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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Kansas coalition puts shine on dental therapist option for unmet demandFour out of five counties in Kansas don't have enough dentists to meet demand,
Kansas coalition puts shine on dental therapist option for unmet demand
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 20 hours ago
Four out of five counties in Kansas don't have enough dentists to meet demand, and 14 of the state's counties have no dentistry practitioners at all. A surge in retirements among Kansas dentists is expected to expand service deserts in predominately... Read more
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The San Angelo Standard-Times
Salmonella, fever ticks both bad newsThe Texas Animal Health Commission recently issued a warning of an ongoing salm
Salmonella, fever ticks both bad news
The San Angelo Standard-Times / Posted 5 days ago
The Texas Animal Health Commission recently issued a warning of an ongoing salmonella outbreak that has sickened at least 611 people in 45 states, including Texas. According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, the outbreak has been... Read more
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Kansas City InfoZine
Kansas Automated Victim Notification System Implemented An automated system designed to notify crime victims when an offender has a c
Kansas Automated Victim Notification System Implemented
Kansas City InfoZine / Posted 5 days ago
An automated system designed to notify crime victims when an offender has a change in custody status is being implemented in counties across the state. Topeka, KS - infoZine - County-by-county... Read more
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The Examiner
Jeff Fox: Another new attraction on the Squareat several McClain properties on the Square.The McClains also are opening a poo
Jeff Fox: Another new attraction on the Square
The Examiner / Posted 5 days ago
at several McClain properties on the Square.The McClains also are opening a pool hall -- Diamond Pool -- at the corner of Truman Road and Osage Street, next to Diamond Bowl, another McClain property. In addition to pool, plans are for darts,... Read more
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Sun-Sentinel
South Florida hotels enjoy higher July occupancy, report showsIn spite of the threat of algae bloom and the Zika virus, more hotel rooms were
South Florida hotels enjoy higher July occupancy, report shows
Sun-Sentinel / Posted 6 days ago
In spite of the threat of algae bloom and the Zika virus, more hotel rooms were occupied in July in South Florida than a year ago, a new report from data and analytics specialist STR show. In Broward, hotels were 79.4 percent full last month, up... Read more
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NBC News
The two Obamacares: One plank of law succeeds, while other limpsSix years into its inception, Obamacare is really two different health care pro
The two Obamacares: One plank of law succeeds, while other limps
NBC News / Posted 6 days ago
Six years into its inception, Obamacare is really two different health care programs. One is a massive expansion of Medicaid that is helping millions of low-income people obtain health insurance and care. The other Obamacare is a system of 50... Read more
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KTXS Abilene
August 212013: New York Yankees outfielder Ichiro Suzuki collects the 4,000th hit of his
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KTXS Abilene / Posted 8 days ago
2013: New York Yankees outfielder Ichiro Suzuki collects the 4,000th hit of his professional baseball career with a single against the Toronto Blue Jays at Yankee Stadium. He became only the third player in professional baseball history to reach the... Read more
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KECI Missoula
August 212013: New York Yankees outfielder Ichiro Suzuki collects the 4,000th hit of his
August 21
KECI Missoula / Posted 8 days ago
2013: New York Yankees outfielder Ichiro Suzuki collects the 4,000th hit of his professional baseball career with a single against the Toronto Blue Jays at Yankee Stadium. He became only the third player in professional baseball history to reach the... Read more
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KRCR TV Redding
August 212013: New York Yankees outfielder Ichiro Suzuki collects the 4,000th hit of his
August 21
KRCR TV Redding / Posted 8 days ago
2013: New York Yankees outfielder Ichiro Suzuki collects the 4,000th hit of his professional baseball career with a single against the Toronto Blue Jays at Yankee Stadium. He became only the third player in professional baseball history to reach the... Read more
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News Channel 12 New Bern
August 212013: New York Yankees outfielder Ichiro Suzuki collects the 4,000th hit of his
