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SM South holds off SMNW basketball, 47-44
January 15, 2016
Shawnee Mission Northwest’s boys basketball team weathered the storm early against SM South after the Raiders jumped out to a 14-3 lead, but could not get over the hump in a 47-44 setback, Friday.
SMNW girls basketball coasts past SM South
January 15, 2016
Brenni Rose, Jordann Nachbar and Shelbie McLain all scored in double figures in Shawnee Mission Northwest’s girls basketball team 73-39 victory over SM South, Friday.
Kansas Supreme Court upholds ex-lawman’s murder conviction
January 15, 2016
The Kansas Supreme Court on Friday upheld the conviction of a former police instructor accused of killing his wife and setting their house on fire to cover it up as their two young sons slept down the hall.
Former Kansas City bishop who didn’t report abuse is assigned to Nebraska nuns
January 15, 2016
A Roman Catholic bishop who was convicted in Missouri of not reporting suspected child abuse has become chaplain at a convent in Nebraska.
Brownback, Democrat spar over merit pay for Kansas teachers
January 15, 2016
Republican Gov. Sam Brownback said Thursday that a top Democrat in Kansas is too quick to dismiss the idea of using a new education funding formula to encourage local school districts to impose merit pay for their teachers.
Kansas gay rights bill sparks debate in legislative committee
January 15, 2016
Supporters of an anti-discrimination bill that would protect gay, lesbian and transgender Kansans from discrimination told a House committee Thursday the bill is needed to protect those individuals from needless harassment, abuse and discrimination.
Historic Kansas City apartments set for demolition
January 15, 2016
Three Kansas City apartment buildings built in 1927 appear to be headed for demolition.
Kansas House, Senate panels approve judicial budget bill
January 15, 2016
Kansas legislators moved quickly Thursday to see that the state’s courts remain open despite a legal dispute that’s threatening the judiciary’s entire budget.