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January 17, 2013

Compiled by Paul J. Maringelli

Authorities in Florida said they are searching for a 100-pound grizzly bear cub that escaped around 11 am on Tuesday from a private residence.

The city of Izhevsk in Russia announced it will erect a monument to a group of eight grandmothers known as “The Buranovskiye Babushki,” who took second place in the Eurovision Song Contest last year.

Detroit police said a man accused of stealing his 93-year-old father’s body from a cemetery told family members he planned to resurrect his dad through prayer.

Customs officials said a shipment of 18 human heads destined for cremation was seized at O’Hare International Airport in Chicago because of a paperwork snafu.

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