August 21
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted 8 days ago
2013: New York Yankees outfielder Ichiro Suzuki collects the 4,000th hit of his professional baseball career with a single against the Toronto Blue Jays at Yankee Stadium. He became only the third player in professional baseball history to reach the... Read more
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The Daily Sentinel
Area stone fruit harvest thrivingGrand Valley’s peach harvest is doing, well, just peachy, area farmers and agri
Area stone fruit harvest thriving
The Daily Sentinel / Posted 8 days ago
Grand Valley’s peach harvest is doing, well, just peachy, area farmers and agricultural experts say. Despite a bit of hail in some areas, the harvest has been coming out as well as last year, and about as good as it gets, said Bruce... Read more
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Al.com
Alabama among last 13 states to tax groceries, despite evidence it hurts the poorThirteen states and many localities continue to tax the sale of groceries, even
Alabama among last 13 states to tax groceries, despite evidence it hurts the poor
Al.com / Posted 11 days ago
Thirteen states and many localities continue to tax the sale of groceries, even though the taxes disproportionately hurt the poor and may affect the quality, variety and even the amount of food they can afford to put on the table. The reason: The... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Fischer and Kravitz bios and questionnairesDistrict 7 I was able to move the needle for children in our district. District
Fischer and Kravitz bios and questionnaires
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 12 days ago
District 7 I was able to move the needle for children in our district. District 7 saw consistent gains in nearly all areas of academic achievement, and we increased opportunities for all kids to have art, music, PE, career and technical training,... Read more
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WXIA-TV Atlanta
60 years ago this week, the Interstate Highway System was bornAlthough its true genesis can be traced to a 1939 report to the US Congress, wh
60 years ago this week, the Interstate Highway System was born
WXIA-TV Atlanta / Posted 12 days ago
Although its true genesis can be traced to a 1939 report to the US Congress, what we know of today as the Eisenhower Interstate Highway System began construction 60 years ago this week -- August 13, 1956 -- on a stretch of what was then US Highway... Read more
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The Newton Kansan
Bids draw focus at meetingPosted Aug. 16, 2016 at 5:27 PM Bids old and new were the focus of the Harvey
Bids draw focus at meeting
The Newton Kansan / Posted 12 days ago
Posted Aug. 16, 2016 at 5:27 PM Bids old and new were the focus of the Harvey County Commission's meeting on Monday, discussing some projects for the 911 and Road and Bridge departments. Following the final approval of the 2017 budget, the... Read more
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Tri-County Citizen
July 17, 2011TOWNSHIP BOARD will meet at 7 p.m. Monday, July 18, in the township hall, 17010
July 17, 2011
Tri-County Citizen / Posted 15 days ago
TOWNSHIP BOARD will meet at 7 p.m. Monday, July 18, in the township hall, 17010 Lincoln Road.  MONTROSE TOWNSHIP BOARD OF TRUSTEES will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday, July 19 in the Township Hall, 139 S. Saginaw. CLUBS/CIVIC GROUPS  NEW LOTHROP VFW... Read more
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Tri-County Citizen
Bulletin Board | May 4, 2014at 6 p.m. for a budget hearing, and then at 7 p.m. for the regular meeting on
Bulletin Board | May 4, 2014
Tri-County Citizen / Posted 15 days ago
at 6 p.m. for a budget hearing, and then at 7 p.m. for the regular meeting on a special day, Monday, May 5 at the city office, 141 Parkway • SWAN CREEK TOWNSHIP PLANNING COMMISSION will meet at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, May 6, at the township hall,... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Business Watch: Kansas Electric Cooperatives turns 75Kansas Electric Cooperatives Inc. turns 75 years old this week, and the organiz
Business Watch: Kansas Electric Cooperatives turns 75
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 15 days ago
Kansas Electric Cooperatives Inc. turns 75 years old this week, and the organization celebrated its decades of growth at its Aug. 1 membership meeting. The cooperative was formed by seven leaders in electric who gathered in 1941 to talk about the... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Keeping Kansas' Stuff: Historical society preserves 70 million pieces of paperIf the storage bays adjacent to the Kansas Museum of History serve as the state
Keeping Kansas' Stuff: Historical society preserves 70 million pieces of paper
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 15 days ago
