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The cabin at the "Little House on the Prairie" site is a re-creation built in 1977 by the parents of Bill Kurtis and Jean Schodorf. The deteriorating log cabin at the “Little House on the Prairie” site in Kansas is expected to soon get a makeover. The current cabin was re-created and built near Independence in 1977 at the television series’ peak of popularity. The show is based off Laura Ingalls Wilder’s books centered on her childhood in the country’s Midwest region.. (Beccy Tanner/The Wichita Eagle via AP)
July 17, 2017 - 4:08 pm
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — The deteriorating log cabin at the "Little House on the Prairie" site in Kansas is expected to soon get a makeover. The current cabin was re-created and built near Independence in 1977, during the peak of popularity for a television series based on Laura Ingalls Wilder's books...
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The cabin at the "Little House on the Prairie" site is a re-creation built in 1977 by the parents of Bill Kurtis and Jean Schodorf. The deteriorating log cabin at the “Little House on the Prairie” site in Kansas is expected to soon get a makeover. The current cabin was re-created and built near Independence in 1977 at the television series’ peak of popularity. The show is based off Laura Ingalls Wilder’s books centered on her childhood in the country’s Midwest region.. (Beccy Tanner/The Wichita Eagle via AP)
July 17, 2017 - 4:08 pm
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — The deteriorating log cabin at the "Little House on the Prairie" site in Kansas is expected to soon get a makeover. The current cabin was re-created and built near Independence in 1977, during the peak of popularity for a television series based on Laura Ingalls Wilder's books...
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This image released by Warner Bros. Pictures shows Fionn Whitehead in a scene from "Dunkirk." (Melissa Sue Gordon/Warner Bros. Pictures via AP)
July 17, 2017 - 4:00 pm
"Dunkirk " is not a typical war movie. There are no brothers in arms, no flashbacks to simpler times and pretty wives and girlfriends left behind, no old men in situation rooms pontificating about politics or helping with exposition. There's no talk of Hitler, or Germans or battlefields or trauma...
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This image released by Warner Bros. Pictures shows Fionn Whitehead in a scene from "Dunkirk." (Melissa Sue Gordon/Warner Bros. Pictures via AP)
July 17, 2017 - 4:00 pm
"Dunkirk " is not a typical war movie. There are no brothers in arms, no flashbacks to simpler times and pretty wives and girlfriends left behind, no old men in situation rooms pontificating about politics or helping with exposition. There's no talk of Hitler, or Germans or battlefields or trauma...
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FILE - In this June 15, 2011, file photo, protesters gather to support the Tucson Unified School District as Superintendent of Public Instruction John Huppenthal announces that the Tucson Unified School District violates state law by teaching it's Mexican American Studies Department's ethic studies program at a news conference at the Arizona Department of Education in Phoenix, Ariz. Arizona authorities are back in federal court in Tucson this week over a years-long legal battle against a 2010 state law targeting ethnic studies in public schools that resulted in the shuttering of a popular Mexican-American Studies program, launching tense student protests. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin, file)
July 17, 2017 - 3:58 pm
PHOENIX (AP) — A federal trial considering whether an Arizona law that shuttered a popular Mexican-American studies program in Tucson was enacted with discriminatory intent resumes this week and will include testimony from the man behind the effort to end the program. Former Arizona schools chief...
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FILE - In this June 15, 2011, file photo, protesters gather to support the Tucson Unified School District as Superintendent of Public Instruction John Huppenthal announces that the Tucson Unified School District violates state law by teaching it's Mexican American Studies Department's ethic studies program at a news conference at the Arizona Department of Education in Phoenix, Ariz. Arizona authorities are back in federal court in Tucson this week over a years-long legal battle against a 2010 state law targeting ethnic studies in public schools that resulted in the shuttering of a popular Mexican-American Studies program, launching tense student protests. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin, file)
July 17, 2017 - 3:58 pm
PHOENIX (AP) — A federal trial considering whether an Arizona law that shuttered a popular Mexican-American studies program in Tucson was enacted with discriminatory intent resumes this week and will include testimony from the man behind the effort to end the program. Former Arizona schools chief...
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July 17, 2017 - 3:57 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A jury on Monday acquitted a man accused of killing a stranger by shoving him into the path of a New York City subway train that struck him minutes later. Manhattan jurors reached the verdict Monday at the trial of Naeem Davis, who said it was self-defense. Davis, 34, said Ki-Suck...
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July 17, 2017 - 3:57 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A jury on Monday acquitted a man accused of killing a stranger by shoving him into the path of a New York City subway train that struck him minutes later. Manhattan jurors reached the verdict Monday at the trial of Naeem Davis, who said it was self-defense. Davis, 34, said Ki-Suck...
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July 17, 2017 - 3:55 pm
CUMMING, Ga. (AP) — Authorities have identified a man suspected of shooting and injuring a Georgia sheriff's deputy and then killing himself during an armed standoff with officers. Forsyth County Sheriff's Deputy Doug Rainwater said in an email Monday that 35-year-old Elias Alexander Quintero died...
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July 17, 2017 - 3:55 pm
CUMMING, Ga. (AP) — Authorities have identified a man suspected of shooting and injuring a Georgia sheriff's deputy and then killing himself during an armed standoff with officers. Forsyth County Sheriff's Deputy Doug Rainwater said in an email Monday that 35-year-old Elias Alexander Quintero died...
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