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  • Screen Shot 2014-08-06 at 10.50.33 AM.png VIDEO: Katy Perry song soothes fussy baby

    Anyone who has endured a long car trip with an out-of-sorts infant or toddler will smile at this clip, which was posted to YouTube Tuesday night and already has more than 400,000 views.

    August 6, 2014 1 Photo

  • How to spot a narcissist

    To find a narcissist, just ask them all to stand up. According to a new study (based on 11 separate experiments), the 40-question diagnostic test for narcissism can often be skipped in favor of a single, blunt question.

    August 5, 2014

  • Comer declares bid for governor at Fancy Farm

    By LANA BELLAMY
    CNHI News Service

    FANCY FARM — Commissioner of Agriculture James Comer declared his entry into the gubernatorial race at this year’s 134th Fancy Farm Picnic in western Kentucky Saturday.
    Comer spent the first four minutes of his five-minute speech criticizing Democratic Attorney General Jack Conway, the only Democrat who has considered running in 2015.

    August 4, 2014

  • Fancy Farm takes on civil tone

    By RONNIE ELLIS
     CNHI News Service
    FANCY FARM — It began in 1880 and in the 1930s, A.B. “Happy” Chandler started the unique tradition of political stump speeches at the annual Fancy Farm Picnic.

    August 4, 2014

  • 0804 WEB FancyFarmEve_193.jpg Grimes, McConnell understand path to victory

    By RONNIE ELLIS
     CNHI News Service
    FANCY FARM — Alison Lundergan Grimes and Mitch McConnell Saturday made it clear what each thinks is the ticket to victory this November in the race for McConnell’s U.S. Senate seat.

    August 4, 2014 1 Photo

  • 20140803-AMX-VOICE-RECOVER35.jpg After snowboarding accident robs a man of his voice, music helps bring it back

    They never expected him to survive the accident. They knew the effort it took that afternoon for 21-year-old Forrest Allen to sing each note — just audible, even with a microphone — as his music therapist played keyboard next to him. His brother steadied Forrest with a hand to his back; with so much of his skull missing, a fall could be deadly.

    August 4, 2014 4 Photos

  • Comiskey.jpg Sterling not the only bad sports team owner

    As the Donald Sterling era in with the Los Angeles Clippers looks to be winding down, many are calling him the worst owner in sports history. From being cheap with the players to his most recent racist comments, it's hard to argue against.
    Yet, there are a few owners of athletic teams who can give Sterling a run for title of worst in history.

    August 4, 2014 1 Photo

  • Church's denied request for National Guard visit draws national attention

    A Missouri church finds itself in the middle of a media storm after the Missouri National Guard, citing short notice and time constraints, was not able to fulfill a request last week to appear at the church’s vacation Bible school.

    August 1, 2014

  • lockport-police.jpg Police department turns to Facebook for guidance on use of 'negro'

    What seems to be a data entry mistake by a small town police department in western New York has turned into a social media firestorm centered around the word "negro" and whether it's acceptable to use in modern society.

    July 31, 2014 3 Photos

  • Survey results in legislation to battle sexual assault on campus

    Missouri U.S. Sen. Claire McCaskill joined a bipartisan group of senators Wednesday to announce legislation that aims to reduce the number of sexual assaults on college campuses.

    July 30, 2014

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