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28 min ago | The Kansas City Star

Student support builds for fired Chrisman High School girls basketball coach

The bill signed by Gov. Sam Brownback prevents cities and counties from restricting the sale of firearms and ammunition or regulating how guns are transported and stored.

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Wed Apr 23, 2014

The Kansas City Star

Area scientists fight virus killing pigs by the millions

The former bowling alley and ice rink closed five years ago. Johnson County taxpayers now own it, but some are fuming about that, noting that the $3.6 million the county spent to purchase and stabilize the facility over the last 30 months could have been used to address other public needs.

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Related Topix: Kansas City, KS, Life, Food, Pork, Meat

NBC Miami

Men Keep Underwear for 7 Years on Average: Study

Researchers in England have found that the average man keeps a pair of underwear for 7 years and 22 percent of the men admit to not changing their underpants every day.

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Related Topix: Phoenix, AZ

WHP-AM Harrisburg

Suit: Doctors mocked me while I was unconscious

So what do doctors chat about after you've gone under anesthestic? You may not want to know, according to a lawsuit picked up by Courthouse News Service .

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WIBA FM 101.5

Ex-cheerleaders sue Bills over pay, hygiene rules

Five former cheerleaders are taking the Buffalo Bills to court, saying they were paid less than minimum wage and subjected to disturbing physical scrutiny.

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KMCX-FM Ogallala

NYPD Twitter campaign backfires big time

A New York City Police Department campaign to get Twitter users to share photos of themselves with officers got a massive response - but not the kind the department had in mind.

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Related Topix: Occupy Wall Street

WONE-AM Dayton

Feed flooded with pics of police brutality

A New York City Police Department campaign to get Twitter users to share photos of themselves with officers got a massive response - but not the kind the department had in mind.

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Related Topix: Occupy Wall Street

The Modesto Bee

Police: Man 'armed' with potato in robbery attempt

WPRI-TV reports that the man entered a convenience store Monday with a potato and shouted: "Give me the money."

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Related Topix: Modesto, CA

Jalopnik

Top Gear Says 'Sorry' For Weird Racist Joke, Blames America

Top Gear executive producer Andy Wilman just issued an apology, and it's even weirder and blames us.

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Related Topix: Autos

Tue Apr 22, 2014

KRYS-FM Corpus Christi

She talks keeping warm, Bill Nye The Science Guy, being a Starbucks barista and more

Singer, songwriter, poet, role model, Mary Lambert is one talented individual. Teaming up with Macklemore & Ryan Lewis on their The Heist track "Same Love," Mary has launched herself into her own solo career bringing forth her beautiful and emotionally-charged music.

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Related Topix: Restaurant Management, Starbucks, Bill Nye, Pop/Rock, Hip-Hop, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis

WFTV Orlando

Viral video: Massive 805-lb. world record mako shark caught

A picture of them putting gas in their truck with the huge fish in the back has gone viral on the Internet.

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The Kansas City Star

Kansas man seeks to hide 'murder' tattoo before his murder trial

An announcement will be made Wednesday morning. The largest U.S. carriers not already serving KCI are JetBlue Airways and Spirit Airlines.

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Related Topix: Sports, Kansas City Chiefs, NFL Football, Mike Devito, NFL Players

The Kansas City Star

Sex, movies and the desperate attempt to shock audiences

No sooner had viewers taken in the long, graphic lesbian sex scenes in the French coming-of-age drama "Blue Is the Warmest Color" last year than they were treated to "Stranger by the Lake," a homoerotic thriller set in a gay cruising site, at which men could be seen pleasuring each other and themselves with unsettling frankness.

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Related Topix: Arts, Cinema, Drama Movies, Monster's Ball, Theater, Shame

99.3 the FOX

Sorry, powdered alcohol not approved after all

If you were excited about the possibility of " powdered alcohol " coming to a liquor store near you, we have bad news: It won't be, at least not in the near future.

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The Kansas City Star

'Game of Thrones' recap: Incest, cannibalism and a poison called the Strangler

By now, at least half of them should be gone. Out of teaching within five years.

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Related Topix: Outdoor Recreation, Marathon, Sports, Billy Butler, Baseball Players

AdWeek

Ad of the Day: Watching Sex Scenes With Your Parents Is Weird, Says HBO

As someone who once, as a teenager, was watching this George Carlin bit when his parents walked into the room, I can appreciate SS+K's new HBO campaign, aimed at millennials, which rightly attests that some programming is just better consumed without your mom and dad around.

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Mon Apr 21, 2014

Ipswich Evening Star

Bury St Edmunds: Pet owner flies in helicopter to find missing dog

Dog owner Lewis Blythe, left, chartered a helicopter to search for his and his partner Gary Lee's dog Murphy.

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Related Topix: World News, United Kingdom, Suffolk County, England,

Examiner.com

Dog fatally stabbed while on walk with owner in bizarre attack

According to Friday's NBC Bay Area News , a violent stabbing attack, which claimed the life of a dog, took place early Friday morning in San Francisco, Calif.

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Related Topix: The Mission (San Francisco, CA), San Francisco, CA

X-103

Officials amazed 16-year-old boy was unharmed on California-to-Hawaii journey

A 16-year-old boy who stowed away in the wheel well of a plane after a fight with his family is incredibly lucky to be alive after the California-to-Hawaii flight, authorities say.

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KCOL-AM Fort Collins

Teen stowaway survives 5-hour flight in wheel well

A 16-year-old boy who stowed away in the wheel well of a plane after a fight with his family is incredibly lucky to be alive after the California-to-Hawaii flight, authorities say.

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