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Right to shovel1

Shoveling snow and the American Dream....More
Mar 04, 2015

What's that smell?

Louisville, Ky., stinks....More
Feb 24, 2015

Frozen star wanted, arrested

The cold never bothered me anyway…

Feb 11, 2015

Newark's sweet real estate deal

For Valentines Day, Newark, N.J., is offering couples parcels of land at a deeply discounted rate....More
Feb 04, 2015

Groundhogs, prophecies and bleeding ears

The Mayor of Sun Prairie, Wis., got more than he bargained for while asking a rodent for a weather forecast....More
Jan 28, 2015

In Dog We Trust

The Pinellas County Sheriff’s Department turned a typo into thousands of dollars for charity....More
Jan 07, 2015

He Who Shall Be Named (Kirby Delauter)

Freedom of the press: a lesson learned the hard way....More
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

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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