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Heat wave put flamingos in egg-laying mood for 1st time in 15 years

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 12th - 9:25pm

A British conservation charity says record-breaking temperatures have encouraged a rare flock of Andean flamingos to lay eggs for the first time since 2003.

Dog running on interstate can't resist lure of stuffed teddy

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 12th - 3:48pm

A dog could not resist being lured away from a busy Massachusetts highway by a teddy bear.

Have You Seen This? You’re the choir I want

Martha Ostergar, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Aug 12th - 3:15pm

A delightful community choir has a great time injecting a lot more class into the musical “Grease.”

Have You Seen This? World’s first doggercycle

Martha Ostergar, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Aug 11th - 3:12pm

Trying to choose between getting a dog or a motorcycle? Why not both?

Mountain lion breaks into Colorado home, kills house cat

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 10th - 4:04pm

A mountain lion that became trapped inside a Colorado home killed a house cat before police and wildlife officers were able to scare it out.

India lawmaker dresses as Hitler to criticize prime minister

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 10th - 8:12am

An Indian lawmaker has appeared in Parliament dressed like Adolf Hitler with a toothbrush moustache and wearing a khaki coat with swastika symbols on his pocket and arm. His demand: More funds for the development of his state in southern India.

Bronze Archie statue honors artist for hometown anniversary

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 9th - 3:04pm

A life-size bronze statue of a red-haired, freckle-faced Archie is now greeting visitors at a New Hampshire town in honor of a local man who drew the comic book character and his group of wholesome teenage friends.

Missy Elliott praises woman's karaoke version of 'Work It'

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 9th - 9:36am

A Rhode Island woman's karaoke version of Missy Elliott's hit song "Work It" has become an internet sensation, even drawing praise from Elliott.

Minnesota deputies rescue women stranded on unicorn raft

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 13th - 12:53pm

It was not a fairy tale, but a rescue on a Minnesota lake did involve a rainbow unicorn.

Man donates to firefighter drive, leaves wedding ring behind

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 13th - 9:03am

Massachusetts firefighters say a man who donated to their muscular dystrophy drive accidentally dropped his wedding ring into their boot.

Rhode Island alone celebrates Victory Day, debate lingers

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 13th - 8:14am

Rhode Island is marking the end of World War II as a state holiday, although it remains the only state in the U.S. to do so.

Police: Man dies after car is hit by 2 intoxicated drivers

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 13th - 6:35am

New York State Police say a man has died after his car was hit by two intoxicated drivers traveling in opposite directions on an Albany-area highway.

Firefighter rappels from bridge, rescues stranded dog

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 13th - 3:52am

A New Jersey firefighter rappelled from a bridge to rescue a dog stranded at the base of a waterfall.

Residents split in goose dispute in Long Island village

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 12th - 9:10am

Residents of a Long Island village are divided over what to do about a glut of goose droppings around town.

Morning surprise: Boa constrictor found under car hood

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 11th - 4:18pm

Woah, it's a boa! One Massachusetts resident popped their car hood to check fluids to find a boa constrictor staring right back.

Officers seize 3 king cobras, 300 other reptiles from home

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 10th - 2:37pm

State wildlife officers have seized three king cobras among the more than 300 reptiles kept in a New York home.

School demolition crews unearth 124-year-old time capsule

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 9th - 10:27am

Construction crews tearing down a former middle school in Massachusetts have found a 124-year-old time capsule.

Ex-student sues district over reaction to 'Netflix n' Chill'

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 8th - 2:46pm

A high school graduate is suing a South Dakota school district and two officials, accusing them of sexual discrimination over an article she wrote for a school newspaper in which she said she likes to "Netflix n' Chill."

Colorado college reprinting up to 9.2K diplomas to fix typo

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 8th - 2:20pm

A Colorado university is offering to reprint up to 9,200 diplomas after the outgoing editor of the school newspaper found a big typo.