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DANA POINT, Calif. (AP) — Authorities say three and a half tons of marijuana have been found floating in the ocean off Southern California.
CLEVELAND (AP) — An Akron couple is celebrating after their half-marathon ended up being a sort of race to the altar.
FRANKENMUTH TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — A woman running for the Michigan Legislature was bitten by a dog while going door to door. The dog's distressed owner has made amends: Ann Doyle can put a campaign sign on his property.
WOLFFORTH, Texas (AP) — City Council candidate Bruce MacNair watched the coin rise into the air Friday. His opponent, Bryan Studer, kept his gaze on the carpeted floor to see how it landed.
SAN DIEGO (AP) — A man's implanted heart defibrillator may have saved his life in an unexpected way — by stopping a knife.
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Police in southwest Idaho say a man chose briefs over boxers to wear on his head as he held up a coffee shop and stole a safe.
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — A 12-year-old Texas boy who was suspended from school after shaving his head to resemble the face of Spurs forward Matt Bonner scored tickets to a playoff game and props from his favorite NBA player.
LOGAN, Utah (AP) — Utah wildlife officials say a moose went on a jaunt through neighborhoods north of Logan and triggered a police chase.
WINDSOR, Ontario (AP) — Police in the Canadian province of Ontario say they are holding a man who allegedly swallowed a $20,000 diamond as long as it takes for him to produce the evidence.
SEATTLE (AP) — Seattle police are scratching their heads about this one.