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Since it set up shop three years ago, the spiritual successor of the Nell Hills store in downtown has had success, but amid the most important time of year for retailers throughout the country, they’ve had a special helping hand in 2019.

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First responders transported a Nortonville man from the scene of an early Wednesday morning wreck that ensued from a vehicle crossing the center line on U.S. Highway 59.

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For a Kansan, for obvious reasons, the U.S. Coast Guard might be the least familiar service branch of the Armed Forces, yet there is no shortage of people from this area serving in America’s leading security agency on the high seas.

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It is hard to impeach the expertise of John Settich, Ph.D., on how Congress goes about exercising its most profound mechanism to check the power of a federal official, as the pressure builds on President Donald Trump.

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The Philanthropic Education Organization is bringing in dozens of bags of donated shoes for its annual benefit drive, which is set to last through the end of November.

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LONDON — Photographer Robert Freeman, who helped define the image of The Beatles with some of the band’s best-known album covers, has died aged 82.

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DES MOINES — The remains of a Marine from Iowa will soon return to his home state, 76 years after his death in World War II.

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Since the dedication of the USS Arizona Memorial in Veterans Memorial Park on May 31, 2010, each year, on Pearl Harbor Day, the crew is remembered.

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A man’s wait for a jury trial on a charge of attempted murder this week is over after he pleaded to a lesser crime, by way of a plea negotiation, in connection with a summer shooting in Atchison.

The Catholic Foundation of Northeast Kansas selected Maur Hill-Mount Academy as the recipient of this year’s Deo Gratias Award.

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CORRECTION: Because of an editor's typographical error, Charles Drinkard's name previously appeared with incorrect spelling in an earlier version of this story. Atchison Globe regrets the error. 

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ATCHSION, Kan. — The City of Atchison is keying up seven-figure investment in its downtown district, which if realized, would result in the removal of the Commercial Street Mall as we know it.

Sally J. Berger easily secured a hold on the leading position and a four-year term on the Atchison Public Schools USD 409 Board of Education on Tuesday night, with fellow newcomer Pam Rizza also expected to serve the same term with a comfortable second-place showing.

With provisional and mail-in ballots still outstanding on Tuesday night, Lisa Moody has, at least for now, earned a raven feather-thin margin of victory over incumbent Charlie Perdue for a two-year term as a member of the Atchison City Commission.

DETROIT — Union workers at Ford will start voting Monday on a proposed four-year contract that includes wage increases and more than $6 billion for investments at 19 plants.

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ST. JOSEPH, Mo. — About 47,173 Americans died by suicide in 2017, or roughly 129 people a day. Between 2000 and 2016, the suicide rate in the United States increased by 30 percent.