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Want to buy a bridge? Pennsylvania still has 11 for sale

HARRISBURG Pa. - Buying a bridge is not on most to-do lists, but anyone seeking a historic span need look no further than the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation, which has 11 of them for sale.

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Chicago Cubs sue fake team mascots accused of hustling fans

- The Chicago Cubs are suing two men accused of posing in bear costumes as mascots for the Major League Baseball team and lurking around Wrigley Field, hustling fans for tips and in one case getting into a bar brawl.

Sports 19 Jul 2014

Father posts photo of sexually abused son online in donation plea

- A Florida father who severely beat an 18-year-old man he said he caught sexually assaulting his son posted the child's photo on a fundraising website to solicit donations for the boy's recovery, police said on Tuesday.

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Authorities identify mummified remains of woman in Detroit suburb

- A woman whose mummified remains were found in her garage in a Detroit suburb up to five years after her death has been identified through DNA tests, an official said on Friday.

U.S., 18 Jul 2014

Restaurant run by Indian convicts wins praise for politeness, hygiene

NEW DELHI - As India's capital baked in a heat wave, banker Gaurav Gupta sat down for lunch at a new air-conditioned restaurant, to be greeted by a smiling waiter who took his order for a traditional "thali" meal of flat bread, lentils, vegetables and rice.Nothing unusual, except that the employee, like most of his colleagues, is a convicted murderer serving time in South Asia's largest prison complex."Tihar Food Court" in west Delhi, a rehabilitation effort kicked off by the Tihar pri

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'Mannequin' dumped at Florida landfill was 'mummified' man

TAMPA Fla. - Two men hired to clean out a Florida rental house thought they found a mannequin hanging in the garage so they cut down what they believed to be a Halloween-style prank and took it to a landfill.

18 Jul 2014