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Bus driver beats would-be purse snatcher with bat

ATLANTA, Ga. (CNN) – Call it instant karma. A bus driver beat a purse snatcher with a bat, and it was all caught on camera. 236 more words


51 animals taken from Salina boarding facility

SALINA, Kansas (AP) – Salina officials removed 51 animals from a boarding business that authorities believe was operating without proper permits.

The 50-year-old owner of Playful Pets owned most of the animals at the facility but some pets were returned to their owners. 87 more words


Heating Oil Truck Rolls Over In South Windsor

(CBS Connecticut) – A home heating oil truck rolled over on Smith Street in South Windsor today.

Police say the vehicle was carrying about 1,700 gallons of oil, according to Chief Matthew Reed. 149 more words


Secessionist movements take many forms

There are a number of secessionist movements across Europe. Eastern Ukraine, Catalonia, Flanders and Lombardy are among those lands where many of the people want independence from a larger nation. 14 more words


Native American to lecture at SIUE

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville will celebrate Native American Heritage Month during November by hosting Felix Solomon, an active member of the Lummi Nation, one of the Coast Salish tribes o… 12 more words


Emory confirms Ebola no longer detected in nurse

ATLANTA (AP) – Emory University Hospital officials are confirming tests no longer detect the Ebola virus in a nurse being treated at its hospital near Atlanta. 142 more words


Governor's race in Kansas remains close

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. (AP) — After lifting the spirits of Kansas Democrats eager to oust conservative Republican Gov. Sam Brownback over his aggressive tax-cutting experiment, challenger Paul Davis appears to be losing ground as the state’s GOP loyalties and a hail of negative television ads take their toll. 655 more words