• Free fishing in Kansas this weekend
Free fishing in Kansas this weekend

And anglers who catch a fish not big enough to qualify for a state record, there is the Master Angler Award program, which provides certificates to anglers who catch fish that meet or exceed established lengths. "It brings as much money hunting and fishing as the winter sports do to Colorado", said LaChance. Fish and Wildlife will award $1.36 mil...

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  • Family of suspect in Portland stabbing offers condolences
Family of suspect in Portland stabbing offers condolences

A Multnomah County grand jury will convene in the coming days to consider additional charges. The lone man to survive Friday's stabbings says he's having a hard time processing what happened. He was yelling racial and religious epithets that day, police documents say. "Hit me again", Christian replied. Several witnesses followed Christian, ...

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  • Cleveland cop who shot 12-year-old Tamir Rice fired
Cleveland cop who shot 12-year-old Tamir Rice fired

Frank Garmback , who was driving the cruiser that skidded to a stop near the boy on November 22, 2014, was suspended for 10 days for violating a tactical rule for his driving that day. We have to go through our process. What's weird is that Loehmann's partner, Officer Frank Garmback , is being reprimanded for reasons more directly related to Ric...

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  • Comey to testify to US Senate intelligence panel on June 8
Comey to testify to US Senate intelligence panel on June 8

Comey, who was sacked by President Donald Trump , will be presenting his side of the story to senators in both an open and a closed session. A Comey associate on Wednesday had said that the special counsel overseeing the government's investigation into possible Trump campaign ties to Russian Federation had allowed Comey to testify before the com...

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  • Minnesota Officer Charged In Philando Castile Shooting To Go On Trial
Minnesota Officer Charged In Philando Castile Shooting To Go On Trial

Reynolds live-streamed the shooting's aftermath on Facebook via her cellphone. Reynolds' 4-year-old daughter was also in the vehicle at the time of the shooting. DIAMOND REYNOLDS: Please don't tell me my boyfriend just went like that. YANEZ: Keep your hands where there are, please. REYNOLDS: Yes, I will sir.

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  • A look at the damage of Illinois' 3-year budget impasse
A look at the damage of Illinois' 3-year budget impasse

That irked Senate President John Cullerton, a Chicago Democrat , who generated the most attention all spring by attempting to negotiate a budget-blockade break with Senate Republican Leader Christine Radogno of Lemont. In addition, he said the state already owes school districts about $1.1 billion. Thirty-one of those protesters remained and wer...

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  • Texas 'bathroom bill' fading as legislative session wraps up
Texas 'bathroom bill' fading as legislative session wraps up

On Friday, long-simmering tensions between Patrick and Straus boiled over tense remarks from each presiding officer that revealed they were at an impasse over the bathroom regulations. He said the amendment continues the agencies but not laws undergirding them. But Abbott continues to face a political dilemma with Patrick pushing for a special ...

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  • House intelligence committee subpoenas Michael Flynn, Michael Cohen
House intelligence committee subpoenas Michael Flynn, Michael Cohen

WASHINGTON/May 31, 2017 (AP)( STL.News ) - Former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn will provide documents to the Senate intelligence committee as part of its probe into Russia's meddling in the 2016 election, The Associated Press has learned.

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  • A high stakes election for Dems in Georgia
A high stakes election for Dems in Georgia

The use of Griffin is an unusual tack in race that has otherwise been about Ossoff's and Republican Karen Handel's backgrounds, national security and health care. It released an ad labeling Griffin an "Ossoff supporter" amid footage of that disastrous photo shoot. "His silence speaks volumes", explained Corry Bliss, CLF's executive director.

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  • Alt-Right rally cancelled in Portland, moves to Seattle instead
Alt-Right rally cancelled in Portland, moves to Seattle instead

Wheeler says the city is in mourning from a deadly stabbing on a light-rail train and that the event would exacerbate tensions. Prosecutors say he attacked them after they confronted him for harassing two young black women, one of whom wore a Muslim head covering.

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  • Flynn subpoenaed by House intelligence committee
Flynn subpoenaed by House intelligence committee

White House press secretary Sean Spicer speaks during the daily press briefing at the White House in Washington , Tuesday, May 30, 2017. President Trump's personal lawyer, Michael Cohen , has been subpoenaed by the House Intelligence Committee as part of their investigation into Russia's influence on the 2016 presidential election .

