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Technical Education Program Gets Praise

A program to encourage students to pursue technical education is getting glowing reviews from students, business leaders and politicians.

A two-run single by Washington Nationals' Chad Tracy falls between Kansas City Royals left fielder Alex Gordon, left, and shortstop Alcides Escobar during the fourth inning of a baseball game Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013, in Kansas City, Mo. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

Royals drop two straight to Nationals

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) – Jordan Zimmermann rebounded from one of his worst career outings to go 7 2-3 strong innings, Ian Desmond hit his 18t…

Mideast defense chiefs to meet in Jordan

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon says U.S. Central Command and the Jordanian Armed Forces are co-hosting Mideast defense chiefs in Jordan over…

Julie Harris, Broadway star, dies at 87

NEW YORK (AP) — Julie Harris, one of Broadway’s most honored performers, whose roles ranged from the flamboyant Sally Bowles in “I Am a Came…

The nation’s weather

Weather Underground midday recap for Saturday, August 24, 2013. Hot conditions spread across the northern Plains and upper Midwest, heavy ra…

Cuban doctors arrive in Brazil

SAO PAULO (AP) — More than 200 Cuban doctors have arrived in Brazil to work in impoverished areas where physicians and medical services are …

Suspect arrested in double mosque bombings

BEIRUT (AP) — Lebanon’s state news agency says security forces have arrested a suspect in connection with Friday’s deadly double bombing in …