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St. Louis Cardinals Pitcher Gives Removed Rib to Daughter

It's a little strange to lose a body part. But that's what happened to St. Louis Cardinals ace Chris Carpenter when surgeons removed one of his ribs in an attempt to alleviate pressure that was running up his pitching arm.

After the surgery Carpenter was presented with the bone, and he knew just what to do with it:

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Man Wrestles Gator to Save Dog
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Florida Man Wrestles Gator to Save Beloved Dog

We already knew that dogs love their masters, but how far will a pet owner go to protect their beloved pooch? In Florida, a 66-year-old grandfather recently wrestled a seven-foot alligator to save his West Highland Terrier. Answer is, pretty far, apparently.

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Canadian KFC Serves Up Raw Chicken Burger

When you remove a fast food burger from its wrapper and bite down, you are taking it on faith that there isn't something really disgusting between the buns.

Last week a KFC diner in the Toronto-area paid for this faith. As you can see, he took a big bite of his chicken burger only to find that somebody forgot to stick the chicken part in the deep fryer.

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Woman Jailed For Failing To Delete Facebook Account

You know it’s a bad day when a judge decides you need to spend some time behind bars because you didn’t delete your Facebook account. Is having a Facebook page now a crime? It seems that if you irk the wrong judge in the state of Kentucky, it just might be.

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Tragedy! McDonald’s Delays McRib Release

Bad news for fans of the porky substance that is McDonald's McRib sandwich. Instead of being sold beginning on October 22nd, as was initially planned, the limited time offering won't hit markets until late December. Bah humbug!

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World's Deadliest Foods
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The 10 Most Deadly Foods on the Planet

Sometimes the food you eat is trying to kill you. Not in the traditional sense, with saturated fat, refined sugars and cholesterol. There are a few foods out there that can literally end your life if improperly prepared, or at the very least make you terribly sick. While you probably won’t encounter most of the items on this list during the normal course of your life, a few of them are surprisingly common.

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Two Clownfish
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‘Finding Nemo’ Fish Could Be Listed as Endangered

The Center for Biological Diversity has started a petition to get the orange clownfish, who was popularized as Nemo in Pixar's hit movie 'Finding Nemo,' and seven other species of damselfish to be classified as an endangered species.

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Hey Tri-State - What do you do for a living? (flickr)
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Evansville Henderson and Owensboro Each Offer Amazing, Weird and Tough Jobs

Working for a living has never been an easy thing to do - but for some people earning a paycheck in Evansville, Henderson or Owensboro can be anything but your every day, 9 to 5, daily grind. 

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Cinderella Castle At Disney World
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Disney World to Start Serving Booze

Despite the tradition of Walt Disney's refusal to allow his beloved theme park to serve spirits, as Disney World's Fantasyland expands this fall, the Magic Kingdom's menu will also see an expansion: wine and beer will be available for adult patrons to drink.

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Indiana Man May Have Died as the Result of ‘Brain Eating Amoeba’

Indiana residents may want think twice about taking a dip in any of the area lakes, as a recent autopsy indicates that a parasite commonly referred to as the “brain eating amoeba” has claimed the life of an Indiana man

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