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  • Panetta on Comey's Testimony: 'Very Important' to Russia Probe
Panetta on Comey's Testimony: 'Very Important' to Russia Probe

Not "until he finds the right leader", Spicer responded to a reporter. Associates have said Comey wrote memos describing certain interactions with Trump that gave him pause in the months after the election, including details of a dinner in which he claimed the president asked him to pledge his loyalty , and a request to shut down the investiga...

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  • House gives initial OK to North Carolina budget proposal
House gives initial OK to North Carolina budget proposal

The votes will set up a negotiating process with the Senate, which already passed its own $22.9 billion spending plan for the fiscal year that begins in July. The House would offer average 3.3 percent raises to public schoolteachers next year, compared with the Senate's proposal of 3.7 percent. There's a good chance Cooper will veto the final bud...

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  • National Spelling Bee gets down to final 4
National Spelling Bee gets down to final 4

Be proactive - Use the "Flag as Inappropriate" link at the upper right corner of each comment to let us know of abusive posts. For each of the past three years, the bee ended in ties after the contestants successfully completed the competition's entire list of words.

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  • Farmer sues; gay marriage views cost him market spot
Farmer sues; gay marriage views cost him market spot

The suit was filed this morning after the city excluded Charlotte-area farmer Steve Tennes and his family from selling their crops at the farmer's market because of the family's religious beliefs. "The city must respect Steve's constitutionally protected freedom to express his religious beliefs on social media sites without being forced to surren...

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  • Argentine great De Vicenzo dies at 94
Argentine great De Vicenzo dies at 94

A fixture for decades on the course and the practice tee at his home club, Ranelagh GC in Buenos Aires, De Vicenzo in the past few years had stopped playing golf. Nicklaus, who called him a "great friend", on Thursday said De Vicenzo still talked about the gaffe when they last saw each other. Reflecting on De Vicenzo's grace in handling the 1968 ...

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  • Portland stabbing suspect appears in court
Portland stabbing suspect appears in court

In his Twitter message, Trump said: "The violent attacks in Portland on Friday are unacceptable". The attack happened on a TriMet light rail train when three men intervened after the suspect shouted hate speech at two young women, one wearing a hijab.

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  • Latest Us Planned Missile Test Attracts North Korean Government's Eye Suspiciously
Latest Us Planned Missile Test Attracts North Korean Government's Eye Suspiciously

During the test, an ICBM-class target was sacked from the Ronald Reagan Ballistic Missile Defense Test Site in the Marshall Islands and a ground-based interceptor was launched from Vandenberg Air Force Base, California, and its exo-atmospheric kill vehicle "intercepted and destroyed the target in a direct collision", the Pentagon said.

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  • Kushner and the Back Story of Back Channels
Kushner and the Back Story of Back Channels

In a statement later on Sunday night, carried by the New York Times , Trump praised Kushner and the work he has done in the White House . White House press secretary Sean Spicer ducked a series of questions on Tuesday about President Donald Trump's promotion of a Fox News story based on an anonymous source.

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  • Big business wants Trump to stick with Paris climate accord
Big business wants Trump to stick with Paris climate accord

On Wednesday, two sources confirmed weeklong rumors that President Trump is preparing to pull out of the Paris climate deal, reports Axios . "I will make my final decision on the Paris Accord next week!" In an attempt to understand what could happen to the planet if the USA pulls out of Paris, The Associated Press consulted with more than tw...

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  • Explosion at corn milling plant rocks Wisconsin town
Explosion at corn milling plant rocks Wisconsin town

The building was leveled in the explosion. Sixteen employees were working when the blast was reported at the Didion Milling Plant in Cambria , a small community about 45 miles north-east of Madison . Four were in the hospital's burn center, while the fifth was in the trauma and life support center, hospital spokeswoman Emily Kumlien said ...

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  • 1 dead, 2 missing after Wisconsin mill explosion
1 dead, 2 missing after Wisconsin mill explosion

Williams said he was told the explosion took place in the mill and not the adjacent ethanol plant, also owned by Didion . Didion's ethanol plant is across the street from where the explosion happened. Several people are still missing following the explosion. It is unknown how many were working in the plant Wednesday night. Some concrete storage ...

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  • Barack Obama Responds to President Trump's Withdrawal From Paris Climate Deal
Barack Obama Responds to President Trump's Withdrawal From Paris Climate Deal

Seated in the front row were aides who had advocated for the withdrawal, including EPA administrator Scott Pruitt and chief strategist Steve Bannon. United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres tweeted on Thursday, "Climate action is not just the right thing to do, it is the smart thing to do".

