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Queen Elizabeth II wears mask at tribute to Unknown Warrior

LONDON (AP) — Queen Elizabeth II donned a face mask in public for the first time during the coronavirus pandemic when attending a brief ceremony at Westminster Abbey last week to mark the centenary of the burial of the Unknown Warrior. While the...

 

Whitney Houston, Nine Inch Nails set for Rock Hall induction

NEW YORK (AP) — Years after their deaths, Whitney Houston, the Notorious B.I.G. and T. Rex's Marc Bolan will be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Joining them as part of the hall's 2020 class are Nine Inch Nails, Depeche Mode and the...

 

AP Top 25: Alabama is on top again; Notre Dame up to No. 2

Alabama is No. 1 in The Associated Press college football poll for the first time this year, extending its record of consecutive seasons with at least one week on top of the rankings to 13. Notre Dame moved up two spots to No. 2 on Sunday after...

 

Average US gas price falls 3 cents to $2.19 per gallon

CAMARILLO, Calif. (AP) — The average U.S. price of regular-grade gasoline fell 3 cents over the past two weeks to $2.19 per gallon. Industry analyst Trilby Lundberg of the Lundberg Survey said Sunday that gas prices will likely continue to drop...

 

Man charged with shooting teens he thought stole Trump signs

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A Kansas man has been charged with shooting three teenagers he believed stole Donald Trump campaign signs. Shawnee County District Attorney Mike Kagay said Robert Sinner, 39, turned himself into police Saturday and is being held...

 

Teen fatally shot while driving in Kansas City, Kansas

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Police said a teenage driver was fatally shot Sunday morning in Kansas City, Kansas. The Kansas City, Kansas, Police Department said the shooting was discovered after the victim's vehicle crashed into a parked vehicle...

 

Convention centers, museums become classrooms amid pandemic

MISSION, Kan. (AP) — In ordinary times, the airy convention center on a 61-acre site in Hesston, Kansas, hosts weddings, corporate retreats and church events. During the pandemic, it has become a schoolhouse for the district's seventh- and...

 

Texas reports 5,404 new COVID-19 cases, El Paso area surging

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas on Sunday reported 5,404 new cases of the coronavirus, with almost 2,000 of those cases coming from the hard-hit El Paso area, state health officials said. The state's total number of cases since the pandemic began is...

 

Insider Q&A: Bloomin' Brands CEO David Deno

As coronavirus lockdowns hit the U.S. in March, Bloomin' Brands CEO David Deno called an emergency meeting for his 12-member executive team. "We collectively said, 'What we do today and over the next few months will be remembered forever, so let's...

 

Leader of Arizona House Democrats stepping aside

PHOENIX (AP) — The leader of Democrats in the Arizona House of Representatives is stepping aside amid criticism within her own caucus and a challenge in leadership elections planned for this week. Minority Leader Charlene Fernandez was facing a...

 

Craft beer brewers in Arizona prove resilient in pandemic

PHOENIX (AP) — Craft beer is billion-dollar business in Arizona. But when the COVID-19 pandemic hit about eight months ago and bars and restaurants closed, the brewers of one craft beer in Tempe said they lost half their business — selling beer...

 

Biden seeks to move quickly and build out his administration

WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — President-elect Joe Biden signaled on Sunday he plans to move quickly to build out his government, focusing first on the raging pandemic that will likely dominate the early days of his administration. Biden named a former...

 

Astronauts arrive at launch site for 2nd SpaceX crew flight

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Four astronauts arrived at Kennedy Space Center on Sunday for SpaceX's second crew launch, coming up next weekend. For NASA, it marks the long-awaited start of regular crew rotations at the International Space Station,...

 

The Latest: Global coronavirus case total tops 50 million

BOSTON — The coronavirus has hit another sobering milestone: more than 50 million positive cases worldwide since the pandemic began. Johns Hopkins University's coronavirus tracker reported more than 50.2 million COVID-19 cases globally as of...

 

Trebek remembered for grace that elevated him above TV host

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Alex Trebek never pretended to have all the answers, but the "Jeopardy!" host became an inspiration and solace to Americans who otherwise are at odds with each other. He looked and sounded the part of a senior statesman, impeccab...

 

Motley Crue's Sixx moves to Jackson Hole, hopes to help out

JACKSON, Wyo. (AP) — Nikki Sixx thinks he's a local. Problem is, someone near and dear to his heart has given him an earful about that. "I said to my daughter that I'm a local, and my daughter's extremely vocal and strong," Sixx told the...

 

AP Top 25 Reality Check: Big Ten powers down, out of poll

The Big Ten is kind of upside down early in this strange and abbreviated season. Indiana is No. 10 and Northwestern No. 23 in the latest AP Top 25. Michigan, Michigan State, Nebraska and Penn State are nowhere to be found. The last time that foursome...

 

PHX MINERALS INC. TO ANNOUNCE FISCAL 2020 RESULTS AND HOST EARNINGS CALL ON DEC. 10, 2020

OKLAHOMA CITY, Nov. 9, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- PHX MINERALS INC., "PHX," (NYSE: PHX), today announced it will release results for its fiscal 2020 year ended Sept. 30, 2020, on Thursday, Dec. 10, 2020, following the close of trading on the New York...

 

Gateway Promotes Chris Dunlap to Regional Vice President

JENKS, Okla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov 9, 2020-- Gateway Mortgage, a division of Gateway First Bank, has promoted Chris Dunlap to Vice President of the North Central region of the United States. In this role, Dunlap will oversee all Gateway Mortgage...

 

Lawrence woman dies after being trapped under her car

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — A 29-year-old woman died after she was trapped under her vehicle Monday while it was being put on a tow truck, Lawrence police said. The car was being pulled on to a tow truck at the woman's home when it began to roll. She...

 

KBI investigates shooting death of 13-year-old Ashland girl

ASHLAND, Kan. (AP) — Authorities are investigating the shooting death of a 13-year-old girl who was visiting a friend's house in southwest Kansas. The Kansas Bureau of Investigation said in a news release that Clark County Sheriff's deputies...

 

University of Kansas Announces Recipients of Military-Affiliated Fellowship Sponsored by Corvias Foundation

LAWRENCE, Kan.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov 9, 2020-- Corvias Foundation, a private charity founded by John Picerne to support educational opportunities for military families, today announced the names of the fellows who will participate in the inaugural...

 

Confirmed coronavirus cases continue to soar in Oklahoma

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Confirmed coronavirus cases are continuing to soar in Oklahoma, with nearly 2,200 new cases and six additional deaths reported on Monday. The 2,197 confirmed new cases reported by the Oklahoma State Department of Health bring t...

 

Kansas exceeds 100K coronavirus cases as mask debate rages

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas on Monday reported another record seven-day spike in coronavirus cases, pushing the state past 100,000 for the pandemic as officials wrestled with getting more residents to wear masks. The state Department of Health and...

 

Bridge over Kansas River in Topeka closed because of fire

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Officials shut down a bridge Monday that spans the Kansas River in Topeka after a fire erupted underneath it. The Sardou Bridge that connects north Topeka to the Oakland neighborhood is closed until further notice, televisions...

 

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