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She doesn’t want to be the ‘most popular girl in rehab’

A New Mexico woman is suing a novelty products maker over a flask that includes her likeness.

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Have you heard the one about the Arizona sasquatch?

Transportation officials say there's no mystery about the image of several dark objects taken by a traffic camera.

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Discarded Christmas trees a tasty treat for goats

Christmas trees can be enjoyed long after they are discarded by a family.

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At med school, ‘Seinfeld’ about more than nothing

"Seinfeld" may have been a show about nothing, but a psychiatry professor is using it for much more than that.

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Golf cart driver gets DUI after slow chase

A young man led police on a slow-speed highway chase in a golf cart from the Rose Bowl before being arrested.

Dog

Missing puppy heads home after 2,400-mile road trip

A puppy called Penny could be reunited with her owners after she went on a nearly 2,400-mile road trip that took her to an Iowa truck stop and a Pennsylvania pet hospital.

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2014: The year’s weirdest stories

From family pets behaving badly to stupid criminals, 2014 was full of the strange and silly.

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Tell-tale TP foils pizza shop robber

Police say a would-be thief used his own toilet paper to write a robbery demand note.

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‘Boozy’ names are a family tradition

It looks like one person named after booze deserves another round.

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Woman smears bacon on police station window

Police arrested a woman for allegedly smearing sausage on a police station window, offering to "feed the pigs."

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Driving on the ‘Clark Griswold’ Parkway

At least one "Christmas Vacation" fan was driving on New Jersey's Garden State Parkway.

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University of Iowa’s really early recruitment

Sometimes it is too soon to start.

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The monkey lifesaver

When a monkey was electrocuted after touching wires, his friend - and fellow monkey - came to his rescue.

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You can buy the ‘Miami Vice’ Ferrari for a cool $1.75 mil

You can buy an iconic two-seater: the all-white '86 Ferrari Testarossa driven by TV cops "Sonny" Crockett and Ricardo "Rico" Tubbs.

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Logan County Rejects Windfarm Plan

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Logan County Board rejected proposal for southern part of the county.

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Smoking not Cheap in Illinois in Many Ways

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It's expensive to smoke in Illinois; not just cost per pack but in other ways.

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Rauner Shares Vision for Illinois — and Introduces First Pets

Illinois Gov.-elect Bruce Rauner greets Henry Kinion, right, Friday, Nov. 7, 2014, in Springfield, Ill. The Republican stopped in Springfield Friday on a six-city tour to thank supporters after his victory Tuesday over Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn.

Governor Rauner is getting settled in to the Mansion in Springfield and introduced Stella and Pumpkin, the family pets, which are both blonde labs.

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Illinois State Police to Hand Cold Case over to Forensics Group

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Forensic group to take look at unsolved 1992 Zywicki killing.

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“Mr. Cub” Ernie Banks Remembered

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Banks remembered as ambassador of baseball and Chicago.