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Student arrested in Kansas State residence hall stabbing

MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP, Oct. 6, 2016) — Authorities say a Kansas State University student was treated for a knife wound and another student was arrested after a fight in a residence hall. The Manhattan Mercury (http://bit.ly/2e5qujh ) reports that...

 

Arkansas relishes first alligator hunt

BATESVILLE, Ark. (AP, Oct. 6, 2016) — Ever wonder what it would feel like to be holding a thin rope attached to a harpoon imbedded in an enraged 300-pound prehistoric beast that is looking for revenge? Ask Trevor Graddy of Batesville. "The funnest...

 

Texas officers find dozens of people held captive in homes

IRVING, Texas (AP, Oct. 6, 2016) — Dozens of people were found being held against their will in what their captives told authorities were drug and alcohol rehabilitation facilities in the Dallas-Fort Worth area, police said Thursday. The treatment...

 

Wal-Mart plans to slow new store openings, invest in online

NEW YORK (AP, Oct. 6, 2016) — Wal-Mart Stores Inc. is planning to slow new store openings as it looks to pour more money into its online efforts, technology and store remodels. Wal-Mart closed on its more than $3 billion buyout of the fast online...

 

Report: State pension funding gap at $1.2 trillion

State-run pension systems across the country were underfunded by $1.2 trillion last year and are expected to be in even worse shape in the years ahead, according to a report released Thursday from a top credit rating agency. Moody's Investors...

 

US farmers make foray into quinoa as demand for grain grows

SEQUIM, Wash. (AP, Oct. 6, 2016) — To the south of Nash Huber's farm fields are the Olympic Mountains, peaking at nearly 8,000 feet. Due north is the end of a channel of Pacific Ocean waters that separate the United States from Canada. Yet in this...

 

Scientists announce discovery of Brazil's largest dinosaur

SAO PAULO (AP, Oct. 6, 2016) — Brazilian scientists on Wednesday announced the discovery of what they say is the largest dinosaur ever found in South America's biggest country. Diogenes Campos, director of Rio de Janeiro's Earth Sciences Museum,...

 

Study says apes think like humans in an important way

WASHINGTON (AP, Oct. 6, 2016) — A new study finds that great apes show some key abilities to see the world from someone else's point of view — a trait that once was considered uniquely human. An international study found that chimpanzees,...

 

Legos help students work toward community solutions

TIPTON, Ind. (AP, Oct. 6, 2016) — Tipton and Tri-Central fourth-graders are building their futures, and their doing it with Lego. The Tipton County Economic Development Organization (TCEDO) helped bring the First Lego League to the schools as a...

 

FCC proposal: internet providers must ask to share your data

A new privacy proposal unveiled Thursday will require broadband providers like Verizon and Comcast to get your permission before sharing with advertisers what you've been doing on your phone or computer. The Federal Communication Commission has chang...

 

Judges question if life term too harsh for Silk Road founder

NEW YORK (AP, Oct. 6, 2016) — A Manhattan federal appeals panel Thursday questioned whether the life prison term given to the San Francisco founder of the drug-selling website Silk Road was too harsh. Hearing oral arguments on the conviction and...

 

Down the toilet: Farm stand turns outhouse into voting booth

ASHLAND, N.H. (AP, Oct. 6, 2016) — A New Hampshire farm stand is letting customers put their votes for president where he thinks they belong: right in the toilet. Owens Truck Farm is home to an outhouse-turned-fake-voting booth with mannequins of...

 

Some claim Bigfoot spotted on Michigan eagle nest camera

BEULAH, Mich. (AP, Oct. 6, 2016) — Some people think they've spotted Bigfoot on a live camera trained on an eagle's nest in Michigan. The clip from a camera mounted on a tree near a state fish hatchery shows baby eaglets in the nest while a dark...

 

Drought leads to trucked-in water for snowmobile racing

FREMONT, N.H. (AP, Oct. 6, 2016) — Organizers of an annual snowmobile race on water in New Hampshire say they've had to truck in water for the event because of the drought. WMUR-TV reports (http://bit.ly/2cVXoO6) that Brookfield Pines Farm in...

