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Brownback supports rural incentives program amid skepticism
March 9, 2015
Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback says he continues to support the state’s rural opportunity zone program after some lawmakers questioned whether it is luring new residents and businesses to areas with declining populations.
Employer sent to prison for hiring workers illegally in U.S.
March 9, 2015
A suburban Kansas City hotel owner was sentenced Monday to 27 months in prison in a case that highlights the U.S. Justice Department’s shift to targeting employers who knowingly hire immigrants not authorized to work in the United States.
Kansas Chamber backs GOP schools bill; educators opposed
March 9, 2015
A business group and a small-government think tank Monday endorsed a plan from Republican legislative leaders to overhaul how the state distributes aid to public schools and prevent unexpected budget surprises.
Shawnee seeking Street Improvement Task Force committee members
March 9, 2015
The City of Shawnee is seeking citizens who would like to serve on the Street Improvement Program Task Force, which will help determine how a portion of the funds from the recently passed pavement sales tax will be spent.
33rd Annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade this Sunday
March 9, 2015
An old Irish saying goes: If you’re lucky enough to be Irish, than you’re lucky enough. Well in Shawnee, you don’t have to Irish to be lucky enough to attend the 33rd annual St. Patrick’s Day parade and the festivities to follow.