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DACA fight echoes King's legacy, Pasco advocate says

When Felix Vargas joined the U.S. State Department, he stood on the Lincoln Memorial and remembered Martin Luther King Jr. Ten years before, the slain Civil Rights leader stood on that stage and told a crowd of about 250,000 about his dream. King's message of peaceful resistance remains resonant,

TRI-CITY HERALD - 2018-01-16 03:07:00

Pasco man's confrontation with alleged mail thief goes viral

A Pasco resident surprised an alleged mail thief with a camera Friday afternoon. The River Boulevard resident spotted Christopher Jennings, 39, of Pasco, pawing through the mailbox about 3 p.m. It's unclear whether the man had just arrived home, but the video shows his car with the door open. The

TRI-CITY HERALD - 2018-01-16 01:49:00

Pasco police find pet goat, return him to owners

PASCO, Wash. - Police say the turnaround was quick after they found a goat with a collar and returned him to his owners. Pasco police located the goat at 10:30 a.m. Monday in the area of Burden and Road 52. Police knew he had a home to get back to since he was wearing a collar and a leash. After pol

KEPR - 2018-01-15 16:13:19

Another mail theft caught on camera

Officer Roman Trujillo said mail theft isn't happening more often these days, we're just seeing more of it caught on camera. "It's something that does happen. And people need to be aware of it," he said. Check out the latest incident by watching this story, link above; this time the suspected mail t

KEPR - 2018-01-15 19:54:09

27th Annual Bell-Ringing Ceremony honors Martin Luther King Jr. Day

The college recognized people in the community who follow by example and presented the Martin Luther King, spirit award. PASCO, Wash.- In honor of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, over 200 community members came out to Columbia Basin College for the 27th Annual Bell Ringing Ceremony. The college recogni

KEPR - 2018-01-15 18:33:16

West Richland PD arrest man who allegedly choked his wife

WEST RICHLAND, Wash. - A man is arrested after reports said he choked his wife. The West Richland Police Department (WRPD) said the victim almost lost consciousness Sunday night as her husband choked her. Police said she survived the alleged attack. Police reports said the man also stabbed the couch

KEPR - 2018-01-15 14:01:42

Pasco Police post video of man filmed while allegedly trying to steal mail

Pasco Police posted the video an area man made while confronting someone he said was digging through his mailbox. Sergeant Brian Vaught said, though it looks like the man they're identifying as Christopher Jennings was breaking the law, you shouldn't follow in the photographer's footsteps. He said

KEPR - 2018-01-14 20:56:49

It may get easier to buy a Tri-City home this year, but it won't be cheaper

The inventory crunch that curbed home sales in 2017 could ease somewhat in the coming year as builders introduce more subdivisions and more home sites to the Tri-Cities. "We know that there are many new developments coming on," said Lola Franklin, CEO of the Tri-Cities Association of Realtors. She


Fire tears through Lawrence hotel

LAWRENCE, Kan. (WIBW) - Lawrence firefighters are battling a large fire that has spread through much of a local hotel. The fire, at the America's Best Value Inn, near 6th and Iowa, started shortly before noon on Monday. Video from a KCTV5 helicopter shows flames shooting from windows spanning the en

WIBW - 2018-01-15 23:51:00

Lawrence Motel likely a total loss after Monday afternoon fire

Updated: 5:38 PM CST Jan 15, 2018 A Lawrence, Kansas motel is likely a total loss after a massive fire Monday. Lawrence firefighters originally received a call to respond to the America's Best Value Inn off of McDonald Drive around 11:48 a.m. The structure was evacuated, and no injuries were repor

KMBC.COM - 2018-01-15 23:38:00

No casualties in Lawrence hotel fire, firefighting and investigation to continue

A fire that burned for several hours Monday did not result in any casualties, but did cause a building in north Lawrence to partially collapse. The America's Best Value Inn, located at 515 McDonald Dr., just off Iowa and 6th Streets, burned from about noon until Monday evening. Fire crews from not o

