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Dylann Roof's friend Joey Meek sentenced to 27 months

Federal prosecutors said Meek told friends and family members about the shooting that night but tried to prevent them from coming forward. Nine black people died in Roof's attack at the historically black Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in June 2015, which was aimed at starting a race riot.


Mar 26: A partly cloudy, warm and humid Sunday

Mar 26: A partly cloudy, warm and humid Sunday

Showers and storms will build in for tomorrow afternoon and evening. The mostly cloudy skies will stick around through Sunday , but northeast Kansas will be dry. At this point, Thursday looks like the day with the most sunshine this week with temperatures into the 50s. Wednesday night: A 20 percent chance of rain before 3 a.m., then a slight chance of rain and snow between 3-4 a.m, then a slight chance of snow after 4 a.m.; mostly cloudy, with a low around 33; east wind around 10 miles ...


US Sen. Durbin statement on GOP health care law

US Sen. Durbin statement on GOP health care law

Republicans have a 52-48 advantage in the Senate, so they could lose only two GOP votes and still pass the bill. Obamacare not only went in the wrong direction in its failed quest to improve the health care system, but did so in dramatic, and in some cases tragic, fashion.



Mexican-Owned Cemex Says It Has Not Bid For Border Wall Construction

Trump has repeatedly stated that Mexico will pay for the wall, which he proposes will stop illegal immigrants from crossing over the Mexican border into the United States. "Companies should think about how they'll be viewed in Mexico, where Mexicans don't want a wall". But last week, the Los Angeles Times and government-owned news agency Notimex quoted Cemex spokesman Jorge Perez saying the company wouldn't supply materials for the wall.



Trial scheduled to begin for former Penn State president Graham Spanier

Former Penn State University president Graham Spanier started his trial on Tuesday over charges spurring from his handling of claims against convicted sexual predator and former assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky. They also testified that was how they later described the incident to Spanier. McQueary also testified, speaking of the night he claimed to have seen Sandusky in a locker room shower with a young boy.