Odd Side

Odd Side – April 9, 2019

Squirrels Are Damaging Some Maple Syrup Operations DANVILLE, Vt. (AP) – Maple syrup producers have more than the weather to worry about. Frenetic squirrels are chomping on equipment, crimping the…

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Odd Side – April 2, 2019

Knitting With a Repurpose: Woman Makes Suit of Plastic Bags GREECE, N.Y. (AP) – Rosa Ferrigno’s new suit takes recycling to an extreme — she knitted it from more than…

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Odd Side – March 26, 2019

Lost Rings Returned to Boston Couple BRANFORD, Conn. (AP) — Two rings lost in the snow at a Connecticut highway rest stop nearly month ago have been found and returned…

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Odd Side – March 19, 2019

Rare Sea Creature Washes Ashore in Southern California SANTA BARBARA, Calif. (AP) – A 7-foot sea creature that washed ashore in Southern California has been identified as a hoodwinker sunfish,…

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Odd Side – March 12, 2019

Teacher Wins $10K for Reading Fine Print in Insurance Policy ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — A Florida insurance company has awarded a Georgia high school teacher $10,000 for reading the…

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Odd Side – March 5, 2019

House Call Turns Into Horse Call for Police in Minnesota INVER GROVE HEIGHTS, Minn. (AP) – Authorities say a suburban Minneapolis resident reported a strange intruder in her basement. It…

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Odd Side – February 26, 2019

Volunteer Discovers $4,000 Inside Donated Book in Phoenix PHOENIX (AP) — KPNX reports that volunteer Cathy McAllister was sorting books for a charity book sale in Phoenix last weekend when…

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Odd Side – February 12, 2019

Idaho Looks Into Loud Cannon Fire at Governor’s Inauguration BOISE, Idaho (AP) – Idaho National Guard’s commanding officer says he will look into 19 startlingly loud ceremonial canon blasts that…

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Elephant Seals Take Over California Beach During Shutdown SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A colony of elephant seals took over a beach in Northern California during the government shutdown when there…

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Odd Side – January 29, 2019

German Man Survives Ride Between Two Train Cars at 125 Mph BERLIN (AP) – Police say a German man who ducked out of a train for a cigarette during a…

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Odd Side – January 22, 2019

Austrian Train Workers Rescue Wild Goat Buried in Snowdrift BERLIN (AP) — Austrian news agency APA reported Wednesday two workers leapt out of the train and shoveled through the snow…

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Odd Side – January 15, 2019

Cincinnati Zoo’s Premature Hippo Fiona Hits Big Milestone CINCINNATI (AP) – The Cincinnati Zoo is celebrating another milestone for its famous premature baby hippo. The zoo said Wednesday that Fiona…

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Odd Side – January 8, 2019

350-Pound Headstone Stolen From Massachusetts Business PITTSFIELD, Mass. (AP) — A Massachusetts business owner doesn’t know who broke into her company, but she does know they had to have been…

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Odd Side – January 1, 2019

Candidate Whose Missed Vote Led to Tie Loses on Dice Roll WALNUT RIDGE, Ark. (AP) – A city council candidate in northeastern Arkansas whose runoff election ended in a tie…

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The Odd Side – December 25, 2018

Inmate Hitches Ride With Officer, Goes Back to Jail GREENUP, Ky. (AP) – A jail inmate who escaped from authorities and tried hitchhiking along a highway didn’t enjoy freedom for…

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Odd Side – December 18, 2018

Beloved Gift Shop Turtle Celebrates 50th Birthday Party BRISTOL, N.H. (AP) — A turtle given to a bedridden little boy in New Hampshire back in 1968 has celebrated her 50th…

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Odd Side – December 11, 2018

Dutch Court Rejects Man’s Request to Be 20 Years Younger THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Dutch motivational speaker Emile Ratelband may feel like a 49-year-old but according to Dutch law…

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Odd Side – December 4, 2018

Expert: Rare Snake With 2 Heads Found in Virginia Has Died WAYNESBORO, Va. (AP) — A wildlife expert says a rare, two-headed snake found several months ago in Virginia near…

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Odd Side – November 27, 2018

Police: Mom Drove With Son on Car Hood Over Dentist Dispute BETHLEHEM, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania mom faces criminal charges for allegedly driving with her son on the hood…

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Odd Side – November 20, 2018

Causing an Uproar: Lion-Car Combo the Latest in Selfie Fad PARIS (AP) — When Paris police officers found a lion cub in a Lamborghini during a traffic stop, they exposed…

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