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On the Calendar:  Monday, 6/1/2015 11:00 AM
SUMMER READING KICKOFF!!!: Join us on Monday, June 1 from 11:00-1:00 to sign up for Summer Reading. This will be a come and go program and will feature an interactive hands on lego building project with Marvel Superhero Legos & Bricks 4 Kidz - Ruston/West Monroe/Monroe, La and a "caring for your pet" petting zoo with "Underdog" and the Union (Louisiana) Humane Society. All children who register receive a free goodie bag, reading logs, and a costumed photo booth picture for the "Every Hero Has a Story". Calendar

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Redford to college graduates: World needs you; be fearless

WATERVILLE, Maine (AP) Two-time Academy Award winner Robert Redford is encouraging college graduates to be fearless in a world of challenges and to become collaborators with others and the environment to overcome life's daunting difficulties.

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The Latest: Jimmie Johnson crashes at NASCAR 600

Jimmie Johnson (48) spins in front of Kyle Larson (42) in Turn 4 during the NASCAR Sprint Cup series auto race at Charlotte Motor Speedway in Concord, N.C., Sunday, May 24, 2015. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)The Associated Press covers the biggest day in motorsports, from Formula One's Monaco Grand Prix to the Indianapolis 500 and NASCAR's Coca-Cola 600. The latest from the tracks:

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'Indignados' top in Barcelona, could govern Madrid

Anti-austerity party Podemos' leader Pablo Iglesias (L) and candidate for Madrid's regional presidency Jose Manuel Lopez (C), meet supporters following the results in Spain's municipal and regional elections, in Madrid, on May 24, 2015Spain's "Indignado" protest movement gave its ruling conservative rivals a historic battering in local elections Sunday, topping the vote in Barcelona and shattering the ruling party's majority in Madrid. The new political groups, Barcelona En Comu and Ahora Madrid, were formally launched just a few months ago but have already started to loosen the grip of the two big parties that have run Spain for nearly four decades. Ahora Madrid, led by 71-year-old retired judge and grandmother Manuela Carmena, came second behind Spain's governing Popular Party (PP) but could govern the city if it joins forces with the main opposition Socialists, who came third.

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The Latest on weather: Tornado warnings for Kansas, Missouri

Leaves and branches are scattered throughout a flooded yard after a roof collapsed during a morning storm Sunday, May 24, 2015 in Houston at the Rockport Apartment Homes on S. Gessner. (Eric Kayne/Houston Chronicle via AP)8:05 p.m.

Sun, 24 May 2015 21:07:16 -0400
Japan trade gap narrows, but returns to deficit in April

TOKYO (AP) Japan's trade balance reverted to a deficit in April but narrowed sharply from the previous year as the plunge in oil prices cut fuel import costs.

Sun, 24 May 2015 21:04:32 -0400
Flash floods in Texas, Oklahoma kill 2; 100s of homes gone

Jeremy Steele, left, Ric Jaime, center, and Keith McNabb salvage belongings at their friend Mike Cook's house near Wimberley, Texas, Sunday, May 24, 2015. About 350 homes in the town of Wimberley were washed away by flash floods along the Blanco River, which rose 26 feet in just one hour and left piles of wreckage 20 feet high, Texas authorities said. (Jay Janner/Austin American-Statesman via AP) AUSTIN CHRONICLE OUT, COMMUNITY IMPACT OUT, INTERNET AND TV MUST CREDIT PHOTOGRAPHER AND STATESMAN.COM, MAGS OUTSAN MARCOS, Texas (AP) Record rainfall wreaked havoc across a swath of Texas and the Midwest on Sunday, causing flash floods in normally dry riverbeds, spawning tornadoes and forcing at least 2,000 people to flee.

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AP Source: Adrian Peterson tells coach he won't be at OTAs

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) A person with knowledge of the situation tells The Associated Press that Adrian Peterson has informed Minnesota Vikings coach Mike Zimmer that he will not be attending the team's optional practices that start on Tuesday.

Sun, 24 May 2015 20:19:58 -0400
Clutch final par gives Kirk win at Colonial, denies Spieth

Chris Kirk kisses the champion's trophy after winning the Colonial golf tournament Sunday, May 24, 2015, in Fort Worth, Texas. (AP Photo/LM Otero)FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) Chris Kirk was prepared to need a putt for a playoff at Colonial.

Sun, 24 May 2015 20:17:31 -0400
Greece's leftist leaders reject call to miss debt payment

ATHENS, Greece (AP) Greece will continue paying its debts, after its ruling Radical Left Coalition narrowly rejected a call by party hardliners to miss its next International Monetary Fund loan payment.

Sun, 24 May 2015 20:09:01 -0400
Cavs' Kyrie Irving out for Game 3 with injured knee

FILE - In this May 14, 2015, file photo, Cleveland Cavaliers guard Kyrie Irving (2) grimaces during the first half of Game 6 against the Chicago Bulls in a second-round NBA basketball playoff series in Chicago. Kyrie Irving skipped the morning shootaround Friday, May 22, 2015, before Game 2 of the Eastern Conference final to get further evaluation on his ailing left knee. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh, File)CLEVELAND (AP) Cavaliers All-Star point guard Kyrie Irving will miss his second straight Eastern Conference finals game with an injured left knee.

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