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Only in America: Save a duckling, get a ticket

A woman gets a traffic ticket for saving stranded ducklings — and more in our collection of strange revelations about the nation

A New Hampshire woman who pulled into a highway median to save two stranded ducklings was given a $100 ticket. Hallie Bibeau, 33, stopped to save the ducklings after their mother was run over, but a state trooper said median stops are permitted only when motorists "are truly having an emergency."