Archive for Wednesday, January 28, 2015

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Kansas considers reduced penalties for marijuana possession
January 28, 2015
Penalties for marijuana possession may be softened in Kansas as legislators seek to lower prison populations and reduce costs.
Kansas lawmakers move to block local gun regulations
January 28, 2015
Local officials who already are barred from imposing restrictions on gun owners also would be prohibited from imposing special taxes on gun sales under a bill considered Wednesday by Kansas legislators.
De Soto school district to keep 33 percent LOB
January 28, 2015
De Soto school district’s local option budget will remain at 33 percent of its general fund after voters approved the measure Tuesday.
City conducting survey for potential improvements to Johnson Drive intersection
January 28, 2015
The City of Shawnee is seeking public input for improvements to the intersection of Johnson Drive and Woodland Road.
Fitness boom in Shawnee: Everfit and 9Rounds to open in coming months
06:00 a.m., January 28, 2015 Updated 06:00 a.m.
Two fitness gyms are opening in Shawnee in the coming months and both offer unique takes on fulfilling your New Year’s resolutions and exercise goals.
Challenger files for Ward 1 council seat
January 28, 2015
A long-time Johnson County resident and new Shawnee resident has filed for the Ward I City Council seat just before the filing deadline. Ben Terrill, who has lived resident of Johnson County for over 45 years, moved to Shawnee in March 2014 with his wife Sally and he says being new to the city is a benefit.