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California cow could be world’s tallest
Danniel, a 1-ton Holstein steer who stands at 6 feet, 4 inches, might take the title of world's tallest cow.       
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UNLV running back looking to use size to his advantage at UCLA
Seven inches. That’s the average difference in height between UNLV starting running back Lexington Thomas and the Rebels’ offensive line, assuming Thomas stacks up to his listed 5-foot-9.
16 points by Las Vegas Sun | American football positions American football Fullback Running back Canadian football Quarterback Sam Boyd Stadium Imperial units
Football: St. Francis is 2-0 after 35-0 win over Pasadena
There were a number of individual standouts on Thursday night in St. Francis' 35-0 win over Pasadena. Receiver Daniel Scott, a point guard for the basketball team, showed off his moves and versatility with a spectacular 22-yard touchdown catch in the second quarter in which he caused two Pasadena...
30 points by Los Angeles Times | American football Basketball High school End zone Point guard American football positions Imperial units Canadian football
Massive cow might be world’s tallest bovine
EUREKA, Calif. — Holy cow! A giant, 1-ton Holstein steer who loves to eat bread and romps like a puppy at a Northern California zoo is vying for the title of world’s tallest bovine. His name is Danniel and he measures 6 feet, 4 inches from the hoof to the withers, a smidge taller than...
1988 points by New York Post | Humboldt County California California Eureka California Sequoia Park Zoo Imperial units Cattle United States customary units Northern California
Colorado man with ties to Nevada wanted in abduction case
A fugitive from Denver with known ties to Nevada is accused of abducting a man, holding him for ransom and physically assaulting him.
14 points by Las Vegas Review-Journal | English-language films Crime Arrest Imperial units United States customary units Las Vegas metropolitan area Thought Police
Police search for missing man, 76, in south Houston
Authorities are searching for a missing 76-year-old man with dementia who disappeared Thursday in south Houston.
2 points by The Houston Chronicle | Ford F-Series Pickup truck Inch Imperial units United States customary units Ford Motor Company Texas Houston Police Department
Fraser police seek suspect in Walgreens armed robbery
Police are asking for the public’s help identifying and finding the suspect, who hit the store early Thursday morning        
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2 street collapses above 100-year-old Baltimore sewer line expected to cost $10 million or more
Two street collapses above a century-old Baltimore sewer line near downtown are expected to cost the city at least a combined $10 million in repairs, the Department of Public Works said Tuesday.A section of the 100 block of West Centre Street in Mount Vernon that fell into the 6-foot sewer line...
-1 points by Baltimore Sun | Road Inch Street Yard Imperial units Chinatown Manhattan
Retractable roof by Detroit firm tops U.S. Open stadium
Detroit’s Rossetti Architects designed innovative retractable roof for U.S. Open        
-1 points by The Detroit News | Arthur Ashe Tennis US Open Arthur Ashe Stadium Imperial units Retractable roof Jimmy Connors Arthur Ashe Kids' Day
Search underway for inmate who escaped Birmingham work site
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) - Authorities are searching for an inmate who they say escaped from a work site in Birmingham. News agencies report that officials with the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency say 56-year-old Paula Smith left her assigned job location Wednesday afternoon. The exact location of Smith's job site wasn't ...
-1 points by The Washington Times | Alabama Law enforcement agency Elmore County Alabama Inch Law Police Imperial units United States customary units
Two planes collide in deadly Georgia crash
The Federal Aviation Administration said that two single-engine planes collided over the West Georgia Regional Airport just before 11 a.m. Wednesday in Carroll County, about 45 miles west of Atlanta.
-1 points by Arizona Daily Star | Weather Tropical cyclone Water Rain Great Basin Cloud Precipitation Imperial units
Man swallows 110 bags of cocaine
Sitting on a nine-hour flight from Thailand to Australia can be uncomfortable at the best of times.
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From the Archives: Aviator 'jumps' off building
Under the headline "Aviator Jumps Off Building," the Los Angeles Times reported the next day: Frank Clark (later Clarke), 22-year-old stunt aviator, yesterday “jumped” off the 10-story Los Angeles Railway Building at 11th Street and Broadway and thereby pioneered the airway for the tired businessmen...
