The campus police department and the American Indian Center for Excellence (AICE), at Northeastern Oklahoma A&M College (NEO), recognized police officer, Lt. David Noel for receiving the Cherokee Warrior Award, Medal of Patriotism. The reception took place Wednesday, March 12 in the Kah-Ne-You-Ah Hall Gallery.
Rescuers working amid cold, gusty winds and billowing smoke pulled four additional bodies overnight from the rubble of two Manhattan apartment buildings, as the death toll rose Thursday to at least seven from a gas leak-triggered explosion that reduced the area to a pile of smashed bricks, splinters and mangled metal.
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Austin, Texas, police said a drunken driver who was fleeing from police plowed his car into a crowd at the South by Southwest festival, killing two people and injuring 23. The driver had been driving the wrong direction on a one-way street when police attempted to pull him over. The driver fled and eventually drove into the crowd at SXSW. […]
Even before Caitlin Germann had checked out her newly shorn reflection in a mirror, she was inviting her friends to feel her new do. “It feels good; it feels lighter,” she said. “Whenever you wash your hair and feel water on your scalp — it feels like that, but all over. I don’t know how else to describe it.”
Members of the Joplin Redevelopment Corp., which is handling land transactions for Joplin’s master developer projects, said they believe the efforts for redevelopment have turned a corner that will make the projects more visible to the public. The JRC on Tuesday approved the final amendments to site development agreements separating a senior transitional living project to be built west of 26th Street and McClelland Boulevard.