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Bird flu takes biggest toll yet as virus hits chicken farms

April 21, 2015

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Poultry producers and scientists have been hoping warmer weather would knock down a virulent strain of bird flu that has hammered the Midwest, but the virus recently took its... more »»

 
 
 
Arizona sheriff faces contempt hearing in profiling case

April 21, 2015

PHOENIX (AP) — The sheriff for metro Phoenix begins a four-day hearing Tuesday that could bring him fines, damage his credibility and make him politically vulnerable for his acknowledged... more »»

Judge returns ultra-rich club founder Tim Blixseth to jail

April 21, 2015

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Attorneys for the founder of Montana's Yellowstone Club for the ultra-rich planned Tuesday to file an emergency request with the 9th U.S. more »»

Utah woman gets maximum sentence in deaths of 6 newborns

April 21, 2015

PROVO, Utah (AP) — Family members of a Utah woman sentenced to the maximum penalty Monday for killing six of her newborn babies said they were shocked at the grisly crimes from the woman they kne... more »»

Blue Bell Creameries issues recall of all products

April 21, 2015

BRENHAM, Texas (AP) — Texas-based Blue Bell Creameries issued a voluntary recall Monday night for all of its products on the market after two samples of chocolate chip cookie dough ice cream... more »»

Agency proposes lifting protections for most humpback whales

April 21, 2015

HONOLULU (AP) — The humpback whale became the unofficial symbol for the conservation movement in the last century. more »»

Minnesota men charged with trying to join Islamic militants

April 21, 2015

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — When Guled Ali Omar made up his mind to join the Islamic State group, authorities said, he wasn't easily deterre. more »»

S. Carolina paper's domestic killings series wins Pulitzer

April 21, 2015

NEW YORK (AP) — It was a list no state wanted to top. more »»

Questions, answers about police officers who confuse weapons

April 21, 2015

Robert Bates, the volunteer sheriff's deputy who killed an unarmed suspect in Tulsa, Oklahoma, on April 2, says he accidentally fired his handgun when he meant to deploy his stun gun. more »»

Baltimore on edge after arrestee's fatal spine injury

April 21, 2015

BALTIMORE (AP) — Baltimore's top police officials, mayor and prosecutor sought to calm a "community on edge" Monday while investigating how a man suffered a fatal spine injury while under arrest. more »»

Bombing trial enters penalty phase amid life or death debate

April 21, 2015

BOSTON (AP) — The guilt phase of Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's trial was considered a slam dunk for prosecutors, especially after his lawyers bluntly admitted during opening... more »»

Sheriff, lawyer dispute whether 73-year-old deputy qualified

April 21, 2015

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Tulsa County volunteer deputy who shot and killed a suspect after mistaking his handgun for a stun gun was using an unauthorized weapon when he fired the fatal shot,... more »»

Developments in tensions between police and communities

April 21, 2015

Killings of unarmed black men by white police officers in the past year have touched off a national debate about police conduct, which has only escalated as additional interactions between police... more »»

Utah woman gets up to life in prison in deaths of 6 newborns

April 21, 2015

PROVO, Utah (AP) — A mother who killed six of her newborn babies and hid their bodies in her garage was sentenced to up to life in prison Monday at an emotional hearing in which a prosecutor... more »»

Minnesota men charged with trying to join Islamic militants

April 20, 2015

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — When Guled Ali Omar made up his mind to join the Islamic State group, authorities said, he wasn't easily deterre. more »»

Family spokesman: Alabama woman leaves to join ISIS in Syria

April 20, 2015

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — A spokesman for a Muslim couple in Alabama says their 20-year-old daughter fled a Birmingham suburb to join ISIS militants in Syria after being recruited on the Internet. more »»

Baltimore on edge after arrestee's fatal spine injury

April 20, 2015

BALTIMORE (AP) — Baltimore's top police officials, mayor and prosecutor sought to calm a "community on edge" Monday while investigating how a man suffered a fatal spine injury while under arrest. more »»

6 from Minnesota charged with trying to join Islamic State

April 20, 2015

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — When Guled Ali Omar made up his mind to join the Islamic State, he wasn't easily deterred. more »»

 
 

AVSA Shotgun Shoots April 22, 2015

The Altoona Vol. Sportsmen's Club will hold shotgun shoots each Wed. at 7pm from April 1 - May 20. $10 for 6 Rounds. Located at 1448 Veterans Memorial Hwy, Altoona (approx. 1.5 miles from the Allegro Restaurant). All ages welcome to attend. more »

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