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kiowacountysignal.com delivers up-to-the-minute news and information on the latest top stories, weather, entertainment, politics and more.Wed, 23 Apr 2014 21:51:55 +0000AccuWeather-Dangerous Tornado Threat to Arise From Texas to Kansas This Weekend
Wed, 23 Apr 2014 14:45:56 +0000Alex Sosnowski, Expert Senior Meteorologisthttp://www.kiowacountysignal.com/article/20140423/NEWS/140429712/0/PoliceMorning Jolt: Lupita Nyong'o named 'Most Beautiful' by People
Wed, 23 Apr 2014 09:01:51 +0000http://www.kiowacountysignal.com/article/20140423/NEWS/140429744/0/PoliceIn the news
People magazine has named Lupita Nyong'o as the "World's Most Beautiful" for 2014. The 31-year-old actress, who won a best supporting actress Oscar for her role in "12 Years a Slave," tops the magazine's list, announced Wednesday. Commenting on being selected for this year's cover, Nyong'o says: "It was exciting [...]]]>
Morning Jolt: Biden says Russia must 'stop talking and start acting'
Tue, 22 Apr 2014 08:52:05 +0000http://www.kiowacountysignal.com/article/20140422/NEWS/140429845/0/PoliceIn the news
Vice President Joe Biden warned Russia on Tuesday that "it's time to stop talking and start acting" to reduce tension in Ukraine, offering a show of support for the besieged nation as an international agreement aimed at stemming its ongoing crisis appeared in doubt.
Standing alongside acting Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk, Biden called on Moscow to encourage pro-Russia separatists in eastern Ukraine to vacate government buildings and [...]]]>
Today in the News: Ford CEO to retire, reports say
Mon, 21 Apr 2014 19:00:00 +0000http://www.kiowacountysignal.com/article/20140421/NEWS/140429916/0/PoliceNews to know
According to a report by Bloomberg News, Ford CEO Alan Mulally will retire within a month, and Mark Fields will be named his successor. Fields is currently COO for Ford. Mulally has been the head of Ford since 2006 and led the company through the recession without taking a government bailout, which other American automakers did. [...]]]>
Nobel laureate Gabriel Garcia Marquez dies at 87
Fri, 18 Apr 2014 10:58:53 +0000By The Associated Presshttp://www.kiowacountysignal.com/article/20140418/NEWS/140419208/0/PoliceMEXICO CITY — Gabriel Garcia Marquez, the Nobel laureate whose novels and short stories exposed tens of millions of readers to Latin America's passion, superstition, violence and inequality, died at home in Mexico City around midday, according to people close to his family. He was 87.
Widely considered the most popular Spanish-language writer since Miguel de Cervantes in the 17th century, Garcia Marquez achieved literary celebrity that spawned comparisons to Mark Twain and Charles [...]]]>
Morning Jolt: Evacuation order came too late for many on sinking ferry
Fri, 18 Apr 2014 10:51:48 +0000http://www.kiowacountysignal.com/article/20140418/NEWS/140419218/0/PoliceIn the news
The first instructions from the captain [...]]]>
Today in the News: Chelsea Clinton says she's pregnant
Fri, 18 Apr 2014 10:59:24 +0000http://www.kiowacountysignal.com/article/20140417/NEWS/140419207/0/PoliceNews to know
Chelsea Clinton says she and her husband are expecting their first child later this year. The daughter of former President Bill Clinton and former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton announced at a Clinton Foundation event in New York that she and her husband, Marc Mezvinsky, are "very excited" to be having their first child later this year. The former first lady says she's "really excited" about becoming a grandmother and it makes the work of [...]]]>
Barton Foundation cancels clay shoot fundraiser; Camp Aldrich closed for summer
Thu, 17 Apr 2014 15:54:04 +0000http://www.kiowacountysignal.com/article/20140417/NEWS/140419265/0/PoliceToday in the News: Search continues for those missing from ferry disaster
Fri, 18 Apr 2014 10:50:32 +0000http://www.kiowacountysignal.com/article/20140416/NEWS/140419219/0/PoliceNews to know
Some 160 coast guard and navy divers searched for survivors inside the wreckage of a ferry that sank off of South Korea this morning. Cho Man-yong, a coast guard spokesman, said 16 divers approached the ferry Wednesday night but failed to get inside because the current was too strong. He said the water was very muddy and visibility [...]]]>
Morning Jolt: 292 missing in South Korea ferry disaster
Wed, 16 Apr 2014 08:58:42 +0000http://www.kiowacountysignal.com/article/20140416/NEWS/140419440/0/PoliceA ferry carrying 459 people, mostly high school students on an overnight trip to a tourist island, sank off South Korea's southern coast on Wednesday, leaving nearly 300 people missing despite a frantic, hours-long rescue by dozens of ships and helicopters. At least four people were confirmed dead and 55 injured. The high number of people unaccounted for — likely trapped in the ship or floating in the ocean — raised fears that the death toll could rise drastically, making it one [...]]]>Today in the News: Sub dives again in search of missing plane
