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Trump’s primary threats flop in conservative districts

At a turbulent town hall in Idaho over the congressional recess, Republican Rep. Raúl Labrador fielded anguished questions about Russia, outrage over President Donald Trump’s tax returns and the stray query about recreational rock collecting. It’s the latest sign that the threats the White House issued to members of the House Freedom Caucus for opposing that bill, which would have repealed much of the Affordable Care Act, aren’t resonating.

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5 weeks of dating, a breakup, threats and a neighborhood under siege

A Boise woman who was in a short relationship with Alan Amundson last summer spoke to the Idaho Statesman for the first time since Amundson exploded into violence at her home near Capital High School. Amundson assaulted her and her daughter, shot her teenage son and fired on homes and responding police officers before taking his own life.

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Thousands participate in March For Science at Washington Square park

Coinciding with Earth Day, March for Science was held at Washington Square Park on Saturday in Kansas City. Organizers estimate about 3,000 people, many carrying handmade signs supporting science, took part in the event which featured speakers, a green Elvis and science for kids.
Tammy Ljungblad The Kansas City Star
Thousands participate in March For Science at Washington Square park 1:59

Thousands participate in March For Science at Washington Square park

This boy worked hard with no complaints; his dad's reward brings him to tears 2:08

This boy worked hard with no complaints; his dad's reward brings him to tears

What do to if you meet a mountain lion 4:18

What do to if you meet a mountain lion

'Vorticity': Mike Olbinski captures storms over nine states 6:23

'Vorticity': Mike Olbinski captures storms over nine states

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