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August 30, 2016 5:03 pm
Persistent grant writing has paid off for David Turner, Chief of Rural Fire Department #5.  His sixth grant application, to replace air tanks that fire fighters wear, has been funded. A division of Homeland Security will pick up 95% of the costs of purchasing self-contained breathing apparatuses...




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It’s Common Sense!?!

It’s Common Sense!?!   Oh yeah. One of those  phrases that always gets my attention. Sort of like “World Famous!”  I always immediately wonder why you have to tell me. If it’s “...

 
 
todd pointing III
Oh Say Can You Say “Distracted”

A football player refuses to stand for the national anthem, instead choosing to sit alone on the bench to quietly protest what he sees as injustice in America. And the world as we know it loses its mi...

 
 
clarke
Ryan Lochte: What now?

When I was in grade school and Junior High I remember being told very vividly that when the class was taken on a field trip that we were to be on our best behavior because “you are representing your...

 
 
a rich
Gratitude and Homework

There’s a line in the movie Patton that I always try to remember to keep things in perspective (it helps that I’ve seen it a couple of dozen times) Patton is complaining to Gen. Bradley about ...

 
 
clarke
No Words

Like all Kansans, I was stunned and saddened to hear about the accident at the Schlitterbahn Water Park. So, now the questions begin: What happened? Why did it happen? Could a more vigorou...

 
 
Why the Iraqi Offensive to Retake Mosul Is So Important

The top American general in the Middle East said Tuesday that the Iraqi military is on track to launch an operation to retake Mosul by the end of the year.At a Pentagon briefing, Gen. Joseph Votel, ...

 
 
United Airlines Flight Diverted to Ireland After Turbulence Injures 12

A United Airlines flight bound for London was diverted to Ireland early Wednesday morning when turbulence left multiple passengers in need of medical treatment.The flight departed Houston on Tuesday...

 
 
JetBlue Set to Take Off on Historic Flight to Cuba

The first scheduled commercial flight from the United States to Cuba in more than a half century will take off Wednesday morning with 150 people on board.JetBlue Flight 387 is scheduled to depart Fo...

 
 
ISIS Claims Top Spokesman Killed in Airstrike

ISIS's official news agency claimed Tuesday that its senior leader and top spokesman Abu Muhammad al-Adnani has been killed in Aleppo, Syria, but it did not detail the circumstances of his death. Th...

 
 
American Hostage of Taliban Appears in New Video

A Pennsylvania woman held by the Taliban since 2012 appeared in a new video posted online Tuesday, looking dazed but healthy with her Canadian husband and saying their captors will kill the couple i...

 
 
Hillary Clinton Raises At Least $12 Million in Three-Day Fundraising Tour

Hillary Clinton finished up three days of fundraising in the Hamptons on Tuesday night, raising more than $12 million.In total, Clinton attended nine fundraisers between Sunday and Tuesday, plus an additional event att...

 
 
Poll: Clinton Unpopularity at New High, on Par With Trump

– 88 percent of whom see her unfavorably. But she’s also lost 8 points in this measure among independents (to 31 percent) and among Democrats (to 79 percent in her home party, vs. Trump’s 72 percent amo...

 
 
Donald Trump Set to Give 'Major' Immigration Speech

Donald Trump is going to be back out on the campaign trail Wednesday with his long-awaited speech that is slated to unveil the newest version of his immigration plan.The speech comes after Trump and his campaign staff ...

 
 
Donald Trump to Meet with Mexican President on Wednesday

Donald Trump says he has accepted an invitation from Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto to meet with him Wednesday. "I have accepted the invitation of President Enrique Pena Nieto, of Mexico, and look very much forwa...

 
 
Government Attorneys Say Recovered Clinton Emails Could Include as Many as 30 Benghazi-Related Messages

The State Department said Tuesday that as many as 30 previously undisclosed emails that may refer to the 2012 Benghazi attack are included in the thousands of deleted documents recovered by the FBI during an investigat...