Tue, 15 Apr 2014 19:00:00 +0000http://www.kiowacountysignal.com/article/20140415/NEWS/140419492/0/PoliceNews to know
A robotic submarine looking for the lost Malaysian jet began its second mission Tuesday after cutting short its first because the ocean waters where it was sent were too deep, officials said. Monday's planned 16-hour search lasted just six and none of the data collected by the U.S. Navy's Bluefin 21 submarine [...]]]>
Boston Marathon bombing: One year later, a city still heals, runs
Tue, 15 Apr 2014 11:53:41 +0000http://www.kiowacountysignal.com/article/20140415/NEWS/140419587/0/PoliceMorning Jolt: Deep water thwarts first search for missing airplane
Tue, 15 Apr 2014 08:54:46 +0000http://www.kiowacountysignal.com/article/20140415/NEWS/140419566/0/PoliceIn the news
A robotic submarine hunting for the missing Malaysian jet aborted its first mission after only six hours, surfacing with no new clues when it exceeded its maximum depth along the floor of the Indian Ocean, officials said Tuesday. Search crews sent the U.S. Navy's Bluefin 21 into the depths Monday to begin scouring the seabed for the missing Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777 after failing for six days to detect any new signals believed to be coming from its black [...]]]>
Today in the News: Lunar eclipse 'blood moon' to appear overnight
Mon, 14 Apr 2014 19:00:00 +0000http://www.kiowacountysignal.com/article/20140414/NEWS/140419628/0/PoliceNews to know
A total lunar eclipse in the early morning will turn the moon into a "blood moon," according to NASA. The eclipse begins around 2 a.m. EDT, and the moon will turn a reddish orange color around 3 a.m. and stay that way for about an hour. This is the first of four blood moons the U.S. will see over the next year and a half, a rarity, as some periods of [...]]]>
Today in the News: Obama nominates Sylvia Mathews Burwell to head HHS
Fri, 11 Apr 2014 19:00:00 +0000http://www.kiowacountysignal.com/article/20140411/NEWS/140419764/0/PoliceNews to know
President Barack Obama today said he will nominate Sylvia Mathews Burwell to replace Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius. Burwell, 48, currently leads the White House budget office and is a familiar face to politicians, as she played a role in last year's budget crisis.
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Morning Jolt: 10 killed in truck-bus crash in California
Fri, 11 Apr 2014 08:54:07 +0000http://www.kiowacountysignal.com/article/20140411/NEWS/140419829/0/PoliceIn the news
ORLAND, Calif. (AP) — A FedEx tractor-trailer crossed over a grassy median on a Northern California freeway and slammed into a bus carrying more than 40 high school students in an explosive crash that left 10 people dead, authorities said.
Both the bus and semi driver were among those killed in the fiery crash, authorities said. Many of those on the bus escaped through a window that someone had kicked open, Clavijo said, running for their lives to [...]]]>
Today in the News: 'Jesus' wife' papyrus is not a fake, experts say
Thu, 10 Apr 2014 19:00:00 +0000http://www.kiowacountysignal.com/article/20140410/NEWS/140419858/0/PoliceNews to know
A group of scientists that tested a controversial business-card sized piece of papyrus that mentions Jesus' wife concluded that the document is not a fake. Harvard Divinity School said in a statement, "A wide range of scientific testing indicates that a papyrus fragment containing the words, 'Jesus said to them, my wife' is an ancient [...]]]>
Morning Jolt: Prosecutor says Pa. school stabber used kitchen knives
Thu, 10 Apr 2014 09:17:11 +0000http://www.kiowacountysignal.com/article/20140410/NEWS/140419933/0/PoliceIn the news
PITTSBURGH (AP) - The district attorney says a 16-year-old charged with stabbing 21 other students and a security officer at his Pittsburgh-area high school used two "ordinary kitchen knives."
Westmoreland County District Attorney John Peck called the weapons "common items you'd find in a kitchen."
However, he stopped short of saying that the suspect, Alex Hribal, took them from his home.
Peck says he doubts anyone other than Hribal will [...]]]>
Today in the News: Tale of hero emerges from tragedy of Pa. school stabbings
Wed, 09 Apr 2014 19:00:00 +0000http://www.kiowacountysignal.com/article/20140409/NEWS/140409199/0/PoliceQuote of note
Murrysville police Chief Thomas Seefeld said the bloody crime scene at Franklin Regional High School, some 15 miles east of Pittsburgh, was "vast" and may take a couple days to process.
Police haven't named the suspect, who [...]]]>
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