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Virginia man’s stop for coffee earns him a $250,000 lottery prize

A Virginia man stopped at a gas station for a cup of coffee and walked out with a scratch-off lottery ticket worth $250,000. Miguel Morales of Culpeper told Virginia Lottery

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Floor caves in under New Jersey wedding reception

Firefighters responded to a New Jersey wedding reception when the second-story floor began to cave in under the revelers. The Barnegat Light Volunteer Fire Department said crews responded to the

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Firefighters rescue blind dog that fell down hole at construction site

Firefighters in California came to the rescue of a blind dog who escaped from his owner’s yard and fell into a 15-foot-deep hole at a neighboring construction site. The Pasadena

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Arctic fox found scratching at Tennessee woman’s door

Animal rescuers in Tennessee said they are now caring for an exotic fox that was found scratching at a resident’s backdoor to be let inside. Juniper Russo, the owner of

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World’s largest Portuguese folk dance held in Ontario

An Ontario group gathered 747 people to perform a Portuguese folk dance and break a Guinness World Record. The Portuguese Cultural Center of Mississauga hosted the Guinness World Record attempt

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Giraffe unexpectedly gives birth at Virginia Zoo

Visitors to a zoo in Virginia were treated to an unexpected view into nature when a giraffe on exhibit unexpectedly gave birth. The Virginia Zoo in Norfolk said Imara, a

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World’s longest hopscotch course created at Colorado park

A campaign encouraging kids to play outdoors broke a Guinness World Record by creating a 4.37-mile-long hopscotch course. Generation Wild Colorado, a campaign created by Great Outdoors Colorado to encourage

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