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The German philosopher G.W.F. Hegel once quipped that, contrary to popular opinion, the most concrete things in the world are heady, complex thoughts, whereas it’s everyday modes of thinking and speaking that are abstract, detached…

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Strong winds fanned two Rocky Mountain wildfires last week, prompting new evacuation orders as one spread toward communities outside Rocky Mountain National Park. Cool autumn weather had been helping firefighters in…

DETROIT (AP) — Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer said Sunday that President Donald Trump is inciting “domestic terrorism” following “lock her up” chants at his rally in the state the night before. Whitmer told NBC’s “Meet…

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A retired firefighter who was upset with Wichita’s mask ordinance was arrested on suspicion of threatening to kidnap and kill the mayor of Kansas’ largest city, authorities said. Police said the…

High blood pressure. It’s one of the most neglected health conditions and, second only to nicotine, the most preventable risk factor. “It’s a silent killer,” Dr. Tracy L. Stevens, cardiologist with the Saint Luke’s Health…

Allen County Regional Hospital’s administrator provided more clarity as to why Saint Luke’s Health System made the decision to close the local maternity service. Elmore Patterson, administrator of ACRH, said Saint Luke’s studied the matter…

Three-peat. Dynasty. Legends. Whatever you call it, Shelli Sinclair’s family are medallion masters. In the six years since the Farm City Days medallion hunt began, they’ve found the coveted artifact three different times: 2014, 2017…

LAHARPE — LaHarpe City Council members will chew over a request by city employees to add as many as 26 stop signs around town. Code Enforcement Officer Penny Miller and City Superintendent Mike Hedmon have…

LOS ANGELES — The forecast looks warm and continued dry this winter in California and the Southwest, which raises the disturbing prospect of a perpetual fire season. More than 45% of the continental U.S. is…

WASHINGTON — The number of Americans on Medicaid continues to rise as people lose their insurance during the economic downturn, but policy experts disagree on how much additional funding states facing higher costs may need.…