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In this Wednesday, June 14, 2017, photo, Ree Drummond speaks during an interview in Pawhuska, Okla. Growing up in a town she considered "too small," Drummond sought the bright lights of a city and wound up in an even smaller town where she has built a virtual media empire on the Plains of northeast Oklahoma. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)
June 20, 2017 - 7:32 am
PAWHUSKA, Okla. (AP) — Growing up in an Oklahoma town she considered too tiny, Ree Drummond sought the bright lights of a city and headed west for Los Angeles. She never dreamed the journey would send her back to the plains of northeast Oklahoma, to a place with even fewer lights where she's become...
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In this Friday, June 16, 2017 photo, Qatar Airways planes are seen parked at the Hamad International Airport in Doha, Qatar. The deadline for Qataris to leave neighboring Gulf Arab states has come into effect as the diplomatic standoff persists despite multiple mediation efforts. (AP Photo/Malak Harb)
June 20, 2017 - 3:34 am
FLYING OVER THE PERSIAN GULF (AP) — Sitting on an airplane from Qatar trying to get home to Dubai, I could only watch frustrated as a scrolling map showed my flight pass overhead of my skyscraper-studded city and continue further east. It's typically an hour flight between Dubai in the United Arab...
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In this Friday, June 16, 2017 photo, Qatar Airways planes are seen parked at the Hamad International Airport in Doha, Qatar. The deadline for Qataris to leave neighboring Gulf Arab states has come into effect as the diplomatic standoff persists despite multiple mediation efforts. (AP Photo/Malak Harb)
June 20, 2017 - 3:34 am
FLYING OVER THE PERSIAN GULF (AP) — Sitting on an airplane from Qatar trying to get home to Dubai, I could only watch frustrated as a scrolling map showed my flight pass overhead of my skyscraper-studded city and continue further east. It's typically an hour flight between Dubai in the United Arab...
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June 20, 2017 - 2:12 am
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The family of an Ohio woman who died after contracting a brain-eating amoeba has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against a North Carolina outdoor recreational park. The family of 18-year-old Lauren Seitz filed the federal lawsuit Monday in Columbus, Ohio, against the U.S...
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June 20, 2017 - 2:12 am
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The family of an Ohio woman who died after contracting a brain-eating amoeba has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against a North Carolina outdoor recreational park. The family of 18-year-old Lauren Seitz filed the federal lawsuit Monday in Columbus, Ohio, against the U.S...
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In this Wednesday, June 14, 2017, photo, Ree Drummond speaks during an interview in Pawhuska, Okla. Growing up in a town she considered "too small," Drummond sought the bright lights of a city and wound up in an even smaller town where she has built a virtual media empire on the Plains of northeast Oklahoma. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)
June 20, 2017 - 2:06 am
PAWHUSKA, Okla. (AP) — Growing up in an Oklahoma town she considered too tiny, Ree Drummond sought the bright lights of a city and headed west for Los Angeles. She never dreamed the journey would send her back to the plains of northeast Oklahoma, to a place with even fewer lights where she's become...
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In this Wednesday, June 14, 2017, photo, Ree Drummond speaks during an interview in Pawhuska, Okla. Growing up in a town she considered "too small," Drummond sought the bright lights of a city and wound up in an even smaller town where she has built a virtual media empire on the Plains of northeast Oklahoma. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)
June 20, 2017 - 2:06 am
PAWHUSKA, Okla. (AP) — Growing up in an Oklahoma town she considered too tiny, Ree Drummond sought the bright lights of a city and headed west for Los Angeles. She never dreamed the journey would send her back to the plains of northeast Oklahoma, to a place with even fewer lights where she's become...
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Salvation Army volunteer Jackie Rifkin tries to keep cool at she works at a special Salvation Army hydration station to help people try to keep hydrated and stay cool as temperatures climb to near-record highs, Monday, June 19, 2017, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)
June 19, 2017 - 8:53 pm
PHOENIX (AP) — Airlines canceled flights in Phoenix and doctors urged people to be careful around concrete, playground equipment and vehicle interiors Monday as a punishing heat wave threatens to bring temperatures approaching 120 degrees to parts of the Southwestern U.S. Arizona is seeing the most...
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Salvation Army volunteer Jackie Rifkin tries to keep cool at she works at a special Salvation Army hydration station to help people try to keep hydrated and stay cool as temperatures climb to near-record highs, Monday, June 19, 2017, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)
June 19, 2017 - 8:53 pm
PHOENIX (AP) — Airlines canceled flights in Phoenix and doctors urged people to be careful around concrete, playground equipment and vehicle interiors Monday as a punishing heat wave threatens to bring temperatures approaching 120 degrees to parts of the Southwestern U.S. Arizona is seeing the most...
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A woman walks along a row of misters Monday, June 19, 2017 in Tempe, Ariz. The forecast calls for a high of 118 on Monday and 120 on Tuesday in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Matt York)
June 19, 2017 - 7:00 pm
PHOENIX (AP) — The Latest on the heat wave affecting the Southwestern U.S. (all times local): 4:00 p.m. Firefighters are battling a grass fire in the hills near a Northern California town that has sent a plume of dark smoke up to the sky and prompted voluntary evacuations. Contra Costa County fire...
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