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ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Miami rapper Pitbull might soon be chilling out in Alaska.
DETROIT (AP) — Michigan hopes to keep drunks off the road with the help from a special message in men's bathrooms featuring an attention-getting woman's voice.
LANGHORNE, Pa. (AP) — Forget magazine drives and candy sales. A cash-strapped high school near Philadelphia hopes to raise money by auctioning itself on eBay.
PASCO, Wash. (AP) — Startled drivers weren't seeing things — it really was a kangaroo hopping down the highway in Washington state.
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — A huge crocodile known as Lolong has brought pride, fear, tourism revenue and attention to the remote southern Philippines town where it was captured. And now it has claimed a world record, too.
MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — The folks at Hi-Noon Petroleum in Montana have a new way to turn a dinosaur into gasoline.
BERLIN (AP) — German police say three women were killed on a golf course when lightning struck a shelter they fled to during a violent thunderstorm.
SALISBURY, N.C. (AP) — Four people have been arrested in North Carolina after they mistakenly called the wrong person about drug purchases.
PHOENIX (AP) — A man collapsed in court and died after being convicted Thursday of deliberately burning down his $3.5 million Phoenix mansion.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A New Mexico woman was arrested and spent a night in jail for not returning the book "Twilight" and two-DVD set "The Twilight Saga: New Moon" back to the library on time.