The Leavenworth Times - Leavenworth, KS
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WEEK IN RELIGIONBen Ammi Ben-Israel, the founder of the African Hebrew Israelites movement, died at age 75 on Dec. 27 in Israel.Born Ben Carter in Chicago in 1939, Ben-Israel said that some black Africans were descended from the biblical tribe of Judah. He took a group of followers, most of whom hailed from Chicago, to settle in the West African country of Liberia in the late 1960s. The group later migrated to Israel.

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It sounds like the Lonely Hearts Club will be taking up residency in Lima, Ohio, when Glee returns for...

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Bad news, man-children. NBC is cutting back on its sitcom About a Boy due to a surplus of...

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The tail section of the AirAsia passenger jet that crashed late last month is upside down and partially buried in the sea floor, and experts are trying to figure out how to remove the plane's black boxes from it, an Indonesian official said.

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[WARNING: The following story contains spoilers from Tuesday's episode of Person of Interest. Read at your own risk.]We're starting to notice a bloody pattern on 

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The Lansing High School wrestling team got a heavy dose of their own medicine Wednesday night in their road dual with Blue Valley Southwest.Head coach Nick Flynn's Lions won just four varsity matches en route to a 47-19 loss to the...

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Ah, the holidays have passed and folks are thinking of New Year's resolutions for 2015. For many, it may be which diet is best.

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Why you should make "flossing everyday" your New Year's resolutions, and more.

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There's no need to hibernate during the winter months. Get outdoors and get fit with these nine fun ideas.

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By KENNETH L. KIESERLeavenworth Times outdoor columnistRecently someone asked me: Why do we have fishing regulations in lakes, ponds or rivers full of quality fish? There are good reasons for fishing laws. All are...

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