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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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Police: Man broke into bar, took nap in kitchen

Police say a man broke into a northwestern Pennsylvania bar, where he was found napping on a table.

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No boys allowed in these taxis

New York is about to get a new taxi service just for women.

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Trapped in ‘Bud Light town’

More than 1,000 people flown in to a small resort town to film a Bud Light commercial had problems leaving the party.

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Sedona’s not-so-‘Golden Arches’ go viral

PHOTOS: See the only turquoise McDonald's in the world.

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Police: Woman wearing aqua eyeshadow stole $144 in makeup

An Arkansas woman whose eyelids were caked with aqua and maroon makeup is accused of stealing "handfuls of eyeshadow."

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Surgery on ailing Great Dane yields 43 ½ socks

After two hours of surgery, veterinarians have finally solved the mystery of missing socks.

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More Americans see influence of religion waning

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Nearly three-quarters of the public think religion is losing influence in American life, according to a poll released on Monday.

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‘The Lion King’ makes history

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"The Lion King" is the top ticket of all time.

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‘Fashion Police’ to go on without Joan Rivers

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Bosses at the E! network have confirmed they plan to revive the series in January.

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Samuel L. Jackson plans Christmas charity single

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The "Pulp Fiction" star is rounding up his celebrity friends to raise money for the cancer charity One For The Boys.

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Shaq sings Bon Jovi song at crowded college bar

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WATCH: The basketball legend jumped on stage at an LSU-area bar to belt out a Bon Jovi classic.