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Trump says US should change tax law to punish NFL

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is suggesting the U.S. change its tax laws to punish organizations like the NFL if members are "disrespecting" the national anthem or flag. The NFL gave up its federal tax-exempt status a few years ago and...

 

Oklahoma revenue collections meet estimate in September

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma finance officials say revenue collections to the state's main operating fund came in about as expected last month, but are cautioning that the state's economic recovery is still moving slowly. Secretary of Finance...

 

Jurors say man eligible for death penalty in beheading case

NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Jurors deciding the punishment for a man convicted of beheading a co-worker say he is eligible to receive the death penalty. Jurors in the first-degree murder trial of 33-year-old Alton Nolen ruled Tuesday that he is not...

 

Oklahoma man seeks to construct Ten Commandments statue

MCALESTER, Okla. (AP) — An Oklahoma county has denied a man's request to build a Ten Commandments statue outside the local courthouse. Contractor Tim Mitchell requested to place the religious statue outside the Pittsburg County Courthouse during a...

 

Participants in Oklahoma recovery program file lawsuit

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Participants in an Oklahoma-based substance recovery program allege they were required to work at a poultry processing plant without compensation under the threat of incarceration. Three participants filed a federal...

 

GOP candidate for Oklahoma governor amasses $1.6M in quarter

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A political newcomer from Tulsa who is running as a Republican for Oklahoma governor in 2018 says he's amassed more than $1.6 million in his first quarter of fundraising, an amount that could help boost his name identification...

 

2 prospective jurors excused in Oklahoma officer's 4th trial

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — A judge has excused two prospective jurors in the fourth first-degree murder trial of an ex-Oklahoma police officer who fatally shot his daughter's black boyfriend. The Tulsa World reports Judge Sharon Holmes dismissed the...

 

Couple convicted of killing foster son, body remains missing

ADA, Okla. (AP) — An Oklahoma couple has been convicted of killing their foster son, even though the boy's body has never been found. A jury in Pontotoc County on Monday found 67-year-old James Rex Clark and 61-year-old Rebecca Clark of Seminole...

 
 By JIM VERTUNO    Sports    October 11, 2017

Texas rises to top of Big 12 early with rival Sooners next

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas fans have seen this before: a modest two-game win streak and a hot young quarterback giving the offense some desperately needed juice. The question heading into the annual rivalry game with No. 12 Oklahoma is, are these...

 

Topeka man enters GOP race for Kansas 2nd Congressional

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A 25-year-old Topeka man with little political experience is joining a crowded field of candidates seeking the nomination for Kansas' 2nd Congressional District. Matt Bevens announced his candidacy Tuesday, saying he was a...

 

Mississippi man accused in shooting caught in Kansas attic

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Police in Kansas have captured a Mississippi man wanted in a Saturday shooting death. Local media report that Topeka police used a police dog to find 27-year-old Travis Ray Conners in an attic Tuesday after getting a tip he was...

 

Kansas agency, labor union split over hospital staffing

LARNED, Kan. (AP) — State officials overseeing mental health hospitals are in a dispute with an employee labor union over whether a hospital in west-central Kansas was staffed at minimum standards. An email released by the Kansas Organization for S...

 

Suit: District failed to report allegations before assault

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. (AP) — Officials in a suburban Kansas City school district failed to report sexual assault allegations against a boy to law enforcement before he assaulted a girl at a suburban Kansas City middle school, according to a federal...

 

Sheriff: No foul play in case of body found in burning car

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Douglas County authorities say they do not suspect foul play was involved in the death of a man whose body was found in a burning car at a campsite near Clinton Lake. Sgt. Kristen Channel told The Lawrence Journal-World this...

 

Anti-gay vandalism found outside Kansas State student union

MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — Kansas State officials say an anti-gay slur was found outside the university's student union, the latest vandalism targeting diversity at the school. The Wichita Eagle reports that the slur was found Monday and removed that...

 

Aline-Cleo September Student of the Month

Student of the Month Elizabeth West, junior, was chosen as the Aline Cleo September Student of the Month. Her school philosophy is,"Try your hardest to be able to graduate." Elizabeth's parents are...

 

Kansas, K-State in similar sticky quarterback situations

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — The culprit at Kansas has been ineffectiveness. Down the road at Kansas State, the problem has been health. Either way, the two Power Five schools in the Sunflower State are in the most unenviable of situations: They are...

 

Man sentenced in kidnapping of Kansas woman who was killed

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A Junction City man who participated in the kidnapping of a woman who was later killed has been sentenced to 10 years in prison. U.S. Attorney Tom Beall says 33-year-old Christopher Pugh was sentenced Tuesday after he admitted...

 

Ex-aide: Businessman Orman pondering run for Kansas governor

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A friend and former aide to Greg Orman says the Olathe businessman is considering running for Kansas governor next year as an independent candidate. The Wichita Eagle report s that Jim Jonas said Monday that Orman has done...

 

Driver arrested after deadly southwest Kansas crash

GARDEN CITY, Kan. (AP) — Authorities say a driver has been arrested on suspicion of drunken driving in a deadly southwest Kansas crash. The Wichita Eagle reports that the victim has been identified as 67-year-old Robert Becker, of Garden City. He...

 

23-year-old man identified as Topeka shooting victim

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Authorities have identified a man killed in a Topeka shooting that left another man wounded. Police said in a news release that the man who was found dead Monday in an alley was 23-year-old Bondderrick Sanders. A second person...

 

Kansas boy whose town gave him a special Christmas dies

LEBO, Kan. (AP) — A 3-year-old boy whose fight with cancer prompted his small southern Kansas hometown to celebrate Christmas in September has died. Christian Risner of Lebo died Saturday in Emporia. Christian's family announced his death on a...

 

Officer shoots, wounds man in suburban Kansas City

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. (AP) — Authorities say an officer shot and wounded a man in suburban Kansas City while investigating a domestic disturbance. The shooting happened Monday afternoon at a luxury apartment complex in Overland Park, Kansas. Police...

 

National lab scientists assail state education proposal

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Dozens of scientists and engineers at a national nuclear weapons laboratory in New Mexico are voicing disagreement with public school science standards proposed by the state, cautioning that the guidelines could weaken the...

 

Why having the sex talk early and often with your kids is good for them

(The Conversation is an independent and nonprofit source of news, analysis and commentary from academic experts.) (THE CONVERSATION) Parents may be uncomfortable initiating “the sex talk,” but whether they want to or not, parents teach their...

 

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