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Volunteer firefighter urges drivers to move over after drunk driver nearly kills him on the side of the road

A volunteer firefighter from Georgia is speaking out after he nearly lost his life while assisting with the removal of a downed tree that blocked a portion of the road. As he worked to clear the road, an intoxicated driver hit him. Currently, all 50 states have a move over law, which requires drivers to move over or significantly reduce their speed when they approach a stopped emergency or other hazard vehicle on the side of the road.
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Kansas man with several prior DUI convictions has been sentenced to more than six years in prison for a drunken driving crash that killed a 56-year-old woman in 2018

KANSAS – According to the court documents, his name is Monty Carpenter Jr. and he was sentenced to 76 months in prison. The 36-year-old man pleaded guilty in April to involuntary manslaughter while driving under the influence. Carpenter has been convicted of drunk driving three times before, the most recent...
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8 children from home for neglected kids killed in multi-vehicle crash

Nine children have lost their lives in a multi-vehicle pile up that killed ten in Alabama at the weekend. According to tragic reports, the crash, which occurred on Saturday, involved eight children aged between 4 to 17. Meanwhile, a 29-year-old father and his 9-month-old daughter, traveling in another vehicle, were also killed. The accident came as the area was hit by storms that swept through the state of Alabama over the weekend.
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The University of Kansas will not use the controversial Kansas Board of Regents policy that would allow for tenured faculty to be terminated in order to relieve financial pressures caused by the COVID-19 pandemic

Lawrence, KS – The officials have reported that the future federal aid played a key role in the decision against implementing the policy. While KU won’t implement the KBOR policy, the financial struggles from the pandemic and before are not gone. KU had a structural deficit of $50 million as...
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Man got stuck inside a giant fan for 2 days: “Motivation to climb into the fan shaft remains a total mystery”

When a police officer responded to a call about a suspicious car, he did not think he would find a 38-year-old man stuck in an uncomfortable position at the private property. What was even more surprising to the officer was that the man willingly got himself inside the uncomfortable position but could not get himself out of there for two days. The suspicious car was reportedly parked near a winery in California. Upon arriving at the vineyard, the officer saw a hat placed on top of a piece of farming equipment.
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18-year-old died a hero trying to save his fellow students during school shooting. His killer is finally convicted

During the final moments of his life, an 18-year-old boy who came face-to-face with a shooter put aside his own safety and died protecting his fellow students. The young hero was a student at the STEM School in Colorado. He saw two teenagers open fire at his school, and his first instinct was to intervene and save the lives of the other students.
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The U.S. is assigning $3.2 billion to speed development of antiviral pills to treat COVID-19 and other dangerous viruses that could turn into pandemics

KANSAS – According to the health officials, the new program will invest in accelerating things that are already in progress for COVID-19 but also would work to come up with treatments for other viruses. Dr. Anthony Fauci announced the investment Thursday at a White House briefing. The U.S. has approved...