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Nevada Precinct Has 0% Turnout

RENO, Nev. (AP) — What if they gave an election — and nobody showed up? It’s more than just a hypothetical question for Democrats who counted votes in last week’s presidential caucus. Not only did no one cast a ballot during early voting in precinct #7321 — no one showed up for the

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Brit wins pancake race

LIBERAL, Kan. (AP) — Ok, so maybe it isn’t the World Cup, or even the World Series. But there is a result in an international competition pitting contestants in Kansas against their British counterparts. And in yesterday’s annual pancake race between Liberal, Kansas and Onley, England —

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Inmate escapes by posing as fellow inmate

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A case of deliberate mistaken identity has gotten a California inmate free from jail. Authorities in Utah say inmate Kaleb Wiewandt ended up being “released” from lockup Tuesday night — because he pretended to be a fellow inmate whose time had come to be released.

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