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St. James girls commit 20 turnovers in win
January 16, 2014
Despite 20 turnovers — many of them unforced — the St. James Academy girls were able to leave New Century Fieldhouse on Tuesday with a 52-44 victory against Metro Academy.
Legislative questionnaire: Charles Macheers
January 16, 2014
Macheers, who represents the 39th District on the House of Representatives, was one of three local legislators to weigh in on key issues of the new legislative session, which kicked off Monday.
Kansas: Regents chair refuses to suspend social media policy
January 16, 2014
Kansas Board of Regents Chairman Fred Logan on Wednesday refused a request from a faculty group to suspend the board’s recently approved social media policy.
Shawnee resident receives degree from Benedictine
January 16, 2014
Frank Cummings of Shawnee has graduated from Benedictine College, the school recently announced.
Kansas: Governor praises ‘Summer of Mercy’ protests
January 16, 2014
Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback compared past “Summer of Mercy” anti-abortion protests in Wichita to the abolitionist movement that helped end slavery in a major speech Wednesday night.
Kansas: Legislature, not courts, should decide school funding, Brownback says
January 16, 2014
Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback compared past “Summer of Mercy” anti-abortion protests in Wichita to the abolitionist movement that helped end slavery in a major speech Wednesday night.
Shawnee area school to host Johnson County Spelling Bee
January 16, 2014
A school in the De Soto school district will be the site of the next Johnson County Spelling Bee, set for Feb. 1.
Kansas: Legislature, not courts, should decide school funding, Brownback says
January 16, 2014
Starting a new legislative session during an election year and with a state Supreme Court ruling on school finance expected any day, Gov. Sam Brownback on Wednesday said his conservative Republican policies have helped lift Kansas from the Great Recession.
Beal: Holiday travels along the East Coast
11:46 a.m., January 16, 2014 Updated 11:46 a.m.
We got back from a holiday visit to the East Coast just in time to hunker down for winter at home. Who ever said life was fair?