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McDonald’s mascot laying low amid scare

NEW YORK — McDonald’s says Ronald McDonald is keeping a low profile with reports of creepy clown sightings on the rise. McDonald’s Corp. said Tuesday that it is being “thoughtful in respect to...

DATE: Oct. 11, 2016 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Ginsburg blasts anthem protests

WASHINGTON — Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has called the protests of football players who decline to stand for the national anthem “dumb and disrespectful.” In a wide-ranging interview...

DATE: Oct. 11, 2016 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Tonight’s the knight: Rod Stewart becomes Sir Rod at palace

LONDON – Sir Rod, you wear it well. Rocker Rod Stewart wore tartan trousers – a nod to his Scottish heritage – and a scarlet-trimmed military-style tunic to be knighted by Prince William at...

DATE: Oct. 11, 2016 | CATEGORY: Music

NFL roundup: Brady back in business, Cowboys cruise to 4-1 start

CLEVELAND – Tom Brady, looking razor-sharp at times and relatively rust-free after serving his four-game “Deflategate” suspension, passed for 406 yards and three touchdowns to Martellus Bennett in...

DATE: Oct. 8, 2016 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Blue Jays punchout Rangers, Lobaton home run lifts Nationals past Dodgers

TORONTO – Josh Donaldson raced home from second base after Rougned Odor bounced a double-play relay in the 10th inning and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Texas Rangers 7-6 to sweep their AL...

DATE: Oct. 8, 2016 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Police: Doughnut heist leads to capture of wanted man

HOBBS, N.M. – Authorities say a fugitive’s sweet tooth helped police capture a wanted New Mexico man after he tried to take a doughnut without paying for it. The Hobbs News-Sun reports that Gregory...

DATE: Oct. 8, 2016 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Top 25 college football: Navy sinks Houston’s playoff hopes

ANNAPOLIS, Md. — Will Worth and Navy stunned No. 6 Houston, romping to a 46-40 victory Saturday that seriously damaged the Cougars’ playoff hopes. Worth ran for 115 yards and threw two scoring...

DATE: Oct. 7, 2016 | CATEGORY: College Sports

Historic southern Colorado synagogue closing after 127 years

TRINIDAD – A historic Jewish temple in the southern Colorado community of Trinidad is closing after 127 years. The Denver Post reports that Colorado’s longest continually operating synagogue,...

DATE: Oct. 7, 2016 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Excavator believed to have sparked southern Colorado fire

BEULAH — Authorities believe a Colorado Department of Transportation excavator operator performing routine drainage ditch maintenance somehow started a wildfire that destroyed eight homes and...

DATE: Oct. 6, 2016 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Investigation into cause of Beulah wildfire wrapping up

BEULAH, Colo. — Authorities say they’re close to wrapping up their investigation into what caused the wildfire that’s forced the evacuation of hundreds of people near the town of Beulah in southern...

DATE: Oct. 5, 2016 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Police kill man armed with machete at University of Colorado

BOULDER — Police shot and killed a machete-wielding man Wednesday who refused to drop the weapon after threatening someone at the University of Colorado in Boulder, authorities said. The...

DATE: Oct. 5, 2016 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Demi Lovato ‘taking a break’ after slamming Taylor Swift

Demi Lovato has announced that she’s “taking a break from music and the spotlight” in the wake of criticism of her comments about Taylor Swift in a magazine interview. In a recent interview with...

DATE: Oct. 5, 2016 | CATEGORY: Music

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