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SEC invites Oklahoma and Texas to join league — in 2025

Southeastern Conference university presidents voted Thursday to invite Texas and Oklahoma to the league and create a 16-team powerhouse on the field and at the bank. The latest step in move that has potential to help reshape college sports came two days after Texas and Oklahoma requested to ...

PHOTOS from the Douglas County Fair: BMX races, carnival rides and more

Bike races, livestock contests and the Moore's Greater Shows Carnival were in full swing at the Douglas County Fair on Wednesday and Thursday. The fair runs through the weekend at the Douglas County Fairgrounds, 2120 Harper St. Record crowds are expected after the fair last year was forced to ...

Delta variant fills Kansas hospital beds with COVID patients

TOPEKA — A COVID-19 surge in Kansas fueled by the faster-spreading Delta variant is filling up hospital beds in some areas. Four times as many patients with confirmed COVID-19 infections were hospitalized this week as were hospitalized in early June, according to a survey from the Kansas ...