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The Shawnee News-Star
Posted at 8:00 AM

The suburbs have had it rough in the last few years. The 2008-2009 economic collapse led to waves of foreclosures in suburbia, as home prices plummeted. More recently, census data suggest that Americans are actually shifting back closer to city centers, often giving up on the dream of a big home in suburbs (much less the far-flung "exurbs").

Updated at 4:57 AM

ATHENS, Greece — A ferry carrying nearly 500 people caught fire off the Greek island of Corfu early Sunday, trapping passengers on the top decks as gale-force winds and choppy seas hampered the evacuation.

Posted at 1:01 AM

In 2014, we said goodbye to some legendary entertainers and influential performers. From unexpected deaths to the passing of Hollywood A-list celebrities, here’s a look at some of the stars who are gone but not forgotten.

Updated at 12:31 AM

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — An AirAsia plane with 162 people on board lost contact with ground control on Sunday while flying over the Java Sea after taking off from a provincial city in Indonesia for Singapore. The two countries immediately...

Posted at 12:00 AM

First there was only human power as in a “two-man bobsled team.” This was superseded by animal power as in a “one-horse sleigh.” When a steam engine was invented to power a pump lifting water out of English coal mines,...

Posted at 12:00 AM

It is truly a blessing to know that each of us have the potential to master techniques and knowledge it takes to improve our heart, mind, body, health, and overall quality of life through regular exercise and nutrition. Challenging yourself...

Updated at 11:11 PM

JAKARTA, Indonesia — An AirAsia plane with 161 people on board lost contact with ground control on Sunday while flying over the Java Sea after taking off from a provincial city in Indonesia for Singapore, and search and rescue operations were...

Updated at 10:25 PM

Priceless advice for hosting a fun and fabulous holiday dinner.

Posted at 10:05 PM

As if we needed another reason to envy her, Jennifer Lawrence has been named the top-grossing...

Updated Dec 27, 2014 at 7:22 PM

You won’t find a weak spot anywhere you look in the eight-team field for the 38th annual Bertha Frank Teague Mid-America Classic.

Updated Dec 27, 2014 at 6:34 PM

To discover one self’s absolute tipping point of what one could finish is an understatement to the things which I have been privileged to witness on this day.

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