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Police fatally shoot teen outside Arkansas youth shelter.

MARION, Ark. — Police officers fatally shot a 16-year-old boy outside an emergency shelter for juveniles in eastern Arkansas and a criminal investigation is underway, state police said.

- Billings Gazette - US

This Kansas City neighborhood wrote the blueprint for transforming a community.

Inner-city Ivanhoe, once a haven for drugs and illegal dumping, is now a beacon of revitalization.

- Grist Magazine - US

How a Kansas City neighborhood wrote the blueprint for transforming a community.

Part of a series on communities overcoming obstacles to become cleaner and greener. Yolanda and Alan Young never intended to make Ivanhoe their home. They purchased a two-story, shirtwaist-style house in the Kansas City, Missouri, neighborhood at public auction in 1986, planning to renovate and rent or resell it. They moved ...

- Business Insider - US

WATCH: Passengers get stuck on roller coaster.

Passengers on a roller coaster at a theme park in Arkansas were stranded after the ride stalled. No injuries were reported.

- ABC News - US

Federal Appeals Court Castigates Kansas Cops for Pot Raid Triggered by Tea.

One judge notes that police raided a family's home "based on nothing more than junk science, an incompetent investigation, and a publicity stunt."

- Reason.com - US

KSU team contributes to DUNE, the world's biggest neutrino experiment.

A large international team of researchers—including Kansas State University scientists—is turning to tiny particles to address big questions about dark matter, black holes and the origins of the universe.

- PhysOrg - NL

Suspect faces felony charge in Ten Commandments' destruction.

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — A prosecutor says he plans to charge a man accused of destroying a Ten Commandments monument outside the Arkansas Capitol with first-degree criminal mischief.

- Billings Gazette - US

This Kansas City neighborhood wrote the blueprint for transforming a community.

The inner-city community of Ivanhoe, once a haven for drugs and illegal dumping, is now a beacon of revitalization.

- Grist Magazine - US

We Go To The Sheridan County Fair In Hoxie, Kansas.

Rural county fairs are a high point on the plains and elsewhere across the country. In Sheridan County, generations have been flocking to the same Kansas fair grounds.

- NPR - US

Singer, 25, Dies at Fairground Following Weekend Concert.

Fans of country phenom Abby Nicole are mourning her untimely death after a UTV accident took the life of the rising singer-songwriter. People reports that the 25-year-old Nebraska native, born Abby Uecker, performed over two nights at the Thayer County Fair near the Nebraska-Kansas border with her band over the...

- Newser - US

Kansas Man Sentenced to 30 Years for Trying to Bomb US Army Base.

A Kansas man convicted of attempting to detonate a vehicle bomb at Fort Riley U.S. Army base has been sentenced to 30 years in prison. John Booker Jr., 22, was arrested in April 2015 outside Fort Riley, 100 kilometers west of Topeka, as he tried to arm what he thought was a bomb. When he pleaded guilty in February, he ...

- Voice of America - US

Kansas man gets 30-year sentence for foiled bomb plot targeting U.S. military base

- A Kansas man was sentenced on Monday to 30 years in federal prison for plotting a failed suicide bombing at a U.S. military base on behalf of Islamic State, federal prosecutors said.

- Reuters - US

Man sentenced to 30 years in prison for Fort Riley bomb plot

A Kansas man who tried to set off what he thought was a bomb at an Army post to support the Islamic State group was sentenced Monday to 30 years in federal prison.

- Stars and Stripes - US

Kansas man gets 30-year sentence for foiled bomb plot targeting U.S. military base

John Booker Jr., 22, of Topeka, pleaded guilty in February to plotting the April 2015 attack on Army personnel at Fort Riley, Kansas, and aiding the Islamic State fight against the United States, the Justice Department said in a statement. Booker was sentenced in U.S. District Court in Kansas City, Kansas, on one count of ...

- Yahoo! News - US

Crims snatch 5.5 million social security numbers from Kansas govt box

A server where there isn't any trouble. Do you suppose there is such a server, Toto? Hackers have lifted not only the social security numbers and personal information of half a million jobseekers in Kansas – but also records on more than five million people from nine other US states.…

- TheRegister - UK

Contest-Winning Makeup Artist Disqualified for Supporting Trump

A Wichita makeup artist who won a national contest discovered that her support for Donald Trump in an Instagram post during the 2016 presidential election was enough to disqualify her after the fact.

- TruthRevolt.org - US

Kat Von D's company accused of disqualifying Kansas makeup artist from contest over pro-Trump views

A Kansas woman claims she won a contest sponsored by a company created by the reality TV star Kat Von D -- but later was disqualified over a post on her Instagram account which supported then-presidential candidate Donald Trump.

- FOX News - US

'Supernatural': Legendary Band Kansas Makes Surprise Appearance At Hall H, Cast Talks Lucky Season 13 — Comic-Con

The CW sci-fi series Supernatural kicked off the final day of Comic-Con with a spectacular presentation. Starting with a clip of show stars Jared Padalecki and Jensen Ackles , as themselves , headed down to Comic-Con's Hall H. They cracked jokes and drove off, but as the screen went black, legendary rock band Kansas of ...

