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Kansas properties nominated for national historic register
November 17, 2015
Kansas authorities have nominated five Kansas sites for the National Register of Historic Places.
Public hearing on luxury apartment complex postponed
November 17, 2015
The public hearing on a proposed luxury apartment complex on Pflumm Road north of 62nd Street has been postponed at the developer’s request.
Kansas panel considers whether gays should be foster parents
November 17, 2015
A Kansas legislative committee’s chairman raised questions Tuesday about whether gays and lesbians should be allowed to serve as foster parents for abused and neglected children.
University of Kansas student leaders outline diversity plan
November 17, 2015
University of Kansas student leaders who are facing an attempt to oust them have outlined proposals for increasing diversity within student government.
Portion of Pflumm Road to be closed Nov. 18-25 for emergency repair
November 17, 2015
Pflumm Road, between 57th Street and Johnson Drive, will be closed November 18-25 in order for crews to make an emergency repair to an underground stormwater pipe.
Shoe and clothing drive benefiting disabled veterans
November 17, 2015
The charitable work for local veterans by the late Tony Lang is continuing even after his death. Lang started his namesake shoe drive, The Tony Lang 1000 Shoes Drive, a few years ago to collect shoes for the Kansas Disabled Veterans Store in Kansas City, Kan.
Shawnee hires Doug Whitacre as new Public Works Director
November 17, 2015
Shawnee City Manager Carol Gonzales has hired Doug Whitacre, current public works director for the city of Topeka, as the city’s new public works director.
Broadmoor Bistro students holding Thanksgiving fundraiser
November 17, 2015
Still in need of a desert or side dish for Thanksgiving dinner? Students in Shawnee Mission school district’s Broadmoor Bistro kitchen are selling pies, pastries and other side dishes through Monday.