animal has been used in a small North Carolina town's annual New Year's Eve Possum Drop. But this year, following challenges from People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, the organizer says he'll no longer use a l

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Off the Wall News: German police hunt stolen pigeon worth $184,000

Off the Wall News: German police hunt stolen pigeon worth $184,000

December 23rd, 2014 9:24 am by Associated Press

The 6-year-old male homing pigeon, named AS 969, was stolen at some point on Saturday night from a locked aviary.

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Meth chase leaves SW Virginia deputies in acid-powered cloud of smoke

Meth chase leaves SW Virginia deputies in acid-powered cloud of smoke

December 19th, 2014 3:55 pm by Nick Shepherd, NET News Service

A high-speed pursuit in Southwest Virginia resulted in a deputy crashing his cruiser after acid, which was allegedly tossed out of a window by meth suspects, created a cloud of gas on the highway.

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Off the Wall News: Homeless man accused of showing pornography to 4-year-old at church

Off the Wall News: Homeless man accused of showing pornography to 4-year-old at church

December 15th, 2014 11:31 am by Chattanooga Times Free Press

The incident happened at a Methodist church in Chattanooga.

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Hungary's leader wants drug tests for journalists, politicians

Hungary's leader wants drug tests for journalists, politicians

December 12th, 2014 2:21 pm by Pablo Gorondi, Associated Press

The Hungarian prime minister, who has vowed to remake his country into a "non-liberal" state as he moves closer to Moscow, called Friday for mandatory drug testing of journalists and politicians.

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Off the Wall News: Naughty mannequin massacre in Nashville

Off the Wall News: Naughty mannequin massacre in Nashville

December 9th, 2014 9:37 am by Jordan Buie, The Tennessean

Hustler Hollywood took a hit

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