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Breaking: Plane crashes into building in Wichita WICHITA, Kansas (AP) - Emergency crews were headed to Wichita's Mid-Continent Airport after huge plumes of black smoke were seen rising into the sky. wichita tweet photo ...

Royals' magical run ends; players talk about painful loss Back in the World Series after a 29-year playoff drought, the Kansas City Royals couldn't quite capture their second championship. After sweeping through the American League playoffs without a defeat, the Royals came up just short in the Fall Classic, falling 3-2 to the San Francisco Giants in Game 7 on Wednesday. "It's hard to put my emotions into words right now, got a lot of hurt ...

Fire damages animal feed processor Fire damaged a farming business in Mountain Grove Thursday morning. Fire crews responded to the call at Grisham Farms just before 4 a.m. Reports are that farm equipment caught fire in a barn and damaged the building, The owner of the business says repairs will take a couple of days, but the farm will get back to work. Only a handful of people were on duty at ...

Wal-Mart tests matching prices with online rivals Wal-Mart Stores Inc. is considering matching online prices from competitors like Amazon.com, raising the stakes for the holiday shopping season. The world's largest retailer, based in Bentonville, Arkansas, has matched prices of local store competitors but hadn't followed moves by other retailers like Best Buy or Target to match prices of online rivals. It said it has been testing the strategy in certain markets and is ...

Missouri House speaker plans panel to probe Attorney General Koster Missouri House Speaker Tim Jones is forming an investigatory committee after a report that Chris Koster was one of several state attorneys general who may have been influenced by campaign contributions and lobbyists. The New York Times reported Wednesday that Koster is one of numerous state attorneys general who have changed policies and negotiated more favorable settlements after receiving campaign contributions and incentives from lobbyists. Documents obtained ...

Video: Warm today, chilly Friday Highs will drop 20-25? on Friday along with a strong north wind. ...



Current Conditions:
Light Rain, 48 F

Forecast:
Thu - Few Showers. High: 67 Low: 44
Fri - Partly Cloudy. High: 45 Low: 27
Sat - Sunny. High: 53 Low: 35
Sun - Sunny. High: 60 Low: 43
Mon - Showers/Wind. High: 67 Low: 53

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Menino, Boston's longest-serving mayor, dies at 71
FILE - In this August 9, 2013 photo, Boston Mayor Thomas Menino speaks at Faneuil Hall in Boston. Menino, who was diagnosed with cancer a month after leaving office in 2013, died Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014 in Boston. He was 71. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa, File)BOSTON (AP) — Thomas Menino, whose folksy manner and verbal gaffes belied his shrewd political tactics and effective use of technology to govern as Boston's longest-serving mayor and one of its most beloved, died Thursday. He was 71.

Flames, smoke after small plane crash in Kansas
In the image from video provided by KAKE News black smoke billows from a building at Mid-Continent Airport where officials say a plane crashed Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014 in Wichita, Kan. AP Photo/KAKE News) MANDATORY CREDITWICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A small plane has crashed at Wichita's Mid-Continent Airport, sending up huge plumes of black smoke that can be seen for miles around the city.

10 Things to See: A week of top AP photos
10ThingsToSee - Hotel security officers guard at an entrance door of a hotel room set aside for relatives or friends of passengers aboard a missing Malaysia Airlines plane, in Beijing, China Wednesday, March 12, 2014. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)Here's your look at highlights from the weekly AP photo report, a gallery featuring a mix of front-page photography, the odd image you might have missed and lasting moments our editors think you should see.

Spokeswoman: Thomas Menino, affable yet shrewd as Boston's longest-serving mayor, dies at 71
BOSTON (AP) — Spokeswoman: Thomas Menino, affable yet shrewd as Boston's longest-serving mayor, dies at 71.

Halloween canceled as police continue manhunt
CANADENSIS, Pa. (AP) — There won't be any trick-or-treating in the northeastern Pennsylvania area where authorities continue searching for suspect accused of killing a state trooper.