-1 points by Los Angeles Times | Film Howard Hughes Aircraft The Los Angeles Times Hollywood Los Angeles California Imperial units Photography Los Angeles
Missing elderly Detroit man last seen on porch
James Thomas Jr., who lives on 10000 block of Roxbury, suffers from dementia        
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Premature baby brings life to Wetumpka family
WETUMPKA, Ala. (AP) - Cory and Whittney tried. The Burdettes tried for five years to have a child, to the point that they experienced every emotion possible multiple times. From anger to hope, to eventually - eventually - giving up control. They let go of their own hope, their own ...
-2 points by The Washington Times | Lung Adoption Avoirdupois Imperial units United States customary units Preterm birth English-language films Elmore County Alabama
Oroville reservoir level continues to drop amid new rain storms
Updates: New storms approach, but officials confident Oroville Dam and spillways will hold up Feb. 16, 2017, 6:17 a.m. The rain has started to return in Northern California and will continue over the next few days, but officials aren't as concerned about the upcoming weather so much as the damage...
22 points by Los Angeles Times | United States customary units Rain Water Inch Yard Imperial units Apostrophe Lake Oroville
Suspects sought in Detroit CVS armed robbery
Surveillance footage shows a masked man robbing a CVS in the 10000 block of West McNichols at about 5 a.m. Feb. 8        
-2 points by The Detroit News | Crime Security Police Surveillance Assisted living ManaGeR Imperial units United States customary units
Oracle launches race boat for America’s Cup in Bermuda
Finally the wait is over for Oracle Team USA, which unveiled its America's Cup Class boat         
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Teen reported missing from Bridgeport
Police are searching for a teenage girl from Bridgeport who has been missing since last week, Chicago police said.  Maricella Munoz, 15, of the 600 block of West 25th Place, was last seen Feb. 8, according to a news release from police. The teen could be in Calumet City.  Munoz is described as...
163 points by Chicago Tribune | Police X11 color names Adolescence Khaki According to Jim Eye color Imperial units Nike Inc.
QLine streetcar tagged with graffiti
Police officials say a vandal got through the gated area where the streetcars are housed and sprayed graffiti        
-2 points by The Detroit News | Graffiti Detroit Imperial units Federal government of the United States Renaissance Center Vandalism Toronto streetcar system Tram
Windstorm cuts power for thousands in metro Detroit
About 4,000 addresses remain without electricity this morning, down from 25,000, according to DTE Energy        
-2 points by Detroit Free Press | Lightning Power outage Transformer Electricity market Electrical engineering Imperial units
Police searching for missing teen
Police are searching for a 16-year-old girl who has been missing since last month.  Sidney Sellers was last seen Jan. 24 leaving her home near the 2100 block of South Trumbull Avenue in the city's Little Village neighborhood, according to a news release from police.  The teen could be on the city's...
-2 points by Chicago Tribune | Inch Imperial units United States customary units City Color
The ingenious ways smugglers disguise drugs in food
Ever since Nixon declared drug abuse as "America's public enemy number one," the fight between drug smugglers and law enforcement has become a game of one-upping each other.
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Inside America’s biggest IKEA
More than a thousand people showed up to the opening of IKEA’s largest store in the US on Wednesday. Located in Burbank, Calif., the new shop is 456,000 square feet, features 1,700 parking spaces and sits across 22 acres. The massive crowd got rowdy, with people accusing each other of cutting in line when only...
9 points by New York Post | Imperial units Opening Restaurant Ribbon Acre Sweden
U.S. Marshals hunt for tattoo-covered sex offender
A convicted sex offender was on the loose Wednesday with U.S. Marshals on the hunt — but his face covered with tattoos could make him easy to spot. Matthew Ezekiel Stager, 44, was released from the Federal Correctional Complex in Petersburg, Va., last Thursday — but he failed to show up at a transitional center...
516 points by New York Post | United States Virginia Imperial units United States customary units Hampton Roads Crime Head and neck Portsmouth Virginia
City saw fewer, but larger air-rights deals last year
Fewer but larger air-rights transactions in Manhattan pushed the average price of an air-rights deal up 5 percent last year from 2015. Prices rose to an average of $292 per square foot, compared with $277 per square foot in 2015, a new TenantWise report has found. The highest price per square foot, $1,258, was paid...