UNIVERSITY DAILY KANSAN - 2018-01-16 00:20:00

MLK March Across Campus 2018

Members of a second-line marching band lead a crowd of 50-75 people outside Strong Hall on the University of Kansas campus, braving bitter cold temperatures to participate in an MLK March Across Campus Monday, Jan. 15, 2018 in honor of the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday. The event was sponsored by K

LJWORLD - 2018-01-16 08:00:00

Fire destroys Lawrence hotel, new concern for collapse leads to - KCTV5

No one was reported injured despite a massive fire that ripped through a Lawrence hotel on Monday afternoon Firefighters have been on scene since shortly before noon at America's Best Value Inn near 6th Street and Iowa. Everyone inside the hotel evacuated safely just before 12:10 p.m., according to

KCTV 5 - 2018-01-16 00:25:00

Lawrence Public Schools to be closed Tuesday, Jan. 16, plus other closings and cancellations

Wellsville schools closed (USD 289). Have a closing, cancellation or postponement to report? Email it to closings@ljworld.com. Lawrence motel partially collapses during firefighters' hourslong battle with flames, smokeJanuary 15, 2018 3 commentsAs Lawrence police draft policies for body cameras, so

LJWORLD - 2018-01-15 19:52:07

Your guide to the University Daily Kansan's newsroom

The University Daily Kansan has been the official newspaper of the University of Kansas since it was founded in 1904. The Kansan's operations are modeled after professional newsrooms across the country, but it is led almost entirely by students. Leadership With a staff of around 80 students, this sp

UNIVERSITY DAILY KANSAN - 2018-01-15 14:00:00

Kansas budget director: No room for higher ed concerns after prioritizing K-12 funding, executive branch pay

Topeka Gov. Sam Brownback's budget proposal for the fiscal year that begins July 1 calls for $290.2 million in new state spending, much of that earmarked for K-12 education, with about $11.1 million set aside for state employee pay raises. Those pay raises would be targeted at executive branch emplo

LJWORLD - 2018-01-15 12:25:34

Tatum Sawmill fire closes roads

LAWTEY, Fla. (WCJB) -- A fire at Tatum Sawmill in Lawtey Monday has shut down nearby roads and prompted a large emergency response. The sawmill is located at 22796 NW Co Rd 200A, Lawtey, FL 32058. Drivers are urged to avoid the area and search for alternate routes. TV20 has a crew bound for the sce

WCJB - 2018-01-15 23:41:00

Deputies: 4-alarm fire breaks out at Lawtey lumber yard

LAWTEY, Fla. - A four-alarm fire broke out Monday afternoon at a Lawtey lumber yard, authorities said. Firefighters were called to the Tatum Sawmill on Northwest County Road 200A near Northwest 216th Street about noon according to the Bradford County Sheriff's Office. Crews from Lawtey, Starke and

NEWS4JAX.COM - 2018-01-15 18:51:37

2 Lawtey residents die after car overturns in retention pond

Heather Dawn Jordan, 33, and Ciara Nicole Kearns, 19, were found in the 2012 Chevrolet Malibu. Two Lawtey residents were killed in a single-vehicle crash early Sunday, according to a Florida Highway Patrol release. Heather Dawn Jordan, 33, and Ciara Nicole Kearns, 19, were found in a 2012 Chevrolet

GAINESVILLE.COM - 2018-01-15 15:58:34

Volunteers pack a trailer with food baskets to deliver to shut-ins and those without transportation.

The Clay Builders Council's annual partnership with the Food Pantry of Green Cove Springs is a family affair. For the past 28 years, the two have joined with other local food banks to provide food baskets with everything needed for a traditional Christmas dinner to more than 100 families in Clay Cou

JACKSONVILLE DAILY RECORD - 2018-01-15 20:33:25