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at 13:55 on April 30, 2015, EDT.

Student inadvertently presses alarm, summons police, during school tour of South Dakota bank

MITCHELL, S.D. - Police officers who responded to what they thought was a robbery of a South Dakota bank found a school tour instead.


at 22:31 on April 27, 2015, EDT.

Smoke from burnt macaroni and cheese forces evacuation at Iowa Capitol

DES MOINES, Iowa - A burnt bowl of macaroni and cheese forced a brief evacuation at the Iowa Capitol.


at 10:54 on April 27, 2015, EDT.

Cellphone ringtone - 'Quack! Quack!' - aids rescue of baby ducks from Louisiana storm drain

SLIDELL, La. - Quack! Quack! A duck call ringtone helped a Louisiana firefighter rescue six ducklings from a storm drain.


at 15:22 on April 24, 2015, EDT.

Donkey that guards University of Rhode Island goat and sheep herds has surprise birth

SOUTH KINGSTOWN, R.I. - The University of Rhode Island may have a new guard for its animal herd after a baby donkey was unexpectedly born.


at 11:15 on April 24, 2015, EDT.

Manure trade show offers chance to sling slogans - clever or crude - and no one raises a stink

Entries are piling up for a slogan contest being held this year by the North American Manure Expo.


at 11:14 on April 24, 2015, EDT.

Cool heist: Thief sneaks ice cream cooler past sleeping gas station clerk near Fort Lauderdale

OAKLAND PARK, Fla. - Deputies in Florida say a thief worked for 15 minutes to drag a cooler full of Good Humor ice cream past a sleeping clerk at a gas station near Fort Lauderdale.


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