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Woman says airline grounded her due to tweets

MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — A New Hampshire woman says she was removed from a JetBlue flight after tweeting about the flight's delays, which included a pilot having to take a sobriety test.

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Driver of stalled pickup finds slithering surprise


SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — When a woman's pickup stalled on a street in Santa Fe, New Mexico, local chef Jackson Ault stopped to lend a hand.

Ault and the driver both ended up with a surprise Thursday when Ault popped the hood and found a brown and yellow python slithering across the engine block.


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For Sale: Small town with bar, $400,000

Swett-SouthDakotaA South Dakota businessman is looking to sell his rural, southwestern town for just $400,000. For that price tag, one lucky buyer will get a bar, workshop, three trailers and a house.


The rural town, called Swett, is an unincorporated hamlet about two hours from Rapid City. The owner, Lance Benson, purchased Swett in 1998 and currently lives in the house with his wife. However, he's looking to sell all of it so he can invest more money in his travel concession business, according to Rapid City Journal.

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Kitten trapped in spring under truck survives 50 miles


Cats get trapped in obscure places all the time, but few have endured a ride like this cute kitty.

Vitaliy Bouranin, 32, drove 50-miles along a highway on the island of Sakhalin in southeastern Russia, traveling at speeds of over 80 mph in his Toyota Land Cruiser, when he pulled over for gas. It was during that fill-up that he heard the faint sound of a cat's meow, and proceeded to look underneath the car for the animal's whereabouts. At first the mysterious meowing remained a mystery, but after a short while, Bouranin noticed a small patch of fur around the wheel well.

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National Doughnut Day is celebrated on June 06, 2014, succeeding the Doughnut Day event created by The Salvation Army in 1938 to honor the women who served doughnuts to soldiers during World War I. This June observance takes place on the first Friday of June each year and celebrates the doughnut, also known as "donut".



Drivers hate texters even more than tailgaters, study shows

Even though 69% of Americans find texting to be the "most annoying or offensive" activity while driving, 55% admit to using their phone in the car. A new report from Expedia looks at Americans' habits and opinions about driver behavior ahead of the summer travel season.

More than 30 million Americans are likely to travel by car this Memorial Day. The 2014 Road Rage Report, conducted by Northstar, surveyed 1,001 American adults with valid U.S. driver's licenses on their own driving habits and their opinions about other drivers.

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Town lifts decades-old arcade game ban



Back in 1982, Marshfield, Massachusetts banned coin-operated video games. Though the ban had its opponents decades ago, it survived various legal battles and had remained on the books – until this week. AsThe Patriot Ledger reports, on Monday, Marshfield residents voted 203-175 to overturn the bylaw and welcome Pac-Man back to town.

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Neighbors upset over 'Up'-themed home renovations


A Santa Clara, Calif. family who painted their historical home to resemble the multi-colored house that’s carried away by balloons in the animated Disney-Pixar movie "Up" has upset their neighbors, who complain that the home looks like a “clown.” 

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Car bursts in to flames, nearly feeding family to lions

A mother her young children faced an agonizing choice on a recent visit to a safari park in England, when their car burst into flames in the middle of a lion habitat.

Helen Clements and her two young kids, visiting the Longleat Safari Park in Wiltshire, England, Friday, had to make a split-second decision whether to take the chance that the flames didn't reach them before help arrived, or trust themselves to the mercy of the lions outside.

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