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7-year-old girl gets town to change name for Halloween

A Long Island town is changing its name to "Hauntington" for Halloween at the urging of a 7-year-old resident

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Baseball team's name makes a stink, takes off like a rocket

A new north-Alabama minor league baseball team's name is taking off like a rocket after making a big stink

For mom: Man pays fine on library book 84 years overdue
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For mom: Man pays fine on library book 84 years overdue

A man who returned his mom's very overdue library book is now paying her fine _ even though he didn't have to

Look what we found: Tiny female lion cub in French garage
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Look what we found: Tiny female lion cub in French garage

France's customs agency says it has made an extremely surprising discovery in a garage in Marseille: a lion cub

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Passenger says bus driver lost for hours during trip to NYC

A passenger says a Greyhound bus driver on a trip to New York City got lost in Cleveland and drove in circles for several hours before returning to the city's terminal

'French Spiderman' barred from climbing UK buildings
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'French Spiderman' barred from climbing UK buildings

French urban climber Alain Robert has been banned from climbing any building in Britain after scaling one of London's tallest skyscrapers without ropes _ and without permission

Key West's wacky and decadent Fantasy Fest is in full swing
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Key West's wacky and decadent Fantasy Fest is in full swing

The parties are under way during Fantasy Fest, the annual 10-day festival in the Florida Keys

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Yard's Halloween dummy display spooks Maryland drivers

He has Maryland drivers doing a double-take, but he's not dead _ just a real dummy

UK police hunt shoplifter who looks like David Schwimmer
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UK police hunt shoplifter who looks like David Schwimmer

British police are hunting a shoplifter who bears a striking resemblance to Ross Geller, the character played by David Schwimmer on "Friends."

Dead fin whale pulled ashore on Belgian beach, cause probed
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Dead fin whale pulled ashore on Belgian beach, cause probed

A dead fin whale has been pulled ashore on the Belgian coast and scientists are examining it to seek a cause of death