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Rotting food prompts German gas leak scare

BERLIN (AP) — Emergency officials called to check out a suspected gas leak in Germany found a culprit they didn't expect: a fridge full of rotting food. Full Story
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York County man gives sugar cookies some kick

As a volunteer field editor for Taste of Home magazine, Michael Vyskocil belongs to an army of home cooks nationwide. Full Story
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Baldwin, LaBeouf share a role—defendant— in NYC

NEW YORK (AP) — Alec Baldwin and Shia LaBeouf never ended up sharing a Broadway stage as planned last year, but real-life dramatics landed both of them Thursday in a distinctly less celebrated venue: Manhattan criminal courts. Full Story