11 points by New York Post | Imperial units Air rights Real estate Manhattan West Side Yard Pennsylvania Station Hudson Yards Redevelopment Project New York City
Aurora home invaders point gun at babysitter
A gun was pointed at a 15-year-old girl after two men entered the Aurora home where she was babysitting, police said. The girl said she was babysitting two children, a 4-year-old girl and 3-year-old boy, when at 11:40 a.m. Sunday two men with their faces covered entered the home on the 0-99 block...
282 points by Chicago Tribune | Crime Firearm Imperial units United States customary units Police Boy Sweater Anorak
Textron tapped for Afghan air force training support
Ryan MaassFeb. 7 (UPI) -- The U.S. Air Force has selected Textron Systems to provide contractor logistics support for the Cessna C-208B Caravans used by the Afghan air force.
12 points by UPI | United Press International Mile Imperial units Textron
More oil than thought offshore Senegal
Daniel J. GraeberFeb. 7 (UPI) -- Africa-focused energy company FAR Ltd. said a review of its oil prospects off the coast of Senegal was more promising than initially thought.
51 points by UPI | Petroleum United Press International Barrel Barrel Floating Production Storage and Offloading Imperial units Energy Customary units in the United States
More power and attitude in 2018 Dodge Durango SRT
Dodge will add a powerful, high-performance SRT model to its Durango SUV lineup later this year        
130 points by Detroit Free Press | Automobile Chrysler Imperial units General Motors Truck Dodge Vehicle Jeep
Just when you thought cruises couldn’t get any worse
Next time you find yourself on a cruise ship and plan on enjoying a healthy stroll, think again. That walk above the water may slowly kill you. According to a recent study put on by producers of the French documentary series “Thalassa [http://europe.tv5monde.com/en/tv-shows/documentary/thalassa],” ultrafine particles are concentrated in cruise-ship air at a level that is...
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Proposed cluster-home development in Brecksville waits for federal approval
A plan by Petros Homes to build 59 stand-alone cluster houses at Snowville and Brecksville roads will have to wait for federal approval. The developer needs a wetland permit from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers before it can move forward with its subdivision, named The Village. BRECKSVILLE, Ohio - A plan by a Broadview Heights developer to build 59 stand-alone cluster houses at Snowville and Brecksville roads will have to wait for federal approval. Petros Homes needs a wetlands permit from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers before it can move forward with its subdivision - named The Village - which would stand on 25 acres off the north side of Snowville, just east of Brecksville Road. To receive the permit, Petros must identify all federally protected wetlands on the 25 acres and show how it would preserve the wetlands or recreate them elsewhere. Company officials said they are waiting for the U.S. Army Corps to approve its wetlands plan. On Jan. 26, the Brecksville Planning Commission gave Petros permission to start clearing and landscaping the heavily wooded 25 acres but only after receiving the federal wetlands permit. After clearing and landscaping the site, Petros will have to return to the commission and City Council for subdivision approval. The firm must also give the city an arborist report - listing the species of trees on the 25 acres and identifying which must be preserved - and obtain land easements from the city and Cuyahoga County. Petros introduced its plan in March. However, the firm needed a rezoning because the proposed site was zoned for half-acre lots and would have fit just 35 homes. Cluster development with 59 homes planned for Snowville Road in Brecksville Petros wanted to make the 25 acres a multifamily district that would accommodate up to eight houses an acre. Voters approved the rezoning in November. Mayor Jerry Hruby supported the rezoning. He said the city for years has recognized a need for empty-nester housing for aging residents wanting to downsize. Until now, Brecksville residents seeking smaller homes and yards have had to leave the city. Gary Naim, president of Petros Homes, said the new development would target residents age 55-75. It would have one single-street entrance off Snowville. The homes would measure between 2,000-3,000 square feet and would cost between $300,000-$400,000. About three or four houses would sit on each acre, and the lots would measure at least 8,125 square feet. Buyers would choose from among five or six basic floor plans, perhaps with some customization options. The homes would come with a two-car garage. A homeowners' association would plow snow and cut lawns. 
