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Comfort comes from chat with Colorado medium

It is one thing to go to summer camp, get dumped out of a canoe, and realize you’re not totally comfortable in deep water. But when Troy Griffin went to camp at the age of 12 he realized he had a gift. Without attaching a name to it at the time, he later learned he was a psychic.

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A wee bit of exercise with a broom is good for mortals too

While sitting in a cafe in Edinburgh, Scotland, J.K. Rowling invented the highly competitive wizards’ game, Quidditch, for inclusion in her Harry Potter novels. Today, thanks to students at Middlebury College, Vermont, mortals can play too, as long as they keep that broomstick between their legs. There are 134 campus-based Quidditch teams in the U.S. and another 170-plus around the world. The rules: “Seekers search for the Snitch off the pitch. The Snitch will return to the pitch during the match, and if there has not been a clean snatch off pitch, the hunt will continue on the pitch.”

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Veteran wins a Smart car

Chief Master Sergeant Luis Reyes introduces Lawrence Lazar as the winner of Welch's Fruit Snacks-branded Smart Car Wednesday morning at the McConnell AFB base exchange. (Video by Bo Rader / Kansas.com)
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Veteran wins a Smart car 1:31

Veteran wins a Smart car

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Subway robbery near Wichita hospital

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