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Women in their costumes of the region sit in a horse-drawn carriage during the traditional Leonhardi pilgrimage in Warngau, Germany, Sunday, Oct. 22, 2017. The annual pilgrimage honors St. Leonhard, patron saint of the highland farmers for horses and livestock. (AP Photo/Matthias Schrader)

Bavarian town honors horses' patron saint in procession

Associated Press

Townspeople and farmers in the small Bavarian town of Warngau have donned traditional costumes for their annual procession in horse-drawn carriages to a local church in honor of St. Leonard, considered the patron saint of horses and livestock.

Oklahoma knife maker with disability lives without limits

- Associated Press

The roar of a propane tank and the clang of cold steel hammering hot red stock echoed down an otherwise quiet small-town street. It was the sound of Norman "Buddy" Thomas at his anvil forging another creation.

Arkansas students bring memories to life with virtual tours

- Associated Press

Two students adjusted the virtual reality headset so Eddie Sue Adams could get a clear view. She was sitting in an armchair in the Rocking Chair Inn retirement home while she experienced a 360-degree view of a boat gliding across a lake.

Hastings man gets passport, goes on adventure

- Associated Press

When Jim Mace of Hastings retired from his position in electrical sales purchasing at Dutton-Lainson Co. in January after more than 34 years there, his wife, Peggy, feared it was only a matter of time before he succumbed to boredom.

FILE - In this Sept. 9, 2015, file photo, Len Don Diego, marketing manager for content at the DraftKings daily fantasy sports company, works at his station at the company's offices in Boston. Michigan state Sen. Curtis Hertel Jr., D-East Lansing, is sponsoring legislation to regulate and make legal daily fantasy sports games popularized by sites such as FanDuel and DraftKings. (AP Photo/Stephan Savoia, File)

Michigan bills would regulate daily fantasy sports

- Associated Press

Michigan lawmakers want to regulate the fast-growing paid fantasy sports industry while leaving alone traditional private leagues in which money may change hands among friends.

Houma artist paints to preserve black history

- Associated Press

Earl Theriot graduated from St. Lucy's Catholic School in Houma in 1954 at a time when segregation was still a stark reality across the U.S.

Charlie's Place 'country club' for dementia patients

- Associated Press

Although it lacks a golf course, tennis courts or swimming pool, Marietta Murphy calls Charlie's Place her father's "country club." But, unlike most clubs, its primary beneficiaries may be those who aren't members.

Likely tornado hits casino where Beach Boys playing

Associated Press

High winds and torrential rains accompanying a likely tornado tore part of the roof off of an Oklahoma casino on Saturday where the Beach Boys were playing a concert attended by Gov. Mary Fallin.