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Robin Hood, fire chief in Co­play, Pa., said home­owner John Hor­with had to be told to stop run­ning back into his burn­ing house to look for his cats and dogs after Hor­with man­aged to res­cue two dogs and a cat but was un­able to find sev­eral other cats.

Gov. Doug Bur­gum of North Dakota, noted for his pref­er­ence for blue­jeans over suits and ties, was booted from the floor of the state Se­nate after pos­ing for a pic­ture with a group of high school stu­dents, be­cause his ca­sual at­tire vi­o­lated the cham­ber’s dress code.

En­rique Martin, med­i­cal di­rec­tor of a hospi­tal in Bur­gos, Spain, said a 64-year-old woman, who gave birth to her first child at age 58, has de­liv­ered healthy twins after un­der­go­ing fer­til­ity treat­ments in the United States.

Keith Wild­haber, a po­lice sergeant and a 22-year vet­eran of the St. Louis County, Mo., Po­lice Depart­ment, has sued the depart­ment, claim­ing he was told by a su­per­vi­sor to “tone down” his gay­ness if he wanted a pro­mo­tion and as­signed night shifts when he com­plained.

Vin­cent Hevey, 25, of Que­bec sent text mes­sages to his res­cuers, who had to trudge through deep snow and fac­ing poor vis­i­bil­ity to reach the stranded hiker after Wild­haber and his two dogs got lost about 800 feet from the sum­mit of Mount Lafayette in New Hamp­shire.

Brit­tney Jones, 26, was ar­rested by po­lice in Jack­sonville, Fla., on a charge of com­mit­ting a las­civ­i­ous act, ac­cused by in­ves­ti­ga­tors of post­ing a video on­line of her­self per­form­ing a sex act with a man in front of what ap­peared to be a court­room.

Karen Row­land of Pied­mont, Ala., a for­mer day care worker, was sen­tenced to two years in prison for ag­gra­vated child abuse after se­cu­rity cam­eras showed her hit­ting a 4-year-old in the face with a folder and slam­ming an­other boy’s head into a ta­ble.

Ash­ley Turner, a po­lice of­fi­cer in Merid­ian, Idaho, said a home­owner’s pet squir­rel named Joey foiled a bur­glary at­tempt by scratch­ing the arm of the in­truder when he tried to break into a gun safe in the home.

Caleb O’Neil, 19, a stu­dent at Orange Coast Col­lege in Costa Mesa, Calif., has been sus­pended for the se­mes­ter and or­dered to write an es­say on the prob­lems he cre­ated by record­ing a pro­fes­sor’s anti-Don­ald Trump rant, which was seen widely on the In­ter­net and led to threats of vi­o­lence against the in­struc­tor.

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