Archive for Wednesday, July 29, 2015

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GOP legislators block audit of Kansas foster care system
July 29, 2015
Republican legislators on Wednesday blocked a state audit of Kansas’ foster care system even though several acknowledged that they have ongoing concerns about how well it protects abused and neglected children.
National Merit winners reflect on high school, look to future at KU
July 29, 2015
When Bronwyn McNaughton reflects on being named a National Merit Scholar earlier this year, she’s reminded of just how far she’s come.
Water main break forces closure of Midland Drive
06:47 a.m., July 29, 2015 Updated 11:35 a.m.
Shawnee Police have blocked off a stretch of Midland Drive following a large water main break Wednesday morning.
Shawnee Chamber of Commerce beginning Belong campaign
July 29, 2015
The Shawnee Chamber of Commerce is kicking off its second annual Belong campaign in August in an effort to raise at least 50 new members.
Java Jive opens in western Shawnee, offers much more than just coffee
July 29, 2015
The name Java Jive might inspire a multitude of thoughts about coffee and espresso, but there’s much more to this new Shawnee business.
Power restored to more than 1,000 customers following early morning outage
04:13 a.m., July 29, 2015 Updated 05:47 a.m.
Nearly 1,250 KCP&L customers in eastern Shawnee and western Merriam are without power this morning.