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September 23, 2014
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Panthers go toe-to-toe against tough Wildcats

Despite coming up short, Magnolia probably played its best football game of the season Friday night against El Dorado. "That was probably the best execution we've had since I've been here," second-year head Coach John ...

Muleriders fall short to Bulldogs

WEATHERFORD, Okla. – An inauspicious start for the Southern Arkansas football team found themselves down 7-0 early in the first quarter, but SAU would take a lead into the fourth quarter before Southwestern Oklahoma notched ...

Florida man admits killing family in 911 call

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — With an edgy yet calm voice, Donald Spirit told a 911 dispatcher he had just killed his six grandchildren, including a baby, and would wait until authorities arrived before going to his back porch and killing himself.

Dental dos and don’ts

A walk down the toothpaste aisle at your local drugstore clearly shows that having whiter, healthier teeth is a 21st-century obsession. But it turns out that it's always been a challenge: Otzi -- a 5,300-year-old mummy retrieved in 1991 from a glacier in the Alps -- had cavities and severe gum disease, researchers reported recently. And archeologists have discovered that more than 1.5 million years ago, our very early ancestors (Homo erectus) pried bits of ...