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Royals win 3-2, take 2-1 lead in World Series The last time the San Francisco Giants came to bat in the bottom of the 9th inning at AT&T Park, they walked away with a win, and the National League pennant, when they eliminated the St. Louis Cardinals in the National League Championship Series. The stage was set for more heroics Friday night, as the Giants came to bat in Game 3 of the World ...

Wet or dry decision: Arkansas prepares for alcohol sales measure The booze business has been good re in Boone County, Arkansas “I think it has gone pretty well, stated Joni Ramsey of Express Liquors.  “I think we are keeping our revenue here instead of other counties, and it can be spent in Boone County instead of driving to Branson, Missouri or going to another county. “We have liquor stores now located in the city limits,” explained Jeff ...

SLIDESHOW: Royals vs. Giants: Game 3 of World Series We have a crew at AT&T Park in San Francisco for Game 3 of the World Series between the Royals and the Giants. ...

Communities make pitch for new Arkansas prison Several Arkansas cities and counties have submitted proposals to host a proposed $100 million prison that would house maximum-security inmates in the state. Friday is the deadline for communities to submit paperwork if they want to be home to the new prison, which officials say is needed to accommodate the fast-growing inmate population. The Legislature must approve funding when it meets next year for the project ...

Professor fuses science with nail polish You might see Dr. Erin Buchanan teaching statistical and research psychology at Missouri State University, or find her tucked away in her office, working on a scientific paper, surrounded by her psychology texts, degrees, and awards for her research. Either way, the colorful personality of this recently tenured associate professor is hard to miss. "I'm big in my science area but I'm also known for my high ...

PHOTOS: Farewell to a fallen firefighter in Alton Alton's fire and police chief, Eddie Johnson, was remembered in funeral services Friday. He died in a crash while driving to a house fire. (Photos by Eric Neilsen) ...



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Suspect arrested in death of 2 California deputies
Law enforcement officers gather at the site where a Sacramento County Sheriff's deputy was shot by an assailant who then carjacked two vehicles prompting a manhunt in Sacramento, Calif., Friday, Oct. 24, 2014. The deputy was taken to a hospital but his condition is not immediately known.(AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A man armed with an assault rifle shot three sheriff's deputies and a civilian, killing two of the deputies and leading dozens of police officers on a wild six-hour chase and manhunt Friday that spanned two Northern California counties before the 34-year-old suspect was taken into custody.

Royals edge Giants 3-2 for 2-1 World Series lead
San Francisco Giants' Gregor Blanco is out at first as he dives with Kansas City Royals' Eric Hosmer covering during the seventh inning of Game 3 of baseball's World Series Friday, Oct. 24, 2014, in San Francisco. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — All season long and deep into October, the Kansas City Royals have relied on their winning formula of fundamental baseball: sparkling defense, a dominant bullpen and just enough timely hitting.

Debate over compromise shapes Georgia Senate race
FILE - This Oct. 7, 2014, file photo shows Georgia Democratic candidate for U.S. Senate Michelle Nunn and Republican candidate David Perdue talking after their debate in Perry, Ga. In an arena usually reserved for rodeos and livestock shows, Nunn told the boisterous crowd she was "glad to be home." Purdue stood on the same debate stage and bellowed: "Welcome to Perdue country." Neither candidate lives near the fairgrounds, much less among cattle or row crops. But both candidates have made a concerted play for rural and small-town voters. (AP Photo/David Goldman, File)MCDONOUGH, Ga. (AP) — Democrat Michelle Nunn of Georgia has made her willingness to work with Republicans a central theme as she campaigns across the state for a key seat in the fight for control of the Senate.

Dallas nurse receives thanks, hug from Obama
President Barack Obama hugs Ebola survivor Nina Pham in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, Friday, Oct. 24, 2014, in Washington. Pham, the first nurse diagnosed with Ebola after treating an infected man at a Dallas hospital is free of the virus. The 26-year-old Pham arrived last week at the NIH Clinical Center. She had been flown there from Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas. Pham's mother Diana, center, and sister Cathy watch. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)BETHESDA, Md. (AP) — A nurse who caught Ebola while caring for a Dallas patient who died of the disease walked out of a Washington-area hospital virus-free Friday and into open arms.

WHO eyes mass Ebola vaccines by mid-2015
A man shows the front page of a local newspaper while reading in the subway on October 24, 2014 in New York CityHundreds of thousands of Ebola vaccine doses could be rolled out to West Africa by mid-2015, the World Health Organization said, after a new case of the virus was reported in New York and a two-year-old girl died in the first case in Mali. Two American nurses were declared cured of Ebola and one -- Dallas-based Nina Pham -- hugged President Barack Obama at the White House to prove it. Steps include mandatory quarantine 21 days of any individual who has had direct contact with an Ebola patient while in Guinea, Liberia or Sierra Leone, including medics who treated Ebola patients.