- Deadline.com - US

Kansas Paper Doubts Contest Winner's Disqualification Based on Pro-Trump Post

A Kansas woman who entered a national makeup artists contest has been disqualified from personally redeeming her prize after having been declared its winner. Why? Because, and only because, she posted on Instagram, without comment, a 'Trump for President' 2016 graphic on Election Day last year. Despite having all the ...

- NewsBusters - US

Contest Winner Disqualified over Pro-Trump Instagram Post

A Kansas makeup artist says she won a national contest sponsored by Kat Von D Beauty but was later disqualified because of an Instagram post supporting Donald Trump's presidential candidacy.

- Newsmax - US

'Supernatural' surprises Comic-Con with epic Kansas performance

Any true Supernatural fan knows that even though the show doesn't have an official theme song, the CW hit has always had an unofficial anthem in Kansas' Carry On Wayward Son, which has appeared in every finale for the past 12 seasons. In Hall H at Comic-Con on Sunday, fans got a live performance from the band, complete with ...

- Mashable! - US

Sanders brings sardonic wit, southern drawl to White House podium

Sarah Huckabee Sanders – a pugnacious Arkansas native from a political family – took to the podium as the new White House press secretary Friday, stepping into perhaps the most difficult job in the world: speaking for Donald Trump. The post Sanders brings sardonic wit, southern drawl to White House podium appeared first ...

- Philippine Daily Inquirer - PH

The rise of Sarah Huckabee Sanders, a Trump administration star who just became the new White House press secretary

Jonathan Ernst/ReutersSarah Huckabee Sanders, the White House deputy press secretary, has gained prominence in recent months as she's taken on more public-facing duties on President Donald Trump's communications team. And with White House press secretary Sean Spicer's resignation on Friday, she could be next in line for his ...

- Business Insider - US

'Duel in the Sun:' Sport's greatest ever contest?

The red-hot summer of 1977, the year a gap-toothed twenty-something from Kansas took down golf's greatest in a final-round scrap like no other.

- CNN Top Stories - US

For Sanders, path to Trump press secretary began in Arkansas

- Townhall.com - US

For Sanders, path to Trump press secretary began in Arkansas

WASHINGTON — New White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders was schooled in hardscrabble politics — and down-home rhetoric — from a young age by her father, former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee.

- Billings Gazette - US

Hackers had access to millions of Social Security numbers

— Hackers who breached a Kansas Department of Commerce data system in March had access to more than 5.5 million Social Security numbers in 10 states, along with another 805,000 accounts that didn't include the Social Security numbers, according to records obtained from the agency. The department will be required to pay ...

- SFGate - US

Kansas data breach: Over 5.5 million Social Security Numbers in 10 states exposed to hackers

The breach also exposed another 805,000 accounts that did not contain Social Security Numbers.

- IBTimes.co.uk - UK

WATCH: Sarah Huckabee Sanders: Everything you need to know

The Arkansas native is the newly appointed White House press secretary.

- ABC News - US

Silicon Valley tech firms power job growth in the hinterlands

The growth speaks for itself. The concentration of tech talent in Madison, Wisconsin increased by more than 30 percent over the past two years. In Fort Lauderdale, Kansas City , Miami, and Salt Lake City, there were gains of more than 20 percent. Oh, and Omaha, Pittsburgh, and Columbus, Ohio? They each registered rises of

- VentureBeat - US

Sanders Steps Into Role As New Face Of White House

WASHINGTON — New White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders was schooled in hardscrabble politics — and down-home rhetoric — from a young age by her father, former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee. Her way with a zinger — and her unshakable loyalty to an often unpredictable boss — are big reasons ...

- TPM News - US

Sarah Sanders steps into role as new face of WH

New White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders was schooled in hardscrabble politics - and down-home rhetoric - from a young age by her father, former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee.

- Times Of India - IN

In Trump's America, not everyone is anti-NAFTA

In Kansas and Missouri, 56 per cent of voters cast their ballots for Donald Trump. But many did so despite his virulent anti-trade views, not because of them

- The Globe and Mail - CA

Hackers of Kansas system had access to millions of Social Security numbers in 10 states

Hackers who breached a Kansas Department of Commerce data system in March had access to more than 5.5 million Social Security numbers in 10 states, along with another 805,000 accounts that didn't include the Social Security numbers, according to records obtained from the agency.The department will...

- Baltimoresun.com - US

Trump's voter fraud crusader accuses states who refuse to turn over voter rolls of 'hiding aliens'

Kansas secretary of state Kris Kobach, the vice chairman on Donald Trump's voter fraud commission, apparently thinks states are conspiring against the president. In a segment on a Breitbart podcast, Kobach claimed that 20-something states refusing to comply with his voter fraud commission's re...

- The Raw Story - US

The rise of Sarah Huckabee Sanders, the new star of the Trump administration who's now a contender for Spicer's job

Jonathan Ernst/ReutersSarah Huckabee Sanders, the White House deputy press secretary, has gained prominence in recent months as she's taken on more public-facing duties onPresident Donald Trump's communications team. And with White House press secretary Sean Spicer's resignation on Friday, she could be next in line for his ...

