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KANSAS CITY, Mo. — For the first time in school history, Science & Arts (Okla.) is ranked No. 1 after winning its first-ever World Series championship, announced Wednesday by the national office. The Drovers (57-5) collected all 18 first-place votes and 498 total points in the 2018 NAIA Softball Coaches’ Top 25 Postseason Poll. Top 25 […]

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has announced a May byelection in British Columbia to fill a seat vacated by a former New Democrat. The Prime Minister’s Office has set May 6 as the date for the ballot for Nanaimo-Ladysmith. The riding opened up when former New Democrat member of Parliament Sheila Malcolmson resigned in […]

Some 30 percent of Russia-based companies are employing artificial intelligence (AI) technology, leaving European and US firms behind, according to the results of a Microsoft survey of business leaders. Russian executives are at least 7.7 percent ahead when it comes to adopting the technology, Microsoft said, adding that in France, for example, the level of […]

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — The 2018 Easton/NFCA Assistant Coach of the Year recipients were announced on Wednesday afternoon. Garnering honors this year are Paige Cassady (DI / Liberty University), Jessica McIntyre (DII / Lee University), Robin Baker (DIII / Wisconsin-Eau Claire), Kayla Adams (NAIA / University of Science & Arts of Oklahoma), Shelby Shelton (NJCAA DI […]

WHITEHORSE — The federal government has announced $20 million in funding aimed at reducing diesel reliance in Canada’s rural and remote Indigenous communities but experts say challenges remain. Natural Resources Minister Amarjeet Sohi said the money will help ensure isolated communities have the capacity to develop their own solutions led by local people as they […]

TORONTO — Ontario’s social services minister opened the door Thursday to giving more funding to children with more severe autism, which an advocacy group described as a “huge concession” in the province’s controversial plan. The new program announced last month by Children, Community and Social Services Minister Lisa MacLeod sparked waves of protests by parents, […]

REGINA — Saskatchewan’s coroner’s service has released its report into the Humboldt Broncos bus crash and it calls for tougher enforcement of trucking rules and mandatory seatbelts on highway buses. The office has made recommendations to six different government agencies after reviewing the crash. The coroner also says the Ministry of Highways should review its […]

OKLAHOMA CITY — All-Tournament Team selection Madison Glaubke hit a booming two-run homer and Most Outstanding Player Hanna Hull took things from there, as Virginia Wesleyan University captured its second-straight NCAA Division III national championship on Monday at OGE Energy Field at the USA Softball Hall of Fame Complex. Glaubke had two hits, and two-time […]