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The Wild, Wild West: Saloon showcases American frontier, cowboy history

So, a guy walks into a bar –and in this case, stumbles upon not just any bar—an historic western saloon on the old frontier with original artifacts displayed throughout.  The Palace Restaurant and Saloon is on historic Whiskey Row in Prescott, Arizona. It’s on the National Register of Historic Places, listed as established in 1877. “This could just be another bar, ...

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Father defends son accused in slaying of exhibitionist wife

CALERA, Ala. –  An Alabama man is defending his son, who’s accused of murder in the slaying of his exhibitionist wife. William West tells Birmingham-area news media that he doesn’t believe son William Jeffrey West killed wife Kathleen Dawn West. The woman posted risque photos online and charged subscribers to see them, and the man says he didn’t know what ...

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Russian figure skater Zagitova wins Olympic gold, Medvedeva grabs silver

Feb. 23 (UPI) — Russian figure skater Alina Zagitova won a gold medal Friday at the Winter Olympic Games in Pyeongchang, South Korea, earning a total of 239.57 points for short and free programs. Russian figure skater Evgenia Medvedeva (born in 1999) took home silver with 238.6 points. Canada’s Kaetlyn Osmond grabbed a bronze medal (231.02 points). Fifteen-year-old Zagitova secured ...

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Trump: Without ICE, California would be 'crime nest'

President Donald Trump criticized California’s immigration policies during a White House meeting Thursday.  (Associated Press) Maybe Californians would better appreciate the work of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement officers if they no longer operated in the Golden State. That seemed to be President Donald Trump’s message Thursday during a White House meeting. The president threatened to pull ICE agents out ...

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Florida school shooting survivors dread Parkland campus return

The fire alarm, gunshots and piercing cries still ring loudly in Jake Glacer’s mind. “There’s so much I still hear, I still see,” the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School junior told Fox News. “Four people in my class were shot. I couldn’t imagine going back into the building.” A week after the Valentine’s Day massacre at the Parkland, Florida high ...

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Police lock down part of Brussels amid reports of gunman

Belgian police have sealed off part of a Brussels suburb amid reports that an armed man could be at large.  (AP) BRUSSELS –  Belgian police sealed off part of a Brussels suburb Thursday, warning residents to stay inside amid media reports that an armed man could be at large. Associated Press television images showed armed police officers hiding behind buildings ...

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