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Kansas Senate panel to consider expanding liquor licenses
March 29, 2015
With thousands of dollars in campaign contributions at stake in the 2016 election cycle, GOP legislators are weighing the risks of acting on a fiercely lobbied issue: allowing supermarkets to sell liquor.
SMNW track and field wins nine events at JCCC
March 29, 2015
Several track and field athletes from Shawnee Mission Northwest and De Soto had successful showings at the Johnson County Community College High School Indoor Meet on Friday in Overland Park.
Kansas officials hope budget puzzle pieces drop into place
March 29, 2015
Republican Gov. Sam Brownback hopes the GOP-controlled Kansas Legislature wraps up several key budget issues this week, though he’s not pushing lawmakers to finish a spending blueprint for state government that also erases a projected shortfall of nearly $600 million.
Kansas City Connection: Library activities go way beyond books
March 29, 2015
In addition to being an excellent place to do research, check out books or attend film and public speaking events, the Kansas City Library’s Central Branch, located in the First National Bank building at 10th and Baltimore, also functions as something of a museum.
Candidate questionnaires: Ward 1
March 29, 2015
In their own words, the candidates for the Ward I council seat explain their positions on some of Shawnee’s key issues.
Candidate questionnaires: Ward II
March 29, 2015
In their own words, the candidates for the Ward II council seat explain their positions on some of Shawnee’s key issues. Eric Jenkins is challenging long-time incumbent Neal Sawyer for this council seat.
Mayoral candidates fighting for position, not against each other
March 29, 2015
The two candidates for Shawnee Mayor, Michelle Distler and Dan Pflumm, discussed issues facing the city in a candidate forum Thursday evening.