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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Yahoo is buying online blogging forum Tumblr for $1.1 billion as CEO Marissa Mayer tries to rejuvenate an Internet icon that had fallen behind the times. The deal announced MondayMore >>
Yahoo is buying online blogging forum Tumblr for $1.1 billion as CEO Marissa Mayer tries to rejuvenate an Internet icon that had fallen behind the times.More >>
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CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) - The University of Virginia's capital campaign has exceeded its $3 billion goal. The university says in a news release that it received donations from more than 220,000 individualsMore >>
The University of Virginia's capital campaign has exceeded its $3 billion goal.More >>
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WILLIAMSBURG, Va. (AP) - Police say a car dragged a man for about 4 miles before another motorist alerted the driver that the victim was under the vehicle. The accident occurred Saturday on Richmond RoadMore >>
Police say a car dragged a man for about 4 miles before another motorist alerted the driver that the victim was under the vehicle.More >>
BOSTON (AP) -- A 21-pound lobster caught off Cape Cod has found a new home at the New England Aquarium in Boston.
That's after a raffle for the lobster at Capt'n Elmer's Fish Market in Orleans (or-LEENZ'), the town where it was caught July 14.
The winner was to receive some smaller lobsters and a chance to be there when the big guy was released into the wild. But the winner wanted the big lobster donated to the aquarium instead.
Aquarium spokesman Tony LaCasse says the lobster arrived Monday and will be displayed after a routine 30-day quarantine period. It'll be rotated into the exhibit, provided it doesn't tear up too much of it or eat hard-to-replace fish sharing the space.
Big as it is, it's smaller than the 35-pound Lobzilla that lived at the aquarium in the 1980s.