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7 shot and injured at Florida spring break house party

PANAMA CITY BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Seven people were injured, some critically, during an early-morning spray of gunfire Saturday at a spring break party on the Florida Panhandle, police said. An Alabama man was quickly apprehended and charged with attempted murder.

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Saturday 03/28/2015
Painstaking search continues after NYC blast, but hope dims
Updated: March 28, 2015 - 6:01 pm

NEW YORK (AP) — Searching with hands and dogs through scoops of rubble from three apartment buildings leveled in an apparent gas explosion, emergency workers painstakingly looked for signs of two missing people Saturday, though authorities acknowledged the chances were slim.

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Decorated Boston cop in coma after being shot in face
Updated: March 28, 2015 - 7:30 pm

BOSTON (AP) — A decorated Boston police officer remained in a medically induced coma Saturday, a night after he was shot in the face during a traffic stop that ended when other officers fatally shot his attacker, the city's police commissioner said.

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Hundreds rally against Indiana law, say it's discriminatory
Updated: March 28, 2015 - 6:45 pm

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Hundreds of people, some carrying signs reading "no hate in our state," gathered Saturday outside the Indiana Statehouse for a boisterous rally against a new state law that opponents say could sanction discrimination against gay people.

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Experts: Sex bias case will embolden women despite verdict
Updated: March 28, 2015 - 3:45 pm

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A long legal battle over accusations that a prominent Silicon Valley venture capital firm demeaned women and held them to a different standard than their male colleagues became a flashpoint in the ongoing discussion about gender inequity at elite technology and venture capital firms.

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In NYC, an unusual task force fights home-as-hotel rentals
Updated: March 28, 2015 - 2:45 pm

NEW YORK (AP) — From an office by the Brooklyn Bridge, a specialized team of investigators tackles a fast-growing concern in the nation's biggest city: apartments being rented like hotel rooms.

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Former Clay Center student to speak at Good Friday breakfast
Posted: March 28, 2015

Wayne Talbot, pastoral associate at St. Thomas More of Manhattan will share a Holy Week message at the 40th annual Men’s Good Friday Breakfast which begins at 6:30 a.m. Friday, April 3, at the Sts. Peter & Paul Catholic Parish Center.

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Timeline of African migrants' 10-day Balkan journey on foot
Posted: March 28, 2015

A journey by African migrants as they tried to reach the European Union through the Balkans ended largely in defeat after a 10-day, 200-kilometer (125-mile) hike. But weeks later a dogged, lucky few finally reached their EU destination of Hungary.

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Colorado town microcosm of art urban development movement
Updated: March 28, 2015 - 10:45 am

LOVELAND, Colo. (AP) — A national movement that counts on painters, dancers and musicians to help revitalize downtowns is coming to this Colorado city as the first residents prepare to move into new low-income apartments built for artists and their families.

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Posted 7 hours ago by LK.

article: Oh, the places we could cut!

Ryan, the last paragraph in your opinion is insulting to a GREAT many teachers of long ago, to their families and to those of us who were taught by them. You …


Posted 2 days ago by sanngs.

article: Oh, the places we could cut!

I think the old timers who have been making comments in your hearing have some memory issues. Chuck Stuart was still the superintendent when I started working…


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article: Stardusters to feature Disney music

I know the art department was involved in the late 50s and 60s.


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article: Don’t mess with divorce

Thank you for being the voice of reason. Your state is among many lately that have considered making divorce harder, several of which have gone ahead with the …


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article: Assaults, drugs among arrests

Times have really changed!


Posted 2 months ago by CC.

article: Four alumni to be inducted this year

All great people. Are there no women worthy of this honor?



Saturday 03/28/2015

Former Clay Center student to speak at Good Friday breakfast

Friday 03/27/2015

Beloit defeats CC Tigers Lady Tigers sweep games over Beloit BEULAH SHROYER New owner reveals plans for Morganville Lumber Hospital hires permanent CEO Renter says he gave permission to take down signs Foster earns lifetime achievement award

Thursday 03/26/2015

WILLIAM “BILL” GILBERT JR. DEAN E. HOFFMAN Nine TWC wrestlers qualify for state 'City girl' mired in farm life to give book talk at library Tiger JV baseball wins two Lady Tigers to be competing Lincoln Elementary aims to make kids better citizens, better people Hess: Time to take a new direction on streets, development Thatcher: City should ‘plug away’ at streets, development

Wednesday 03/25/2015

Oh, the places we could cut! Contreras: Every child deserves a chance to learn Reardon: School board should prepare for cuts Survey shows most favor not releasing names Hospital Board hears case for publishing admissions, dismissals Four to be inducted into CCCHS Hall of Fame GILMER E. BOULEY Ten CCWC wrestlers qualify for state

Tuesday 03/24/2015

CHARLES EDMOND “CHUCKIE” MOORE Joanne Garrett DWIGHT E. HANSON Royal Valley defeats Tigers Muzzleloaders enjoy spirit of the frontier ‘Stately Bankers’ win this year’s County Quiz Bowl Criminal charges filed against councilman over removal of political sign

Monday 03/23/2015

Hess: Streets are top priority Ramsey: City needs to grow Color Race raises even more than last year

Friday 03/20/2015

OUTDOOR INSIGHT: How NOT to feed a lion

Thursday 03/19/2015

ROSETTA M. JACOBSON CCWC wrestlers compete in tourneys 2015 Wheat State All-League basketball Surgeon displays photos from around the world Museum board OK’s elevator bid Council renews insurance

Wednesday 03/18/2015

Local Men’s Bowling Tournament results William (Bill) George Riek Clay Center photo now down to final 8 in contest Long-time resident looking to ‘maintain’ Council approves airport bid Highway Dept. gets dump truck for a better price Mother of four running to make a difference McMurtrey: Wakefield should keep town attractive