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America’s Smallest Town For Sale
BUFORD, Wyo. (AP) — What's advertised as the smallest town in the United States goes up for auction next month.
The town of Buford, between Cheyenne and Laramie in southeast Wyoming, has just one inhabitant, Don Sammons.
Sammons says he plans to retire from managing his businesses at&n…
Lottery Winner Cut From Food Stamp Program
LINCOLN PARK, Mich. (AP) — State officials say a Detroit-area woman who won a $1 million lottery prize but continued to get food stamps has been removed from the food assistance program.
The Michigan Department of Human Services said Wednesday the lottery winner no longer was getting benefits..…
Wyoming Lawmakers Scuttle “Doomsday” Bill
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Wyoming lawmakers have shot down a bill that called for studying the possibility of creating a state currency to prepare for the possible collapse of the national government.
The House on Tuesday defeated the bill by a vote of 30 to 27...
Wolves In New York’s Central Park?
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Some Wyoming lawmakers are pushing a tongue-in-cheek bill calling on Congress to acquire New York City's Central Park to reintroduce wolves and other endangered species there.
Republican Rep. Allen Jaggi, of Lyman, is sponsoring the resolution in the Wy…
No Diving Horse In New Jersey
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — The Diving Horse has finally been put out to pasture for good.
The owner of Atlantic City's Steel Pier says he's dropping a plan to bring back the legendary Diving Horse after animal rights activists lodged fierce criticism...
Fugitive Calls For Roadside Help, Gets Busted
EVANSTON, Wyo. (AP) — A 59-year-old fugitive is back behind bars after he ran out of gas in Wyoming and called the local sheriff's office for roadside assistance.
The Wyoming Highway Patrol said Tuesday that Richard Vincent of Prineville, Ore...
Granny Getaway Driver
GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (AP) — A 73-year-old woman is facing charges of trying to elude police and burglary after Grand Junction police accused her of driving a getaway car.
Barbara West posted a $7,500 bond Thursday at the Mesa County Jail after being advised in court of the possible charges...
Facebook Spat Sparks Murder
MOUNTAIN CITY, Tenn. (AP) — Authorities say a father who was upset after a Tennessee couple deleted his adult daughter as a friend on Facebook has been charged with killing the couple.
Johnson County Sheriff Mike Reece said Wednesday the victims had complained to police that Marvin's Potte…
“Squatter” Told To Leave Texas Home
ROANOKE, Texas (AP) — A man who gained notoriety for claiming he can live in a $340,000 suburban Dallas house for $16 has been ordered to vacate the home by next Monday.
Kenneth Robinson says he filed an "affidavit of adverse possession" that gives him the right to live in the…

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