If the storage bays adjacent to the Kansas Museum of History serve as the state’s attic, the Kansas State Historical Society’s archives wing is Kansas’ scrapbook and file cabinet. “We have 70 million pieces of paper back there,” said state archivist... Read more
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Daily Mail
At least three dead in Lousisiana floodAt least three dead and 1,000 forced to abandon their homes after flood waters
At least three dead in Lousisiana flood
Daily Mail / Posted 16 days ago
At least three dead and 1,000 forced to abandon their homes after flood waters ravage swathes of Louisiana William Mayfield, 68, died after slipping into a flooded ditch on Friday Another man in his 50s was later pulled from submerged pickup... Read more
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Sterling Journal-Advocate
CSU tracking new corn diseasebe on the lookout for a new disease that could seriously affect their annual yi
CSU tracking new corn disease
Sterling Journal-Advocate / Posted 16 days ago
be on the lookout for a new disease that could seriously affect their annual yields. Problem is, its symptoms mimic a lot of other diseases that don't cause much problem. Colorado Corn Growers Association is one of the organizations circulating... Read more
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Daily Mail
Two dead as torrential rain continues to pound LouisianaTwo dead as torrential rain continues to pound the Gulf Coast - leading Louisia
Two dead as torrential rain continues to pound Louisiana
Daily Mail / Posted 16 days ago
Two dead as torrential rain continues to pound the Gulf Coast - leading Louisiana Governor to declare a state of emergency William Mayfield, 68, died after slipping into a flooded ditch Friday Then, a man in his 50s was pulled from a submerged... Read more
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Great Bend Tribune
Golden Belt Community Foundation announces Summer Grant recipientsGolden Belt Community Foundation recently completed the July competitive grant
Golden Belt Community Foundation announces Summer Grant recipients
Great Bend Tribune / Posted 18 days ago
Golden Belt Community Foundation recently completed the July competitive grant cycle and awarded a total of $11,569. The foundation supports programs or projects that are innovative, collaborative, proactive, measurable and sustainable. Competitive... Read more
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Daily Mail
Shocking video shows how rafts on world's tallest slide FLEW OFF during testing before 10-year-old boy was 'decapitated' The video was filmed
Shocking video shows how rafts on world's tallest slide FLEW OFF
Daily Mail / Posted 19 days ago
during testing before 10-year-old boy was 'decapitated' The video was filmed before the ride opened in July 2014 There wasn't a safety net enclosing the chute to retain the rafts The... Read more
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Daily Mail
Lawmaker demands better regulation of water park ridesComplaints flood in about safety straps on world's tallest water side where 10-
Lawmaker demands better regulation of water park rides
Daily Mail / Posted 19 days ago
Complaints flood in about safety straps on world's tallest water side where 10-year-old was decapitated, as Kansas lawmaker demands better regulation of rides Caleb Thomas Schwab, 10, died Sunday while riding an 168-foot-tall waterslide at... Read more
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CBS Dallas - Fort Worth
Safety Issues, Statistics About Water Parks In The U.S.NORTH TEXAS (CBSDFW.COM/AP) – The waters are shallow and lifeguards are seeming
Safety Issues, Statistics About Water Parks In The U.S.
CBS Dallas - Fort Worth / Posted 20 days ago
NORTH TEXAS (CBSDFW.COM/AP) – The waters are shallow and lifeguards are seemingly everywhere at the proliferating number of water parks around the U.S. But the death over the weekend of a Kansas state lawmaker’s 10-year-old son on a waterslide billed... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Safety issues, statistics about water parks in the U.S. in wake of Schlitterbahn deathThe waters are shallow and lifeguards are seemingly everywhere at the prolifera
Safety issues, statistics about water parks in the U.S. in wake of Schlitterbahn death
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 20 days ago
The waters are shallow and lifeguards are seemingly everywhere at the proliferating number of water parks around the U.S. But the death over the weekend of a Kansas state lawmaker’s 10-year-old son on a waterslide billed as the world’s largest is the... Read more
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The Pekin Daily Times
Safety issues, statistics about water parks in the U.S.Aug. 9, 2016 at 8:34 AM The waters are shallow and lifeguards are seemingly ev
Safety issues, statistics about water parks in the U.S.
