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Last Update on Friday, April 18, 2014 3:05 AM EDT

Prostitution Police Loophole
Looks like no more working under the covers for undercover cops in Hawaii. State lawmakers have passed legislation to close a legal loophole that allowed police to have sex with hookers. House and Senate members are still negotiating details of the overall crime bill to be sent to the governor. But legislsators in both houses agree that sex while on undercover duty shouldn't be legal.


Horseless Carriage
Horse-drawn carriages in New York's Central Park could be replaced by horseless carriages -- or make that the "Horseless eCarriage." The tourist favorite is drawing fire from animal rights adovcates who say using horses in an urban environment is inhumane. The Horseless eCarriage is a proposed replacement. It's an old-timey looking, but high-tech electric car. The prototype was introduced yesterday at the New York auto show. Mayor Bill de Blasio wants to ban the horses. But the Central Park Conservancy opposes bring more cars, electric or otherwise, into the park.

Millionaire Couple
It's celebration time for an Illinois couple. Steve and Wilma Durbin win a $20 million jackpot just two weeks after getting hitched. A local paper reports the Durbins have opted for a lump sum payout of more than eight mil after taxes. Steve Durbin says he bought 10 $1 tickets and hit on the very first one. He says it was "shocking" has he checked his winning numbers.

Bank Robber-'i Have Issues'
"I Have Issues" -- no kidding. Authorities in the San Francisco Bay Area are looking for a guy who robbed a bank wearing an "I Have Issues" t-shirt. Hayward Police Department Sergeant Eric Melendez says the man handed a note to a teller saying he was armed. The US Bank branch employee gave the man cash from a drawer and the suspect left. Police have now released a picture of the "I Have Issues" bandit.

Preferring Prison
Ex-con Walter Unbehaun is getting want he wants -- to go back home. The 74-year-old calls prison home and wanted to go back. A judge in Chicago has granted his wish, sentencing him to three and a-half years for a bank robbery. He had pleaded guilty. Authorities note he's spent most of his adult life in behind bars. He was last released in 2011.

Maroon Bluebonnets
It's Texas A&M versus U-T -- on the field of flowers. University of Texas officials have decided to leave some maroon bluebonnets alone. They started blooming in the shadow of the UT Tower. The flowers have the colors of rival Texas A&M. It's believed some Aggie pranksters planted the seeds.



Cyberspace News
Cyberspace News
Pandora Lawsuit Filed By Record Labels
Oldies, but goodies are the latest battleground in the fight between major record labels and a major music streaming service.
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Lighter Side News
Prostitution Police Loophole
Looks like no more working under the covers for undercover cops in Hawaii.
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Entertainment News
Entertainment News
"American Idol"-Dexter Eliminated
It was a bad night for 'Bama on "American Idol" last night.
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Music News
Miley Cyrus Canceling More Shows
Those with plans to see Miley Cyrus perform in concert this weekend will need to make other plans.
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