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Ouachita's Tyler Mann earns GLVC Wrestler of the Week Honor

INDIANAPOLIS – For the first time in program history the Ouachita Baptist wrestling team will have a wrestler of the week award; the Great Lakes Valley Conference announced this morning that senior wrestler Tyler Mann (Little Rock, Ark.) had...

 

Oklahoma AG says ex-publisher's victims can get music files

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma Attorney General Mike Hunter says a website has been set up for artists duped by a defunct publisher to retrieve their digital book and music files. Hunter said Tuesday his office has sent a letter to more than 1,100...

 

OU program to help pay Oklahoma's Promise recipients' fees

NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — A new University of Oklahoma program will help cover the school fees of students who receive Oklahoma's Promise tuition scholarships, school officials said. The new Crimson Commitment program will cover up to $8,000 worth of a...

 

Former teacher and swim coach pleads guilty to sex crime

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A former Kansas City-area teacher and swim coach has pleaded guilty to secretly filming a sexual encounter with a minor in 2013. The Kansas City Star reports that 54-year-old James Russell Green of Blue Springs, Missouri,...

 

Officials find 18 children missing from Kansas foster homes

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Authorities say they have located and recovered 18 missing children who ran away from foster homes in Kansas. The Kansas Bureau of Investigation said in a news release Tuesday that the joint effort last week to find runaways...

 

Alfalfa County real estate transactions

Real Estate Transfers Book 836 page 966: QS Enterprises, party of the first part, convey unto Blue Door Shanty LLC, party of the second part, lots 21 and 22 in block 41, Town of Helena, Alfalfa County, Oklahoma. Quit claim deed. Book 836 page 976:...

 

Barber County real estate transactions

Real Estate Transfers Book 143 page 551: Randall D. Blunk and Roxie L. Blunk, husband and wife, convey unto Randall D. Blunk and Roxie L Blunk Living Trust. The southwest quarter, the east half of the northeast quarter and the northwest quarter of...

 

Barber County Sheriff's Office log

November 12, 2018 Sgt. Paasch investigated a vehicle that slid off Kansas Highway 2. Medicine Lodge ambulance transported patient from Medicine Lodge Memorial Hospital to Andover. November 13, 2018 Sgt. Passch investigated a suspicious vehicle on...

 

Citizen group seeks Overland Park police shooting records

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. (AP) — A group of Kansas residents is pushing for a Kansas City suburb to release records regarding how a 911 call to check on a teenager's welfare ended with an officer fatally shooting the teen. The city of Overland Park has...

 

Temporary replacement named to lead Haskell University

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — A temporary replacement has been named to lead Haskell Indian Nations University after a scathing federal report. The Lawrence Journal-World reports that the Bureau of Indian Education says Haskell professor Daniel Wildcat...

 

Nonprofit hired by Kansas under scrutiny in its home state

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A Florida nonprofit recently awarded a four-year grant for family preservation services in Kansas has been under intense scrutiny in its home state. Eckerd Connects, which administers foster care in the Tampa Bay area, will...

 

County official in Kansas resigns over 'master race' remark

LEAVENWORTH, Kan. (AP) — A white county official in Kansas has resigned under pressure after saying at a meeting that he belongs to "the master race." Louis Klemp said in the letter submitted Tuesday resigning his seat on the Leavenworth County...

 

Expansion planned for law officers memorial in Topeka

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Room is running out for names on the memorial honoring Kansas law enforcement officers killed in the line of duty, so it will soon be expanded. Gov. Jeff Colyer and Attorney General Derek Schmidt were among those announcing expa...

 

Second man sentenced for guns theft from undercover vehicle

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A second man has been sentenced for stealing guns from an undercover Sedgwick County Sheriff's vehicle. The Wichita Eagle reports that 37-year-old Justin Winger was sentenced Monday to two years and nine months in prison after...

 

Family of Kansas teen killed in wreck outside Arrowhead sues

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The family of a teen who was killed in a crash with an off-duty officer outside the stadium where the Kansas City Chiefs play has filed a wrongful death lawsuit. The Kansas City Star reports that the lawsuit was filed in...

 

Captain retires, sergeant suspended over Parkland massacre

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — The Florida sheriff's captain who oversaw the initial response to February's Parkland high school massacre resigned Tuesday and the first sergeant to arrive at the scene has been suspended over what other law...

 

Tutu awards prize to US school shooting survivors

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — A group of young Americans who campaigned against gun violence after surviving a deadly shooting at their Florida school have received a prize from former South African archbishop Desmond Tutu. Tutu said in a statement Tuesday...

 

Man sentenced to 7 years in light rail train shooting death

ST. LOUIS (AP) — A 20-year-old man has been sentenced to seven years in prison for fatally shooting a man on a light rail train near the University of Missouri-St. Louis. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that Djion Oates, of Berkeley, admitted...

 

Backlash at Chinese university shows limits to surveillance

BEIJING (AP) — A Chinese university's plan to conduct a blanket search of student and staff electronic devices has come under fire, illustrating the limits of the population's tolerance for surveillance and raising the prospect that tactics used...

 

6 arrested on sex charges at Toronto all-boys school

TORONTO (AP) — Police arrested six students from a prestigious private all-boys Catholic school in Toronto on Monday and charged them with sexual assault related to a video that was posted on the internet. Toronto Police Inspector Dominic Sinopoli...

 

Possible Russian president of Interpol raises alarm in West

LONDON (AP) — Interpol is facing a pivotal — some say possibly fatal — moment in its history as members decide whether to hand its presidency to a man who represents Vladimir Putin's Russia. Kremlin critics fear they could soon face arrest wher...

 

Trump says no penalty for Saudi prince for Khashoggi murder

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump declared Tuesday he would not further punish Saudi Arabia for the murder of U.S.-based columnist Jamal Khashoggi — making clear in an exclamation-filled statement that the benefits of good relations with...

 

State denies permit to Arkansas hog farm near Buffalo River

VENDOR, Ark. (AP) — An Arkansas environmental regulatory agency denied a permit for a hog farm Monday because of concerns that pig waste might be contaminating the nearby Buffalo River. The Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality issued a fina...

 

The strange story of turkey tails speaks volumes about our globalized food system

The Conversation is an independent and nonprofit source of news, analysis and commentary from academic experts.) (THE CONVERSATION) Intensive livestock farming is a huge global industry that serves up millions of tons of beef, pork and poultry every...

 

An archaeological dig in Israel provides clues to how feasting became an important ritual

(The Conversation is an independent and nonprofit source of news, analysis and commentary from academic experts.) (THE CONVERSATION) This holiday season millions of families will come together to celebrate their respective festivals and engage in...

 

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