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kids on seesaw at U.S. Mexico border
AP Photo
July 30, 2019 - 3:48 pm
(KMOX) — Two artists installed teeter-totters along the Southern U.S. border in New Mexico to create a binational playground. Ronald Rael, an architecture professor at the University of California, Berkeley, and Virginia San Fratello, an associate professor of design at San Jose State University...
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resume interview
July 30, 2019 - 2:34 pm
(KMOX) — Seeing panhandlers on the side of the highway is a typical sight in any city. However, this time, a man was handing out resumes rather than taking money. Patrick Hoagland was on the side of the road in Phoenix, Arizona with a sign that said "Please take a resume. Laid off. Looking for a...
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woman who peed on potatoes at walmart
West Mifflin Police Department
July 30, 2019 - 12:52 pm
(KMOX) — Police in West Mifflin, Pennsylvania are trying to identify a woman who is accused of urinating on potatoes at the local Walmart. Police recently released images from surveillance video on the department's website. The images are dated around 10 p.m. Wednesday, July 24. The images depict a...
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Trump
AP Photo/Alex Brandon
July 29, 2019 - 10:15 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Monday signed a bill ensuring that a victims’ compensation fund related to the Sept. 11 attacks never runs out of money. Appearing in the Rose Garden with more than 60 first responders from the 2001 terrorist attacks, Trump sent into law an extension of...
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girl holding phone
AP Photo/Rick Bowmer
July 26, 2019 - 11:00 am
By SALLY HO Associated Press SEATTLE (AP) — Rachel Whalen remembers feeling gutted in high school when a former friend would mock her online postings, threaten to unfollow or unfriend her on social media and post inside jokes about her to others online. The cyberbullying was so distressing that...
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bathroom for all genders
AP Photo/Gerry Broome, File
July 23, 2019 - 4:20 pm
By JONATHAN DREW Associated Press RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A federal judge approved a legal settlement Tuesday affirming transgender people's right to use restrooms matching their gender identity in many North Carolina public buildings. The consent decree between the state's Democratic governor and...
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man arrested
July 23, 2019 - 2:37 pm
By MARGARET STAFFORD Associated Press KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Federal immigration officers trying to arrest a Mexican man who is in the U.S. illegally smashed a car window and dragged him from the vehicle in front of his girlfriend and two young children, prompting condemnation from the woman's...
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planned parenthood
AP Photo
July 22, 2019 - 12:35 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is giving taxpayer-funded family planning clinics more time to comply with its new rule that says they no longer can refer women for abortions. But the clinics reacted warily to the administration’s enforcement pause, and the widening rift could eventually...
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Ann Wagner and Dick Durbin
Chip Somodevilla/Alex Wong/Getty Images
July 16, 2019 - 1:11 pm
ST. LOUIS (KMOX) — Congresswoman Ann Wagner (R-Mo.) is calling today's House resolution condemning President Trump's comments that many are calling racist, "counterproductive," saying it will only foster division, not the unity our nation needs. In a statement emailed to KMOX, Wagner says she is...
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