Goat yoga class has 900-person waiting list

Yoga session where young kids jump around fitness fanatics proves popular - and other tall tales

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Goat yoga class isn't kid-ding around

A waiting list for a "goat yoga" class in Portland, Oregon, has reached 900 people, say organisers. The classes, held at the No Regrets Farm, allow visitors to perform yoga while the farm's goats wander among them. "It's really hard to be in pain and sad when there's baby goats jumping around you," farm owner Lainey Morse told local media.

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Woman escapes jail by impersonating fellow inmate

A woman is back behind bars after allegedly impersonating a fellow inmate in order to leave jail. Florida officials say Jessica Arnott signed bond paperwork on behalf of Jessica Davis, before accepting Davis's clothes and leaving the facility. Arnott was spotted by Davis's mother, who recognised the clothing and picked her up in her car before calling police.

Town uses shotguns to try to save water tower

Officials in Maud, Oklahoma, have tried an unusual method of removing built-up ice from the town's water tower, which is in danger of toppling over on to powerlines and leaving the town without electricity. "We took a few shots and tried to knock the ice off. Didn't work very well," Maud City Clerk Don Zeller told local media.

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