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Illinois woman wins $1 million lottery prize in Florida

An Illinois woman found her trip to Florida was a profitable endeavor when she won a $1 million jackpot from a scratch-off lottery ticket. The Florida Lottery said Danelia Flores-Garcia, 43, of Beach Park, Ill., was visiting Florida when she purchased a $5,000,000 Gold Rush Classic scratch-off ticket from the Greenacres Discount Food store in […]

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Firefighters rescue horse from neighbor’s pool in Australia

Emergency responders were called to an Australian neighborhood to rescue a horse that had wandered into a neighbor’s yard and become trapped in their pool. The Country Fire Service in Victoria said in a news release that crews from Hurstbridge and Research responded alongside the Arthurs Creek Fire Brigade’s Large Animal Rescue Team and a […]

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Wallet lost at theater returned to woman 46 years later

An employee working on a remodeling project at a historic theater in California found a wallet that was lost by a patron 46 years earlier. Tom Stevens said he was in a crawlspace underneath the balcony at the Majestic Ventura Theater in Ventura when he found a wallet among the ticket stubs, empty drink containers […]

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Raccoon invades armored vehicle at U.S. Army base

A U.S. Army soldier stationed in Colorado captured video of colleagues scrambling to exit an armored vehicle to get away from a hitchhiking raccoon. Jossie Chavez, who is stationed at Fort Carson, captured video of the scene that unfolded when a raccoon invaded an armored vehicle known as a Bradley Fighting Vehicle. “We were surprised […]

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Black bear gets trapped inside parked car in Tennessee

A Georgia teacher visiting Tennessee woke up one morning to find a bear had locked itself inside her parked car. Mary Jane Yarbrough, an art teacher at Warner Robins High School in Houston County, Ga., said she is in Gatlinburg to take a class for a project she is planning for her students next year. […]

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Hong Kong parking space sells for $1.3M, sets new world record

A parking space in an affluent Hong Kong neighborhood sold for $1.3 million — a new world record. The parking space at the luxury Mount Nicholson residential project was sold by Wharf Holdings Ltd. and Nan Fung Group sold for a total $1.3 million to an unidentified buyer. The price for the 134.5-square foot parking […]