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BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A large sequoia tree with a history rooted in conservation was standing in the way of progress, so on Sunday, it was moved.

HELSINKI (AP) — Activists are collecting money to repair a penis-shaped rock formation in southern Norway after the popular tourist attraction was found badly damaged.

SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — Eleven days after laying his son to rest, Frank J. Kerrigan got a call from a friend. "Your son is alive," he said.

BOSTON (AP) — Artifacts connected to some of the nation's most notorious gangsters sold for more than $100,000 at auction Saturday.

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A massive Idaho tree that grew over more than a century from a seedling sent by a noted naturalist has been uprooted and is poised to travel about two blocks Sunday to a new location.

PETALUMA, Calif. (AP) — Martha is big, ugly, lazy and gassy. And a world champion. In a competition annually dominated by the old, the tiny, and the hairless, the 3-year-old, 125-pound Neapolitan Mastiff used her lollygagging youth to win the 29th annual World's Ugliest Dog Contest.

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — While a television news crew was gathering footage for a story about crime in the Albuquerque downtown area, a thief drove off in the station's SUV.

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Workers in Idaho prepared to inflate rolling tubes beneath a massive sequoia that grew over more than a century from a seed sent by naturalist John Muir.

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — A Rhode Island company that makes jewelry from breast milk has been ordered to refund customers and return the breast milk they sent.

MARODA, India (AP) — A charity that provides toilets to poor Indians is leading an effort to rename a tiny northern village after President Donald Trump, saying the gesture is meant to honor relations with the U.S.

OXFORD, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey woman has been reunited with her special necklace that was thrown in the trash after she went to a hospital, thanks to a group of hardworking sanitation workers.

BEAVER FALLS, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania family expecting to pick up the ashes of their beloved pet were instead handed the animal's frozen body.

WASHINGTON (AP) — The nation's capital is taking a modern approach to dealing with an old problem: rats. News media outlets report that the number of requests for rodent abatement increased from 2,300 in 2015 to more than 3,500 last year.

SCOTTSBURG, Ind. (AP) — A customer's act of kindness at a southern Indiana McDonald's sparked a chain reaction of niceness in its drive-thru line.

ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla. (AP) — A man who was fishing in the Tennessee River reeled in a waterlogged camera and then used social media to track down its owner in Florida.

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Firefighters had to rescue a man after his minivan became wedged in a drawbridge in downtown Green Bay. Officials say the van got stuck between one of the opening spans and the fixed roadway on the Walnut Street Bridge early Thursday.

AVON LAKE, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio man is facing charges after police say he stole more than 500 signs, claiming they were an eyesore and a distraction to drivers.

BEIJING (AP) — Powerful mini-crossbows that shoot toothpicks and needles are the new must-have toy for schoolkids across China — and a nightmare for concerned parents and school officials.

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — For Mike Lesakowski and 39 of his hockey-playing friends, it's game on. And on and on and on. From the opening faceoff Thursday night to the final whistle set for the morning of July 3, the group of mostly 40-something Buffalonians will be on the ice playing one continuous game spanning 11 days — or 251 hours, to be exact.

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Not very often does a 10-story-tall, 800,000-pound landmark change locations. Especially one that's alive. But workers in Idaho will attempt just that starting Friday.

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Police in Little Rock say a mall worker wrestled away a stripper pole from a would-be thief who bit the employee during the struggle.

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Some folks in Oregon might not want to ask, when served an elk burger or a venison steak, where the meat came from.

LONDON (AP) — Boys at a British high school have found a novel way around strict uniform rules banning shorts, as the country swelters through a heatwave.

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles police say a woman led officers on a wild chase in a suspected stolen car that lasted a half-hour and ended when she crashed into a pole.

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