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Oklahoma redistricting leaders say maps must be redrawn

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Newly drawn Oklahoma House districts approved by the Legislature earlier this year will have to be redrawn based on the latest census data, House and Senate leaders said Monday. The announcement by the House and Senate redistri...

 

OU's top lobbyist resigns amid sexual assault allegations

NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — The University of Oklahoma's former top lobbyist is being investigated by the Norman Police Department after a woman claimed he sexually assaulted her, police confirmed on Monday. No arrests have been made, and the...

 

Kansas State will limit beer sales during football games

MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — Kansas State football fans will not be able to buy beer or wine at concession stands throughout Bill Snyder Stadium during the upcoming football season. A year after expanding access to beer and alcohol, the university said...

 

Man who impersonated Wichita police officer gets probation

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A Wichita man who impersonated a police officer several times last year has been sentenced to a year of probation. Daniel J. Corrieri, a bail enforcement agent, was initially charged with 10 misdemeanors but pleaded guilty...

 

Kansas can enforce COVID-inspired limits on officials' power

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — People who oppose mask requirements or restrictions on public gatherings imposed by Kansas counties can challenge them in court and obtain a ruling within 10 days — at least for now — because of a decision Tuesday by the...

 

Special prosecutor sought for Kansas City police shooting

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Jackson County Prosecutor Jean Peters Baker is asking that a special prosecutor be appointed to investigate the fatal police shooting of a Kansas City man that has been criticized by some area clergy and civil rights...

 

9 women now serving as governors in US, tying a record

With Kathy Hochul officially taking the reins as New York's governor, a historic number of women are currently leading U.S. states — a push towards equality and representation that could continue into next year's midterm elections. There are now...

 

Police find Kansas baby safe after car he was in was stolen

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A 2-month-old infant who was in the back of a car when it was stolen in Topeka has been found safe, police there said. The incident happened late Monday morning, when the vehicle was reported stolen near 6th and Clay streets,...

 

Bear caught on video stealing package from Connecticut porch

BRISTOL, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut woman who had a package stolen from her front step discovered the culprit was a black bear. Kristin Levine, of Bristol, posted home surveillance video on Facebook on Monday, showing the bear sauntering across...

 

Giant rubber ducky takes flight; where will it land next?

BELFAST, Maine (AP) — A 25-foot inflatable duck named Joy disappeared over the weekend, as mysteriously as it arrived, after bringing days of delight to a seaside Maine community. The rubber ducky was removed from the harbor sometime Saturday,...

 

Crews scour debris for missing people after Tennessee floods

WAVERLY, Tenn. (AP) — Crews with chainsaws and heavy equipment cleared their way through trees densely matted with vegetation, garbage and debris from homes Tuesday as searchers scoured a normally shallow creek for more flooding victims in rural Te...

 

Nowhere to go for Haiti quake victims upon hospital release

LES CAYES, Haiti (AP) — Orderlies pushed Jertha Ylet's bed from the center of the hospital ward to one side so Dr. Michelet Paurus could plug in his electric saw. She was silent as the doctor cut off her plaster cast in measured strokes. Today she...

 

Biden sticking to pullout deadline though lawmakers complain

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden has decided to stick with his deadline next week for completing the U.S.-led evacuation from Afghanistan, an administration official said Tuesday. The decision reflects a growing fear of extremist attacks at th...

 

US outbreaks force early reversals on in-person learning

ATLANTA (AP) — A few weeks into the new school year, growing numbers of U.S. districts have halted in-person learning or switched to hybrid models because of rapidly mounting coronavirus infections. More than 80 school districts or charter...

 

House moderates offered deal to ease Biden budget standoff

WASHINGTON (AP) — Compromising with moderates, House Democratic leaders will try again Tuesday to muscle President Joe Biden's multitrillion-dollar budget blueprint over a key hurdle, hoping to end a standoff that halted proceedings and risked...

 

Fossil leaves may reveal climate in last era of dinosaurs

WASHINGTON (AP) — Richard Barclay opens a metal drawer in archives of the Smithsonian Natural History Museum containing fossils that are nearly 100 million years old. Despite their age, these rocks aren't fragile. The geologist and botanist...

 

Some Afghans vow to resist Taliban from mountain enclave

In a mountain valley north of Kabul, the last remnants of Afghanistan's shattered security forces have vowed to resist the Taliban in a remote region that has defied conquerors before. But any attempt to reenact that history could end in tragedy ...

 

Gig apps for a pandemic economy: Part time, no commitment

LONDON (AP) — For months, Gabrielle Walker had been looking for a part-time job. She applied to restaurant chains and retailers like Nando's and Primark, and she scoured the job search site Indeed. Nothing. Then one day, Walker, a 19-year-old...

 

Alfalfa County Sheriff's Office logs

Monday, August 16, 2021 During this day were five traffic stops. 7:42 a.m. – Report of a silver Chevy driving in the wrong lane. 8:34 a.m. – Report of horses out. 1:39 p.m. – Welfare check needed on Bryan Road. 2:23 p.m. – Medic needed for a...

 

Alfalfa County court filings

According to the affidavits and petitions on file, the following individuals have been charged. An individual is innocent of any charges listed below until proven guilty in a court of law. All information is a matter of public record and may be...

 

Barber County real estate transactions

Real Estate Transfers Book 146 page 318: Kathleen Balding and Gary Balding convey unto Bud’s Farms LLC. The south half of the northwest quarter and the north half of the southwest quarter and the southwest quarter of the southwest quarter of...

 

Barber County court filings

Limited Filings Medicine Lodge Memorial Hospital & Physicians Clinic vs. Megan Evans: debt collection. Midland Credit Management Inc. vs. Josh Holloway: debt collection. Domestic Filings State of Kansas vs. Tammy R. Israel: non-divorce visitation,...

 
 By Yvonne Miller    Local    August 25, 2021

Anderson's auto restoration hobby hits the jackpot as a new business

In a building that's repeatedly heard the word "Bingo" shouted on Friday nights through the years, the words "wow," "vintage," "unbelievable" and "classic" will ring through the air in the former Knig...

 

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