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Wisconsin Supreme Court Justice Jill Karofsky is sworn in by fellow Justice Rebecca Dallet, right, as her children, Danny and Daphne, and former Gov. Jim Doyle look on. Karofsky took the oath Saturday, Aug. 1, 2020, in Basco, Wis., during a break in a 100-mile run. (Patrick Marley/Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel via AP)
New Wisconsin justice sworn in during ultramarathonNew Wisconsin Supreme Court Justice Jill Karofsky has finished her 100-mile ultramarathon after being sworn in mid-run
The Associated Press2 days ago
FILE - In this March 6, 2018 file photo, Billy McFarland, the promoter of the failed Fyre Festival in the Bahamas, leaves federal court after pleading guilty to wire fraud charges in New York. More than three years after the highly publicized Fyre Festival famously fizzled out in the Bahamas, merchandise and other "minor assets" are available for purchase, courtesy the U.S. Marshals Service from Texas-based Gaston & Sheehan Auctioneers. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)
US Marshals put Fyre Festival merchandise up for auctionThe U.S. Marshals Service is putting merchandise and other “minor assets” from the Fyre Festival up for auction, more than three years after the highly publicized event notoriously fizzled out in the Bahamas
The Associated Press3 days ago
RI issues tax refunds signed by Walt Disney, Mickey MouseRhode Island mistakenly sent more than 175 tax refund checks signed by Walt Disney and Mickey Mouse
The Associated Press4 days ago
Rhode Island boy digs up massive 2 1/2-pound molluskAn 11-year-old Rhode Island boy clamming with his grandfather found a giant quahog that is thought to be one of the largest ever harvested in state waters
The Associated Press4 days ago
This undated photo provided by the Bank of Korea on Friday, July 31, 2020, shows South Korean banknotes damaged after being put in a washing machine in South Korea. A person living in Ansan city, near Seoul, placed an unspecified amount of 50,000-won ($42) bills in a washing machine earlier this year, according to the bank. (Bank of Korea via AP)
S. Korean tries washing money over virus fears, suffers lossMoney laundering is not a good idea, as a South Korean found out when he or she put banknotes in a washing machine to remove possible traces of the coronavirus
The Associated Press4 days ago
Farmer Joe Marszalkowski holds a prosthetic leg, Monday, July 27, 2020, that he found Sunday in a soybean field on his farm in West Addison, Vt. The leg was lost by double amputee Chris Marckres while skydiving on Saturday. (Jack Thurston/NECN and NBC10 Boston via AP)
Farmer returns prosthetic leg that skydiver lost during jumpA Vermont skydiver who lost his prosthetic leg during a jump has it back, thanks to a farmer who spotted it in a soybean field
The Associated Press7 days ago
In this photo taken and released by Leanne Byrne, an emu named Carol, three years old and raised from an egg, walks around behind a fence, July 5, 2020, in Yaraka, in the Longreach Region, Queensland, Australia, population 13. An Australian Outback pub has banned two emus, Carol and another, for “bad behavior” after they learned to climb the stairs and created havoc inside. The two large, flightless birds were already adept at stealing food from people in a lightly populated Queensland state outpost. (Leanne Byrne via AP)
Australian Outback pub bans messy emus for 'bad behavior'An Australian Outback pub has banned two emus for “bad behavior” after they learned to climb the stairs and created havoc inside
The Associated Press7 days ago
Daisy the St. Bernard recovers from her mountain ordealDon’t worry: Daisy is fine
The Associated Press8 days ago
Long haul: Dog lost on South Carolina highway found in MiamiA news outlet reports that a pet dog that jumped out of a car window on a South Carolina highway has been found two weeks later nearly 600 miles away
The Associated Press8 days ago
Mountain rescuers heft ailing St. Bernard off English peak St. Bernards are known for helping to rescue distressed travelers in the mountains, but on Sunday the tables were turned in northern England
The Associated Press9 days ago
Lost toy dog returns home with help of Cincinnati airportThe Cincinnati-area airport took a child’s beloved stuffed animal for an impromptu tour, reaching many on social media, before uniting the toy Dalmatian with its family in Florida
The Associated Press11 days ago
FILE - In this April 17, 2008, file photo a pair of threatened Chiricahua leopard frogs in a special tank at a U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service office in Albuquerque, N.M. The rare frog has been found beyond its known range in the U.S. Southwest. A U.S. Forest Service volunteer recently photographed a Chiricahua leopard frog in an earthen stock tank near the town of Camp Verde in central Arizona, the agency said Thursday, July 23, 2020. The agency says biologists later confirmed that at least 10 of the frogs were living there. (AP Photo/Susan Montoya Bryan, File)
Rare leopard frog found beyond its known range in SouthwestA rare frog has been found beyond its known range in the U.S. Southwest
The Associated Press11 days ago
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