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Zoo ‘poo’ power

The Detroit Zoo plans to turn manure from its animals into power.

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Jordan or LeBron? Let’s duke it out

Police say an argument over whether Michael Jordan or LeBron James is a better basketball player ended in a man's arrest on assault charges.

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Handcuffed, suspect steals police car but doesn’t get far

Police say the unidentified suspect drove less than a mile before ditching the vehicle.

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Old Spice is letting you control a man in the woods for 3 days

This takes crowdsourcing to new levels.

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Dirty deeds: $500 reward issued in diaper dumper case

Police are on the lookout for the person who has tossed more than 24 buckets of dirty diapers into the streams of Maine.

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Buy our undies … or else

You've got two choices: wear our underwear or go commando.

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Man caught bootlegging … cheese?

When Israeli health inspectors spotted a mail truck crossing into Israel from the West Bank, something didn't smell right.

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Woman claims boss made her watch ‘chick flicks’

Jogging and tennis - maybe - but "chick flicks" is where one woman drew the line.

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Michael Bolton serenades the IRS

The singer honors tax season with a foul-mouthed "love song." Viewer discretion advised.

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Man jailed for robbing the same bank

A 47-year-old Ohio man has been charged with robbing the same suburban Cleveland bank that got him sent to prison the first time.

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Police searching for ‘Mrs. Doubtfire’ bandit

Police are hunting a man dubbed the "Mrs. Doubtfire" bandit because he dresses as a woman while robbing banks.

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Godzilla appointed Tokyo resident, tourism ambassador

Tokyo unveiled a Godzilla-size head towering 171 feet above ground level in honor of the famed beast.

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Prisoner sues to make sure Kim and Kanye don’t visit him

Wayne Albright, who has been serving time in the state since 2000 for attempted sexual assault, has filed papers for a restraining order against the stars.

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Toilets on wheels help keep neighborhood clean

Mobile, solar-powered toilets are helping to keep the streets of one San Francisco neighborhood sanitary.

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A ‘Whopper’ of a name: Burger King paying for couple’s wedding

The fast food restaurant is paying for the nuptials of a couple with a whopper of a name.

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Forget ‘friend’ requests, Facebook is in the divorce business

A judge has given an NYC woman permission to file for divorce via a Facebook message.

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The 2,000 mile trip to the drive-thru

Two men from Canada who took their sons on a journey to the original home of Kentucky Fried Chicken say it's a trip they'll never forget.

FILE - This Feb. 1, 2011 file photo shows medical marijuana clone plants at a medical marijuana dispensary in Oakland, Calif. Despite new rules that say only about 140 medical marijuana dispensaries are eligible to stay open, more than 450 have filed renewals to pay Los Angeles business taxes this year.

Washington state job seekers … this bud’s for you

Legal pot has created job opportunities for people in Washington state who trim the marijuana plants with tiny scissors.

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Not a whopper: Pot-bellied pig creates stir at Burger King

The restaurant just happened to running a two-for-$4 special on bacon, egg and cheese sandwiches.

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College senior gives new meaning to ‘off-campus’ with hut

A philosophy and English major took a drastic move as part of his senior project.

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Margot Robbie might be real-life Barbie

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"The Wolf of Wall Street" star is film bosses' first choice to play the beloved blonde doll in a new live action movie.

in Lifestyle, National

Google is dropping fat stacks of cash in Washington

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Google's growing investment in lobbying highlights its expanding presence as it fights antitrust battles and grows its business into new areas such as broadband and self-driving cars.

in Music

Pilgrimage fest to pay homage to history

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A new music festival is heading to Nashville.

in Albemarle County, Charlottesville City, Local, Surrounding Counties

CAAR Raising Pipeline Concerns

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The group representing local real estate agents has raised some concerns about the Dominion pipeline.

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Slight Increase In Statewide Jobless Rate

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The Virginia unemployment rate went up .1% in March.