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    In South Carolina, ‘it’s a historic flood,’ emergency official says

    CHARLESTON, S.C. (CNN) — South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley said Sunday that 600 National Guardsmen have been deployed to assist in rescues and evacuations in what she called “a thousand-year level of rain.” The weather is to blame for three deaths in the state, Haley said at a news conference. “This is an incident we’ve never […]

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    Joe’s Weather Blog: Devastating flooding in SC

    Even though the terrible situation in SC is not really connected to the hurricane near Bermuda as of this writing, it really is a matter of semantics I guess. Folks there are going through some unprecedented rainfall and flooding and it’s not going to get better this afternoon. Really amazing stuff from a meteorological standpoint. […]

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    UMKC assistant basketball coach placed on leave while Louisville investigates allegations against him

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Louisville says it has launched an investigation into allegations that former Cardinals staffer Andre McGee paid an escort service to provide sex for recruits. McGee is currently an assistant coach at the University of Missouri-Kansas City. The allegations by Katina Powell are in an upcoming book from a publishing arm of the Indianapolis […]

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    Joe’s Weather Blog: Clearing up Joaquin chatter (SAT-10/3-Update)

    Good afternoon…typically I spend a bit of time talking about our weather in the KC area…but one step outside and you can tell there really isn’t anything to talk about, nor will there be for the weekend really. I did want to spend some time talking about Joaquin and what it is and isn’t doing. […]

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    Is “The Martian” otherworldly? “Sicario” ill? “The Walk” worth stepping out for? Popcorn Bag reviews!

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The weather is cooling off and leaving many people searching for indoor activities. FOX 4 film critics Shawn Edwards and Russ Simmons say visiting your local theater to catch on of Hollywood’s latest flicks will not leave you disappointed. Watch the video above for their latest reviews.   1) THE MARTIAN (PG-13) 20th […]

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    ‘Flags are flown on holiday events’ — Utah homeowners fined for flying American Flag

    MURRAY, Utah —  Homeowners in Utah say they are being fined by their homeowner’s association for flying the American Flag. Chestnut Place is a condominium community in Murray, Utah consisting of 60 homeowners. Up until last week, those living in the community say they were free to fly their flags without regulation or restriction, but that […]

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    Shawnee police seek man in connection with shooting where 16-year-old girl was injured

    SHAWNEE, Kan. — Police are looking for a man in connection with a shooting inside a Shawnee apartment Thursday morning. A 16-year old girl was shot in the leg at Fox Run Apartments. Shawnee police aren’t the only ones looking for 19-year-old Drew Valentino Williams. So is a judge, as Williams was supposed to be […]

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    Oregon shooting: 10 dead, 7 injured, at Umpqua Community College

    ROSEBURG, Ore. — Ten people were killed when a gunman opened fire at Oregon’s Umpqua Community College on Thursday, forcing the nation to face yet another mass shooting. Seven other people were injured, and the shooter is dead, Douglas County Sheriff John Hanlin told reporters. Earlier estimates had put the number of people hurt much higher. […]

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    Rodgers’ 5 TD tosses sink Chiefs on Monday Night Football

    GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Aaron Rodgers threw for 333 yards and five touchdowns, including three to Randall Cobb, and the Green Bay Packers beat the Kansas City Chiefs 38-28 on Monday night. Rodgers led the Packers (3-0) on two successful first-quarter drives that ended with scoring passes to Cobb and rookie Ty Montgomery. He […]

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    Here are the Netflix arrivals, departures for October 2015

    Netflix is adding a long list of movies and shows this October. Here’s a list of everything that’s coming and going: Arrivals: Avail 10/1/15 A Christmas Carol (1938) Briskly helmed by Edwin L. Martin, this adaptation of Charles Dicken’s yuletide classic stars Reginald Owen as miserly Ebenezer Scrooge, who gets a last chance to redeem himself […]

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    Liquid water exists on Mars, boosting hopes for life there, NASA says

    Potentially life-giving water still flows across the ancient surface of Mars from time to time, NASA scientists said Monday in revealing a potential breakthrough in both the search for life beyond Earth and human hopes to one day travel there. While the discovery doesn’t by itself offer evidence of life on Mars, either past or […]

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    Joe’s Weather Blog: Last day for the A/C’s? (MON-9/28)

    Good morning…quite the celestial show last night in the area as the total lunar eclipse combined with the supermoon set the stage for pretty picture taking. See our facebook page for more great photos. I may try and show a few more this evening since I’m filling in for Mike. My guess is that with […]