The Kansan - Newton, KS
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The Orange County, California district attorney convened a committee of legal experts to respond to a jailhouse informant scandal that rocked the office. Men and women were being sent to prison, some for life, based on the unreliable testimony of self-serving prison informants. Earlier this year the committee issued a scathing report. According to the Los Angeles Times, the committee cited a failure in leadership that compared the office to a ship without a rudder.

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Ikea is reissuing a warning about its dressers after a third child was crushed to death. A Minnesota 22-month-old named Theodore McGee died in February when Ikea's "Malm" chest of drawers toppled over on him.

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Famous fans of the musician span generations, including movie stars like Samuel L. Jackson, Marlee Matlin, and Elijah Wood, as well as fellow music artists Wu Tang Clan, Lupe Fiasco, and Justin Timberlake. They flocked to social media to share their...

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Think your kids grow fast? Scientists say one dinosaur baby went from tiny to a true titan in the blink of a prehistoric eye. At birth, titanosaur babies weighed about as much as average human babies, 6 to 8 pounds. But in just a few weeks, they...

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A look at some of the stories to follow this weekend at Richmond International Raceway.

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[Warning: The following contains major spoilers from the Vikings midseason...

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A month away from the end of the school year, students' minds could already be wandering, thinking about the possibilities the summer holds. While children are likely planning their exploits and adventures outside of school, employees within the...

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My nefarious plan is working, or at least it seems to be. Of course, there is a story behind the plan. It starts with a discussion between husband and wife. Every few months I would broach the topic of taking our children to church,...

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