Eastern hellbender salamander
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Tony Romeo
April 17, 2019 - 6:49 am
HARRISBURG, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — Look out, Pennsylvania. You’re about to get an official state amphibian. The state's long "salamandoff" is finally over. Nothing is ever simple in the capital, and that includes deciding which species of salamander should be named the official state amphibian. The...
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sugar cookies
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April 13, 2019 - 11:54 am
UHRICHSVILLE, Ohio (AP) — Police say a couple made laxative-laced cookies for striking school employees because they were tired of the noise from the picket line near their home. Authorities in eastern Ohio say none of the striking workers ate the sugar cookies, but the couple was charged with...
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Doctors shared these images of the four tiny sweat bees they found in a woman's eye.
April 11, 2019 - 12:48 pm
By Alex Stambaugh and Nanlin Fang, CNN (CNN) -- Doctors treating a Taiwanese woman for a swollen eye were shocked to find four tiny bees living under her left eyelid. The miniscule insects, known as sweat bees, are 3 to 4 millimeters (0.12-0.16 inches) in length, according to CNN affiliate CTS. "I...
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"A Day in the Life of Marlon Bundo"
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April 08, 2019 - 11:13 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Not everyone was amused by the John Oliver send-up of a picture book by the wife and daughter of Vice President Mike Pence. "Last Week Tonight With John Oliver Presents A Day in the Life of Marlon Bundo," in which the Pence's family bunny turns out to be gay, was among the books...
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Bret "Hit Man" Hart
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April 07, 2019 - 6:32 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Wrestler Bret "The Hitman" Hart was tackled by a spectator Saturday while he was giving a speech during the WWE Hall of Fame ceremony at Barclays Center in Brooklyn. The attacker was promptly subdued by several people, including other wrestlers, who came to Hart's defense. Hart, 61...
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Joe Biden and Donald Trump
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April 04, 2019 - 4:38 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is mocking Joe Biden's video in which the former vice president pledges to alter behavior that made some women uncomfortable. The president on Thursday tweeted out a parody video made by a Trump supporter and which had been posted overnight by Dan Scavino,...
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Canada Goose
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April 03, 2019 - 10:02 am
YPSILANTI, Mich. (AP) — Police at Eastern Michigan University have issued a warning: "Beware of goose!" The department says potentially aggressive geese have been spotted on campus and issued the warning when posting a video on Instagram showing one goose attacking and chasing a person in a school...
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Items, prohibited on passenger airlines, and confiscated from passengers by TSA officers.
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April 01, 2019 - 3:57 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — David Johnston stands over a table full of peculiar items confiscated at Dulles International Airport: a glittery clutch with brass knuckles as a clasp. A perfume bottle shaped like a grenade. A rusted circular saw blade. A pocket-sized pitchfork. None of those is quite right...
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Oh, for the days when April Fools' Day hoaxes and pranks could cause lines outside liquor stores or prompt people to smell their TVs or choke telephone lines with complaints to the National Park Service.
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April 01, 2019 - 9:09 am
By Todd Leopold (CNN) — April Fools' Day ain't what it used to be. Companies will come up with gags. Everybody will have a good laugh, but nobody will be fooled. Oh, for the days when April Fools' Day hoaxes and pranks could cause lines outside liquor stores or prompt people to smell their TVs or...
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Grandmother gives birth to her own granddaughter
April 01, 2019 - 8:11 am
By Jay Croft and Deanna Hackney, CNN (CNN) -- Welcome to the world, Uma Louise Dougherty-Eledge. It might have been an unconventional path that brought the newborn here, but her two dads couldn't be happier. Same with her grandmother, who carried and delivered the girl. And her aunt, who donated...
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