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Northwest wildfires take 'shine' out of Midwestern sunshine

Northwest wildfires take 'shine' out of Midwestern sunshine
Photo: Jonathan Yuhas, KSTP-TV.

The wildfires raging across Washington, Oregon and Idaho are not only bringing a dense, smoky haze to much of the area just to the east of the Cascades, but its effects are being felt over 1,000 miles away across the Upper Midwest.

99-year-old golfer still hitting the links

99-year-old golfer still hitting the links »Play Video
An elderly Missouri man is living out his golden years on the links. The 99-year-old is rarely seen without a golf club. And, as Frank Cusumano shows us, it could be what keeps him going.

Free Kitty Friday! Idaho county offers free cats

Free Kitty Friday! Idaho county offers free cats
The Canyon County Animal Shelter is offering its Free Cat Fridays promotion for cats six months old or older. All of these cats are looking for a new home. Photo by JERRY MANTER -- KBOI2.com web producer
The Canyon County, Idaho, Animal Shelter is offering its Free Cat Fridays promotion for cats six months old or older. All of these cats are looking for a new home.

Shoplifter suspect orders pizza to police station

Shoplifter suspect orders pizza to police station »Play Video
A Kentucky shoplifting suspect faces even more charges after police say he played a prank on them. Shortly after the man's arrest, an unexpected delivery arrived at the police station. Jerrika Insco has the story.

Selfies on toast? Yep, really!

Selfies on toast? Yep, really! »Play Video
The selfie craze can now take over your breakfast table. Jeanne Moos shows us a toaster than can burn your face on your bread.

Woman gets 128k for medical bills

Woman gets 128k for medical bills »Play Video
A Canadian woman battling a potentially fatal disease says she's received a donation that could save her life. The Ottawa mother says the money from an anonymous donor will allow her to get stem cell therapy in Chicago to treat a deadly autoimmune disease. Waubgeshig Rice reports.

Woman stops carjacker with handcuffs

Woman stops carjacker with handcuffs »Play Video
An Oklahoma woman takes the law into her own hands, after a man tries to steal her car in a Shawnee parking lot. Brian Shlonsky explains.

Couple creates bucket list for dog with cancer

Couple creates bucket list for dog with cancer »Play Video
A Colorado family is determined to make their dog's last days the best possible. The animal is battling cancer. But, as Kelly Sommariva shows us, they're just concentrating on playtime.