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Missouri football helmet sits on the bench
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February 01, 2019 - 3:20 pm
By DAVE SKRETTA , AP Sports Writer KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Barry Odom had every reason to believe Missouri's football program was finally on the right track. The Tigers were coming off their second consecutive bowl appearance. He had just signed a contract extension to remain coach through 2024...
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December 12, 2018 - Washington, DC, United States: Governor- elect Ron DeSantis of Florida participates in a meeting hosted by United States President Donald J. Trump with governors-elect at the White House. (Photo by Chris Kleponis/Pool/Sipa USA)
Tom Franklin
February 01, 2019 - 11:08 am
CAPE CORAL, Fla. (KMOX) — Common Core will no longer be taught in the state of Florida as soon as 2020. Governor Ron DeSantis announced Thursday he is issuing an executive order to eliminate the Obama-era program from schools across teh state. I have heard parents from across the state loud and...
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JANUARY 25: U.S. President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting with Hispanic pastors at the Roosevelt Room of the White House January 25, 2019 in Washington, DC. President Trump held a roundtable with Hispanic pastors to discuss border security and economy. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)
January 31, 2019 - 1:20 pm
pic.twitter.com/6wK5He4pk5 — Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) January 31, 2019 WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Thursday hardened their positions about a border wall, casting doubt on the prospects of Capitol Hill negotiations intended to reach a...
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The mesh fence is patched where drug smugglers cut it open and drove a vehicle o
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January 31, 2019 - 1:12 pm
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says in a recent report that fentanyl is now the drug most often involved in fatal overdoses across the country.
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January 31, 2019 - 11:36 am
The school must also vacate all games in which the 12 students whose work was completed by a tutor participated.
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Kevin Smith arrives at Excelsior! A Celebration of the Amazing, Fantastic, Incredible & Uncanny Life of Stan Lee on Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2019, at the TCL Chinese Theatre in Los Angeles. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP)
January 31, 2019 - 8:24 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — An Army bugler played a mournful taps at a Hollywood memorial for Stan Lee, and military bagpipers sent a solemn "Amazing Grace" into the air. Standing respectfully around them was another group in its own impeccable uniforms: Lee fans dressed as Black Panther, Wolverine and...
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Chicken wings at Super Bowl party
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January 30, 2019 - 5:18 pm
Super Bowl Sunday is nearly here, which means Americans are loading up on drinks and chicken wings for the big game. In fact, the National Chicken Council says Americans will consume about 1.3 billion wings this Sunday. Many restaurants and bars say the takeout orders are already coming in. Related...
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January 30, 2019 - 11:04 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Tyson Foods is recalling some chicken nuggets after customers said they found pieces of "soft, blue rubber" inside. The U.S. Agriculture Department said the 5-pound bags should be thrown away or returned. The agency says there are no confirmed reports of anyone getting sick from...
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January 29, 2019 - 10:08 am
PAWTUCKET, R.I. (AP) — The state of the union is dark. A large majority of Americans say they are pessimistic about the state of the country and few expect things will get better in the year ahead, according to a poll released Tuesday by The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research...
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January 29, 2019 - 9:36 am
Multiple law enforcement agencies are involved in the search, including the FBI and Tennessee Bureau of Investigation. Police ask anyone with information to call 423-442-3911.
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