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Influx of same-sex marriages boon for wedding businesses
July 20, 2015
Several Wichita-area businesses say they’re expecting a bump in revenues with the legalization of same-sex marriages as an influx of couples plan their weddings.
Scientists fly Kansas sky to study ferocious storms
July 20, 2015
No thrill-seekers here. These jetliner-flying storm chasers are on a scientific mission. They’re trying to figure out how to better predict a little-examined peculiarity of summer weather on the Great Plains: its enormous, and often ferocious, nighttime thunderstorms.
Monday morning house fire in Shawnee possibly sparked by lightning
July 20, 2015
The Shawnee Fire Department is investigating the cause of a Monday morning house fire in the 4700 block of Quivira Drive.
Kansas State sticks with scrapping equestrian program
July 20, 2015
Parents of equestrian athletes at Kansas State University are questioning the school’s decision to cancel the program after an NCAA development.
Shawnee Mission North looking for redemption
July 20, 2015
Tyler Burnett vividly remembers the feeling. It was only the second game of the season, but that didn’t soften the emotional blow that came with a 34-32 loss to crosstown rival Shawnee Mission Northwest last September.
Senior softball tournament brings competition, tourism
July 20, 2015
The Senior Softball Midwest Championship is not only a good thing for senior ball players, but also for the city of Shawnee as it serves as one of the biggest tourism events in the city.
Shawnee looks to further grow Community Emergency Response Team
July 20, 2015
In August, the Shawnee Emergency Management Office will be holding another round of training classes for its Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) and the city is looking for new team members.