- Business Insider - US

Hackers had access to millions of Social Security numbers

Hackers who breached a Kansas Department of Commerce data system in March had access to more than 5.5 million Social Security numbers in 10 states, along with another 805,000 accounts that didn't include the Social Security numbers, according to records obtained from the agency.

- PhysOrg - NL

Kris Kobach: Lawsuits Against Election Committee Seek to Prevent Exposure of Non-Citizens on Voter Rolls

Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach, who serves as vice chairman of the Presidential Advisory Commission on Election Integrity, talked about efforts by groups like the ACLU and NAACP to prevent his commission from doing its work on Friday's Breitbart News Daily.

- Breitbart - US

Kris Kobach questions Hillary Clinton's popular-vote victory

Kris Kobach, Kansas secretary of state and vice chair of President Trump's Commission on Election Integrity, questioned Hillary Clinton's popular-vote victory in 2016 and said we may never know' if she won.

- Yahoo! News - US

In a First, Drowned Toddler's Brain Damage Is Reversed

When a 2-year-old girl in Arkansas managed to make her way through a baby gate and fall into the family swimming pool, she was submerged in 41-degree water for as many as 15 minutes before she was found. Having technically drowned and suffered a heart attack, Eden Carlson was resuscitated...

- Newser - US

GOP wants to take anti-voter fraud program that is overrun with false positives nationwide

At the inaugural meeting of President Donald Trump's Election Integrity Commission on Wednesday, commission Vice Chairman Kris Kobach of Kansas praised a data collection program run by his state as a model for a national effort to root out voter fraud. States participating in the program, known...

- Baltimoresun.com - US

Breitbart News Daily: Austin Ruse on 'Fake Science'

On the Friday edition of Breitbart News Daily, broadcast live on SiriusXM Patriot Channel 125 from 6AM to 9AM Eastern, Breitbart Editor-in-Chief Alex Marlow will continue our discussion of the Trump administration's agenda. Austin Ruse will discuss his new book Fake Science: Exposing the Left's Skewed Statistics, Fuzzy ...

- Breitbart - US

Walmart built giant towers to solve the most annoying thing about online ordering — and they could be coming to your store

Field AgentWalmart is ramping up its rollout of self-service kiosks that retrieve customers' online orders, the company told Business Insider. The first kiosk appeared in a Walmart store in Bentonville, Arkansas, last year. Walmart now has the machines in 20 stores, and plans to add them to 80 more stores across the country ...

- Business Insider - US

A member of OJ Simpson's parole board wore a Kansas City Chiefs tie to the hearing and Twitter was quick to take notice

CNN On Thursday O.J. Simpson was back in court and back on our televisions as his parole hearing was broadcast live across the country. Interest in the broadcast was initially driven by Simpson's potential early exit from prison after serving more than eight years for armed robbery and kidnapping, as well as the American ...

- Business Insider - US

Samantha Bee wants you to meet the key voter-suppressors on Trump's 'election integrity' commission

President Trump's Commission on Election Integrity met again on Wednesday, with Trump kicking things off by insisting his administration has "no choice" but to investigate voter fraud, despite there being no evidence much of it exists. Trump formed the commission, led by Vice President Mike Pence and Kansas Secretary of ...

- The Week - US

Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights Under Law Comments On the Election Integrity Commission

Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights Under LawKristen Clarke, president and executive director of the Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights Under Law, issued the following statement Wednesday at the conclusion of the first meeting of the Presidential Advisory Commission on Election Integrity, a commission established by ...

- Common Dreams - US

NBA legend acquires Coca-Cola bottling plant for $7.2M

A Kansas City-based company led by former NBA player Ulysses "Junior" Bridgeman has acquired a bottling plant in St. Charles, Mo. for $7.2 million, the St. Louis Business Journal reports. The Coca-Cola Co. sold the plant to Heartland Coca-Cola Bottling Co. as part of a refranchising initiative for its North American ...

- Atlanta Business Chronicle - US

Big Bang Theory fans freak out over Kaley Cuoco's 'lovestruck' pic with Karl: 'Lucky son of a b***h'

Actress was spotted with her boyfriend, rafting in the Royal Gorge region on the Arkansas River.

- IBTimes.co.uk - UK

CNN Defends ObamaCare, Baits Guests to Attack Republicans

CNN has gone all out in defense of ObamaCare and has attacked any Republican measure to amend it. On Wednesday's New Day, virtually the entirety of the show was spent trashing Republicans. Co-host Alisyn Camerota asked these questions to Arkansas Governor Asa Hutchinson: Great to have you. From where you sit, how do you ...

- NewsBusters - US

American jailed for lying about business in Cayman Islands

KANSAS CITY, United States , A US businesswoman has been sent to jail for 18 months and ordered to pay US$1.7 million to the United States Internal Revenue Services as she lied under oath about her business in the Cayman Islands.

- JamaicaObserver.com - JM

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