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Toilets on wheels help keep neighborhood clean

Mobile, solar-powered toilets are helping to keep the streets of one San Francisco neighborhood sanitary.

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A ‘Whopper’ of a name: Burger King paying for couple’s wedding

The fast food restaurant is paying for the nuptials of a couple with a whopper of a name.

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Forget ‘friend’ requests, Facebook is in the divorce business

A judge has given an NYC woman permission to file for divorce via a Facebook message.

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The 2,000 mile trip to the drive-thru

Two men from Canada who took their sons on a journey to the original home of Kentucky Fried Chicken say it's a trip they'll never forget.

FILE - This Feb. 1, 2011 file photo shows medical marijuana clone plants at a medical marijuana dispensary in Oakland, Calif. Despite new rules that say only about 140 medical marijuana dispensaries are eligible to stay open, more than 450 have filed renewals to pay Los Angeles business taxes this year.

Washington state job seekers … this bud’s for you

Legal pot has created job opportunities for people in Washington state who trim the marijuana plants with tiny scissors.

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Not a whopper: Pot-bellied pig creates stir at Burger King

The restaurant just happened to running a two-for-$4 special on bacon, egg and cheese sandwiches.

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College senior gives new meaning to ‘off-campus’ with hut

A philosophy and English major took a drastic move as part of his senior project.

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The case of Snow Kone Joe vs. Mr. Ding-A-Ling

A judge has dismissed stalking and harassment charges filed against an ice cream truck operator who had been accused of trying to run his rival town.

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‘Spicy’ scent of Burger King entices cologne buyers

The whiff of a Whopper made hundreds of customers hungry for a Burger King special — "Flame Grilled" cologne.

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Woman charged in salsa stabbing

An Ohio woman has been charged with felonious assault for allegedly stabbing her boyfriend after he ate all of the salsa.

pizza

Sweet-toothed thief came for the pizza, left with the candy

State police in Pennsylvania are looking for a burglar who just may have some cavities.

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Wanted: A kidney

A Maine woman's unusual method of finding a kidney donor has paid off.

girlscout

Real life cookie monster takes cash box at Girl Scout sale

A thief in New Hampshire apparently had a craving for cash, not cookies.

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The longtime director of the Buford Middle School band is retiring.

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City Salutes Charles Alexander

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City officials have recognized Charles Alexander, a well-known motivational speaker.

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UVA Tops VT In Commonwealth Clash

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UVA defeated Virginia Tech in the Commonwealth Clash, sponsored by Virginia529.

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UVA Drops Doubleheader To Wolfpack

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The UVA baseball team dropped both games of a Sunday doubleheader to N.C. State in Raleigh.

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Fire Destroys House Near Stanardsville

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A weekend fire gutted a single-story house near Stanardsville.