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Severe storms possible across central US this weekend

The Storm Prediction Center in Norman, Okla., on Thursday advised residents to be aware that dangerous weather is on the way and to make sure that they can receive weather warnings during their weekend activities.…
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New Kansas gun law deals with drunken possession

Backers of a new Kansas gun-rights law taking effect in July are describing provisions dealing with the drunken possession of firearms as a significant improvement for public safety.…
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Wichita man survives battle with H1N1 flu

Lance Minor knows what it means to fight for his life. He did it for his country as a Marine deployed to Afghanistan. Not once did he think he would have to do it again, this time from a hospital bed.…
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Raccoon Mauls Baby

Family upset that pet raccoons were killed after attack.…
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Government to review Northwestern bid to unionize

The National Labor Relations Board has granted Northwestern University's request that it review its ruling that football players at the university are essentially employees of the school with full collective bargaining rights.…
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Colorado lawmakers plan to boost marijuana profits

The federal government has reluctantly agreed to let Colorado be the first state to collect taxes from the legal sale of recreational marijuana, but it also has made clear it doesn't agree with the move and may try to stop it, if isn't tightly controlled.…
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NCAA board endorses more power for big schools

The NCAA's board of directors endorsed a proposal Thursday giving schools in the five largest football conferences more autonomy and more voting power in changing rules within the organization.…
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Court tosses ex-Oklahoma State player’s conviction

An Oklahoma court has overturned the conviction of former Oklahoma State basketball player Darrell Williams, who was accused of sexually assaulting two women at an off-campus party in 2010.…
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Alumi Honor Controversial Coach

A group of Pennsylvania State University alumni plan to build a new statue honoring former Penn State Football coach Joe Paterno.…
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Study links California drought to global warming

A study is asserting a link between climate change and both the intensifying California drought and the polar vortex blamed for a harsh winter that mercifully has just ended in many places.…
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‘Ganja Granny’ busted near school

An 83-year-old woman stunned everyone in town, including authorities, after police were tipped off she was selling drugs out of her house in Stonewall, Oklahoma. …