Seattle Sues Trump Administration Over 'Sanctuary City' Threat

Saying that Attorney General Jeff Sessions' threat to strip billions in federal grant money from so-called "sanctuary cities" is illegal and unconstitutional, the city of Seattle has sued President Trump and his administration, in a lawsuit that names Trump, Sessions and Secretary of Homeland Security John Kelly. "We are not breaking any laws and we are prioritizing safety," Seattle Mayor Ed Murray said, according to member station KUOW . "Bullying and misstating the facts will not stand in...

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WKNO Features

Steps for Life

Mar 1, 2017

Young children learn to walk one step at a time.


The Kitchen Community

Happy Mardi Gras!


Justin Fox Burks

Nothing is better on a chilly February day than a warm bowl of soup.


Jennifer Chandler

Want to wow your sweetie on Valentine’s Day?


Valentine's Day, just around the corner, is a fine time to muse upon love and all its mysteries. Some of those mysteries take longer to -- ahem -- unearth than others. So we'll dig deeper, with the help of Bob Barnett, assistant director at Elmwood Cemetery. 


The Language of Music

Feb 8, 2017

Music has been considered by some to have a language of its own.


Julles Posh Food Co.

Along with Valentine’s Day, February marks American Heart Month.


Why Adopt an Organized Strategy for Wellness

Feb 1, 2017

Wellness in the workplace has evolved to include body, mind and spirit.


Justin Fox Burks

Looking to score a touchdown at your Super Bowl party? Serve your crew Pulled Pork Sliders.


Living Lean and Green in Memphis

Jan 25, 2017

During the time of the great depression, families grew their own food, reused potato sacks and had lunch pails.


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Just three weeks after South Korean President Park Geun-hye was formally ousted from power, she has been arrested for her role in the scandal that led to her impeachment.

A district court in Seoul issued the warrant early Friday local time, hours after the disgraced politician appeared before the court for questioning. Park's marathon warrant request hearing Thursday lasted nearly nine hours — the longest in South Korean history for such a hearing.

Think about the avocados you mash for your Super Bowl guacamole, or the fresh tomatoes you enjoy in the winter. There's a good chance they came from Mexico.

Our southern neighbor is the United States' leading supplier of fresh produce, providing 70 percent of the fresh vegetables we import and more than 40 percent of our fresh fruit imports. That trade has boomed since NAFTA — the North American Free Trade Agreement — was signed in 1994.

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has decided that despite the historic flub at this year's Oscars, PricewaterhouseCoopers will continue to be involved in the balloting and ceremony — with a few new safeguards.

In case you've somehow forgotten, the accounting firm handed presenters Warren Beatty and Faye Dunaway the wrong envelope for Best Picture winner.

Back in 2015, Brazil reported a horrific a surge in birth defects. Thousands of babies were born with brain damage and abnormally small heads, a condition called microcephaly.

Scientists quickly concluded the Zika virus was the culprit. So when Zika returned last year during Brazil's summer months of December, January and February — when mosquitoes are most active — health officials expected another surge in microcephaly cases.

But that never happened.

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TENNESSEE NEWS

There’s A New Way In Tennessee To Find The Owner Of A Lost Pet

Rabies vaccination tags in Tennessee will now be more helpful when a pet goes missing. The state Department of Health has established a website to search the tag number found on a lost dog or cat.

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ARKANSAS NEWS

Impact To Arkansas Of Trump's Executive Order On Clean Power Plan

Hear KUARs interview with Glen Hooks of the Sierra Club. Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge is praising President Donald Trump’s executive order Tuesday telling federal agencies to rewrite environmental regulations. She was part of a coalition of 29 entities involved in litigation against the Environmental Protection Agency over the Obama Administration’s Clean Power Plan. In a written statement Tuesday, Rutledge said: The unlawful Clean Power Plan would have brought great harm to...

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