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Soggy start: Burning Man crews stuck at Wal-Mart

| |Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014

Ah, Burning Man, the annual weeklong rave that draws thousands of free-thinkers to a remote spot in the Nevada desert. It's a festival so remote and bizarre that the only limit to free expression is imagination ... and that dust that always gets into the electronics.

Crested Butte to be Bud Light's 'Whatever' town

|Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014

Some people in normally laid back Crested Butte are not up for "Whatever" — a secretive Bud Light plan to paint their mountain town blue and turn it into a fantasy town for an online and television ad campaign.

New York meat truck driver charged in stinky spill

|Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014

State authorities have charged the driver of a truck that lost part of its load of expired meat outside an upstate New York mall, resulting in some irate motorists whose vehicles drove over the stinky spill.

Bear heads stolen from remote Maine cabin

|Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014

The person who broke into an off-the-grid cabin in remote western Maine didn't get away with money, jewelry or other valuables. Police say the thief took a pair of bear heads.

Dead dogs wrapped in plastic left on city streets

|Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014

Residents in an Atlanta neighborhood say they're alarmed after recent discoveries of dead dogs wrapped in plastic which have been left on roadsides.

Cops called after fliers fight over seat recline

| |Monday, Aug. 25, 2014

Airline passengers have come to expect a tiny escape from the confined space of today's packed planes: the ability to recline their seat a few inches. When one passenger was denied that bit of personal space Sunday, it led to a heated argument and the unscheduled landing of their plane, just halfway to its destination.

Gold thief offers to pay for pilfered nugget

| |Monday, Aug. 25, 2014

A man suspected of walking out of a Juneau, Alaska, jewelry store with a gold nugget worth nearly $5,000 developed a conscience and paid for it — after his image was distributed by police through a "crime stoppers" program.

Maine lobsterman catches rare blue lobster

|Monday, Aug. 25, 2014

A Maine lobsterman says he and his 14-year-old daughter caught a one-in-two-million crustacean: a blue lobster.

Colorado marshal can't adjust to high altitude

|Monday, Aug. 25, 2014

Nederland, Colorado's town marshal says he is resigning after just six months because he can't adjust to the altitude.

Moose shows up at German office canteen

|Monday, Aug. 25, 2014

Maybe he got hungry?