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Local Man Wins $676,000 at Pendleton Casino’s “Wizard of Oz” Penny Slots!

Matt Doherty walked out of Wildhorse Casino last week with $33,700 -- that's the 5 percent promised up front after the Pendleton man won $676,000 in a progressive penny slot machine called "The Wizard of Oz."

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Spokane car thief runs out of gas after stealing car
Spokane car thief runs out of gas after stealing car (Spokane County)
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Thief Steals Car, Then Runs Out of Gas Just Blocks Away

Maybe it's a good thing this car lot in Spokane doesn't fill the tanks of its vehicles for sale!

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Man watching GPS too closely ignores warning signs
Man watching GPS too closely ignores warning signs (Photo by Fox Photos/Getty Images)
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Driver Following GPS Drives off Bridge, Wife Dies in Crash

A 64-year-old man reportedly was following his GPS when he entered a bridge ramp that had been closed since 2009.

 

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Hero Driver Frees Car From Tow Truck’s Steel Grip

If you've ever had your car towed, this will make you stand up and cheer.

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Category: Automotive, Weird News Tags: , ,
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Top Blue Jays Prospect Signs for $2 Million, Still Lives in Car

Baseball has always had its fair share of quirky characters and this promising prospect is doing his part to keep that tradition.

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Starbucks pulls plug on controversial, offensive Race Together campaign
Starbucks pulls plug on controversial, offensive Race Together campaign (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images)
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Was Starbucks “Race Together” One of Biggest Corporate Blunders of All-Time?

While some say it actually worked because even more people were talking and thinking about Starbucks (if that's possible!) others say it's one of the biggest corporate blunders of all time.

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Stabber Asks Judge to Lower Sentence Because Victim Hurt Him During Attack

An Australian socialite stabbed his ex-girlfriend in the back several times before slicing his wrist and stabbing his own neck. She said if they were going to die together she should get to do some stabbing, too. He agreed and she stuck him in the stomach and then twisted the knife until his intestines came out. That warrants a lesser sentence he told the judge this week.

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Most Interesting Man in The World cutout gets driver a carpool ticket
Most Interesting Man in The World cutout gets driver a carpool ticket (Washington State Trooper Tony Brock photo)
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Dos Equis Pitchman Fails to Keep Seattle Driver from Getting Carpool Ticket

"Stay Thirsty, my friends..." for dodging tickets from the carpool lane?

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Prankers stretching plastic wrap across Interstate near Wallace, Idaho
Prankers stretching plastic wrap across Interstate near Wallace, Idaho (Townsquare media image)
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Idaho Officials Seeking ‘Plastic-Wrap Pranksters’ Stretching Plastic Across Interstate

The Shoshone County, Idaho Sheriffs department is looking for a person - or persons - with lots of plastic wrap on their hands, and it's not for a good reason.

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Pot-blowing suspect Kling
Pot-blowing suspect Kling (Wasco County Sheriffs Department)
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Oregon Man Accused of Blowing Marijunana Smoke Into Infant’s Mouth

Beaverton, Oregon police say a 22-year-old man is in custody after authorities saw a video of the man blowing pot smoke into the mouth of his infant child, and apparently he's done it before.

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