Strange Headlines

Drones Help Search For Escaped Kangaroo In Florida
A runaway kangaroo in South Florida has wildlife officers sending up a pair of drones to help search for a second day.

Happy News: Beluga Whale In Thames Eating, Swimming Well
British officials say the beluga whale spotted in the River Thames seems to be feeding properly and swimming strongly.

Quirk Resolved: Border Missourians Get Missouri Addresses
A quirk in the mail delivery system that forced some rural Missouri residents living along the Iowa and Arkansas borders to have mailing addresses in neighboring states has been fixed, U.S. Sen. Claire McCaskill said Tuesday.

Flyers Introduce Odd-Looking Mascot, Soak In The Comments
a 7-foot fuzzy creature named Gritty with a wild, orange beard.

Six Flags St. Louis Offers Perks For Customer Coffin Time
Six contestants for a promotion at Six Flags St. Louis will compete for a $300 prize, season tickets and other perks, and all they have to do is spend 30 hours in a coffin.

Agency Says Two-Headed Snake May Go To Educational Facility
A wildlife and conservation research hospital says a two-headed snake recently found near the nation's capital may be sent to an educational facility.

$18M Worth Of Cocaine Found In Bananas Given To Texas Prison
Authorities say bananas donated to a Texas prison turned out to have nearly $18 million worth of cocaine hidden inside the boxes.

State Investigating Restaurant That Calmed Lobsters With Pot
State health inspectors are investigating a Maine lobster restaurant that tried to mellow out lobsters with marijuana.

Oklahoma Astronaut Corn Maze Photographed From Space
and has been photographed by a satellite orbiting Earth.

Walk Into My Parlor: Greek Spiders Spin Giant Web Over Shore
but the spiders of Aitoliko in Greece have made a good start.

Get Ready For 'Bongzilla,' Selfie Frenzy At Vegas Pot Museum
A glass bong taller than a giraffe. Huggable faux marijuana buds. A pool full of foam weed nuggets.

Too Soon? Fans Find Red Sox Division Title Banner In Street
The Boston Red Sox have not clinched this year's American League East division championship, but a banner marking the accomplishment has already been accidentally unveiled.

Fishmonger Offers Lobsters Some Herb Before The Butter
These lobsters are going to pot in more ways than one.

Delaware DMV Selfie Zones Aim To Discourage License Photos
and not their personal details.

Police In New Jersey Search For Alligator On The Loose
Police in New Jersey are warning residents about an alligator that's on the loose.

Man Who Walked Near Boiling-Hot Old Faithful Geyser Ticketed
Yellowstone National Park officials have ticketed a man caught on video wandering close to Old Faithful geyser, where he risked burns from the boiling-hot water that erupts every hour or so.

Authorities Pull Globe, Not Honey Pot, From Bear Cub's Head
A bear cub in Wisconsin had a Winnie the Pooh moment, but it wasn't a honey pot that got stuck on its head. It was a hard plastic globe.

Driving Lesson Ends With Car Landing In A Swimming Pool
A driving lesson went off the deep end in Maryland when authorities say the car jumped a curb, crashed through a fence and landed in a swimming pool.

Huge Squirrel Population Chomps Crops, Driving Farmers Nuts
There's a bumper crop of squirrels in New England, and the frenetic critters are frustrating farmers by chomping their way through apple orchards, pumpkin patches and corn fields.

Careless Whiskers: Train Commuter Caught On Video Shaving
A man caught on video lathering up and giving himself a shave while riding on a New Jersey train was violating the agency's rules.

Missouri Town Gets New Newspaper, The Uranus Examiner
Cue the giggling: A small Missouri town has a new newspaper called The Uranus Examiner.

'Jaws Of Life' Used To Free Bear With Head Stuck In Milk Can
Firefighters had to use the Jaws of Life to help free a black bear whose head was stuck in a milk can in northern Minnesota.

Kangaroo Gets The Jump On Mississippi Owners And Flees
or maybe the jump - in central Mississippi.

Suspicious Item Turns Out To Be Science Experiment
Police officers spent two hours investigating a suspicious plastic container found behind a Missouri sandwich shop before determining it was a high school science experiment.

Kentucky Town Mourns Its First Female Mayor, Lucy Lou, A Dog
The town of Rabbit Hash, Kentucky, is known for a string of highly esteemed mayors, one of whom died this week. She was 12, and a dog.



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