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Which NFL team is most likely to win the next Super Bowl?

Response Percent
The San Francisco 49ers
The Denver Broncos
The Kansas City Chiefs
The Baltimore Ravens
The Atlanta Falcons
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Johnson County Library wins $10,000 grant
September 3, 2013
The Johnson County Library recently won a $10,000 grant from Sprint for its Homework Help program.
Groups urge Legislature to change proof-of-citizenship requirement for voter registration
September 3, 2013
Opponents say law was an “intentional effort” to make it more difficult for him to vote.
Fall sports previews: Maranatha, SM North, St. James Academy
September 3, 2013
The Dispatch sent questionnaires to fall sports coaches at Maranatha Christian Academy, Shawnee Mission North and St. James Academy in addition to those at Mill Valley and SM Northwest. Here’s a look at some of the Shawnee-area’s fall sports teams’ 2013 prospects.
Fall sports preview: Unfinished business for SM Northwest seniors
September 3, 2013
Shawnee Mission Northwest’s fall sports teams are coming off a year in which one, the boys cross-country team, took home a state championship and others (boys soccer and cross-country) came up just short of making state tournament runs of their own.
Fall sports preview: 2012 a stellar act to follow for Mill Valley teams
September 3, 2013
Mill Valley’s strong fall campaign in 2012 kicked off the best year in sports in school history. From cross-country winning another pair of league titles and finishing two girls runners in the top 10 at state to the volleyball team advancing to its first state title, highlights were plentiful last year.
Speed showcased at St. James preseason football scrimmage
September 3, 2013
Out of all the big plays during St. James Academy’s Thursday scrimmage, the biggest plays came from the quarterbacks and their legs.
Mill Valley QB competition still a dead heat at preseason scrimmage
September 3, 2013
After Friday’s Mill Valley Night Lights, the Jaguars don’t seem any closer to making a decision on the team’s starting quarterback.
Highpoint Family Vision celebrates with ribbon cutting in Shawnee
September 3, 2013
New Shawnee business Highpoint Family Vision celebrated with a ribbon cutting Tuesday morning.
KU honors program increases ranks by 45 percent
September 3, 2013
As statewide cuts to higher education have Kansas University schools and programs facing shrinking budgets, one university program is expanding.
Shawnee Rotary Club to host Sunset in the Park
September 3, 2013
The Shawnee Rotary Club will host its annual Sunset in the Park event Saturday.
Kansas: Brownback holds firm on Affordable Care Act opposition
September 3, 2013
With a month to go before the launch of a major portion of the Affordable Care Act, Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback remains opposed to the law — even as some other Republican governors have softened their opposition and even begrudgingly accepted the new health insurance program in their states.
Shawnee nonprofit plans mission to aid Oklahoma tornado victims
September 3, 2013
David Morris wasn’t born in Shawnee, Okla., but he does feel a unique kinship with it: through the name of his own hometown.
Shawnee businesses fight for air through road construction
September 3, 2013
For 15 years, Mukhtar Raja gradually built his dream career as a small business owner in Shawnee. Now, he says, a construction project that started in April is set to derail everything.