Oddities

January 24, 2018 - 2:09 pm
ATHENS, Ohio (AP) — A student newspaper in Ohio is getting some social media love meant for the award-winning movie with the same name. The Post of Ohio University in Athens has the Twitter handle @ThePost , which some people have assumed belongs to "The Post" movie. Steven Spielberg's real-life...
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FILE- This Thursday, Aug. 3, 2017, photo shows a Taco Bell sign at a restaurant in Hialeah, Fla. Police say a fast-food worker upset at having to work a morning shift threw a hot burrito at his Taco Bell supervisor on Monday, Jan. 22, 2018, in Spartanburg, S.C. Police say the worker didn't stop there, adding they were told he took off his headset, broke it on his knee and "stormed out." (AP Photo/Alan Diaz, File)
January 23, 2018 - 7:26 pm
SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP) — Police say a fast-food worker upset at having to work a morning shift has given new meaning to a burrito to go, slinging a hot one at his Taco Bell supervisor. Police in South Carolina say officers were called to the Spartanburg eatery Monday, where a supervisor reported...
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January 23, 2018 - 6:31 pm
SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP) — Police say a fast-food worker upset at having to work a morning shift has given new meaning to a burrito to go, slinging a hot one at his Taco Bell supervisor. Police in South Carolina say officers were called to the Spartanburg eatery Monday, where a supervisor reported...
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This image released Tuesday, Jan. 23, 2018, by the Connecticut Department of Motor Vehicles shows a commemorative license plate bearing the green and blue logo of the former Hartford Whalers NHL hockey team. Proceeds from sales of the plate will benefit a children's dialysis center in Hartford. The team left the state in 1997, becoming the Carolina Hurricanes. (Connecticut Department of Motor Vehicles via AP)
January 23, 2018 - 5:12 pm
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — The Hartford Whalers left Connecticut 20 years ago, but their beloved logo will now appear on vehicles gliding along the state's highways. The Department of Motor Vehicles on Tuesday unveiled a new commemorative license plate that bears the former professional hockey team's...
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This image released Tuesday, Jan. 23, 2018, by the Connecticut Department of Motor Vehicles shows a commemorative license plate bearing the green and blue logo of the former Hartford Whalers NHL hockey team. Proceeds from sales of the plate will benefit a children's dialysis center in Hartford. The team left the state in 1997, becoming the Carolina Hurricanes. (Connecticut Department of Motor Vehicles via AP)
January 23, 2018 - 3:57 pm
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — The Hartford Whalers left Connecticut 20 years ago, but their beloved logo will now appear on vehicles gliding along the state's highways. The Department of Motor Vehicles on Tuesday unveiled a new commemorative license plate that bears the former professional hockey team's...
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January 22, 2018 - 6:22 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A Philadelphia Eagles fan whose attempt to rally subway passengers for a playoff game ended with him running into a concrete pole says he's doing OK and a viral video shows the "passion" of Philly fans. Jigar Desai said his pain eased with the Eagles' 38-7 win over the Minnesota...
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January 22, 2018 - 2:20 pm
SPEARFISH, S.D. (AP) — Monday marks the 75th anniversary of a startling weather event that put a western South Dakota city in the record books: In just two minutes, the temperature in Spearfish jumped from negative 4 degrees (-20 Celsius) to 45 degrees (7 Celsius) on Jan. 22, 1943. The temperature...
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January 22, 2018 - 1:16 pm
SPEARFISH, S.D. (AP) — Monday marks the 75th anniversary of a startling weather event that put a western South Dakota city in the record books. In just two minutes, the temperature in Spearfish jumped from negative 4 degrees (-20 Celsius) to 45 degrees (7 Celsius) on Jan. 22, 1943. The Rapid City...
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This undated image provided by the Elizabeth City Police Department shows Bradley Hardison. A North Carolina man who made headlines when he was caught for break-ins after winning a doughnut-eating contest has been arrested again. The Virginian-Pilot newspaper reports that Hardison was charged Thursday, Jan. 18, 2018, with stealing from a Dunkin' Donuts in November. (Elizabeth City Police Department/The Virginian-Pilot via AP)
January 21, 2018 - 4:53 pm
ELIZABETH CITY, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina man who made headlines when he was caught for break-ins after winning a doughnut-eating contest has been arrested again. And this time he's accused of stealing from a doughnut shop. The Virginian-Pilot newspaper reports 27-year-old Bradley Hardison of...
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January 21, 2018 - 4:23 pm
ELIZABETH CITY, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina man who made headlines when he was caught for break-ins after winning a doughnut-eating contest has been arrested again. And this time he's accused of stealing from a doughnut shop. The Virginian-Pilot newspaper reports 27-year-old Bradley Hardison of...
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