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Energy-efficient power plant sets birds on fire

By Allie Hulcher
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Newsworthy | Sometimes well-meaning environmental measures can cause adverse affects. A state-of-the-art solar plant in the Mojave Desert powers 140,000 homes but…

I went to jail and all I got was this lousy T-shirt

By Allie Hulcher
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Newsworthy | It was a case of mug shot inception in Madison, Maine, when a man wore something special to his jail booking: a T-shirt with his mug shot printed on it. 

Theater of the Absurd in Ferguson

By Cal Thomas
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Crime | It was in a college theater class that I learned about a genre called “Theater of the Absurd.” These were plays written mostly by European playwrights…

What they’re really saying in Ferguson

By Nick Eicher
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Police | A walk down West Florissant reveals the hearts and minds of protesters and police

The police problem

By D.C. Innes
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Police | When I was a boy, they told us in school that a policeman is your friend. There are communities where that does not appear to be true. Those communities also…

National Guard summoned to Ferguson

By Lynde Langdon
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Police | Troops needed as confrontations escalate between police and protesters over the shooting of Michael Brown

Midday Roundup: Former Covenant Life Church member sentenced for abuse

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Life in prison. A judge on Thursday sentenced a former member of Covenant Life Church in Gaithersburg, Md., to 40 years in prison for sexually abusing…

A change of tone in Ferguson

By Lynde Langdon
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Police | Amid calls for more government accountability, Ferguson, Mo., police have named the officer who shot and killed Michael Brown on Saturday. Outside a…

Churches unite, call for peace in St. Louis

By Angela Lu
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Police | After the weekend shooting of an unarmed teen, each night has brought violence and rage

College recruiters: Social media missteps trump on-field skills

By Allie Hulcher
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Newsworthy | Prudeness in social media is a wise choice for people of all professions. But in the world of sports, a tweet could make or break a career or stop it from…

Midday Roundup: Ukraine turns away sketchy Russian aid convoy

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Arms or aid? Ukrainian officials announced today they will not allow a Russian convoy of aid to cross the border into the country’s conflict-plagued eastern…

Doughnut-eating champ out-eats cops, but can’t outrun them

By Allie Hulcher
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Newsworthy | A North Carolina fugitive was dangerously close to the cops Tuesday when he participated in—and won—a doughnut-eating contest hosted by the local police…

 
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