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CBS13’s Top Dogs In The News

CBS13 is honoring top dogs on this National Dog Day.

08/26/2015

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London’s Big Ben Is ‘A Little Temperamental’

Officials say the famous clock at Britain’s Parliament — used by Londoners for decades to check the time — has recently been slow by as much as six seconds.

08/26/2015

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Woman Live Tweets Couple’s Midair Breakup

Breakups are hard, but being stuck on a plane next to your ex, with snooping passengers nearby, is even worse.

08/24/2015

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Deez Nuts Latest Screwball Candidate To Join 2016 Presidential Race

Buried in a recent survey of North Carolina voters last week is a presidential candidate with an odd name.

08/19/2015

Pope Francis greets the faithful prior to his first 'Urbi et Orbi' blessing from the balcony of St. Peter's Basilica during Easter Mass on March 31, 2013 in Vatican City, Vatican. (Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)

Rent A Bunk On A Battleship During Pope Francis’ Philadelphia Visit

The Battleship New Jersey is offering 400 bunks for $75 per person for a night between Sept. 22 and Sept. 26.

08/11/2015

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Wallenda Will Attempt His Longest Tightrope Walk Ever

Wallenda plans to walk 1,576 feet at more than 10 stories above the Milwaukee Mile Speedway on the fairgrounds Tuesday night.

08/11/2015

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Man Inadvertently Called 911 When Planning A Burglary

Authorities say a man planning a burglary inadvertently dialed 911, allowing dispatchers to listen in on his conversation.

08/11/2015

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L.A. County Sheriff’s Helicopter Chases Paraglider Seen Flying Over Jail

A midair traffic stop? Almost, as a Los Angeles County Sheriff’s helicopter pursued a powered paraglider that had just flown past a jail, raising concern.

08/11/2015

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Hungry Dogs Start Kitchen Fire

Police say it appears the dogs were trying to get into the cupcakes and not only knocked off the stove’s control knobs, they also turned on the stove, causing the fire.

08/11/2015

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Family Reunited With Missing Dog After 9 Years

Boozer, now 10, had gone missing while the family was moving from Tennessee to Alabama.

08/11/2015

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Leaf Blower In Theater Sends Panicked Moviegoers Running

Police said Monday that three people had minor injuries in the panicked rush to get out of the theater during the showing of “The Gift.”

08/10/2015

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Active Grenade Found Outside McDonald’s Restaurant In Maryland

An active military-grade hand grenade was uncovered Saturday afternoon in the parking lot outside a Maryland McDonald’s.

08/10/2015