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Jul 16, 2014

Punk rock librarians

Librarians in San Diego County are rocking mohawks....More
Jul 09, 2014

Swett, S.D., for sale

Anybody want to buy a town?....More
Jul 02, 2014


Turns out, goats are pretty lousy municipal employees....More
Jun 25, 2014

One minute parking

You're probably going to get a ticket....More
Jun 11, 2014

I pledge allegiance…

...to this guy's house....More
Jun 04, 2014

Lesson learned: Don't steal a firetruck

Man steals firetruck. Man gets arrested....More
May 28, 2014

Rabies babies

Cute. Cuddly. Potentially deadly....More
May 21, 2014

The fresh new face of W. Va.'s Republican party

Well she can’t yet vote, but Saira Blair, 17, unseated a two-term GOP incumbent to win the primary election for West Virginia’s state House....More
May 14, 2014

Using your head

Dummy uses dummy to beat traffic....More
May 07, 2014

Long live the Conch Republic

Hey, remember when the Florida Keys declared war on the U.S.?....More
Apr 30, 2014

Because there are consequences for not doing the dishes

Police dispatchers in South Amerst, Ohio, fielded a call from distraught grandfather Edward Friel, 72, today. Friel’s complaint? According to....More
Apr 23, 2014

Reservoir dog

Portland plans to flush 38 million gallons of urine-tainted reservoir water....More
Apr 16, 2014

With this sewage, I thee wed

When picking the perfect wedding venue, rarely does the local sewage treatment plant come to mind....More
Apr 09, 2014

"Keep the change" in Millcreek Township

After a woman paid for her sewer bill with a shoebox full of change, Millcreek Township, Pa., officials changed the township's payment policy....More

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Derek Prall is a professional journalist who has held numerous positions with a variety of print and online publications including the New Jersey Herald. He is a 2008 graduate of Furman University...
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