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  • 4 ways the proposed healthcare bill could affect moms
4 ways the proposed healthcare bill could affect moms

Now that the Republican-controlled House has passed the American Health Care Act (AHCA) that allows states to terminate numerous ACA protections, such as pre-existing conditions and basic medical care, the country has a new death panel - the Republican politicians.

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  • The Spell Is Broken for Indiana's Top Bee Competitors
The Spell Is Broken for Indiana's Top Bee Competitors

Padhy is also a member of her local swim team and runs cross country. Taking center stage Wednesday afternoon, Hannah incorrectly spelled the word "rhubarb". "It's kind of finally settling in that I've won and that I'm not going to be studying spelling anymore, " Shivashankar told The Kansas City Star".

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  • After Hate Killings, Portland Mayor Wants Anti-Muslim Rallies Canceled
After Hate Killings, Portland Mayor Wants Anti-Muslim Rallies Canceled

Court documents allege a man charged with fatally stabbing two men and injuring a third who tried to shield young women from an anti-Muslim tirade in Portland, Oregon , bragged about the attacks as he sat in the back of a police patrol vehicle.

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  • Trump poised to quit Paris climate deal
Trump poised to quit Paris climate deal

He added: "Fighting climate change is a global consensus, it's not invented by China. and we realize that this is a global consensus agreement and that as a big developing nation we should shoulder our worldwide responsibility". The president said Wednesday that people will "find out very soon" what he's decided. "No matter whether other countr...

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  • Police release Tiger Woods' DUI arrest video
Police release Tiger Woods' DUI arrest video

The footage came from his arrest Monday in the dark of early morning when Jupiter police noticed his Mercedes parked on the side of a six-lane road, part of it in the road and part of it in the bicycle lane. My hope is that people see this video and it serves as a lesson for anybody to make sure to be careful with prescriptions. "He's a member of...

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  • House panel issues subpoenas for Flynn, others
House panel issues subpoenas for Flynn, others

In one, he wrote that the president had requested he ease up on the Federal Bureau of Investigation probe of Michael Flynn , who served as Trump's national security adviser until he was ousted in February for lying about his contacts with Russian officials.

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  • Comey prepares to testify before Senate about Trump conversations
Comey prepares to testify before Senate about Trump conversations

Following Trump's firing of Comey, reports have surfaced about the president allegedly asking the former FBI Director to drop the ongoing Flynn investigation and asking him for a pledge of loyalty. Bush and Barack Obama . The House committee also issued subpoenas for records and testimony from Cohen and his firm, Michael D. Cohen & A...

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  • Trump abandons climate pact; Obama rejects the move
Trump abandons climate pact; Obama rejects the move

Theresa May is "complicit" in Donald Trump's likely withdrawal from the Paris Agreement on climate change by not openly criticising his move, a campaigner has said as protesters gathered outside the US Embassy in London. The decision has no direct impact on major USA regulations on power plants and vehicle rules now aimed at reducing carbon...

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  • Abilene teen competes in Scripps National Spelling Bee
Abilene teen competes in Scripps National Spelling Bee

The winning word was "gladiolus", spelled correctly by the first champion, Frank Neuhauser. Each of the 291 spellers got the opportunity to spell two words on stage. Among those who didn't make the cut because of the test was 6-year-old Edith Fuller, the youngest speller in the history of the bee. The Arkansas native has been competing since he w...

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  • Centerville Middle School student narrowly misses cut at national spelling bee
Centerville Middle School student narrowly misses cut at national spelling bee

Spellers are competing for a trophy and more than $40,000 in cash and prizes. Boerne's Alex Iyer, the spelling whiz who went deep previous year in the Scripps National Spelling Bee , has made it into tonight's finals after making it through seven rounds this morning.

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  • 1 dead, several hurt after explosion at Wisconsin corn milling plant
1 dead, several hurt after explosion at Wisconsin corn milling plant

She said one was transferred to the burn unit at the University of Wisconsin Hospital in Madison, one was admitted to the intensive care unit and four were treated and released. Along with dry corn mill, the plant also makes ethanol. In a statement later on Thursday the office said 16 was the correct figure. The sheriff says medical flights and...

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  • Trump posts vague, midnight tweet about 'negative press covfefe'
Trump posts vague, midnight tweet about 'negative press covfefe'

But this time, users the world over have been left scratching their heads over "covfefe": a freakish word apparently created by the president. That's right. But it is not at all clear what the president was tweeting about. "The president and a small group of people know exactly what he meant", Spicer told an off-camera press gaggle in the b...

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