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Raccoons drunk on crab apples cause false rabies scare in West Virginia

Considering the damaging – and in some cases, even fatal – effects of rabies, it was not surprising that when people in the city of Milton, W.Va., saw raccoons behaving …

UPDATED: Mon., June 18, 2018

Raccoon makes it to the top of skyscraper through ‘superpowers’ and ‘insatiable curiosity’

As a raccoon spent much of Tuesday climbing a 25-story skyscraper in downtown St. Paul, Minnesota, the world watched, terrified that this suspense story would end in a tragic plummet. …

UPDATED: Wed., June 13, 2018

St. Paul raccoon set free after scaling 25-story tower

A raccoon that became an internet sensation by scaling a 25-story office tower in downtown St. Paul was safely trapped Wednesday and released back into the wild.

Raccoon scales downtown Minnesota skyscraper, and yes, it is incredibly stressful

President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un captivated the world on Tuesday morning with a historic summit that seemed to lower the prospect of a devastating global …

Toddler may have rare disease linked to raccoon droppings

Health officials say a King County toddler may have contracted a rare disease linked to microscopic roundworm eggs found in raccoon droppings.

Unusual jobs: Curtis Buyser’s has lots of catches

When Curtis Buyser tells someone what he does for a living, he also knows what that person’s first question is likely to be. “They always ask how many times I’ve …