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A Pew Research Center report indicated U.S. immigrants are more likely to have a college degree but less likely to have a high school diploma than American citizens, making them a "bifurcated" group, according to Slate.

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For 10 years, Todd Mitchell booked some of the biggest music acts in the nation while working as general manager and events coordinator at Kansas City’s Kemper Arena. “There was a time,” said Mitchell, who has been the...

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Author Jan Stites has come a long way in life since honing her journalistic skills as an intern at The Examiner during the mid-1960s. After working for The Examiner for two summers and studying under Ron Clemons, longtime journalism instructor at...

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A local state legislator is getting ready to try again to open the door to upgraded 911 service across the state. Currently, in about one-third of the state, dispatchers cannot find the location of an incoming call. That capability is...

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NEW ORLEANS (AP) " At K-Paul's Louisiana Kitchen during the early 1980s, chef and owner Paul Prudhomme would drive to his hometown near Opelousas in his pickup truck and come back loaded down with supplies reflecting his native Cajun cuisine.

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BEIJING (AP) " Research published in the medical journal The Lancet says one in three of all the young men in China are likely to die from tobacco, but that the number can fall if the men quit smoking.

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SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) " Proponents of an effort to repeal California's new stricter law requiring mandatory vaccines for school children failed to submit enough signatures to qualify a ballot initiative asking voters to repeal the law.

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It was the pic seen 'round the world. Justin Bieber's lawyers are hoping to stop news sites from...

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Starry nights prevailed this week where I live. It’s not always the case. If you look forward to looking up at the stars, patience is the lesson to keep you looking. Even with a special event such the recent lunar eclipse; if clouds got in the way,...

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Looking through the pantheon of Peter Pan movies, we’ve got, in chronological order, the vanilla animated classic from Disney “Peter Pan” (1953), the generally panned Spielberg entry “Hook” (1991), and the pretty much forgotten “Peter Pan” (2003).

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