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Royals fans enjoy San Francisco between World Series games Kansas City Royals fans who made the trip to San Francisco for the World Series are doing a lot more during their visit than just enjoying some good baseball. They’re also exploring the town and many people are starting to realize there’s a lot of connections between the two cities whose teams are playing… Christopher Elbow Chocolates is based out of Kansas City and their only ...

Arkansas' defense plays big in win against University of Alabama-Birmingham The Arkansas Razorbacks returned to the win column in a big way. Jonathan Williams rushed for 154 yards and scored two touchdowns to lead the Hogs (4-4, 0-4) to a 45-17 victory over the University of Alabama-Birmingham Blazers (4-4, 2-2) Saturday in Fayetteville. The win snaps a three-game losing streak for Arkansas. "I thought the first-half offense defense, special teams clicked," said Arkansas head coach Bret Bielema. ...

Winter hours begin at Wilson's Creek The calendar won’t show for it for a couple of months, but winter begins at Wilson’s Creek National Battlefield on Sunday. Winter hours of operation for the Battlefield begin Sunday. Tour Road hours will change to 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. effective Sunday, October 26, 2014. Visitor Center hours will remain at 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. An entry permit of $5.00 per adult or $10.00 per ...

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 ...

Slideshow: UAB vs. Arkansas; Homecoming in Fayetteville The Arkansas Razorbacks battled the University of Birmingham Blazers for Homecoming Saturday in Fayetteville. ...

Congresswoman wants more Ebola-related restrictions A Missouri Congresswoman wants the White House to make it even tougher to the U.S. from areas of Africa affected by Ebola. 4th District U.S. Rep. Vicky Hartzler is calling on the White House to do more. This week, the Department of Homeland Security announced a set of travel restrictions on travelers coming from Ebola-stricken countries, with the requirement that all U.S.-bound travelers from those countries ...



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Hawaii officials warn of possible lava evacuation
This Oct. 22, 2014 photo provided by the United States Geological Survey shows the front of a lava flow with numerous smoke plumes arising from active breakouts burning vegetation at the flow margin, near the town of Pahoa on the Big Island of Hawaii. The growing stream of lava threatening homes is expanding and speeding up as it heads toward the small rural town. Officials say the lava advanced nearly 460 yards from Thursday morning to Friday, Oct. 24, 2014. (AP Photo/U.S. Geological Survey)HONOLULU (AP) — Hawaii authorities on Saturday told several dozen residents near an active lava flow to prepare for a possible evacuation in the next three to five days as molten rock oozed across a country road and edged closer to homes.

Health care worker criticizes quarantine process
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — The health care worker who was quarantined at a New Jersey hospital because she had contact with Ebola patients in West Africa is sharply criticizing the way her case has been handled.

No. 22 West Virginia rolls past Oklahoma St 34-10
Oklahoma State quarterback Daxx Garman (12) passes under pressure from West Virginia defensive lineman Shaquille Riddick (4) and safety Karl Joseph (8) in the first half of an NCAA college football game in Stillwater, Okla., Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) — Wendell Smallwood ran for a career-high 132 yards to help No. 22 West Virginia defeat Oklahoma State 34-10 Saturday.

Few details offered on quarantines over Ebola
FILE - In this Oct. 8, 2014, file photo Bellevue Hospital nurse Belkys Fortune, left, and Teressa Celia, Associate Director of Infection Prevention and Control, wear protective suits in an isolation room in the Emergency section of the hospital during a demonstration of procedures for possible Ebola patients in New York. New York health officials are known for holdings drills on handling emergencies, and Ebola is no exception. Bellevue, the country's oldest public hospital, had been preparing for an Ebola patient in earnest since August. Ebola came to New York via Dr. Craig Spencer, who had been treating patients in Guinea. Spencer alerted his aid agency that he had developed a fever, and was transported to Bellevue by specially trained emergency workers cloaked in protective gear. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)NEW YORK (AP) — A nurse who treated Ebola patients in Sierra Leone is the first test case of quarantine policies now in effect in three states over heightened fears the deadly virus could be spread by health care workers returning to the United States.

Maui voters to decide whether to ban GMO crops
HONOLULU (AP) — Dozens of Maui mothers are going door-to-door to urge voters to back a ban on the cultivation of genetically engineered crops because they think they are unsafe.