Muslim and Jewish Groups Concerned about Self-Described “Confederate” Candidate for Parkway School Board

ST. LOUIS (KTRS) A candidate for the Parkway School Board who describes herself as a Confederate and who has posted anti-Islamic and racist comments on social media is coming under fire from local Muslim and Jewish groups. The Islamic Foundation of Greater St. Louis and the local chapter of the Jewish Voice for Peace say the…

Alaska Hit By 7.9 Earthquake; Tsunami Warning Canceled

By MARK THIESSEN and BECKY BOHRER, Associated Press ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A 7.9 magnitude earthquake struck off Alaska’s Kodiak Island early Tuesday, prompting a tsunami warning for a large swath of the state’s coast and sending some residents fleeing to higher ground. Officials at the National Tsunami Center canceled the warning after a few tense…