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Photo-Finish at Daytona 500

Denny Hamlin barely beats Martin Truex Jr.

(Newser) - Denny Hamlin has won the Daytona 500, edging Martin Truex Jr. by inches at the finish line. It was the closest finish in the history of the event, the AP reports. Hamlin gave Toyota its first Daytona 500 victory and owner Joe Gibbs his first win in "The Great... More »

Tar-Covered Guy Gives Cops 3 Bad Excuses

He was just visiting family on that store rooftop at 3am

(Newser) - There are all kinds of innocent reasons why a guy might find himself on the rooftop of a convenience store at 3am, Joshue Holoman tried to explain to suspicious police officers earlier this week. The tar-covered Florida man, who had allegedly pried open the Sunoco's air-conditioning shaft, at first... More »

Top 10 Trashiest Spring Break Cities

Las Vegas and Key West earn top 'honors'

(Newser) - With spring break nearly here, the connoisseurs of trashiness at COED Magazine have ranked America's top 10 "trashiest" destinations: More »

Denied Mustard, Wendy's Diner Pulls Stun Gun

Takeout order didn't include mayo, either

(Newser) - A Florida woman threatened Wendy's employees with a stun gun after they left the mustard and mayonnaise packets she requested out of her order. After getting the condiments, the customer allegedly slapped an employee through the drive-through window, WFTV Orlando reports . She then got the taser from her car and... More »

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