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Insane stunt lifts Canadian man sky high

Daniel Booria was charged with mischief after he tied more than 100 balloons to a lawn chair, strapped a parachute on his back, and set sail over the city.

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Man posing as security guard steals $75K from Walmart

The suspect was dressed in clothes similar to those of an armored truck employee and was able to walk out without raising suspicion.

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Police: Man shoots off firework from top of his head, dies

A man celebrating the Fourth of July used his head as a launch pad.

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Woman’s parking citation tossed because of missing comma

An appeals court has agreed with an Ohio woman who said her parking citation should be tossed because the village law was missing a comma.

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For sale: Prison

Looking for a place that can house hundreds? You're in luck.

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The World Egg Throwing Championship is a real thing

Be on the look out for flying eggs.

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World’s ‘ugliest’ dog crowned at California pageant

A plucky mixed breed with a humped back and pit bull heritage is the epitome of ugly excellence.

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Moviegoers flee theater after scary ‘Inside Out’ screening

An Ohio theater accidentally switched the feel-good Disney flick for a horror movie.

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‘Snickers Salad’ among this year’s new fair foods

How does a mac and cheese cupcake sound?

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The sewers in Seattle are going to pot

Just how much legal pot is being smoked in Washington state?

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Traffic help from ‘The Terminator’

Need directions to the nearest theater showing "Terminator: Genisys?" Arnold can help.

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Cowabunga, dude! Surfers set record

Ever wondered what 66 people on a surf board would look like?

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Here comes the bride, all dressed in … toilet paper?

The wedding dresses have it all - long trains, full layered skirts, floral appliqués, ruffles and sparkling bodices - and lots and lots of TP.

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Paramedics give new meaning to ‘drug running’

Four alleged smugglers are accused of using unusual vehicles to carry drugs into Britain — a fleet of ambulances.

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Police: Man drives himself to station, asks for DUI arrest

Authorities say a man drove under the influence of alcohol to a small-town Kentucky police station, where he requested that officers arrest him.

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There was no wolf, but the 3 little pig’s houses were removed anyway

Three mini houses modeled after the folktale have been removed from an Ohio roadside where a truck hauling 2,200 piglets crashed.

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Competitors put best foot forward for toe wrestling championship

Tip-toe through the tulips? Not for these athletes.

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Smith Pool Closing For 7 Weeks

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Repair work will close Smith Pool for seven weeks for repairs beginning July 13th.

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Sign Removal On Bypass Tonight

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An overhead sign on the 29/250 Bypass will be taken down overnight.

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Virgina FS Blanding On Another Watch List

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Virginia's All American Second Year Safety on another National Watch List.

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Police raid Indy home of ‘Jared from Subway’

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The raid comes just months after the former director of the sandwich spokesman's nonprofit Jared Foundation was arrested on federal child pornography charges.

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Your Frappuccino is going to cost you more

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Starbucks says it's hiking prices again starting today, with the increases ranging from 5 to 20 cents for most affected drinks.