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First Lady Delivers Rousing Speech at DNC

The First Lady began her speech by speaking about her teenage daughters, but quickly launched into criticism for Donald Trump.

She declared her unwavering support for Hillary

Convention Bump Puts Trump in the Lead

Donald Trump comes out of the Republican National Convention ahead of Hillary Clinton in the race for the White House. 

Trump leads Clinton 44% to 39% in a four-way matchup

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Sports for 7-27

The Burlington Little League All-Star Softball Team took down Russell County, Kentucky’s team, 4-1 in the first round of the Central Regional Little League Softball Tournament in

Sports for 7-26

Van Buren High School’s baseball team fell to Hinton 9-1 in the class 2A state quarterfinals in Des Moines.

The Burlington Bees dropped another game to the West Michigan Whitecaps, 4-3

Sports for 7-25

The Burlington Bees fell at the hands of the West Michigan Whitecaps 8-0 on the road in Grand Rapids last night. They finish their series against the Whitecaps tonight, off tomorrow before heading


Obits for 7-26

Rodney Fugate

The funeral service for Rodney Jay Fugate, 60, will be 10:00 AM Wednesday at

Obits for 7-25

John Paul Buster

John Paul Buster, age 73, of rural Morning Sun, died Sunday morning, July 24, 2016, at his home.  The