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted 20 days ago
Aug. 9, 2016 at 8:34 AM The waters are shallow and lifeguards are seemingly everywhere at the proliferating number of water parks around the U.S. But the death over the weekend of a Kansas state lawmaker's 10-year-old son on a waterslide... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Safety issues, statistics about water parks in the U.S.The waters are shallow and lifeguards are seemingly everywhere at the prolifera
Safety issues, statistics about water parks in the U.S.
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 20 days ago
The waters are shallow and lifeguards are seemingly everywhere at the proliferating number of water parks around the U.S. But the death over the weekend of a Kansas state lawmaker's 10-year-old son on a waterslide billed as the world's largest is the... Read more
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Salon.com
Safety issues, statistics about water parks in the USThe waters are shallow and lifeguards are seemingly everywhere at the prolifera
Safety issues, statistics about water parks in the US
Salon.com / Posted 20 days ago
The waters are shallow and lifeguards are seemingly everywhere at the proliferating number of water parks around the U.S. But the death over the weekend of a Kansas state lawmaker’s 10-year-old son on a waterslide billed as the world’s largest is the... Read more
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Daily Mail
Man recalls close call on world's tallest waterslide after boy's deathFamily recalls terrifying close call after their friend's safety harness snappe
Man recalls close call on world's tallest waterslide after boy's death
Daily Mail / Posted 20 days ago
Family recalls terrifying close call after their friend's safety harness snapped off on the world's tallest waterslide where 10-year-old was 'decapitated' Caleb Thomas Schwab, 10, died after he plummeted from ride on Sunday He flew off Verruckt... Read more
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Orange County Register
Q&A: Safety issues, statistics about water parks in the U.S.The waters are shallow and lifeguards are seemingly everywhere at the prolifera
Q&A: Safety issues, statistics about water parks in the U.S.
Orange County Register / Posted 20 days ago
The waters are shallow and lifeguards are seemingly everywhere at the proliferating number of water parks around the U.S. But the death over the weekend of a Kansas state lawmaker’s 10-year-old son on a waterslide billed as the world’s largest is the... Read more
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Daily Mail
Witnesses day ten-old boy was DECAPITATEDwaterslide' Caleb Thomas Schwab, 10, died Sunday while riding an 168-foot-tall
Witnesses day ten-old boy was DECAPITATED
Daily Mail / Posted 20 days ago
waterslide' Caleb Thomas Schwab, 10, died Sunday while riding an 168-foot-tall waterslide at Schlitterbahn Waterpark in Kansas City, Kansas On Monday, medical examiners were scheduled to conduct an autopsy on the body of Caleb, the son of... Read more
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Daily Mail
Police: Nothing criminal suspected in boy's waterslide deathhis death Caleb Thomas Schwab, 10, died Sunday while riding an 168-foot-tall w
Police: Nothing criminal suspected in boy's waterslide death
Daily Mail / Posted 20 days ago
his death Caleb Thomas Schwab, 10, died Sunday while riding an 168-foot-tall waterslide at Schlitterbahn Waterpark in Kansas City, Kansas On Monday, medical examiners were scheduled to conduct an autopsy on the body of Caleb, the son of... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Q&A: How safe are water parks?Caleb Thomas Schwab, the son of Scott Schwab, a Kansas state legislator. Caleb
Q&A: How safe are water parks?
