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Police kill double homicide suspect James Horn; relatives of victims express relief

A manhunt for James Barton Horn Jr. ended Saturday with police killing him at a wildlife refuge near the boundary between Johnson and Pettis counties. Horn was being sought in the shooting deaths of Sandra Sutton, 42, and her 17-year-old son, Zachary Wade Sutton, who were found dead Thursday morning at a house in Clinton, Mo.

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The Udall tornado: Kansas town remembers the day it disappeared (PHOTOS)

There aren’t many people left who crawled out of the rubble the night this small town died more than half a century ago. For those who remain, however, certain memories will never fade. “There are two Udalls,” resident Beth Evans said. “The one before the tornado and the one after.”

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How will Kobach handle his expanded power?

Since 2011 it often has seemed as if Kris Kobach really wished he were a crime-fighting attorney general rather than the record-keeping secretary of state. Not coincidentally, on Thursday the House sent a bill to the governor that will add “prosecutor” to Kobach’s duties.

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