Brewers use home run barrage to gain ground in NL Central

Travis Shaw, Mike Moustakas and Erik Kratz homered during a six-run sixth inning as the Milwaukee Brewers rallied for a 7-3 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates and gained ground in the NL Central race
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Vanilla could spice up Florida's agriculture

In the tropical climes of South Florida, there are researchers trying to breed the state's next commercial crop
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Florida legislators reject Gov. Scott on school security

Florida legislators are making it official: They will not go along with Gov. Rick Scott's push to get school districts an additional $58 million to hire more campus police officers
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Police report mix-up leads to Florida man's arrest

A Florida man was arrested after a police officer mistakenly listed him as the accused rather than a witness to a DUI case
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Florida mom charged with murder in case of missing son

Authorities in Florida say they have a prime suspect in the death of a 2-year-old boy whose body was found Tuesday in the woods near St. Petersburg _ the child's 21-year-old mother Charisse Stinson
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The Latest: Mom charged with murder in case of missing son

Authorities say they are investigating the death of a 2-year-old child whose body was found in a wooded area in Florida
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Mom charged with murder in case of missing son

Florida police have arrested the mother of a missing toddler whose body was found this week
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Youth serving: 3 true freshmen win Big Ten starting QB jobs

Youth serving: True freshmen starting at quarterback for Minnesota, Rutgers and Nebraska
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Man convicted of killing dog over spilled drink, bit finger

A man has been convicted of beating his then-girlfriend's 10-month-old pit bull puppy to death when it knocked over a drink and bit his finger
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Taggart's Time: Florida State coach tackles dream job

Willie Taggart grew up a Florida State fan, and now he coaches the Seminoles
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South Dakota to raise turkey for White House Thanksgiving

The Thanksgiving turkey to either be served to President Donald Trump or pardoned this year will be raised in South Dakota
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Rapid City trolley service sees steady ridership

Rapid City's trolley service sees steady ridership through the summer with minimal impact to the city's budget
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Wisconsin church's garden gives produce, sense of community

A Wisconsin church's garden doesn't just provide produce, it also provides a sense of community
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Oklahoma Boy Scout Explorers reunite in New Mexico

A group of Boy Scout Explores reunited in New Mexico more than 50 years after a Boy Scouts trip
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MSU researcher fights against deadly deer disease

Researchers from Michigan State University and the state Department of Natural Resources are using technology and old-fashioned observation to track Michigan deer in hopes of curbing the deadly disease
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Father-daughter duo broadcasts Arkansas high school football

Buzz Sawyer and his daughter Sarah Sawyer are calling play-by-play for Northside High School football games in the Grizzlies' revamped broadcast
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Minnesota fire department marks 125 years

This year marks the Virginia Fire Department's 125th anniversary
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Michigan metal drummer recovers from 2015 bus crash

A Michigan metal drummer is recovering from a 2015 bus crash that caused him to lose his right leg
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Bentonville designer showcases work at New York Fashion Week

Bentonville fashion designer Alyssa Graves showcased six pieces in a show for emerging designers at New York Fashion Week
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Duluth beer makers say the area's water boosts products

Duluth beer makers have long said that the quality of Minnesota's water helps boost the quality of their products
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Oklahoma case remains unsolved 34 years later

The disappearance of Sandy Pathresa Rea 34 years ago is still one of the biggest crime mysteries in the Shawnee area, but a new set of local investigators are putting a fresh set of eyes on the unsolved cold case
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Wisconsin students organize mental health festival

Three Wisconsin students organized a mental health festival at their school to erase mental health stigma
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Minot brothers find success in mushroom farming

Minot brothers Jeff and Dan Coggins have found success in their second year harvesting mushrooms and selling their product at local farmers markets
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Efforts continue to save, support, secure Texas horny toads

A dozen conservationists clad in khaki and forest green marched into the Texas Hill Country brush in a continuing effort to save horny toads
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Outdoor art project to get new headquarters in Detroit

An outdoor art project is getting a new headquarters in Detroit
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Arkansas sees growing urgent care industry

Health care providers are planning to open up more urgent care centers across Arkansas
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Remembering the Alamo Ministries raid 10 years later

Fouke properties owned by Tony Alamo Ministries have all been sold after a raid 10 years ago disrupted the ministry many described as a cult
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More cruise options coming to the Great Lakes

Michigan has started a new initiative to bring more cruise ships to the Great Lakes
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Students learn about Oklahoma City bombing through new tech

The Oklahoma City National Memorial & Museum recently launched the Augmented Reality experience to teach students about the 1995 Oklahoma City bombing
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Texas' Big Bend town of Terlingua still draws attention

The Texas Big Bend community of Terlingua still draws attention and visitors after formerly being known as a ghost town
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