10 points by The Plain Dealer | Cuyahoga County Ohio United States Army Broadview Heights Ohio Real estate Imperial units Brecksville Ohio Acre Square yard
Home of the Day: Life on a grand scale in Montecito
Situated on more than three manicured acres overlooking the Pacific, this Spanish Colonial estate in Montecito features design on a grand scale. Entered through a two-story foyer, the main residence features such details as groin vault hallways, elegant woodwork and massive stone fireplaces. French...
15 points by Los Angeles Times | Tennis Rooms Semi-detached Home Square foot Imperial units Fireplace Real estate
Here’s how you can meet Budweiser Clydesdales this weekend in Las Vegas
The eight Budweiser Clydesdale horses will be harnessed and hitched to its red beer wagon at Red Rock Resort on Saturday afternoon for fans to take photographs before Sunday’s Super Bowl 51.
1533 points by Las Vegas Review-Journal | Imperial units Budweiser Clydesdales Super Bowl Spuds MacKenzie Horse Pint United States customary units Saturday
Man charged with dumping huge debris pile in neighbor's yard
WESTMINSTER, S.C. (AP) - A man has been charged with dumping a huge pile of building debris on his neighbor's yard in Westminster. The Anderson Independent Mail reported (http://bit.ly/2jIQejy) the debris pile was 9 feet tall and 15 feet wide. Thirty-nine-year-old Terry Richard Gassaway was arrested Wednesday and charged with ...
-2 points by The Washington Times | The Anderson Independent-Mail Sheriff Imperial units
Construction to begin in Perryman on 2.5 million square feet of warehouse space
Construction is set to begin on the first phase of what could ultimately be 2.5 million square feet of additional warehouse and distribution space in Perryman. A groundbreaking ceremony was held for the project, called Eastgate, on Tuesday afternoon, with Harford County Executive Barry Glassman,...
-2 points by Baltimore Sun | Real estate Aberdeen Proving Ground Harford County Maryland Baltimore County Maryland Havre de Grace Maryland Area Imperial units Building
Baltimore police searching for missing 20-year-old woman
Homicide detectives in Baltimore are searching for a 20-year-old woman who police say went missing under suspicious circumstances.Tonja Deshaun Chadwick was last seen Saturday in the 3400 block of Mayfield Ave. in Belair-Edison. She was reported missing Monday, when her family told police she had...
-2 points by Baltimore Sun | Detective Police Criminal Investigation Department Inch Infiniti G35 United States customary units Imperial units Forced disappearance
Detroit’s QLine streetcar taking road tests on Woodward
Official says staff is using the tests to ensure the track is free of obstructions        
-2 points by The Detroit News | Pun Detroit Imperial units Federal government of the United States Tram Toronto streetcar system Renaissance Center Railway electrification system
8-man football final: Whitens lifts North Central to repeat
North Central’s 26-game winning streak was in question for 64 seconds of the second quarter        
-2 points by Detroit Free Press | American football Rush Limbaugh End zone Quarterback Imperial units Republic of Ireland Style
Police identify suspect in Seattle shooting that injured 5
SEATTLE (AP) - Police have identified a suspect in a shooting outside a downtown Seattle convenience store that wounded five people. Seattle Police said on Twitter Friday afternoon that officers are searching for Alrick Hollingsworth Jr. in connection with the Nov. 9 incident. Police say four men and one woman ...
-2 points by The Washington Times | Seattle Convenience store Inch Imperial units United States customary units Washington Broadsheet The Seattle Times
Spotify nearing deal to move to World Trade Center
Spotify, the world’s No. 1 music streamer, is close to a deal to move its headquarters to the World Trade Center. The Swedish company, whose US offices are now located in about 140,000 square feet at 620 Ave. of the Americas on the Ladies’ Mile in Midtown South, is negotiating through a JLL team for...
95 points by New York Post | Port Authority of New York and New Jersey World Trade Center 7 World Trade Center Real estate Imperial units New York City World Trade Center site Midtown Manhattan
Cops: Man fatally shot in home; marijuana plants taken
A Detroit man was fatally shot early Friday when three people knocked on his door and entered his home        
-2 points by The Detroit News | Mercury Ford Motor Company Mercury Grand Marquis Mercury Marauder Mercury Marquis Mercury Colony Park Imperial units
What cars? New pavilion at the L.A. Auto Show showcases scooters, electric bikes and hoverboards
It’s one of the largest car events in the world, but a heavily trafficked area of the L.A. Auto Show features precisely zero cars.  The new Go pavilion spotlights so-called personal mobility products to help the adventurous deal with an urban commute. Also known as “last-mile” solutions because...
