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Jayhawk Playoff Watch: Wiggins Puts Luka on a Poster, Warriors Win 109-100 - Rock Chalk Talk
Andrew Wiggins had arguably his best career playoff performance. 27 points, 11 rebounds, and 4 dunks including the one below which was initially called an offensive foul.

Price Retires As KU Baseball Coach - Rock Chalk Talk
For years, Kansas baseball coach Ritch Price has seemingly been on the hot seat, only to come up with a strong season or two just as the fans start calling for a change. This season, fans were certainly back to calling for a change after Price's squad went 20-35 (.364 winning %), including an embarrassing 30-3 loss (yeah, that's not a typo) to TCU on May 14th.

Eraser Dust

Biden says US would respond 'militarily' if China attacked Taiwan, but White House insists there's no policy change | CNN Politics
“You didn’t want to get involved in the Ukraine conflict militarily for obvious reasons. Are you willing to get involved militarily to defend Taiwan if it comes to that?” a reporter asked.

“Yes,” Biden replied. “That’s the commitment we made.”

Man Shot Dead on NYC Subway Was 'Beloved' Banker, Goldman Sachs Says
Goldman Sachs said that the man who was killed on a subway in New York City on Sunday was a valued banker who had worked at the company for nine years.

Southern Baptist Convention leaders mishandled sexual abuse allegations, report says | CNN
Leaders of the Southern Baptist Convention (SBC) mishandled allegations of sexual abuse, intimidated victims and their advocates, and resisted attempts at reform over the course of two decades, according to an explosive report released Sunday by a third-party firm.

‘The Simpsons’ burns Fox News with help from Hugh Jackman: ‘Putin for president’
Reich, who played himself, sang, “The decline of unions, rampant corporate greed, Wall Street malfeasance and the rise of shortsighted politics all contributed to increased economic inequality, widespread real unemployment, wage stagnation, and a lower standard of living for millions of Americans.”

Lara Logan, Once a Star at CBS News, Is Now One for the Far Right - The New York Times
The former chief foreign affairs correspondent is now a popular guest on podcasts hosted by vaccine skeptics and deniers of the 2020 election.

A record 100 million people globally have been forced from their homes. : NPR
An estimated 100 million people around the world are forcibly displaced, the highest number on record, according to the United Nations.

The figure represents 1% of the world's population and would be equivalent to the 14th most populous country, the U.N. said in its statement.

Putin will be in a sanatorium and out of power by 2023, former British intelligence chief predicts
The former head of British intelligence predicted Russian President Vladimir Putin will be out of power by next year and in a medical facility for long-term illness.

Sir Richard Dearlove was head of the UK's Secret Intelligence Service, also known as MI6, from 1999 to 2004. He made the predictions about Putin on Wednesday during an episode of the podcast One Decision, which he co-hosts.

Jeweler retiring after five decades in industry | Daily Inter Lake
Before opening his current store in Kalispell, McMahon owned a store in Whitefish. The Kalispell store was an attorney’s office and before that, was owned by the family of a Swiss immigrant who had a cattle ranch in Kalispell. McMahon bought the storefront in Kalispell in 1997 and after a few years of remodeling, he opened full-time in 2004.

Pedestrian crossing signals to be installed in Kalispell | KECI
On Monday, May 23, pedestrian crossing signals will be activated as part of the Kalispell Parkline Trail and Linear Park Project. Marked crosswalks and pedestrian warnings signs have been installed at each intersection beginning at Meridian Road going east to 4th Avenue East North.

Coram Post Office to Close this Summer - Flathead Beacon
For the last four decades, Kim Pinter and her husband have lived in the remote Bad Rock Canyon about seven miles west of Glacier National Park about two-and-a-half miles into the woods off U.S. Highway 2.

Jif peanut butter products recalled due to possible salmonella concerns - ABC News
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention are investigating an outbreak of salmonella infections that is possibly linked to Jif peanut butter products.