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RIVERDALE, Utah (CNN) — A woman is facing child abuse charges after she locked her two children in the trunk of her car while she shopped at a Walmart in Utah, police say. Tori Lee Castillo, 39, was arrested after she returned to the car. Her children, ages 2 and 5, were taken by the Division of Child and Family Services and handed over to a responsible party, Riverdale City Police Department said in a statement. Police said they received…
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The 17th annual Summer Cereal Drive kicks off in…
05.28 / 20:05
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Copyright 2017 NPR. To see more, visit LULU GARCIA-NAVARRO, HOST: And this is Lulu's log - stardate May 28, 2017, where we consider matters of space, the stars, the universe and planets. (SOUNDBITE OF MUSIC) GARCIA-NAVARRO: Big surprises from the biggest planet in the solar system. NASA's Juno spacecraft has been circling Jupiter for almost a year collecting data. The first results from the mission have finally arrived, and it's everything strange and wonderful - massive storms, electron…
05.28 / 19:51
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Copyright 2017 NPR. To see more, visit LULU GARCIA-NAVARRO, HOST: For the athletes, the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio were full of triumph and defeat, victory laps and tears, all the usual themes. But the legacy of those games for the host city... (SOUNDBITE OF MONTAGE) UNIDENTIFIED WOMAN: The Rio Olympic organizers have a $40 million debt for setting up Olympic facilities that are now in decay. UNIDENTIFIED MAN #1: A brand new velodrome built at huge expense, barely used, its track already…
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Copyright 2017 NPR. To see more, visit LULU GARCIA-NAVARRO, HOST: In Portland on Friday, two men were stabbed to death on a light rail train. According to witnesses, they were intervening to help two women being targeted by an anti-Muslim rant by an aggressive passenger. Their deaths are being mourned this weekend, and police are investigating the background of Jeremy Joseph Christian, the 35-year-old accused of the two men's killing. For the latest on this, we have Molly Solomon of Oregon…
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Copyright 2017 NPR. To see more, visit LULU GARCIA-NAVARRO, HOST: It's time now for the Call-In. Today we're talking about home ownership. Who can afford to buy? Who can't and why? UNIDENTIFIED WOMAN #1: Hi. UNIDENTIFIED WOMAN #2: Good morning. UNIDENTIFIED MAN #1: Hey, NPR. UNIDENTIFIED WOMAN #3: The market here in Colorado is out of this world. UNIDENTIFIED MAN #2: A downtown skyline contains just as many construction cranes as it does buildings. UNIDENTIFIED WOMAN #4: We've had offer…
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BROOKHAVEN, Miss. (KFSM) —  A suspected gunman is in custody after eight people, including a sheriff’s deputy, were shot to death Saturday (May 27) night in Lincoln County, according to Mississippi Bureau of Investigation (MBI). The MBI said the shootings started around 11:30 p.m. at an address in Bogue Chitto, where the deputy and three females were found dead. Another crime scene was found in Brookhaven, where the bodies of two boys were found. A third crime scene is at …
05.28 / 19:08
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HOUSTON, Texas (CNN) — No, your eyes are not deceiving you. These are real certificates that were typed up and presented to 7th graders at Lance Cpl. Anthony Aguirre Junior High School in Houston. “MOST LIKELY TO BECOME A TERRORIST,” one reads, inside a border of cheerful stars. Another, given to a student in the same class, reads “MOST LIKELY TO BLEND IN WITH WHITE PEOPLE.” Lauren Easton, whose sister received the “white people” award, told CNN…
05.28 / 18:11
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The Philippine military said on Sunday it had found the bodies of 16 civilians as troops tried to gain control over the Marawi, which has been under siege from ISIS-allied militants. President Rodrigo Duterte announced Tuesday he was imposing a 60-day period of martial law in the southern Philippines. He also suggested he may expand it nationwide, saying "it would not be any different from what President Marcos did," referring to the country's longtime dictator, who declared martial law in…
05.28 / 17:49
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WASHINGTON (CNN) — Sen. Lindsey Graham said Sunday (May 28) that former FBI Director James Comey would have been “incredibly incompetent” if he took actions based on email he knew to be fake. Graham said in an interview on CNN’s “State of the Union” that Comey told the Senate and House select committees on intelligence about such an email, but never indicated it was fake. “He talked to members of the Senate and House intel committee that he was…
05.28 / 16:59
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SPEEDWAY, Ind. (CNN) — Scott Dixon will start in pole position for Sunday’s (May 28) Indy 500, as the New Zealander seeks to secure his first triumph at this showpiece event since 2008. Start time is 12:19 p.m. (ET). Dixon was supreme in qualifying last weekend, laying down a marker as the man to beat with a blistering time. But there’s competition further back in the field, with plenty expecting two-time Formula One world champion Fernando Alonso to make a…
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OZARK - Arkansas Tech University-Ozark Campus is proud to announce that its automotive service technology (AST) program has been granted re-accreditation by the National Automotive Technicians…
05.28 / 15:17
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MORRILTON - The University of Arkansas Community College at Morrilton (UACCM) inducted 26 students into the Beta Eta Sigma chapter of Phi Theta Kappa, an international honor society of community…
05.28 / 15:17
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OZARK - Twenty Arkansas Tech University-Ozark Campus students earned awards at either the Skills USA Arkansas State Conference in Hot Springs or Arkansas Licensed Practical Nurses Association…
05.28 / 15:17
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LITTLE ROCK - Hunter Hobby of Russellville was among a group of more than 20 University of Arkansas at Little Rock (UALR) engineering students to attend the 2017 American Society of Civil…
05.28 / 15:17
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Eight people are dead, including a deputy, in shootings at three places in Lincoln County, Mississippi. A suspect is in custody and the Clarion-Ledger has posted a video of a man saying, among others, "Suicide by cops was my intention. I ain't fit to live, not after what I done." The shooting apparently developed from a domestic dispute. The man in custody spoke of an effort to get his…
05.28 / 14:16
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Trump's in his heaven — back on Twitter and thundering against the media. So much for report…
05.28 / 14:16
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A convergence of news in recent days on coal, global climate and renewable energy had me thinking about Arkansas Big news today is the rest of the world's disapproval of Donald Trump for wavering, perhaps eventually to reject, the Paris climate accord. This follows by not many hours the interesting and somewhat contradictory statement by top Trump aide Gary Cohn: "Coal doesn't even make that much sense anymore as a feedstock," Gary Cohn said, aboard Air Force One on Thursday,…
05.28 / 14:16
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ST. LOUIS (AP) — A month after severe floods ravaged several parks and campsites across Missouri, the vast majority of them are open again in time for summer visitors. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that cleanup and repair is mostly complete at several parks and tourist sites along rivers in Missouri. Many were damaged in […
05.28 / 13:32
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ST. LOUIS (AP) — St. Louis police say a man who barricaded himself inside a home repeatedly fired at officers before one of them shot and killed him. Police say 33-year-old Jamie J. Robinson was armed with a shotgun when he holed himself up inside a house late Friday, then talked of harming the officers […
05.28 / 13:32
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