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 20 days ago
Caleb Thomas Schwab, the son of Scott Schwab, a Kansas state legislator. Caleb died on a water slide. Photo / AP The waters are shallow and lifeguards are seemingly everywhere at the proliferating number of water parks around the US. But the death... Read more
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Salon.com
Safety issues, statistics about water parks in the USThe waters are shallow and lifeguards are seemingly everywhere at the prolifera
Safety issues, statistics about water parks in the US
Salon.com / Posted 21 days ago
The waters are shallow and lifeguards are seemingly everywhere at the proliferating number of waterparks around the U.S. But the death over the weekend of a Kansas state lawmaker’s 10-year-old son on a waterslide billed as the world’s largest is the... Read more
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Spartanburg Herald-Journal
Safety issues, statistics about water parks in the USThe waters are shallow and lifeguards are seemingly everywhere at the prolifera
Safety issues, statistics about water parks in the US
Spartanburg Herald-Journal / Posted 21 days ago
The waters are shallow and lifeguards are seemingly everywhere at the proliferating number of waterparks around the U.S. But the death over the weekend of a Kansas state lawmaker's 10-year-old son on a waterslide billed as the world's largest is the... Read more
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The Hendersonville Times-News
Safety issues, statistics about water parks in the USThe waters are shallow and lifeguards are seemingly everywhere at the prolifera
Safety issues, statistics about water parks in the US
The Hendersonville Times-News / Posted 21 days ago
The waters are shallow and lifeguards are seemingly everywhere at the proliferating number of waterparks around the U.S. But the death over the weekend of a Kansas state lawmaker's 10-year-old son on a waterslide billed as the world's largest is the... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Safety issues, statistics about water parks in the U.S. in wake of Schlitterbahn tragedyThe waters are shallow and lifeguards are seemingly everywhere at the prolifera
Safety issues, statistics about water parks in the U.S. in wake of Schlitterbahn tragedy
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 21 days ago
The waters are shallow and lifeguards are seemingly everywhere at the proliferating number of waterparks around the U.S. But the death over the weekend of a Kansas state lawmaker’s 10-year-old son on a waterslide billed as the world’s largest is the... Read more
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KCTV 5 Kansas City
Safety issues, statistics about water parks in the USThe waters are shallow and lifeguards are seemingly everywhere at the prolifera
Safety issues, statistics about water parks in the US
KCTV 5 Kansas City / Posted 21 days ago
The waters are shallow and lifeguards are seemingly everywhere at the proliferating number of waterparks around the U.S. But the death over the weekend of a Kansas state lawmaker's 10-year-old son on a waterslide billed as the world's largest is the... Read more
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Bay News 9 Tampa Bay
Safety issues, statistics about water parks in the US(AP) The waters are shallow and lifeguards are seemingly everywhere at the prol
Safety issues, statistics about water parks in the US
Bay News 9 Tampa Bay / Posted 21 days ago
(AP) The waters are shallow and lifeguards are seemingly everywhere at the proliferating number of waterparks around the U.S. But the death over the weekend of a Kansas state lawmaker's 10-year-old son on a waterslide billed as the world's largest is... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Inside Roger Marshall's historic win: How he beat Rep. Tim HuelskampRoger Marshall began his Tuesday by delivering a baby and ended it with the mos
Inside Roger Marshall's historic win: How he beat Rep. Tim Huelskamp
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 25 days ago
Roger Marshall began his Tuesday by delivering a baby and ended it with the most decisive defeat of an incumbent congressman in modern Kansas history. The win was notable not only because it occurred, but for how and where it occurred. Marshall, an... Read more
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Great Bend Tribune
MARSHALL WINS IN UPSETcampaign staff at a watch party Tuesday night. “I am so humbled.” He and his s
MARSHALL WINS IN UPSET
Great Bend Tribune / Posted 26 days ago
campaign staff at a watch party Tuesday night. “I am so humbled.” He and his supporters were gathered on the back patio of Marshall family friends Chris and Julie Spray. As Marshall spoke, there were cheers and hollers from the enthusiastic... Read more
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PhysOrg
States show they can sometimes stop earthquakesKansas and Oklahoma, which acknowledge that humans are causing earthquakes, hav
States show they can sometimes stop earthquakes
PhysOrg / Posted 27 days ago
Kansas and Oklahoma, which acknowledge that humans are causing earthquakes, have shown they can stop them. After restricting oil and natural gas operations in certain hotspots, Oklahoma has an average of two earthquakes a day, compared with about... Read more

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