 
 
Brock Turner to Be Released from Prison This Week

Former Stanford University student Brock Turner, who was sentenced to six months in prison after being convicted of sexually assaulting a woman, is slated to be released from prison on Friday, after serving just about ...

 
 
Good Samaritans Speak Out After Rescuing Woman From Fiery Wreck

Bystanders who jumped into action to save a woman's life described the "surreal" scene after a multiple-vehicle accident trapped a motorist inside her car as it burst into flames. The mayor of Binghamton, New York, r...

 
 
Side-by-Side Hurricanes Heading Toward Hawaiian Islands

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Two hurricanes are heading side-by-side toward the Hawaiian islands, and they are expected to cause severe weather in the area late this week, the Central Pacific Hurricane Center told...

 
 
11 Kayakers Hit by Ferry in NYC

Eleven kayakers were hit by a ferry in the Hudson River Tuesday evening, according to the U.S. Coast Guard.The ferry departed from Pier 79 in New York City and hit the kayakers at just before 6 p.m. Officers from the N...

 
 
Affluenza' Teen Ethan Couch's Lawyers File Motion Seeking His Release From Jail

who was charged with hindering apprehension of a felon and money laundering was released from home confinement earlier this month. A judge said she no longer needed to be under house arrest, but must wear an electron...

 
 
Nick Viall Is the New "Bachelor"

The new Bachelor is...Nick Viall. ABC made the announcement on Tuesday night after Bachelor in Paradise, revealing that Viall would be the next star looking for a shot at love. He will get to hand out his roses in seas...

 
 
Mel Brooks Says He's "Still Reeling" Over Gene Wilder's Death

Mel Brooks says he's "still reeling" from the death of his good friend and frequent film partner, Gene Wilder, who died Monday of complications from Alzheimer’s disease at the age of 83. "He was sick and I knew i...

 
 
"America’s Got Talent": The Semifinals Rounds Kick Off in Los Angeles

 America’s Got Talent kicked off its semifinals rounds at Hollywood’s Dolby Theater Tuesday night, with 11 quarterfinalists relying on fan votes to see which five of them would advance to the finals....

 
 
"Bachelor in Paradise": Caila and Jared Leave

Last night's Bachelor in Paradise focused on the fallout from the Caila Quinn-Jared Haibon- Ashley Iaconetti love triangle. The triangle abruptly disassembled with Caila awkwardly packing her suitcase while Ashely tri...

 
 
"Charlie" and the Other "Willy Wonka" Kids Remember Gene Wilder

A day after the passing of Gene Wilder, the tributes to the Oscar nominated actor are still rolling in this time, from the grown-ups who were just kids when they worked with him on the set of Charlie & The Chocol...

 
 
Ebola Virus Genetic Material Can Remain in Semen for 18 Months, New Study Shows

Genetic material from the deadly Ebola virus was found in survivors more than a year and a half after being infected, according to a report published Tuesday in the medical journal The Lancet.RNA from the Ebola virus p...

 
 
WHO Warns Certain STIs Becoming More Resistant to Antibiotics

The World Health Organization has released new guidelines on how to treat three sexually transmitted infections due to the growing threat of antibiotic resistance.WHO issued the new guidelines for chlamydia, gonorrhea ...

 
 
Hepatitis A Outbreak Linked to Frozen Strawberries from Egypt

iStock/Thinkstock(RICHMOND, Va.) — At least 40 people have been sickened in a Hepatitis A outbreak that health officials believe is linked to frozen strawberries, according to the Virginia Department of Health.The ...

 
 
iPads as Effective as Medication for Reducing Anxiety in Kids Before Surgery, Study Says

iStock/Thinkstock(HONG KONG) — Kids stressed out before getting their tonsils out?  Give 'em some Angry Birds to play.Doctors may soon find themselves reaching for an iPad instead of the prescription pad for m...

 
 
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We’ve all heard the saying “think outside the box”, but what does it really mean? Does...

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Some days I just feel so down. I was recently laid off from my job of...

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Emily is dreading going home for the summer after her first year in college. It’s not...

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