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Updated at 9:44 AM

A package arrived at our door last week, one that my son has been looking forward to: A new backpack.It features two tones of green and has my son’s name embroidered on the front. As I pulled it from the box and the surrounding bubble wrap, my soon-to-be 5-year-old’s eyes widened and a huge smile spread across his face. He wanted to wear it immediately. As he tried it on, he squealed.“I’m a real kindergartner now,” he said.

Updated at 9:31 AM

?Reader Question: My agent failed to list my home “as-is,” as I requested. The buyer now wants me to fix things their home inspector found. I don’t have the funds to do any repairs, which is why I specifically requested my house be sold “as-is.”...

Updated at 9:17 AM

Humans are not the culmination of 4.5 billion years of evolution. Life didn't begin 3.5 billion years ago with the goal of ending at something like us; we are just one tiny, imperfect branch of a vast family tree.

Posted at 9:15 AM

If your kids live in the city, walking is the best way for them to play. However, if you live in the ‘burbs, like the majority of the country’s population, this game is played by car much more effectively. That said, it is a serious...

Posted at 9:00 AM

A coalition of Nebraska agricultural groups has announced it will no longer pursue a constitutional "right to farm" proposal in that state. Oklahoma voters will decide a similar issue here in November with State Question...

Updated at 8:41 AM

PHILADELPHIA — First lady Michelle Obama stepped into the presidential election Monday with a forceful, impassioned defense of Hillary Clinton, casting her as the only candidate who can be trusted as a role model for the nation's children.

Posted at 8:30 AM

WILSON— Memorial Services for Frances "Frankie" Fay Womack, 77, of Ardmore are scheduled for 3 p.m. Wednesday, July 27, 2016, at Alexander Funeral Home Chapel with Nick Morris officiating. 

Posted at 8:30 AM

An alarmingly high number of drivers, nearly eight in 10, admitted to significant anger, aggression or road rage behind the wheel in the past year, according to a study released today by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety.

Updated at 8:27 AM

There is shade. And then, there are intricately constructed avenues of shade so dense that entire shadow-loving plants germinate, sprout and flourish at triple speed.

Updated at 8:02 AM

The opening night of the Democratic National Convention was designed to help foster unity between the Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton camps - and attack GOP nominee Donald Trump. Here's a roundup of some of the most noteworthy claims that were...

Posted at 8:00 AM

David Gardner will succeed Tylor Lampkin as head softball coach at Dickson High School, he said. Gardner returns to coaching for the first time since the 2012-13 school year.

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