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A Connecticut man says he was stunned to see his 9-year-old son hiding from police on home surveillance video despite his family having positive experience with officers in the community. CNN affiliate News 12 Connecticut reports.

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Republican lawmakers and Fox News hosts appear to be distancing themselves from President Donald Trump's stance on face masks, instead encouraging the public to wear them in order to help contain the coronavirus pandemic.

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Five-term Republican Congressman Scott Tipton, endorsed by President Donald Trump, conceded his primary reelection bid in Colorado's 3rd Congressional District, a stunning upset that will vault his far-right challenger, Lauren Boebert, into the state's general election.

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Willy T. Ribbs is a pioneering figure in the world of motorsport. He became the first Black driver to test drive a Formula One car and race in the prestigious Indy 500 and NASCAR.

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July is arriving with heat index values reaching the triple digits from Kansas through the tip of Florida. CNN meteorologist Pedram Javaheri has the details of who will feel the hottest and also explains ways to beat the heat.

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With symbols of the nation's painful past coming down across the country, under the dome of one of the most revered buildings in the nation -- the US Capitol -- still sit more than a dozen tributes to Confederate soldiers, officials and known racists. CNN's Sunlen Serfaty reports.

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High school sweethearts Betty and Curtis Tarpley, who were married for 53 years, died from Covid-19 within an hour of each other in a Texas hospital. They spent their last moments together holding hands, their son told CNN.

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White House press secretary Kayleigh McEnany defends President Donald Trump against accusations he let languish intelligence about Russia paying bounties to the Taliban for killing American troops. CNN's Kaitlin Collins reports.

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Some GOP senators dodged questions about President Trump's baseless tweet suggesting that 75-year-old Martin Gugino, who was seriously injured after being shoved by police officers in Buffalo, New York, may have been part of a "set up." CNN's Kaitlan Collins reports.

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Presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden lambasted President Donald Trump's handling of the coronavirus pandemic, saying that Trump is "in retreat" with more 125,000 Americans dead and the virus worsening in many states.

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After leaving Evergreen State College in Olympia, Wash., in 2017 amid a clash with woke activists, progressive academic Bret Weinstein has often felt like a lonely voice on the left warning about the dangers of campus intolerance and unrest spilling out into the real world.

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More than 10% of the Airbus workforce will be slashed over the next 12 months as it comes to terms with a plunge in demand for new aircraft due to the travel crisis caused by the pandemic. CNN's Anna Stewart reports.

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With everything going on in the world, the past few months have proven difficult for President Donald Trump, and in turn, the Republican Party. Chris Cillizza explains why the Democrats' widening gap is starting to worry Republicans ahead of November.

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President Trump has joked about running for a third term, but what happens if he refuses to leave after a loss in November? CNN's Nick Watt looks into how it could all play out.

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TOPEKA – The Kansas Department of Health and Environment, Office of the State Fire Marshal and Safe Kids Kansas would, again, like to remind Kansans of the importance of safety this Independence Day.

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The issue of pooling sewage at a Hiawatha residence was addressed in Hiawatha City Court last week, and the property owner was given two weeks to bring the house within code before further action is taken.

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Warmer weather has brought progress on Hiawatha’s City Sales Tax street projects, as contactors AHRS begin to move beyond their initial jobs of the spring and onto other work.

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After leaving Evergreen State College in Olympia, Wash., in 2017 amid a clash with woke activists, progressive academic Bret Weinstein has often felt like a lonely voice on the left warning about the dangers of campus intolerance and unrest spilling out into the real world.

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Joe Biden outraised Donald Trump by nearly a three-to-two margin last month, while Trump ended the month with a greater than five-to-four advantage in cash on hand, according to campaign finance reports filed with the Federal Election Commission June 20.

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A vehicle said by authorities to have been traveling at a high rate of speed on a side road off U.S. Highway 36 crashed into a ditch on early Sunday morning, killing one of the five teenage occupants, all of whom are from Hiawatha. 

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The Brown County Commissioners decided at Tuesday morning's regular meeting to keep restrictions in the county "as is" until they gathered more information from county health officials on whether to require masks in public to protect from the spread of COVID-19.

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The Board of Brown County Commissioners met in regular session with the following members present: Chairman Dwight A. Kruse, Keith Olsen, and Richard L. Lehmkuhl. Also present was County Clerk Melissa Gormley. Dwight Kruse opened the meeting at 8:10 a.m. The Pledge of Allegiance was recited …

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The Board of Brown County Commissioners met in regular session with the following members present: Chairman Dwight A. Kruse, Keith Olsen, and Richard L. Lehmkuhl. Also present was Brown County Clerk Melissa Gormley. County Attorney Kevin Hill was present for a portion of the meeting. Dwight …

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The Brown County Commissioners voted 2-1 Monday morning to lift all COVID-related restrictions in the county. Commissioner Richard Lehmkuhl was the nay vote.

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On 6-28-2020, Renee Francouer, 38, Topeka was arrested on Brown County and Topeka Driving While Cancelled Suspended or Revoked Warrants.

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Hiawatha Municipal Court actions for the month of June 2020, Ted Collins, Judge. Fines listed (except seatbelt violations) are in addition to court costs of $100.00 on each case.