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Wednesday, Jun 8, 2016 at 02:27 PM CDT

Petition Targets Typo in Name of NYC's Verrazano Bridge

Petition Targets Typo in Name of NYC's Verrazano Bridge

It's an error that has loomed over New York Harbor for more than 50 years: The name of the majestic Verrazano-Narrows Bridge is spelled wrong. Despite a new petition drive to make it right — the bridge is named...

Tuesday, Jun 7, 2016 at 10:59 AM CDT

Alligator Crosses Fla. Crosswalk 'Like It Was Normal'

Alligator Crosses Fla. Crosswalk 'Like It Was Normal'

An alligator was caught on camera using a crosswalk in Flagler County, in northern Florida, Monday morning. According to the Flagler County Sheriff's Office, the gator was spotted in the bushes near the...

Saturday, Jun 4, 2016 at 12:26 PM CDT

Thieves Stole $2,500 Worth of Meat From Organic Farm: Police

Thieves Stole $2,500 Worth of Meat From Organic Farm: Police

Vermont state police say they are looking for the thief or thieves who stole about $2,500 worth steak, hamburger and bacon from an organic farm in Marshfield.

Friday, Jun 3, 2016 at 01:23 PM CDT

Village Hosts Festival to Celebrate Blackflies

Village Hosts Festival to Celebrate Blackflies

A Vermont village is hosting a festival to celebrate a nuisance of spring in New England: the blackfly. The 13th annual Adamant Blackfly Festival on Saturday includes a fashion show, a blackfly poetry slam and...

Friday, Jun 3, 2016 at 02:26 PM CDT

Conn. Firefighters Rescue Great Dane From Roof

Conn. Firefighters Rescue Great Dane From Roof

Firefighters come to the rescue on a daily basis, but the rescue of a dog in Middletown, Conn., was out of the ordinary. Firefighters responded to Hendley Street around 7:30 a.m. Friday after a resident spotted

Wednesday, Jun 1, 2016 at 08:15 PM CDT

Chill Ride: Conn. Teen Takes Ice Cream Truck to Prom

Chill Ride: Conn. Teen Takes Ice Cream Truck to Prom

One Connecticut teen had a "chill" ride to his prom this year. A Bristol teen shocked classmates when he showed up to the senior prom in an ice cream truck. Zack Nichparenko said he wanted to take a...

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