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Phony World Series tickets, merchandise seized  Federal agents have seized phony World Series tickets worth tens of thousands of dollars, along with counterfeit Royals panties and other merchandise. Before the first game of the series between the Kansas City Royals and San Francisco Giants on Tuesday, agents for Homeland Security nabbed 126 counterfeit game tickets. U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement said in a news release that the tickets had a $43,000 street ...

VIDEO: Royals fans celebrate Game 2 win Eric Hilt reports from Kansas City.  ...

ARKANSAS SENATE: Cotton reports raising nearly $1M in early October Republican U.S. Rep. Tom Cotton's campaign says he raised nearly $1 million over the first two weeks of the month in his bid to unseat Democratic U.S. Sen. Mark Pryor in Arkansas. Cotton's campaign said Wednesday he'll report raising roughly $985,000 between Oct. 1 and Oct. 15 in his pre-election campaign finance report, which is due Thursday. Cotton's campaign said he spent more than $2.1 million ...

One killed in McDonald County home invasion McDonald County authorities are investigating a deadly home invasion. The sheriff’s office reports it got a call about a shooting just after 9 p.m. to a home just outside of Jane. Deputies found a 35-year-old man shot to death. Investigators said witnesses told them three people broke into the home, and shot the man after tying up a woman and a young boy. Investigators were told two ...

Charges filed after raid on Pulaski County gentleman's club The Pulaski County Prosecuting Attorney has filed misdemeanor charges against seven people following a raid on a night club earlier this month. Sheriff’s deputies raided the After Dark nightclub near Dixon on October 11. Investigators say it followed a long investigation of the business. Club owner Matthew Wagner faces 10 misdemeanor counts of Illegally Operating a Sexually Oriented Business. He’s also charged with possession of a controlled ...

Video: Spotty showers today Temperatures will vary from the 50s to the upper 60s depending on where showers fall. ...



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U.S. factory activity growth slips in October: Markit
Robotic arms spot welds on the chassis of a Ford Transit Van under assembly at the Ford Claycomo Assembly Plant in ClaycomoNEW YORK (Reuters) - The U.S. manufacturing sector slowed in October to its lowest rate of growth since July, while a gauge of new orders hit its lowest level since January, an industry report showed on Thursday. Financial data firm Markit said its preliminary or "flash" U.S. Manufacturing Purchasing Managers Index fell to 56.2 from September's final reading of 57.5. Economists polled by Reuters had expected it to drop to 57.0. A reading above 50 signals expansion in economic activity. The new orders subindex dropped to its lowest level since January, falling to 57.1 from a final reading of ...

Lebanon reports first suspected case of Ebola
BEIRUT (AP) — Lebanon's health minister says a Lebanese man who arrived from West Africa is suspected of having Ebola and has been quarantined, the first such case in the country.

Ice cream truck hits, kills boy; driver attacked
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Authorities say a 7-year-old boy riding a motorized bike was hit and killed by an ice cream truck in South Los Angeles and residents then attacked the driver.

Dancing priests become Internet sensation
Father David Rider and father John GibsonROME (AP) — A video of a pair of dueling, dancing American priests studying in Rome has gone viral, following in the footsteps of a now-famous Italian nun whose Alicia Keys-esque voice won her a singing contest and a record contract.

Feds to bring indoor plumbing to Alaska village
FILE - U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack speaks during a Rural Tour stop at the Iowa State Fair, in this Aug. 19, 2009 file photo taken in Des Moines, Iowa. A remote Alaska Native village where only half the homes have indoor plumbing is among rural communities nationwide that will receive upgrades to rural water and wastewater systems with $352 million in grants and loans from the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Vilsack is scheduled to announce the funding Thursday Oct. 23, 2014 at a convention of Alaska Natives in Anchorage. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall, File)ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A remote Alaska Native village where only half the homes have indoor plumbing is among rural communities nationwide that will receive upgrades to water and wastewater systems with $352 million in grants and loans from the U.S. Department of Agriculture.