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Blame the bear

Those bears ... they'll do anything for honey.

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Bobblehead Hall of Fame, museum finds home

There are museums dedicated to puppetry, vacuums, and roller skating. Why not bobbleheads?

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Is that a monster under the bed?

Police say a would-be thief was caught hiding under the bed.

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Need a ride? Call a Dolphin

Call for an Uber driver and you may get a Dolphin ... a Miami Dolphin.

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Piglets on the loose!

A tractor-trailer carrying more than 2,000 piglets overturned, creating havoc on the highway.

Muppet character Miss Piggy poses during a photocall promoting the movie 'The Muppets' in Berlin, in this file photo taken January 18, 2012.

Miss Piggy to be honored with feminist award

"Moi is thrilled, but frankly, not surprised to be receiving this Sackler Center First Award," Miss Piggy said in a statement.

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Crash through the garage? Check

Intentionally running into your garage may not sound like your idea of fun, but for 91-year-old Walter Thomas, it was top on his "bucket list."

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Police: DUI suspect showed up drunk to be fingerprinted

You probably shouldn't get tanked before you're due at the police station.

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Buy a house, get free pizza for life

The real estate market can be brutal ... and delicious.

Chinese Food

New Chinese restaurant’s name: I Don’t Know

There's a new Chinese restaurant in Rochester. The name? I Don't Know.

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Comptroller: What Can and Can’t Be Paid During Impasse?

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Whether state workers can or should be paid without a state budget seems to be a contentious point between the Attorney General and Comptroller.

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New President of Robert Morris University Illinois Has Springfield Connection

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RMU grad Mablene Krueger replaces Michael Violtt.

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City Council to Reconsider Eliminating Vacation Payout

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The Springfield City Council could finally be poised to consider nixing a plan that gives city employees a higher retirement benefit, at the expense of unused vacation pay.