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at 15:40 on June 27, 2016, EDT.

40-year-old Twinkie still going strong

BLUE HILL, Maine — In a glass box in a private school in Maine sits a 40-year-old chemistry experiment still going strong: A decades-old Twinkie.

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at 19:05 on June 24, 2016, EDT.

Texas city council votes to oust library cat

WHITE SETTLEMENT, Texas — A North Texas city council has started a cat fight by voting to oust the furry mascot of the city's public library.

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at 17:52 on June 24, 2016, EDT.

Court bites back, exonerates Michigan TV vet who saved dog

DETROIT — A Boston terrier named Mr. Pigglesworth is as frisky as ever — and the Michigan veterinarian who saved the dog's life on a reality TV show has been cleared of misconduct.

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at 09:57 on June 23, 2016, EDT.

German man recovers buried treasure lost in floods

BERLIN — German authorities say an elderly man in Bavaria has recovered his fortune, which he'd hidden at home for safety only to have recent floods make the building uninhabitable.

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at 12:25 on June 22, 2016, EDT.

Bear that walks like a human re-emerges in New Jersey

OAK RIDGE, N.J. — A New Jersey black bear that walks upright on its two hind legs and has become a social media darling has re-emerged and has been captured on video months after its last sighting.

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at 08:46 on June 22, 2016, EDT.

Calgary park gets its goats: Animals part of pilot project to control weeds

CALGARY — They're lean, mean, eating machines.

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