Moose ROAMING NEAR DENVER IS TRANQUILIZED
State wildlife officials have tranquilized a moose on the loose in suburban Denver. Colorado Parks and Wildlife officers were called on Monday to capture the animal, which had been wandering the streets of Broomfield for weeks before it became a problem for residents. The agency estimates the male moose is 3 years old and weighs about 1,000 pounds.
A Nutty idea
Chestnuts can help pay for parking
It's the next best thing to parking that costs peanuts: parking that costs chestnuts. A company that runs staffed parking lots in the English cities of Leeds and Manchester is temporarily letting drivers pay with the dark brown seeds. Town Centre Car Parks takes the seeds, known as "conkers," at a rate of 32 cents each. So far it has collected about 1,500 of the nuts. The weeklong "Bonkers for Conkers" campaign was due to end Sunday, but was extended, the BBC reports.
Compiled from wire services and other sources.