Strange News http://enews.earthlink.net/channel/news/str Strange News Supplied by AP en-us (c) 2017 EarthLink Networks Inc. Fri, 23 Jun 2017 16:52:00 EDT Fri, 23 Jun 2017 19:02:28 EDT 5 Workers help woman find necklace buried in hospital waste http://enews.earthlink.net/article/str?guid=20170623/2adb0e18-2967-4966-8aa8-90d4995989ae 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. Fri, 23 Jun 2017 16:52:00 EDT 20170623/2adb0e18-2967-4966-8aa8-90d4995989ae Associated Press 'That tree wants to live': Onlookers watch tree-moving prep http://enews.earthlink.net/article/str?guid=20170623/136db301-1785-4863-83a3-198e4f88a382 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. Fri, 23 Jun 2017 16:14:36 EDT 20170623/136db301-1785-4863-83a3-198e4f88a382 By REBECCA BOONE and KEITH RIDLER Associated Press Family expected euthanized dog's ashes, got his frozen body http://enews.earthlink.net/article/str?guid=20170623/bba4bc47-04c5-462e-ad03-a68784a16fb3 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. Fri, 23 Jun 2017 16:13:47 EDT 20170623/bba4bc47-04c5-462e-ad03-a68784a16fb3 Associated Press World's Ugliest Dog Contest awards underdogs' inner beauty http://enews.earthlink.net/article/str?guid=20170623/891fc0dc-8acb-4c6b-b52a-a542a8365d43 PETALUMA, Calif. (AP) — The World's Ugliest Dog Contest in California is celebrating the inner beauty and imperfections of man's best friend on Friday. Fri, 23 Jun 2017 13:52:08 EDT 20170623/891fc0dc-8acb-4c6b-b52a-a542a8365d43 By LINDA WANG Associated Press Rats! DC working to fight rodent problem as complaints rise http://enews.earthlink.net/article/str?guid=20170623/0f488178-df3c-4cd5-95d0-e6eaaf412fd4 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. Fri, 23 Jun 2017 12:04:12 EDT 20170623/0f488178-df3c-4cd5-95d0-e6eaaf412fd4 Associated Press