The tiny North Carolina community of Brasstown will continue its tradition of ringing in New Year's Eve with a "Possum Drop," but will no longer use a live opossum.

Yes. This is an actual thing they do there, and there has been a court battle raging for years between the organizers of the Brasstown Possum Drop and PETA.

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Whether it's local or national coverage (mostly local), TV news bloopers offer some of the greatest entertainment you'll see in any point in your life.

With that in mind, here are the best of the best news bloopers of 2014, compiled into one amazing video. Need we say more? We need not. Just enjoy:

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A two-year-old boy (yes, 2) accidentally shot and killed his mother with a concealed weapon at a Walmart store this week, local police authorities say.

The toddler reached into his mom's purse inside a northern Idaho Walmart, grabbing her concealed gun and firing it, officials confirmed on Tuesday.

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The suicide of transgender teen Leelah Alcorn is gaining national attention in part because of a note she left behind, pleading simply for her death to resonate.

Alcorn, of Kings Mills, Ohio, was struck and killed by a tractor-trailer on I-71 about 2:30 a.m. last Sunday morning, according to local media reports.

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