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  • Two weeks after a Massachusetts teen was mauled to death by a pack of dogs, Dighton's Board of Selectmen has decided what to do with those animals. >> Watch the news report here On May 9, 14-year-old Ryan Hazel was helping take care of the dogs when he was attacked, officials said. Hazel later died from his injuries. >> On Boston25News.com: Students to honor 14-year-old killed in fatal dog mauling Dighton Animal Control said none of those dogs were licensed and have been quarantined since the attack. The board discussed the animals' fate at a town meeting on Wednesday night after a tearful tribute to Hazel.  With support from the Dighton Police, Animal Control and the Bristol County District Attorney's Office, the board voted to put the dogs down without hesitation.  >> Read more trending news  'It was a tough decision however it was the right decision. I won’t be losing sleep over the decision. I don’t think any member will be,' said Board of Selectmen Chairman Kenneth Pacheco.  'Dighton is known as a small town with a big heart, and Dighton’s big heart continues to grieve for Ryan Hazel and his family,' said Nancy Goulart of the Board of Selectmen. 
  • As heavy floods ravaged Oklahoma, two barges broke loose on the Arkansas River and began heading downstream, threatening to hit the Webbers Falls Lock and Dam, authorities said. >> Read more trending news Downstream is the small riverfront town of Webbers Falls, home to about 600 residents. Officials had already ordered the town evacuated Wednesday afternoon because of the rising level river. As of 11:47 p.m. CDT Wednesday, the barges had not arrived at the dam as expected. Emergency crews were still working to locate the barges and did not know where they were. >> Watch the news report here Earlier, the barges were captured on video passing below the Highway 62 bridge without hitting any supporting structures.   News of the loose barges added further urgency to the order. Oklahoma Highway Patrol has closed I-40 south of Webbers Falls in case of impact from the barge or debris. Please check back for updates. – Fox23.com contributed to this report.
  • Scores of fans were disappointed with how the 'Game of Thrones' final season ended last Sunday, but some are coping with the frustration in unique ways.  >> Read more trending news After the final episode aired, Ryan Geddes, who lives in the Seattle area, put together a GoFundMe page to raise money to fly a plane with a banner attached over Puget Sound in Washington. He raised the $695 in seven days. 'This started as a stupid joke with my friends and it gained a lot of traction, and here I am,' Geddes said.  Geddes said that he wasn't personally upset with how the show ended, and that he's not that big 'Game of Thrones' fan to begin with. 'I just found it amusing to set up the banner and clearly I tapped into a nerve of some very aggravated fans,' Geddes said.  The banner, which read, 'Someone rewrite Game of Thrones season 8 plz,' flew over Puget Sound from 3 to 3:30 p.m. Wednesday.
  • Two women who made an astonishing discovery on a Florida beach when they found a prosthetic leg vowed to find the owner, and they did. >> Read more trending news  Update 11:50 p.m. EDT May 22: The two cousins were on vacation when they found the artificial limb at Panama City Beach. Farra Bata and Amanda Taylor posted about the discovery on the I Love Panama City Facebook page, according to KNXV-TV. After some 900 shares and hundreds of reactions, a woman in Arkansas said the leg belonged to her daughter, who lost it while she was swimming. Original report: Seashells or seaweed washing up on the beach is an everyday occurrence in Florida. A prosthetic leg is a different matter. Farrah Beth Bata found the lonely appendage at Panama City Beach, the Northwest Florida Daily News reported. “Soooooo, super random question,” Bata posted on Facebook’s I Love Panama City page. “Anyone missing a leg?” Bata said she found the leg in the water in front of Whispering Seas. The leg has a black top and a prosthetic foot attached but no shoe, the Daily News reported. Of course not. Who wears shoes on the beach? Seriously, Bata is trying to find the owner, the Daily News reported. The manufacturer has been emailed with the leg’s serial number in an attempt to find the person, according to the newspaper.
  • Teachers at a California high school are at the center of a controversy over the way they dressed for their yearbook photos. >> Read more trending news  Some of the educators in the World Language program at San Pasqual High School in Escondido thought it would be fun to dress up for their yearbook photos in a way that represented the language they taught. When the senior yearbooks were handed out Monday, some students and faculty were surprised at the sight of the language teachers wearing sombreros and mustaches and the French teacher wearing a beret and sunglasses. The school district released a statement calling the photos “culturally insensitive and in poor judgement,” KGTV reported. The school’s principal, Martin Casas, said he’ll use the situation as a teachable moment. “San Pasqual High School takes pride in its rich history and diversity. It is our intent to use this situation as a tool to remind students, as well as staff, to remember the impacts of their words and actions. We are committed to continuing our efforts to ensure all students, families and staff feel welcome and valued,” he said, according to the news station. >> Related: More than 80,000 new cancer cases caused by poor diet, easily preventable, study finds At least one parent told KGTV that he felt a little ambivalent about the photos. “They could be offensive if they’re making fun of us. But it could be something honorable if they’re trying to do honor to the Mexican culture,” Martin Reyes, the father of a San Pasqual student, said. “It would be better without the big mustache and hats.”
  • Something called “vomit fraud” is on the rise among some ride-share services, the Better Business Bureau is warning as it urges customers to keep an eye on their receipts. >> Read more trending news  A Florida man said he experienced the scam firsthand and is still angry about it. Pinellas County resident Mark Castle is speaking out to warn others about what happened to him. Castle told WFTS-TV that he recently spotted a $100 fee on his credit card statement after a 30-minute Lyft ride.  “He took advantage and robbed me,” Castle said. “That's what it is.” The driver had taken a picture of vomit in his car and showed it to Lyft, blaming Castle for it. Lyft believed the driver and charged Castle a fee.  “It definitely made me feel very taken advantage of,” Castle told WFTS. Lyft said it thoroughly investigated the complaint about the vomit and took appropriate action.  “We take damage disputes such as these very seriously. Lyft’s support team investigates each incident individually and makes a determination based on the evidence available,” a company official said, according to the news station. >> Trending: More than 80,000 new cancer cases caused by poor diet, easily preventable, study finds As for Castle, he said he plans to record his entries and exits from ride-share vehicles from now on.