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Fears about opening Kansas schools drive state’s mask order

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas’ governor and its top public health official said Thursday that they worry that the state won’t be able to reopen its K-12 schools for the new school year in August if it doesn’t reverse a recent surge in reported coronavirus cases. Democratic Gov. Laura Kelly told legislative leaders that a […]Read More

Mississippi changing its flag isn’t the end of Confederate symbols

However, though the Mississippi flag was the last to bear the obvious image of the Confederate battle flag, there are other state flags that contain Confederate symbology that may be a little harder to spot. First, let’s clear up a common misconception: The crimson and blue flag we usually refer to as the Confederate flag […]Read More

UP State Fair in Escanaba called off for 2020

ESCANABA — Add the 2020 U.P. State Fair to the list of events canceled due to COVID-19. This year’s program will be postponed until 2021, the U.P. State Fair Authority decided Tuesday. “While the authority and the Delta County Chamber of Commerce are brokenhearted at the decision, we remain committed to the health and safety […]Read More

The Golden State Killer’s guilty plea closes a chapter for

With his guilty plea, they can now finally get the closure of facing him in court. On Monday, he pleaded guilty to 13 counts of first-degree murder and special circumstances — including murder committed during burglaries and rapes — as well as 13 counts of kidnapping, and he acknowledged more than 50 rapes he was […]Read More

Why Tom Izzo and Michigan State basketball might get Emoni

CLOSE Emoni Bates scores 63 points and grabs 21 rebounds in Ypsilanti Lincoln’s double-overtime 108-102 win over Chelsea on Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2020. Detroit Free Press Ten years ago, Tom Izzo waited to hear from LeBron James. The call never came. Izzo turned down a chance to jump to the NBA’s Cleveland Cavaliers and instead remained […]Read More

Golden State Killer: former police officer says he will plead

Forty years after a suburban rapist terrorized California in a series of assaults and killings, a 74-year-old former police officer said he would plead guilty to being the elusive Golden State Killer. Joseph James DeAngelo Jr on Monday told a judge in Sacramento he would plead guilty to 13 murders and 13 kidnapping-related charges throughout […]Read More

Golden State Killer suspect to plead guilty

In a moment his victims have long awaited, a 74-year-old former police officer who terrorized California as the Golden State Killer began pleading guilty to a long list of charges Monday in a university ballroom turned courtroom. Joseph James DeAngelo Jr., clad in orange jail clothing and wearing a clear protective face shield, sat onstage […]Read More