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New exhibit at KC’s Union Station, Nelson-Atkins collection shed light on young Egyptian king
Kansas City, Mo. — As Angie Scharnhorst slowly walked through the gallery at Union Station she discovered the tomb and treasures of Tut, the boy king.
Eskimo Joe's dances to the music for 39 years
Birthday celebration events continue during the weekend
Pair of female suspects rob area IBC Bank
Authorities said they are looking for two female suspects who walked into a local IBC Bank during the lunch hour and left with an undisclosed amount of money.
At about 12:30 p.m. Thursday, two females entered the IBC Bank at 12241 N. May Ave. and approached the teller counter where one of them demanded that money be placed into a green reusable grocery bag, FBI Special Agent Martinus McConnell said.
The teller complied and the suspects left the bank with the money, McConnell said.
No weapon was seen, McConnell said.
Authorities issue Amber Alert in reported child abduction
Oklahoma’s Amber Alert system has issued an Amber Alert after a 5-month-old child was reported abducted in Kingfisher County.
At about 12:15 p.m., the alleged child abduction of Olivia Smith occurred at 30773 N. 2976 Road near Cashion in Kingfisher County, according to information from Oklahoma Amber Alert coordinator Gene Thaxton. Olivia is described as a 5-month-old white female who was wearing a long sleeve pink floral shirt.
NOC Enid breaks ground for dorms
The 84-bed dormitory is expected to be completed in time for the fall semester of the 2015-16 academic year.
Guard: Gruber not expected to house undocumented children
Despite rumors to the contrary, Camp Gruber is not expected to house undocumented children, a National Guard spokesman said Wednesday.
Exposing wrongful convictions often doesn’t lead to finding real perpetrators
Three of 11 wrongful convictions in Oklahoma overturned by DNA tests remain unsolved, and it’s not clear whether authorities have enough evidence to identify the real perpetrators, according to a review of cases by Oklahoma Watch.
- CareerTech director resigns
DEQ requests comments on revised drinking water plan
The Water Quality Division of the Department of Environmental Quality requests comments on the Revised Drinking Water State Revolving Fund SFY 2015 Intended Use Plan. A public meeting on the original SFY 2015 IUP and Priority List was May 19.
Changing provider: Enid Head Start to be run by Durant-based group
The Office of Head Start awarded a new five-year grant to serve children and families in 16 northwest Oklahoma counties to Durant-based Big Five Community Services Inc.
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