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  • Entertainment

    Restaurant cites worldwide freakout over its french fries

    WATERVILLE, Maine (AP) A Maine restaurant says news about the anger surrounding a change in its french fries has reached people all over the world.Bolley's Famous Franks co-owner Leslie Parsons tells the Kennebec Journal a newspaper in China...

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  • Lifestyle

    1 dead, 2 hospitalized after ingesting unknown drug

    JACKSONVILLE, Ore. (AP) One man is dead and two people are hospitalized after overdosing on an unknown drug before a concert at the Britt Music & Arts Festival in Jacksonville.KTVL-TV reports Friday that two separate calls were made for medical...

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  • News

    Explosion destroys coffee shop, injures 3 in rural Georgia

    HOMERVILLE, Ga. (AP) An explosion and fire destroyed a coffee shop Friday in this rural south Georgia city, injuring three workers and prompting a warning from city officials for residents to avoid the downtown area.The blast rocked tiny...

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  • Business

    Dessert company awarded $720,000 in fight over ice cream

    BOSTON (AP) A Massachusetts dessert company that accused its ice cream supplier of destroying its business by secretly altering the recipe has been awarded $720,000.The jury verdict came Friday in the legal battle between 600 lb Gorillas Inc....

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  • News

    Man rescued from mud with parrot perched on his shoulders

    BELLEVILLE, Ill. (AP) Firefighters had to rescue a southwestern Illinois man from deep mud after he became stuck while trying to reach his pet parrot.Belleville firefighters were called Sunday afternoon to the city's Bicentennial Park after a...

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  • News

    Court: Same-sex partner can pursue claim in toddler's death

    TRENTON, N.J. (AP) A woman whose same-sex partner's biological daughter was killed in a New Jersey traffic accident can seek damages for emotional distress even though she and the other woman weren't married or in a civil union.An appeals court...

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  • Politics

    US judge extends halt on deportations of separated families

    SAN DIEGO (AP) A federal judge has extended a freeze on deporting families separated at the U.S.-Mexico border, giving a reprieve to hundreds of children and their parents to remain in the United States.U.S. District Judge Dana Sabraw said in...

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  • Business

    Judge denies bid to block Squaw Valley ski resort project

    RENO, Nev. (AP) Environmentalists have lost their latest legal bid to block a major redevelopment project at a Lake Tahoe-area ski resort that hosted the 1960 Winter Olympics.Placer County Superior Court Judge Michael W. Jones rejected Sierra...

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  • News

    Possible dog-fighting operation raided in northeast Kansas

    BENDENA, Kan. (AP) The Kansas Bureau of Investigation is investigating a possible dog-fighting operation after 45 dogs were removed from a property in rural northeast Kansas.The agency said Friday it worked with the American Society for the...

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  • Entertainment

    Georgia company sues R. Kelly over damage to rental homes

    ATLANTA (AP) An Atlanta-area property company is suing Grammy-winning R&B artist R. Kelly for $203,400 over "extensive damage" to two homes he rented.The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports SB Property Management Global, LLC., based in East...

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