December 24, 2012
Shawnee firefighters battle a three-alarm inferno at Hampton Woods apartments in his staff photo taken in February by Sara Shepherd. The third major apartment fire in the city in two weeks, it followed a blaze that claimed two lives at the Carlyle Apartments.
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Major fires, job losses among year’s top stories
The world didn’t end this year, as some doomsayers prognosticated. But 2012 didn’t bring heaven on Earth, either. In fact, it often delivered the opposite, as evidenced by a look back at the national headlines and a couple of top local stories.