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This July 2018 photo provided by Charlotte Murphy shows her leg after she encountered poison parsnip, at UVM Medical Center in Colchester, Vt. Murphy says she developed painful blisters overnight after brushing against poison parsnip. Murphy says the blisters got so bad she had to go to the hospital to see a burn specialist. (Charlotte Murphy via AP)
Poison parsnip causes severe burns, blisters on woman's legsAn invasive species of plant in Vermont left an Essex woman with severe burns and blisters
The Associated Press21 hours ago
In this Tuesday, July 17, 2018 aerial photo, firefighters work to extinguish a fire at the Golden Pyramid House in Wadsworth, Ill. Authorities say the fire severely damaged the home that doubles as a tourist attraction in northern Illinois. Firefighters responded to a report that an elderly man in a wheelchair and his dog were trapped by the fire. No people were hurt but the dog died. The Lake County Sheriff's Office says the fire wasn't suspicious. (Joe Lewnard/Daily Herald via AP)
Giant pyramid tourist attraction burns in northern IllinoisAuthorities say fire damaged a giant pyramid tourist attraction in northern Illinois
The Associated Press1 day ago
Michigan twins run for county seats as political opponentsTwin sisters from western Michigan are running for county commissioner seats, but they aren't endorsing one another
The Associated Press2 days ago
Bicyclist versus lift bridge. What could possibly go wrong?Police say a bicyclist who weaved past the gates blocking access to a bridge over a river in eastern Wisconsin escaped serious injury after falling into the gap that was created when the bridge started to rise
The Associated Press2 days ago
Probe criticizes Montana justice for absences, tardinessAn investigation into the operation of one of the Missoula County justice courts found the judge was frequently absent, had employees walk her dog, put court fees in an unlocked box on her back porch and offered no training to new hires
The Associated Press2 days ago
This photo provided by the Cape May N.J. Police Department shows "Bean" a pug dog being photographed at the Cape May Police Dept., in Cape May, N.J.   The dog is home after police in the New Jersey shore town posted its mugshot on social media. Cape May Patrolman Michael LeSage found Bean the pug in a yard on Sunday, July 15, 2018.   Police posted a photo of Bean on Facebook with the caption: "This is what happens when you run away from home." It took a few hours before Bean's owners tracked her down.  (Cape May N.J. Police Department via AP)
Police post mugshot of lost dog, bail paid in cookiesA dog is home after police in a New Jersey shore town posted its mugshot on social media
The Associated Press2 days ago
Investigation into weeping Virgin Mary statue continuesThe Catholic Diocese of Las Cruces continues to investigate a Virgin Mary sculpture in a Hobbs church that appears to be weeping
The Associated Press2 days ago
Lose, your blues: Town tosses 'Footloose' anti-dancing lawWestern Arkansas city has a message for residents: It's finally time to kick off the Sunday shoes
The Associated Press3 days ago
Hungry headache: German city seeks to evict big catfishA German city is looking for a way to get rid of a giant catfish that is believed to have developed a taste for ducklings after eating all of its fellow fish in the municipal pond
The Associated Press3 days ago
Firefighters rescue raccoon that got head stuck in mayo jarFirefighters in upstate New York helped out a presumably hungry raccoon that got its head stuck inside a mayonnaise jar
The Associated Press3 days ago
Errant tweet inspires "National Blue Cheese Dressing Day"The founder of Buffalo's annual chicken wing festival is offering foodies another reason to indulge _ with the creation of National Blue Cheese Dressing Day
The Associated Press3 days ago
Toys, eyeglasses, cellphones surface in Ohio sewer systemWorkers in metropolitan sewer district in Ohio amass impressive collection of toys, eyeglasses and other objects that made their way through the sewer system
The Associated Press3 days ago
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