 

Oklahoma Baptist: Lady Bison Take Third Straight Match

ALVA, Okla. (Oct. 7, 2016) – Oklahoma Baptist women's soccer extended their Great American Conference winning streak to three matches with a 3-1 road victory over Northwestern Oklahoma State Thursday night. The start of the match was delayed over...

 
 By Hank Griggs    Sports    October 7, 2016

Southern Nazarene: SNU falls 5-1 to Northeastern State

BETHANY, Okla. (Oct. 7, 2016) — Matthew Lawrence scored his third goal of the season, but it was not enough to hold off Northeastern State in 5-1 loss Thursday night. Southern Nazarene (1-10-0) attempted 13 shots on the night, though eight of the...

 
 By Hank Griggs    Sports    October 7, 2016

Southern Nazarene falls 2-0 at Southwestern Oklahoma State

WEATHERFORD, Okla. (Oct. 7, 2016) — Southern Nazarene held Southwestern Oklahoma State to 11 shots but fell 2-0 Thursday afternoon. The Crimson Storm (2-9-0, 1-4-0 GAC) played eye for eye with the Bulldogs, (7-2-1, 4-1-0 GAC) who were tied for firs...

 

Oklahoma Christian: Eagles' early lead fizzles in loss at Texas-Permian Basin

ODESSA, Texas (Oct. 6, 2016) – An early lead ended in another heartbreak for Oklahoma Christian on Thursday night at Texas-Permian Basin. OC controlled the game most of the way, but surrendered a pair of goals – one right before halftime and one...

 

Rogers State: Buffs End Hillcats' Three-Game Winning Streak with 3-0 Victory

CANYON, Texas (Oct. 7, 2016) – The Rogers State men's soccer team had its three-game winning streak snapped on Thursday as West Texas A&M topped the Hillcats, 3-0, at The Pitch at WTAMU. The Buffs pounced on the Hillcats early with two goals in...

 
 By Scott Goode    Sports    October 7, 2016

Harding University: Foster Scores Two to Lift Harding Men's Soccer to Ninth Victory

BOLIVAR, Mo. (Oct. 6, 2016) – When the Harding men's soccer team needs a goal (or two) against Southwest Baptist, junior forward Barry Foster is the man for the job. Foster scored twice in a span of just over 10 minutes Thursday to lead the Bisons...

 
 By Kyle Parris    Sports    October 7, 2016

Ouachita Baptist: Tigers fall to Bison in five sets

ARKADELPHIA, Ark. (Oct. 7, 2016) -- The Ouachita Tigers volleyball team lost a hard-fought five set match with conference foe Oklahoma Baptist Thursday night, 3-2 (25-14, 20-25, 25-23, 21-25, 13-15). The Tigers drop to 11-5 overall and 3-3 in the GAC...

 

Southern Arkansas: SAU Men's Golf awarded with GAC Spring Sportsmanship Award

RUSSELLVILLE, Ark. (Oct. 7, 2016) – The Southern Arkansas men's golf team has been named as the recipient of the 2016 GAC Spring Sportsmanship Award for men's golf as it was announced by the league office on Thursday afternoon. The sportsmanship...

 

Southern Arkansas: SAU Softball boasts 15 Easton/NFCA Division II Scholar-Athletes; team ranks 20th in DII

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (Oct. 7, 2016) – After the most successful season in program history, the 2016 Southern Arkansas softball team has reeled in one more national award. However, they are not being awarded for their efforts on the field, but rather...

 

Oklahoma State hoping to keep momentum going vs. Iowa State

STILLWATER, Okla. (AP, Oct. 7, 2016) — Following a convincing 49-31 victory over then-No. 22 Texas last week, Oklahoma State is feeling pretty good about where it is right now. A win Saturday at home against Iowa State would allow the Cowboys...

 
 By Cliff Brunt    Sports    October 7, 2016

Texas coach Strong enters Oklahoma game under pressure again

NORMAN, Okla. (AP, Oct. 7, 2016) — A year ago, Texas coach Charlie Strong strengthened his shaky job status with an upset win over Oklahoma. He could use another one in this year's edition of the Red River Rivalry against the 20th-ranked...

 

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