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Michigan State building $1M robot fish

It's a fishy story but the school says the pricy fish will help research in the Great Lakes.

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Man throwing $55K potato salad party this weekend

An Ohio man who jokingly raised $55,000 from a crowdfunding site is making good on his promise to throw a huge party.

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Slot machine saves gambler from jail

A gambler in Germany has been saved from prison by a one-armed bandit.

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Teen calls police to break up his own party

A Washington state teen who threw a rowdy party rife with underage drinking and drug use called police to intervene after fights broke out.

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‘Pizza police:’ Cops make delivery after driver crashes

After a Pizza Hut driver was injured in a crash in Oregon, two police officers completed the delivery for him.

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Man breaks into police station

One for the Stupid Criminal Files: Police say a man mistook a police station for a school, breaking through a window to get in.

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Happy birthday, here’s a mega bratwurst

Residents in the southwest Illinois city of Belleville celebrated its 200th birthday with a 200-foot bratwurst, complete with a 200-foot bun.

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Hearses to parade through Hell (Michigan)

Dozens of Michigan hearse enthusiasts will show off their casket-carrying cars this weekend during a parade through Hell.

FILE - This Feb. 1, 2011 file photo shows medical marijuana clone plants at a medical marijuana dispensary in Oakland, Calif. Despite new rules that say only about 140 medical marijuana dispensaries are eligible to stay open, more than 450 have filed renewals to pay Los Angeles business taxes this year.

Stoners find love on weed-themed dating sites

New websites cater exclusively to smokers or, at the very least, the “cannabis friendly."

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Captain Citrus: OJ crusader, crime fighter

Florida has a muscular new superhero who promotes orange juice while battling evil through the power of the sun.

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‘Frozen’ wedding gown for brides who can’t ‘Let it Go’

Brides everywhere can soon get married in true Disney fairytale style.

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Police: Intruder caught cooking corn in home

A Massachusetts man was arrested after allegedly breaking into a home to fix himself a snack.

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Chinese city sidewalk offers ‘cell phone’ lane

The special path offers a lane for those too engrossed in messaging and tweeting to watch where they're going.

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Gun-toting woman threatens boy over clarinet practice

Sheriff's deputies in Colorado arrested a woman who pointed a rifle at her neighbor's 11-year-old son during music practice.

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Police: Man hid drugs in D.A.R.E. doll

A 22-year-old New York was arrested after allegedly hiding LSD and cocaine inside a stuffed animal.

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Police: Shoplifter makes ‘slow-speed’ wheelchair getaway

Police in Michigan say they arrested a woman for driving away in a $1,200 motorized wheelchair shopping cart full of stolen goods.

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Burglar busted while napping with stolen jewels

Police say an accused burglar stayed snoozing next to a bag of jewelry he was swiping from a home despite deputies snapping pictures of him.

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Only in New York: The million-dollar parking spot

These parking spots cost more than most people's homes.

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Mike Tyson defends crack-smoking mayor Rob Ford

You gotta figure things aren't going well when you have Mike Tyson defending you.

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Hundreds of previously-buried ‘E.T.’ Atari games up for grabs

Dubbed the worst video game ever, Atari reportedly buried millions of unsold copies in the New Mexico desert.

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Today in entertainment history: Sept. 30

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A look back at the Hollywood headlines that made history.

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Sam Smith shuns the spotlight

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The British pop star plans to keep his private life out of the headlines.

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Get ready for 3D ‘Thriller’

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Michael Jackson's epic 14-minute music video is going to be re-released next year.

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Cher postpones tour again

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The pop superstar has canceled more U.S. shows after struggling to recover from a viral infection.

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Harvard to study the business of Beyoncé

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The pop star's success will be the subject of a new research project at the Ivy League school.