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Couple's Last 2 Kids Born on Same Exit Ramp

Nebraska couple couldn't quite make it to midwife's clinic

(Newser) - More than coincidence? A Nebraska couple's last two children were born on the very same exit ramp as they drove excitedly to a midwife's clinic, the Omaha World-Herald reports. On Thursday, husband Hugh Kam had to actually catch the baby when it was born in the family Lexus... More »

Winter Storms Bring 100-Car Pileup in Fargo

Major highways closed as some areas get 2 feet of snow

(Newser) - A blizzard in North Dakota led to a 100-vehicle pileup on I-94, KFYR-TV reports. Drivers were stranded for hours near Fargo with visibility less than 10 feet in some areas. “It was a little surreal there for a while,” said one observer. No life-threatening injuries have been reported.... More »

Plane Lands on Interstate

Nobody injured in rush-hour emergency touchdown

(Newser) - The pilot of a Piper Saratoga emerged unscathed after landing his small plane on an interstate highway north of downtown Atlanta during rush hour yesterday. No cars were hit but traffic was backed up for miles, CNN reports. The FAA says it hasn't yet determined the cause of the emergency... More »

Loose Zebra Causes Havoc in Atlanta

Ringling Bros. circus animal apprehended on congested highway

(Newser) - An escaped Ringling Brothers circus zebra led police on a mile-long high-speed chase yesterday in Atlanta, interfering with traffic on the city’s already congested Interstate. The episode lasted about 40 minutes, the AP reports. “All of a sudden a freaking zebra comes running down the street like a... More »

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