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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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Woman quarantined in NJ shows no signs of Ebola
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey health officials say a woman who arrived at Newark Liberty International Airport from West Africa has tested negative for Ebola in a preliminary test.

Finnegan passes test, Royals stop Giants in Game 3
Kansas City Royals pitcher Brandon Finnegan throws during the seventhy inning of Game 3 of baseball's World Series against the San Francisco Giants Friday, Oct. 24, 2014, in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Summoned in a tough spot, Royals rookie Brandon Finnegan trotted in from the bullpen, threw his warmup pitches and then did something curious.

Iran hangs woman for killing alleged rapist
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran hanged a woman on Saturday who was convicted of murdering a man she said was trying to rape her, the official IRNA news agency reported.

Number of Rohingya fleeing Myanmar tops 100,000
In this June 26, 2014 photo, Rohingya children travel in a rickshaw in north of Sittwe, Rakhine State, Myanmar. A growing sense of desperation is fueling a mass exodus of Rohingya Muslims from western Myanmar, with at least 8,000 members of the long-persecuted minority fleeing by boat in the last two weeks, according to an expert. (AP Photo/Gemunu Amarasinghe)YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — A growing sense of desperation is fueling a mass exodus of Rohingya Muslims from western Myanmar, with the number fleeing by boat since communal violence broke out two years ago now topping 100,000, a leading expert said Saturday.

Lebanon army attacks gunmen in historic Tripoli market
A Lebanese soldier takes cover during clashes with Islamist gunmen in Tripoli's historic centre -- which is on the shortlist for possible nomination as a UNESCO world heritage siteLebanese troops attacked Islamist gunmen holed up in the historic market of the northern city of Tripoli Saturday, after deadly clashes rocked the longtime tourist attraction, an AFP correspondent reported. It was the first time since the civil war in neighbouring Syria erupted in 2011 that violence had spread to the market in Tripoli's historic centre, which is on the shortlist for possible nomination as a UNESCO world heritage site. The AFP correspondent heard shelling and heavy gunfire as the army launched its assault on the gunmen's positions. Tripoli has seen repeated clashes between Sunni militants sympathetic to the rebels in neighbouring Syria and Alawites who back the Damascus regime.