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Farmer finds woolly mammoth bones in Michigan

LIMA TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — James Bristle and a friend were digging in his southern Michigan soybean field when they unearthed what looked like a bent fence post, caked with mud. 272 more words


Young hero: 11-year-old honored for testifying against her dad's attacker

11-year-old Thalia Williams being honored with community leadership award from Hennepin County. Said she's excited! pic.twitter.com/W4bKCIcciO

— Kate Raddatz (@RaddReport) October 2, 2015

An 11-year-old Minneapolis girl is being honored as a hero for helping to put an attempted murderer behind bars.

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Vatican upends Kim Davis affair

VATICAN CITY (AP) — The Vatican turned the tables Friday on the pope’s meeting with Kim Davis: Not only did it distance the pontiff from her claims that he endorsed her stand on same-sex marriage, it said the only “real audience” Francis had in Washington was with a small group that included a gay couple. 1,152 more words


Dan Has Some Explaining to Do about Being Jailed in Knoxville (Part 6 of 6)

At 6P Sunday in September of 1971, I heard “Rothermel” from the jailer and knew my bail money had arrived.  It had been 30 hours since the Yellins, our family friends, had sent it.  479 more words

Human Interest

St. Paul's 'Geno' put a shine on your shoes – and your day

Gene Wiley, who brightened the days of countless customers and office workers from his shoeshine stand in downtown St. Paul, has died at age 71. 225 more words