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SM Northwest teams capture league victories
December 15, 2015
The Shawnee Mission Northwest basketball teams picked up a pair of victories on Tuesday evening on the road against Sunflower League rival Shawnee Mission South.
Professor finds rare audio of basketball inventor Naismith
December 15, 2015
A Kansas University researcher has discovered what is believed to be the only audio recording of basketball inventor James Naismith, during which he describes the first game he organized 124 years ago this month as a bit of a disaster.
Kansas schools get federal grant to replace diesel buses
December 15, 2015
Three Kansas school districts are getting a total of $220,000 in federal funds to replace or rework older diesel school buses.
Kansas officials protesting possible Guantanamo closing
December 15, 2015
Kansas officials have sent President Barack Obama a letter protesting the possible move of detainees from Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, to the military prison at Fort Leavenworth.
Vantage at Shawnee apartment project fails to reach super-majority vote at City Council
December 15, 2015
Vantage at Shawnee apartments, a proposed $35 million, 312-unit apartment complex on the 28 acres just west of Pflumm Road, hit a road block at the Shawnee City Council as the board could not agree to a zoning change for the property.
Holiday gifts for the health-conscious are easy to find
December 15, 2015
A sweater, flat-screen TV or box of Legos always make for good gifts for both youths and adults at Christmastime. But when looking for a more health- and fitness-related present for your loved ones, there’s a number of options that can be found pretty easily, too.
Holiday Inn Express set to open on Midland Drive
December 15, 2015
Shawnee’s newest hotel is set to open this month on Midland Drive. Holiday Inn Express, located at the northwest corner of Interstate 435 and Midland Drive, will bring more than 100 new rooms to Shawnee in an area that is exploding with hotels.