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Police puzzled by dolls left on porches in California city

LOS ANGELES - Police said on Thursday they were investigating porcelain dolls that had been left on the doorsteps of at least eight homes in a Southern California beach city that homeowners said bore a resemblance their daughters.

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Massachusetts monks tap brewing tradition to support aging members

SPENCER, Mass. - Tucked off a two-lane highway in a hilly, wooded section of central Massachusetts, a group of Roman Catholic monks has embraced a centuries-old tradition they hope can sustain their aging members in a world of rapidly rising health costs.

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Minnesota man asked to leave Southwest flight after critical tweet

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NBA great LeBron James sends 800 cupcake apologies to hometown

CLEVELAND - NBA star LeBron James, whose recent return to the Cleveland Cavaliers in his home state of Ohio sparked a frenzy in the small town where he has a home, sent sweet apologies to the community in the form of 800 cupcakes.

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Giant ketchup bottle up for sale in southern Illinois

CHICAGO - Want a giant historic order of fries with that?

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Germany allows seriously ill patients to grow their own cannabis

BERLIN - A German court ruled on Tuesday that some people suffering from chronic pain should be able to cultivate their own cannabis "for therapeutic purposes".

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