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Kansas: Dogs need new home after owner dies
January 27, 2014
A Wichita area woman is seeking a home for three older dogs whose owner committed suicide in December.
Mill Valley boys defend their title in Coffeyville
January 27, 2014
The Mill Valley High boys basketball team successfully defended their title at the Interstate Classic in Coffeyville this weekend after defeating the Wichita Defenders 68-59 in the championship on Saturday night.
Kansas bill would make surrogacy for pay a crime
January 27, 2014
A Kansas Senate committee’s chairwoman is pushing a proposal that would make it illegal to pay women to be surrogate mothers and void existing surrogacy contracts.
Sunflower House to host Valentine gala
03:58 p.m., January 27, 2014 Updated 03:58 p.m.
The Sunflower House will hold its 2014 Valentine Gala on Feb. 9 at the Overland Park Convention Center.
SM Northwest graduate named Georgia Southern football coach
January 27, 2014
Shawnee Mission Northwest High graduate Willie Fritz was named Georgia Southern University’s ninth head football coach earlier this month.
Kansas: Woman, 19, charged with murder in former boss’ slaying
January 27, 2014
Sarah B. Gonzales McLinn, 19, has been charged with first-degree murder in the death of Lawrence resident Harold Sasko, 52, according to the Lawrence Police Department and the Douglas County District Attorney’s Office.
Hundreds attend Shawnee’s annual chamber gala; Paul Ridgway named citizen of the year
02:00 p.m., January 27, 2014 Updated 02:00 p.m.
More than 400 people packed into the banquet room Saturday at the Overland Park Sheraton to celebrate another successful year for the Shawnee Chamber of Commerce.
Plans to enhance Nieman Road corridor take shape
12:00 p.m., January 27, 2014 Updated 12:00 p.m.
Nearly eight-months in the making, Shawnee residents got their first glimpse Thursday of a game plan for the future development of the Nieman Road corridor.
Kansas: Missing 19-year-old found alive with homicide victim’s car
January 27, 2014
Sarah Brooke Gonzales McLinn, a 19-year-old Lawrence woman missing for more than a week, has been found in Florida, according to the Lawrence Police Department.
Shawnee Mission Parkway business booming; Starbucks, Panda Express coming soon
07:00 a.m., January 27, 2014 Updated 07:00 a.m.
Business is booming along Shawnee Mission Parkway as a number of new businesses have committed to set up shop along Shawnee’s main thoroughfare.