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CBS VS. ABC

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- The feud between ABC and CBS is getting a little weird. CBS went to court to try to get a judge to block the debut of ABC's "The Glass House." The judge didn't buy CBS' argument that Glass House was a blatant "Big Brother" rip-off. Now, CBS has issued a press release saying it's developing a reality series called "Dancing on the Stars." Get it? It's a jab at ABC's "Dancing With the Stars." CBS says the mock series will feature "moderately famous and sort of well-known people," who will compete by dancing on stars' graves.

GOOD HUMOR SHORTAGE

HAGERSTOWN, Md. (AP) -- Good Humor lovers could be in a bad mood. The company says there's a shortage of the classic Toasted Almond Bar. Supplies of the Candy Center Crunch and Chocolate Eclair bars are also limited. The Good Humor crunch comes just as the Northeast bakes in the first heat wave of the season. Parent company Unilever says the shortage stems from switching manufacturing plants where the treats are produced. The plant in Hagerstown, Maryland, is being closed. The company says the tight supplies should ease at the end of next month.

TEMPE LAKE SWIMMER ARRESTED

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) -- Police report they've busted a guy for skinny dipping in a Phoenix suburb. According to authorities, Chris Brown apparently jumped off a railroad bridge and into the Tempe Town Lake. Police say he avoided rescue boats for more than an hour yesterday afternoon. Officers believe he was high on something. Brown was taken to a hospital for treatment of minor injuries. He now faces a number charges including indecent exposure.

RETURNED RING

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) -- Former Kentucky player Cameron Mills is getting back his 1998 championship ring. Mills tells the Lexington Herald Leader he figured he would never see it again, after the ring went missing six years ago. But Mills recently got a Twitter message, which at first he ignored. But the stranger was so insistent, Mills responded. Turns out the guy and his wife found the NCAA basketball title ring in a field and wanted to return it.

MARYLAND CRABS

FENWICK ISLAND, Md. (AP) -- It's going to be a good summer for crab lovers. Maryland blue crabs are bigger, more plentiful and are cheaper this year. Waterman Danny Webster says the "crabbers are doing good." State environmental officials tell the Daily Times of Salisbury higher water temperatures could be the reason. Hooper's Crab House in West Ocean City is even changing its menu. Manager Patrick Brady says this summer they're offering extra-large, jumbos and colossal crabs by the dozen.

HOT WHEELS-DODGE DART

DETROIT (AP) -- Chrysler hopes it has something sharp -- in the new Dodge Dart. The automaker is reviving a nameplate from '60s and '70s. But the 21st century Dart isn't anything like the one dad or granddad used to own. Some versions of the classic Dart, like the Swinger, were sporty, with racing stripes and hood scoops. You could even order a Dart with the giant Hemi V-8. The new Dart is only available with a four-cylinder engine, but there's a turbo option. Base price is about $16,000.

Copyright 2012. The Associated Press.


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