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Woman Survives After Six Hours of Cardiac Arrest

MADRID (AP) — A 34-year-old British woman has been revived by Spanish doctors after enduring a six-hour cardiac arrest. Barcelona’s Vall d’Hebron hospital says Audrey Marsh got caught in a snowstorm in the Spanish Pyrenees on Nov.3

Woman Brandishes Gun Over Ketchup

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Some people like ketchup. Some prefer jelly. But we likely all prefer that those disappointed with the condiments they get at a fast-food joint — not point guns to express their displeasure. Police

Bear Damages Car Parked At Alaska Airport

KODIAK, Alaska (AP) — You’d figure it would take a bear of a person to cause $15,000 worth of vandalism damage to a single car. Or, it could just be a bear. That’s what officials at Kodiak’s

Electric Eel Powers Christmas Tree

ICYMI, here's a video of yours truly attempting to use my discharges to power the lights on a Christmas tree. (SPOILER ALERT ::: Of course I pull it off. My phenomenal cosmic — well, bio-electric — power

Dog Thief in Florida Targets French Bulldogs

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — This is a literal “dog gone” story. Authorities in Palm Beach County, Florida are trying to find the thief who has been targeting a certain high-end breed: French bulldogs. One was

Word Of The Year? ‘Existential’

CYBERSPACE (AP) — What’s the word — for 2019? According to Dictionary.com, the answer is “existential.” The annual choice reflects the concern that has faced many during the past 12 months. The site’s senior research editor says

Elk on the Loose Stuck to a Hammock

MAGGIE VALLEY, N.C. (AP) — As if seeing an elk running around the woods of western North Carolina wasn’t enough of a sight — imagine seeing one running around with pieces of a shredded hammock tangled in

Baby Born in Airport Wednesday

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — It was an “arrival” at the Charlotte, North Carolina airport, all right — just not one that was displayed on the terminal message boards. A woman heading to Charlotte from Tampa, Florida went

Synthetic Frogs in the Classroom

NEW PORT RICHEY, Fla. (AP) — Fake frogs? It’s a real thing. A high school in Florida has begun using synthetic frogs for students to do classroom dissections. J.W. Mitchell High School in New Port Richey began

Fisherman Pulls Grenade From River

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) — It was quite the interesting catch for a Michigan angler who uses a magnet to pull things out of the water. WOOD-TV in Grand Rapids says Joseph Alexander fished out a World

High Horse

LORIS, S.C. (AP) — Talk about a horse with unbridled ambition. Fire officials in Loris, South Carolina were called out to a barn this past Sunday to check out a horse that somehow managed to leave its

Sleeping Judge’s Ruling Upheld

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — If a trial judge takes a catnap during a trial, is it a reason for an appeals court to dog the entire proceeding? The Kansas Supreme Court has laid that argument to rest

FREE TO A GOOD HOME: 1 NEWSPAPER IN ALASKA

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — If you’ve ever wanted to own a small bi-weekly newspaper in Alaska but didn’t have the money, this could be your chance. The publisher of The Skagway News is willing to give the