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Vt. man, 73, plants mystery seeds, gets pot ticket

08/30/2013 7:53am
A 73-year-old man who was given the first civil marijuana ticket in a Vermont town says he had planted some seeds he found in a box and "got spanked" by police after it grew into a pot plant.

NJ amusement park to build tallest drop ride

08/30/2013 10:52am
An amusement park in New Jersey says it will build the world's tallest drop ride.

Tooth Fairy inflation: Price of a tooth nears $4

08/30/2013 11:08am
Days of finding a quarter under your pillow are long gone. The Tooth Fairy no longer leaves loose change

Ancient sweater found in Norway as snow melts from mountain

08/30/2013 11:57am
A 1,700-year-old sweater emerged from the melting snow in Norway's mountains is giving researchers an insight into the daily life of the Iron Age.

Military practice bomb lands in Md. parking lot

08/30/2013 12:52pm
An electronic failure may be to blame for a practice bomb that was dropped from a jet onto a tavern's parking lot, a Maryland National Guard official said Friday.

Marijuana-wrapped arrow shot at Wash. jail

08/30/2013 3:36pm
A man is accused of trying to get marijuana into a Washington state jail by attaching it to an arrow he shot onto the roof.

2-tone lobster, orange and brown, shown in Maine

08/30/2013 3:59pm
Maine has seen its share of blue lobsters, orange lobsters, albino lobsters and calico lobsters. But one on display at a Portland research facility has all of those turning green with envy.

Colo. potty peeper sentenced to 3 years in prison

08/30/2013 5:39pm
A Colorado man who hid in the tank of a portable toilet at a yoga festival to spy on women has been sentenced to three years in prison and 10 years of probation.