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Florida Python Devours Deer That Weighs Nearly 4 Lbs. More
Researchers studying invasive Burmese pythons in Florida came upon something they'd never seen before: an 11-foot-long python had consumed an entire deer that weighed more than the snake itself.

College Sues Former Student Who Refuses To Leave Dorm
A New York City college is trying to evict a former student who it says is illegally squatting in her dorm room.

Oops! Errant Email Said Students Who Vote Won't Have Finals
What's one way to get students to vote for a school bond measure? Promise them they won't have to take final exams.

Drunk Man Takes $1,600 Uber From West Virginia To New Jersey
A New Jersey man who got drunk in West Virginia and mistakenly ordered a $1,635 Uber ride back to his home state says the experience was "crazy."

Town Seeks $1 From Town For Increased School Budget
A Rhode Island school district is asking local taxpayers to dig deeper into their pockets to fund next year's school budget.

Martinez Calls In Camels To Get Nationals Over Playoff Hump
Hump day had a more tangible meaning for the Washington Nationals.

Massachusetts School To Keep 'Millionaires' Mascot Name
Students at a Massachusetts school want to remain Millionaires.

Hog Wild: Pigs Outnumber People In Denmark, No. 1 In Europe
Statistics show pigs are hogging the market in Europe as the largest livestock category and outnumber people in Denmark by more than two-to-one.

Bread To Brew: Maine Friars Closing Bakery To Open Taproom
Two Maine friars say they are closing down their iconic bakery to open up a brewery.

Jury Duty Anyone? North Carolina County Finds Few Takers
The judges, deputies and clerks showed up for court, but one key element was missing: No one had invited any jurors.

Damaged Ear Of Penn State Mascot's Statue Repaired
The damaged ear of a statue of the Pennsylvania State University mascot has been repaired.

Police: Man Stole Officer's Car, Used Credit Cards For Food
Connecticut police say a man stole a rookie officer's car and used his credit cards buy food at a Taco Bell and shop at Walmart.

'Unseen' Museum Exhibit To Depict Glow-In-The-Dark Creatures
Feel as though you're in the dark when it comes to the underwater world?

Huge Sinkhole On Rome Street Swallows Half-Dozen Cars
Prosecutors have opened an investigation into a 10-meter (30-foot) -wide sinkhole that swallowed up a half-dozen cars on a residential street in Rome.

Pennsylvania Man The 7th Teen To Enter Kansas Governor Race
The field of teenage candidates running for Kansas governor has grown to seven, and the latest contender isn't even from the state.

NYC Woman Stood Up By Mystery Man Described In Huge Mural
It wasn't meant to be for a New York City woman seeking a mystery missed connection via a 20-foot mural asking him to meet her on Valentine's Day.

Skier Lost In New York Doesn't Know How He Got To California
Police on Wednesday were trying to piece together how a 49-year-old skier whose disappearance sparked a massive search on a snowy New York mountainside ended up six days later in California, confused and still in ski clothes.

After Elk Crashes Copter, Some Question Wildlife Chopper Use
The case of an elk that died after it leapt in the air and brought a low-flying research helicopter down in Utah highlights the use of helicopters in wildlife monitoring, which has been criticized by animal-rights groups but praised as effective by wildlife managers.

Rampaging Bull Leads To High School Lockdown In Idaho
A high school in southeast Idaho was briefly placed on lockdown after a bull escaped an auction yard and stormed past the campus.

100 Pizzas And Counting: German Police Probe Pizza Stalker
German police are investigating a case of severe pizza stalking in the western town of Dortmund.

Love On The Rocks: Penguins Celebrating Valentine's Day
Penguins are looking for love with big red hearts at a San Francisco aquarium.

Police Pursuit Of Stolen Ohio School Bus Hits 100 Mph
Authorities say speeds reached 100 mph during a police pursuit of a stolen school bus in southwest Ohio

Leaping Elk Crashes Low-Flying Research Helicopter In Utah
An elk leaped into a research helicopter that was trying to capture it and brought down the helicopter in a collision that also killed the elk, authorities said Tuesday.

Derailed Locomotive Left To Run For A Week In Adirondacks
Railway workers in the Adirondacks have been trying to move a derailed locomotive that has been left running for a week.

Wedding Dress Returned 32 Years After Dry Cleaner Mix-Up
An Ohio woman had given up hope of seeing her wedding dress again after a dry cleaner mix-up three decades ago until her daughter's friend saw photos of the dress on Facebook.

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Florida Python Devours Deer That Weighs Nearly 4 Lbs. More

College Sues Former Student Who Refuses To Leave Dorm

Oops! Errant Email Said Students Who Vote Won't Have Finals

Drunk Man Takes ,600 Uber From West Virginia To New Jersey

Town Seeks From Town For Increased School Budget