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A social media app that can be useful in a disaster

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Join a network like Nextdoor before you really need it, writes Leslie Meredith.

Government

Shakir Hamoodi reflects on closing World Harvest, community support while in prison

When Shakir Hamoodi closed World Harvest International and Gourmet Foods this summer, he was wrapping up a part of his life that included a long, friendly relationship with customers. The store off Nifong Boulevard was known especially for its cheeses, olives, chocolates and a selection of food...


Government

Charles R. Stribling III, March 29, 1927 — Sept. 20, 2017

Charles R. Stribling III, a fifth generation Audrain Countian, died at 7:20 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2017, at his home in Mexico, Missouri. A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, Sept. 25, 2017, in Memorial Chapel at Missouri Military Academy in Mexico. Family and friends will gather...


Business

After Equifax, public shaming but GOP wary of new rules

Congress Equifax Data Breach

WASHINGTON (AP) — Prospects are good for a public shaming in the Equifax data breach, but it’s unlikely Congress will institute sweeping new regulations after hackers accessed the personal information of an estimated 143 million Americans. Since early this year, President Donald Trump and the...


Business

AP FACT CHECK: Kimmel's take on health care harder to refute

People Jimmy Kimmel

WASHINGTON (AP) — Who are you going to believe when it comes to the Republican health care bill? An AP Fact Check finds that TV host Jimmy Kimmel’s highly critical take is harder to refute than President Donald Trump’s or Sen. Bill Cassidy’s. None of the three has captured the complexity of the...


Government

AP FACT CHECK: Kimmel's take on health care harder to refute

WASHINGTON (AP) — Who are you going to believe when it comes to the Republican health care bill? An AP Fact Check finds that TV host Jimmy Kimmel’s highly critical take is harder to refute than President Donald Trump’s or Sen. Bill Cassidy’s. None of the three has captured the complexity of the...


Government

AP FACT CHECK: Kimmel's take on health care harder to refute

WASHINGTON (AP) — Who are you going to believe when it comes to the Republican health care bill? An AP Fact Check finds that TV host Jimmy Kimmel’s highly critical take is harder to refute than President Donald Trump’s or Sen. Bill Cassidy’s. None of the three has captured the complexity of the...


Government

AP FACT CHECK: Kimmel's take on health care harder to refute

WASHINGTON (AP) — Who are you going to believe when it comes to the Republican health care bill? An AP Fact Check finds that TV host Jimmy Kimmel’s highly critical take is harder to refute than President Donald Trump’s or Sen. Bill Cassidy’s. None of the three has captured the complexity of the...


State

Female fans form near half of Salt Lake Comic Con's base

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — When Salt Lake’s homegrown geek and pop culture convention comes to town, one thing is clear looking at the bustling convention floor, the lines of fans flooding through the doors and the staffers working behind the scenes. They may not have superpowers, but female fans form...


State

Pedaling ahead: Cedar City teen launches pedicab company

CEDAR CITY, Utah (AP) — There’s a new small business owner in town. Caleb Nelson can’t drive a car just yet, but the 14-year-old is already the owner of Romeo’s Rickshaws, a burgeoning pedicab service. The Cedar High School freshman spent his summer vacation pedaling guests, meeting with...


State

Pumpkin-growing estate broker plans to break own Utah record

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A Utah man who’s loved giant pumpkins since childhood is trying to set a state record for the second time with a nearly 2,000-pound (907-kilogram) gourd he’s been tending with scientific precision. The Salt Lake Tribune reports (http://bit.ly/2flCL5g ) that 39-year-old Matt...


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