AP Oddities

AP Oddities

Cars get trapped in tumbleweeds on Washington state highway

Cars get trapped in tumbleweeds on Washington state highway

WEST RICHLAND, Wash. (AP) — A Washington state highway was closed closed in both directions Tuesday night after several cars became trapped in tumbleweeds.YakTriNews...
Man who made 27,000 crosses for shooting victims is retiring

Man who made 27,000 crosses for shooting victims is retiring

AURORA, Ill. (AP) — An Illinois man who made more than 27,000 crosses to commemorate victims of mass shootings across the country is retiring.Greg...
Couple return for a 2nd dunk at Dunkin', this time with vows

Couple return for a 2nd dunk at Dunkin', this time with vows

WORCESTER, Mass. (AP) — A Massachusetts couple reunited for extra-sweet wedding vows at the same Dunkin' Donuts where their young love splintered nearly 30...
Big red buoy missing for 2 years beached in Florida

Big red buoy missing for 2 years beached in Florida

NEW SMYRNA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — A big red navigation buoy that bounced along Atlantic waves for two years has beached in Florida, where...
Drag queen, lime among New Year's 'drops' in Florida Keys

Drag queen, lime among New Year's 'drops' in Florida Keys

There are going to be plenty of things dropping for New Year's Eve in Key West, Florida.The Sunshine State's hedonistic, subtropical island has six...
Pothole Christmas tree inspires pastor to write holiday song

Pothole Christmas tree inspires pastor to write holiday song

McCOMB, Miss. (AP) — A scraggly metal Christmas tree planted in a pothole has inspired a Mississippi minister to pen a holiday song. One...
Whoo's there? Georgia family discovers owl in Christmas tree

Whoo's there? Georgia family discovers owl in Christmas tree

ATLANTA (AP) — A Georgia family got a real hoot from its Christmas tree: More than a week after they bought it, they discovered...
Wandering camel, cow, donkey to be featured in live Nativity

Wandering camel, cow, donkey to be featured in live Nativity

GODDARD, Kan. (AP) — A camel, cow and donkey that were found roaming together along a Kansas road have been booked to appear in...
141-year-old fruitcake is a Michigan family's heirloom

141-year-old fruitcake is a Michigan family's heirloom

TECUMSEH, Mich. (AP) — Some families pass down jewelry, watches or even recipes. But a Michigan family has its own heirloom: a 141-year-old fruitcake....
Laundromat, car dealership, grotto and pubs used in UK vote

Laundromat, car dealership, grotto and pubs used in UK vote

LONDON (AP) — Some citizens in the English city of Oxford could have been forgiven for bringing their dirty laundry with them when they...

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