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A 4-year-old boy was swept away by floodwaters while playing in Indiana

Indiana authorities are desperately searching for a 4-year-old boy who was swept away in a flooded creek after heavy rains hit the region. Catastrophic storms tore through the central US this week, unleashing flooding and tornadoes, and devastating parts of the region. Owen Jones was playing with his friends near Deer Creek in Delphi on…MORE

Owners of a Noah’s Ark replica file a lawsuit over rain damage

They don’t build them like they used to. Owners of a replica of Noah’s Ark are suing their insurers, saying the companies failed to adequately cover damage caused by heavy rain. The Ark Encounter in Williamstown, Kentucky, features a 510-foot wooden ship modeled after the biblical ark. In a suit filed in the Eastern District…MORE

A special delivery, a life-saving offer and a gorgeous view

Life is one big journey, so depending on how you look at it, the end of one phase is really just the beginning of another. Around this time of year, we tend to think of graduation, which marks the end of one school era and the beginning of the next step along the winding, no-speed-limit-signs…MORE

Flour sold at Aldi recalled after 17 people in 8 states get sick

The discount supermarket chain Aldi recalled 5-pound bags of its Baker’s Corner All-Purpose Flour on Thursday because they may be contaminated with E. coli. Seventeen people have been reported being sick in eight states, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Three of those people have been hospitalized. People interviewed by the CDC…MORE

Colorado man accused of beating fiancée to death pleads not guilty

A Colorado man accused of beating the mother of his child to death with a baseball bat pleaded not guilty to murder charges Friday. Patrick Frazee, 32, was arrested after his fiancée, Kelsey Berreth, went missing last Thanksgiving Day near Woodland Park, a city between Denver and Colorado Springs. Authorities have said they believe Frazee…MORE

Navajo Code Talker, longtime New Mexico Sen. John Pinto dies at 94

New Mexico Sen. John D. Pinto, a former World War II Navajo Code Talker, died Friday morning, according to a statement from his family. Pinto was 94 and was the longest-serving senator in New Mexico, where he had been serving since 1977, according to New Mexico’s Senate website. “He dedicated his life to public service.…MORE

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