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Five questions: Flooding safety
August 12, 2013
With a missing teen and several fatalities connected to the heavy rain and flooding last week in Kansas and Missouri, it’s a good time to talk about flooding safety. Below, Ready.Gov offers some tips.
Shawnee police search for Garrett Park flasher
August 12, 2013
Shawnee police are investigating two reports of indecent exposure at Garrett Park, the department announced Monday.
Kansas, Planned Parenthood agreement would narrow suit over abortion law
August 12, 2013
Attorneys for Kansas and Planned Parenthood have reached an agreement over how parts of a new state abortion law will be enforced and are seeking to narrow the organization’s federal lawsuit against that statute to a single issue.
Kansas lawmakers flock to ALEC meeting
August 12, 2013
The Kansas Legislature consists of the House and Senate and an influential dose of ALEC, the American Legislative Exchange Council.
Johnson County OKs 2014 budget; no tax increase
August 12, 2013
The Johnson County Board of Commissioners has adopted an $837 million budget for next year, and no tax increase is planned.
Quantrill’s Shawnee raids were ‘practice for the big one’
August 12, 2013
Before he raided Lawrence, notorious bushwhacker William Quantrill hit Shawnee — twice. The outlaw James brothers were among his gang, and soon-to-be-famous lawman Wild Bill Hicock wasn’t far away.