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Countdown to Football: Lakota Raiders

We’re counting down the days until the start of the high school football season by taking a quick look at each area team. Today’s countdown to football team is the Lakota Raiders.

Guatemalan immigrant seeks sanctuary in Manhattan church

AP Photo/Mary Altaffer NEW YORK (AP) — A Guatemalan immigrant with no authorization to live in the U.S. entered a church in Manhattan with her three children on Thursday to seek refuge from immigration authorities. Amanda Morales, who has lived illegally in the U.S. since...

Starbucks chairman questions country's 'moral fiber'

AP Photo/Elaine Thompson SEATTLE (AP) — Starbucks chairman Howard Schultz says the events surrounding a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, last weekend have put the “moral fiber” of the country in question. Schultz said at an employee forum in...

3 charities cancel Mar-a-Lago events amid Trump backlash

AP Photo/Alex Brandon FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — President Donald Trump’s comments about the white nationalist rally last weekend are hurting not just his political standing, but his pocketbook. Three charities announced Thursday that they were canceling fundraisers...

'Maniacal' focus on China puts Trump aide out of mainstream

AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster WASHINGTON (AP) — White House adviser Steve Bannon isn’t alone in pondering America’s possibly generation-defining question about China’s emerging superpower status – but his call for an “economic war” puts him far...

The Latest: Wisconsin Assembly passes $3B Foxconn bill

AP Photo/Kin Cheung MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The Latest on the Wisconsin state Assembly debate of the $3 billion Foxconn bill (all times local): 6:20 p.m. The Wisconsin state Assembly has passed a $3 billion tax break package for Taiwan-based electronics giant Foxconn...

Chasing eclipses across the globe is a way of life for some

WASHINGTON (AP) — While Monday’s total solar eclipse in the U.S. will be a once-in-a-lifetime sky show for millions, there’s a small group of people who have experienced it all before and they can’t get enough of it. Glenn Schneider has seen 33. Fred...

Michigan State University rejects white nationalist event

DETROIT (AP) — Michigan State University has denied a request to rent space to a group headed by white nationalist Richard Spencer. The university said in a statement Thursday that the decision was made “due to significant concerns about public safety.” It cites...

Southern anger: Nazis, KKK 'hijacking' Confederate debate

AP Photo/Jay Reeves CHULAFINNEE, Ala. (AP) — White Southerners who equate Old South symbols with regional pride rather than hate are even more on the defensive since neo-Nazis, Ku Klux Klansmen and other extremists became the face of the fight over Confederate monuments....

'Maniacal' focus on China takes Trump aide past mainstream

AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster WASHINGTON (AP) — Steve Bannon isn’t alone in pondering a possibly generation-defining question for America: China’s emerging superpower status. But his call for an “economic war” on the Asian nation puts him far outside the...