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Here's some information you can use if you're into trivia: The Census Bureau is out today with its county-level population data, and the fastest growing county in the nation is adding more than 222 people each and every day...

Census Bureau reveals the fastest growing county in the nation

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Arkansas lawmakers voted to exempt college sporting events from a new state law that greatly expands where concealed handguns are allowed, moving quickly to address concerns about the sweeping gun rights measure leading to armed spectators at stadiums and arenas.

"It's one of those areas where I don't think the value offsets the risk," Republican Sen. Jim Hendren, the Senate majority...
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Arkansas reconsiders letting guns in stadiums, arenas

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Scientists in Germany flipped the switch Thursday on what's being described as "the world's largest artificial sun," a device they hope will help shed light on new ways of making climate-friendly fuels.

Let there be light: German scientists test 'artificial sun'

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UPDATE: As of 12:15 a.m. on Friday, the sheriff’s office said the riot has been “resolved.”

No injuries after riot reported inside Johnson County, MO jail

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Todd Fisher says his mother, Debbie Reynolds, set him up "for her leaving the planet" the day his sister and Reynolds' daughter, Carrie Fisher, died in December.

Debbie Reynolds' son says she prepared him for her death

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If you think staples only hold papers together, think again. The largest staple mosaic in the world -- with more than 1.5 million staples -- now has the Guinness World Records title.

This portrait of Mother Teresa was created with more than a million staples

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And then there were eight! See you Saturday, KU!
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Kansas used two big runs, including an 11-0 charge highlighted by Lagerald Vicks' 360-degree drunk, to coast into a matchup with No. 3 seed Oregon on Saturday for a spot in the Final Four.

No. 1 seed Kansas routs Purdue 98-66 to reach Elite Eight

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Two homes in Nassau County, Florida, were destroyed in a wildfire caused by a man who was burning books Wednesday.

It has burned an estimated 696 acres near Bryceville, about 20 miles west of Jacksonville.

Florida fire started by book burning destroys two homes

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#BREAKING: The Johnson County, Missouri Sheriff’s Office is experiencing a riot in one of its pods.

Neighboring counties are being asked to assist, along with the Missouri State Highway Patrol.

Riot reported inside Johnson County, MO jail

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SWEET VICTORY: Kansas Men's Basketball defeats Purdue 98-66 to set up a showdown with Oregon on Saturday. The winner moves on to the Final Four!

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I'm tracking Friday storms. I'll tell you when the rain will begin and how long it will last coming up after the game on KCTV5. Gary Amble KCTV5
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Data from NASA shows Arctic sea ice reached its lowest point since the agency began tracking it in 1979.

NASA: Polar ice caps reach their lowest levels ever recorded

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Live tonight Kansas Men's Basketball Sweet 16 on KCTV5. In-Depth Jayhawk coverage from the Sprint Center to Lawrence, right after the game.
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HALFTIME: Kansas Men's Basketball leads Purdue 47-40, closing the half on a 22-7 run. You can watch the second half on KCTV5.
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It's as if they've known each other their whole lives... Carter Blanchard and Rowdy are connected through spots. #NationalPuppyDay

Dog and boy share bond of rare skin condition

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Tyler Dorsey scored 20 points and made the go-ahead layup with 1:08 left, and third-seeded Oregon ended No. 7 Michigan's dramatic postseason run with a 69-68 victory in a Midwest Regional semifinal on Thursday night.

Dorsey, the man the Ducks call "Mr. March," had his sixth straight game scoring 20 or more points.

Ducks end Michigan's run with 69-68 victory, head to Elite 8

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National news: Law enforcement agencies across the country are on alert as the search continues for 15-year-old Elizabeth Thomas from Columbia, Tennessee. #missing #AMBERAlert

Please share. Police said they believe Thomas may be with her former teacher, 50-year-old Tad Cummins.

Amber Alert: Search continues for missing teen, teacher from TN

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New documents from WikiLeaks point to an apparent CIA program to hack Apple's iPhones and Mac computers using techniques that users couldn't disable by resetting their devices.

WikiLeaks: CIA hacked Apple devices in ways users can't fix

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