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Prosecutors charge 13-year-old Kansas boy with murder

OLATHE, Kan. (AP) — Prosecutors say they have charged a 13-year-old Kansas boy with second-degree murder in the shooting death of a 14-year-old boy at a townhome in suburban Kansas City. The Kansas City Star reports that the Johnson County...

 

2 ordered to trial in slaying of Oklahoma ex-sheriff's son

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Two Oklahoma City men are being ordered to stand trial on first-degree murder charges in the fatal shooting of the son of a former southeastern Oklahoma sheriff. The Oklahoman reports that an Oklahoma County judge on Friday...

 

Adult education classes being offered at Kansas workplaces

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Adult education programs offered by Kansas' colleges and school districts are increasingly heading to workplaces to help employees with needed skills. For example, Washburn University will soon offer conflict resolution to...

 

Processing plant fire near Holcomb keeps firefighters busy

HOLCOMB, Kan. (AP) — Firefighters are battling a large meat processing plant near Holcomb. Wichita television station KSNW reports that no injuries have been reported in the fire that began Friday night at Tyson Fresh Meats. Several area fire...

 

Kansas officials issue toxic algae alert for Lake Afton

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas authorities have issued a public health advisory urging people and pets to stay out of the water at Lake Afton near Wichita because of elevated toxins. The Wichita Eagle reports that the 258-acre lake west of Wichita is...

 

Political leaders in Kansas City lament gun violence

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A crowd of at least 200 people gathered in Kansas City, Missouri, this past week to hear a congressman, the mayor and other leaders lament gun violence, a topic that was especially troubling in the wake of attacks in El...

 

Mining region struggles as it faces loss of biggest employer

METALINE FALLS, Wash. (AP) — Times are tough in a rural county in northeast Washington state because one of the region's biggest employers is shutting down. The Pend Oreille Mine, just north of Metaline Falls, closed on July 31, at a cost of about...

 

Trump: Kim wants to meet again, apologized for missile tests

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, N.J. (AP) — President Donald Trump said Saturday that North Korea's Kim Jong Un wants to meet once again to "start negotiations" after joint U.S.-South Korea military exercises end. He also said Kim apologized for the flurry of... Full story

 

Biden is still the Democrat to beat, but rivals see weakness

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — In a barn down a gravel road in Iowa, Joe Biden tore into President Donald Trump's moral character, declaring in one of the fiercest speeches of his campaign that the words of the American president matter. The next day,...

 

2 Mississippi cooperatives are first to set internet plans

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Two Mississippi electric cooperatives are announcing plans to create subsidiaries to offer high-speed internet, months after state legislators passed a law allowing the rural electric providers to enter the business. Tallahatc...

 

Q&A: Ex-Googler Harris on how tech 'downgrades' humans

Tristan Harris wants to reverse the harmful effects he believes technology has had on all of us. Harris, a former Google design ethicist, first rose to national awareness after a presentation he gave within Google in 2013 spread throughout the indust...

 

New AMC drama follows Japanese American internment horror

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The second season of an AMC-TV drama series follows the internment of Japanese Americans during World War II and a number of bizarre deaths haunting a community. "The Terror: Infamy" is set to premiere Monday and stars...

 

Native Americans seek to declare Alamo grounds old cemetery

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — A local Native American group is bringing a new battle to the Alamo, filing a legal notice declaring the grounds to be an abandoned or unknown cemetery. The San Antonio Express-News reports that could delay the $450 million...

 

Judge tells restaurant iguana thrower: Don't brag about it

PAINESVILLE, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio judge has told a man who threw an iguana at a restaurant manager that he's not allowed to brag about the crime. Forty-nine-year-old Arnold Teeter pleaded guilty Thursday to cruelty to animals and resisting arrest....

 

Winters discusses Alva Swimming Pool issues

Ward 1 City Councilmember Daniel Winters spoke to the Woods County Democrats and guests Thursday evening in Alva. His topic was the upcoming bond election on the Alva Swimming Pool. He opened with...

 

Nescatunga Arts Council begin planning next year's festival

Nescatunga Arts Council members and guests met for a planning meeting Tuesday evening, Aug. 6, at the Runnymede. Minutes of the recent officers’ meeting were read and approved. The 51st annual Nescatunga Arts Festival will be June 6, 2020, on the...

 

Bear brakes into house, leaves by pushing through a wall

DENVER (AP) — A black bear broke into a Colorado house over the weekend and left by breaking through a wall "like the Kool-Aid Man." Estes Park police say the break-in occurred Friday night and that the animal was likely attracted to trash. A...

 

Universal cancels controversial 'Hunt' in wake of shootings

NEW YORK (AP) — Universal Pictures has canceled the planned September release of its controversial social satire "The Hunt," in the wake of recent mass shootings and amid criticism from President Donald Trump. The move came several days after the...

 

No chaos this time as Woodstock concert site preps for 50th

BETHEL, N.Y. (AP) — Woodstock will be celebrated on its 50th anniversary, but it won't be your hippie uncle's trample-the-fences concert. While plans for a big Woodstock 50 festival collapsed after a run of calamities, the bucolic upstate New York...

 

Health officials search for evidence of tick-borne illness

FREDERICKSBURG, Va. (AP) — On the same day that state health officials canvassed his Spotsylvania County yard for ticks, Quintin Beltran had all the toes on his left foot removed as a result of damage caused by a tick bite. Beltran, 60, was diagnos...

 

Scientists warn of too many pink salmon in North Pacific

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Biological oceanographer Sonia Batten experienced her lightbulb moment on the perils of too many salmon three years ago as she prepared a talk on the most important North Pacific seafood you'll never see on a plate ...

 

Mass shootings have Latinos worried about being targets

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — When Michelle Otero arrived at an art show featuring Mexican-American women, the first thing she did was scan the room. Two exits. One security guard. Then she thought to herself: If a shooter bursts in, how do my husband...

 

Fiat Chrysler deal gives Detroit residents 1st crack at jobs

DETROIT (AP) — Marie Davis wants better medical insurance coverage. Jimmie Pleasant has been out of work for six months. Both are among the thousands of people who are looking for jobs with Fiat Chrysler under a city program that gives Detroit's...

 

Glass manufacturer to open 1st US plant in south Georgia

VALDOSTA, Ga. (AP) — A company that makes glass containers says it plans to build its first U.S. factory in south Georgia. Arglass Yamamura says the $123 million plant in Valdosta will employ more than 150 workers once it's complete. The project...

 

What's on school menus this fall? Trade mitigation

NEW YORK (AP) — School lunch menus already have Meatless Mondays and Taco Tuesdays. Now some may get Trade Mitigation Thursdays. This fall, some U.S. school cafeterias are expecting shipments of free food, one little known consequence of President...

 

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