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Home that inspired ‘The Conjuring’ movie for sale for $1.2M

Not afraid of ghosts and things that go bump in the night? The purportedly haunted Rhode Island farmhouse where the spooky happenings that inspired the 2013 horror movie “The Conjuring”

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Bull that escaped Long Island farm captured after 2 months

A bull that escaped from a farm on Long Island and eluded searchers for two months has been captured, authorities said Thursday. The 1,500-pound (680-kilogram) bull, nicknamed Barney or Barnie,

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Comical, topical? Party bus saves day for school field trip

A group of high school students in Massachusetts had to ride on a party bus complete with a stripper pole and neon lights during a recent field trip — an

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Japanese sisters certified as world’s oldest twins at 107

Guinness World Records has certified two Japanese sisters as the world’s oldest living identical twins at 107, in an announcement Monday coinciding with Respect for the Aged Day, a national

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Boston’s famous Skinny House sells for a nice fat price

Boston’s famous Skinny House has sold for a nice fat price. The home in the city’s North End hit the market in August for $1.2 million, and the deal was

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Police Dept. Receives Note From A Man Thanking Them For Their Kindness 71 Years Ago

A police department in Kentucky received a letter from a man thanking them for their random act of kindness 71 years ago. In 1950, a young couple stopped in London,

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Artist Spends 8 Years Creating This Tree Chair

Peter Cook and Becky Northey met in 1995, became partners and began shaping trees into living art they call “Pooktre”. Instead of cutting trees down to make structures, Peter and

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