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Offbeat At age 101, dedicated union rep is calling it quits At age 101, dedicated union rep is calling it quits
At 101, Charlie Ponti has finally decided to retire for good - probably. On Dec. 31, he will officially finish up a 77-year stint with the Office and Professional Employees International Union Local 153.
Offbeat Chugging eggnog sends Utah man to hospital Chugging eggnog sends Utah man to hospital
A Utah man says he's fully recovered after he was hospitalized for chugging a quart of eggnog so quickly that he inhaled some of creamy holiday beverage into his lungs.
Offbeat Spain hands out $3 billion in planet's biggest lottery Spain hands out $3 billion in planet's biggest lottery
Spaniards who bought lottery tickets in an upper middle class Madrid neighborhood hit the jackpot on Monday, cracking open bottles of champagne on the streets as they celebrated winning $490,000 payoffs from a $3 billion pot of cash.