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Man found in ravine penned letters to family

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A missing Kansas man spent his final days trapped in the wreckage of his van in a rural Utah ravine — writing goodbye letters to the family he unexpectedly left […]

10/29/2013

Theresa Vail, Miss Kansas, takes part in the swimsuit competition during the first night of the Miss America Pageant at Boardwalk Hall, in Atlantic City, N.J. (AP Photo/The Press of Atlantic City, Edward Lea)

Miss Kansas shows tattoos at Miss America pageant

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Miss Kansas Theresa Vail says she wants to break the stereotype that women with visible tattoos don’t compete in pageants. So during the swimsuit portion of the Miss America competition […]

09/11/2013

Obama, Biden launch initiative for military kids

WASHINGTON (AP) – Madeline Stevens knows what it’s like to be a military brat. “The first week of school, it’s really hard,” said Stevens, a 17-year-old from Jacksonville, Fla., who has moved eight times with […]

10/02/2012

Dempsey vows to 'turn up the volume' on veterans

MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) – The chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff said Monday he wants to increase the national conversation about war veterans and how they’re treated and regarded in society. Gen. Martin Dempsey […]

10/01/2012

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