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at 13:30 on November 25, 2014, EST.

Seattle mayor pardons tofu turkey for Thanksgiving to draw attention to hunger in community

SEATTLE - As Thanksgiving approaches, Tofurkys in Seattle can breathe easy, even if real turkeys can't.


at 14:04 on November 25, 2014, EST.

Police: New Mexico man posts photos of stolen guns on Facebook, which victim spotted

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. - A New Mexico man is facing charges after police say he posted Facebook photos of stolen guns from an unsolved burglary.


at 14:04 on November 25, 2014, EST.

Southwest Ohio family recovers missing 400-pound concrete Sasquatch statue

CINCINNATI - A southwest Ohio family is searching for Sasquatch no longer.


at 08:56 on November 21, 2014, EST.

Furry mystery: New Mexico woman's kitten that ran away on Halloween somehow ends up in Maine

WESTBROOK, Maine - A New Mexico woman's missing kitten has been located in Maine, although exactly how the feline made the 2,300-mile trip remains a mystery.


at 21:04 on November 20, 2014, EST.

No nut too tough: Oregon holiday festival commissions 41-foot, 16,000-pound nutcracker

ROSEBURG, Ore. - Sponsors of the annual holiday festival near Roseburg have commissioned a whopper of a centerpiece — a wooden nutcracker intended to stand 41 feet tall, weigh more than 16,000 pounds and work its jaw with enough force to crush coconuts.


at 17:02 on November 19, 2014, EST.

Cuban couple domesticates large Caribbean rodents called hutias

BAINOA, Cuba - Some people keep guinea pigs or hamsters as pets.


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