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Dec 10, 2014

Call it a draw

Deadlocked alderman race breaks tie using unorthodox method....More
Nov 12, 2014

The rise of the machines

A New York City Health Department IT worker was suspended for answering calls in his robo-voice....More
Nov 05, 2014

Lords of the rings

It's not every day sewer workers become heroes....More
Oct 15, 2014

Is Pennywise back?

Is the monster from Stephen King's "It" stalking a small Southern California town?....More
Oct 08, 2014

Are you sure you checked that twice?

Local library botches translation, teaches master class in irony....More
Sep 30, 2014

Speeders beware

Sheepshead Bay, N.Y., speed cam racks up $77,000 in fines in a single day....More
Sep 24, 2014

Belleville's 200-foot long

If you’re going to have a 200-foot bratwurst, you’re going to need a 200-foot bun....More
Sep 17, 2014

Zoning board condemns treehouse

The Minneapolis zoning board has ordered a treehouse to be torn down, ending a family's 2-year struggle....More
Sep 10, 2014

The nation's 10 best counties

The top 10 counties, according to new number-crunching....More
Sep 02, 2014

The extra mile

An act of kindness by Texas fire station personnel is receiving international attention....More
Aug 27, 2014

Caring Cops: Beds for Kids

Seattle police officers make it their mission to provide needy children with beds....More
Aug 20, 2014

Sue everybody!

Montezuma, Colo., sues everyone in town....More
Aug 13, 2014

Seafaring cities

"We are tied to the ocean. And when we go back to the sea, whether it is to sail or to watch - we are going back from whence we came." - John F....More
Aug 06, 2014

Beware the Moleman

Seattle authorities are on the hunt for trench-digger they have dubbed "Moleman."....More
Jul 30, 2014

Heee's baaaack!

The eyes of Civil War Union General William T. Sherman are once again upon Atlanta....More
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Derek Prall

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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