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Kraft recalls 36K cases of cheese over possible choking hazard

Holly Yan, CNN  |  Posted  Aug 2nd - 10:27am

Kraft is recalling 36,000 cases of individually-wrapped cheese singles because part of the wrapper could become a choking hazard.

Manhunt in Memphis continues after officer, 33, fatally shot

Adrian Sainz, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 2nd - 12:00pm

A person of "interest" has been taken into custody in connection with the fatal shooting of a police officer during a traffic stop in Memphis, police said Sunday.

5 organizations seeking to open charter schools in Arkansas

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 2nd - 11:40am

Six new publicly funded, independently operated charter schools have been proposed for five Arkansas communities for the 2016-2017 school year.

Baltimore sees 11 shootings, 2 fatal, over the weekend

Juliet Linderman, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 2nd - 11:40am

On the heels of the most deadly month in 43 years, Baltimore saw 11 shootings, two of them fatal, in the first two days of August, including an incident in which seven people were shot.

Cincinnati Children's gets 125-ton cancer treating equipment

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 2nd - 11:40am

A more than 125-ton piece of medical equipment is making its way to the Liberty Campus of Cincinnati Children's Hospital.

Florida man sentenced for stealing classified documents

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 2nd - 11:30am

A Florida man has been sentenced to 10 years in prison after pleading guilty to stealing classified documents while working at a U.S. military base in Honduras.

Iowa summit addresses concerns of aging LGBT population

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 2nd - 11:30am

An Iowa group that advocates for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender rights is turning its attention to a lesser-noticed segment of that population: the aging and elderly.

OU president orders review of baboon breeding facility

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 2nd - 11:20am

A scientist involved with a baboon breeding facility in El Reno says University of Oklahoma president David Boren has ordered an internal review of the program after several deaths of young baboons at the facility.

FAMU reaches tentative agreement on union raise, bonuses

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 2nd - 11:10am

Florida A&M University has reached a tentative agreement with its faculty union on retroactive raise and bonuses.

Airplane returns to Las Vegas airport after report of fire

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 2nd - 10:50am

An Allegiant Airlines flight made an emergency landing shortly after taking off from a Las Vegas airport because of a reported engine fire.

Judge to decide if ex-California lawmaker's trial proceeds

Amanda Lee Myers, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 2nd - 10:42am

California Sen. Ron Calderon strolled into the Bellagio hotel in Las Vegas two years ago primed for another weekend of fun. In a 10th floor room, overlooking the hotel's iconic dancing fountains, his plans folded.

Maui chiropractor fined on 69 counts of fraud

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 2nd - 10:41am

State officials have fined James Hattaway of Maui Family Chiropractic $7,000 for 69 counts of fraud.

Maine gets $800,000 for substance abuse treatment services

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 2nd - 10:41am

Maine's Department of Health and Human Services is getting $800,000 to support substance abuse treatment and recovery.

New college head faces lowest graduation rate for SC campus

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 2nd - 10:41am

A graduation rate that by one measure is the worst for a South Carolina public college is one of the top challenges confronting the incoming chancellor at the University of South Carolina Beaufort.

Vermont colleges system hires sex crimes investigator

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 2nd - 10:31am

The Vermont State Colleges system is hiring an investigator to field complaints of sexual misconduct and discrimination.

Yellowstone to clear Soda Butte Creek of nonnative fish

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 2nd - 10:31am

Before moving ahead with a plan to destroy exotic brook trout in Yellowstone National Park's Soda Butte Creek, fisheries managers will first try to capture native cutthroat trout from the stream to salvage them.

Separate NYC gunfire incidents leave 2 dead, 11 wounded

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 2nd - 10:21am

Police say two people were killed and 11 others wounded in three overnight shootings in New York City.

Hit-and-run driver dies after crashing into home in Kearns

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 2nd - 10:21am

Police say a driver in Kearns has died after hitting another vehicle head-on and then crashing into a house.

Limousine, 2 other vehicles crash near LA; 11 people injured

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 2nd - 10:20am

Five people are in critical condition after a crash involving a limousine and two other cars in Southern California.