10 points by Los Angeles Times | Electric vehicle Wheelchair Scooter Imperial units Mobility device Scooter Brompton Bicycle Electric scooters
Charming new construction in Cleveland Heights is a rare find: House of the Week
Built in 2015, the home features five bedrooms, three and a half baths in 3,140 square feet with an additional 1,480 square feet in the finished basement. The home is listed at $729,000. CLEVELAND HEIGHTS, Ohio -- Surrounded by classic mansions, century homes and older neighborhoods, new construction in Cleveland Heights can stick out like a sore thumb. 2647 Derbyshire Road is an exception. "This new home blends in seamlessly," listing agent Ernie Cahoon with Howard Hanna said. "The craftsman and storybook details with touches of art deco make this home just exquisite." Built in 2015, the home features five bedrooms, three and a half baths in 3,140 square feet with an additional 1,480 square feet in the finished basement. The home is listed at $729,000. "It's a rare find that allows buyers to simply move in, put their things away, and then have a great party," Cahoon said. While the brick and Hardie Board sided exterior might make you feel like you're in the Hamptons, the interior looks straight out of a design magazine. The arched front door leads into a living area covered in oak floors. The adjacent dining room features a beautiful chandelier and crown molding. Through the hall, the open great room and kitchen comes equipped with huge center island, granite countertops, white glass subway backsplash, gray Medallion cabinets, plank ceilings and access to the back patio. Upstairs, the master bedroom boasts a spacious en suite with claw foot tub and walk-in shower. Downstairs, the finished basement has a wet bar, theater room, full bedroom and bath and dog wash area. Outside, a detached carriage-style garage has room for two cars and ample storage. Address: 2647 Derbyshire Rd. City: Cleveland Heights Price: $729,000 Square footage: 3,140 (plus 1,480 in basement) Year built: 2015 No. bedrooms: 5 No. bathrooms: 4 (3 full, 1 half) Lot size: 0.31 acres School district: Cleveland Heights-University Heights Other notable attributes: heated floors in basement, cooper roof over dining bay, GE Monogram appliances Real estate agent and contact info: Ernie Cahoon, Howard Hanna Real Estate, email: [email protected], phone: (216) 440-1210
161 points by The Plain Dealer | Rooms Real estate Bedroom Bathtub Room Laundry room Area Imperial units
Police searching for missing man with Alzheimer’s disease
Metro Police are seeking the public’s help finding a man reported missing early this morning. Gerald “Jerry” Rae, 76, was last seen about 3:30 a.m. at a home near ...
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UNLV student attacked in campus parking lot
A UNLV student was attacked while walking through a campus parking lot Tuesday night, according to a UNLV Police Services crime alert.
80 points by Las Vegas Review-Journal | Attack Attack! Parking lot Inch Parking According to Jim Imperial units
Retractable roof by Detroit firm tops U.S. Open
Detroit’s Rossetti Architects designed innovative retractable roof for U.S. Open        
-1 points by The Detroit News | Arthur Ashe Tennis US Open Arthur Ashe Stadium Imperial units Retractable roof Jimmy Connors Arthur Ashe Kids' Day
Police searching for suspects in store robbery
Metro Police are seeking the public’s help to find two suspects in the robbery of a store in the southeast valley last month. A man and woman entered a store in the area of Eastern and Sahara avenues and ...
-1 points by Las Vegas Sun | Inch Imperial units United States customary units Security Crime Uniform 10 Guard
Skokie police seek missing 87-year-old man
Skokie police are seeking information about an 87-year-old man who last was seen at 7 a.m. Wednesday walking in Skokie. Police issued an advisory seeking the public's help in locating the man, Jose Del Refujio Munoz-Garcia. According to police, the man suffers from dementia. He is 5 feet, 8 inches...
-1 points by Chicago Tribune | Transport Imperial units United States customary units Green White Color Automobile Vehicle
Gas pipeline to start pumping today

6 points by Atlanta Journal Constitution | Pipeline transport Price Fuel Fulton County Georgia Petroleum Imperial units Coal Wilderness