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2014/08/27 04:44
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YOUNGSTOWN After 15 years at the helm of Eastern Gateway Community College, Laura Meeks still finds student-success stories the most satisfying part of her job. She announced this week to the...
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2014/08/25 21:54
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AUSTIN (Dallas Morning News) — Texas officials have worked for years to change how they manage contractors who care for abused and neglected children. But the effort continues to sputter. Providence...
2014/08/22 10:52
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Carmen Forman, NEWS21 PROJECT Posted: Friday, August 22, 2014, 1:08 AM Spurred by recent high-profile campus shootings, grassroots groups like Students for Concealed Carry (SCC) are pushing for...
2014/08/20 16:11
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Kansas Representative Joe Edward Dies HAYSVILLE, Kan. (AP) - A Kansas lawmaker who lost his re-election primary battle earlier this month has died. Representative Joe Edwards of Haysville died late...
2014/08/19 16:11
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Kansas Jobless Rate Edges Higher TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — The Kansas Department of Labor says the state's unemployment rate and the number of private-sector jobs both edged higher in July. The agency...
2014/08/18 05:50
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Aug. 18, 1989 With just more than a week left before the start of school, contract negotiations had reached an impasse in one area school district, and federal mediators had been asked to assist two...
2014/08/13 15:11
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Brownback Sets Goal of 100K New Jobs in Kansas TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas Governor Sam Brownback says he'll work to create 100,000 new private-sector jobs over four years if he's re-elected....
2014/08/12 16:00
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A recent study commissioned by the Kansas Independent College Association showed Bethany College in Lindsborg adds an estimated $15.4 million of new income each year to local economy. A recent study...
2014/08/08 13:11
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Credit Agency Downgrades Ratings on Kansas Bonds TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A second leading bond-rating agency has downgraded its credit rating for Kansas and cited what it calls the state's "structurally...
2014/08/08 13:11
2014/08/08 13:11
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Kansas Senator Launching Statewide Tour Next Week TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — U.S. Senator Pat Roberts is launching what he calls a statewide listening tour next week with events in three northeast Kansas...
2014/08/06 05:06
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... their strongest position yet to retake the U.S. Senate. The effort, led by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, gives the party a slate of political veterans to take on Democrats, after defeating...
2014/08/06 00:35
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... are also being counted in the somewhat less hard-fought race on the Democratic side of the ballot, between Kansas State University professor and former Manhattan Mayor Jim Sherow and...
2014/08/03 18:29
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With the election one day away, the Democrat is offering voters a brief look at the candidates appearing on the ballot in contested county races. For complete candidate profiles visit...
2014/08/02 20:35
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In the Kansas child-welfare system, there are sayings: To be a foster parent, first you have to be willing to open your heart and your home. It takes more than love. As a recent tragedy in Wichita...
2014/08/01 20:56
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Airport Authority Seeking More Affordable Air Service Officials with the Memphis and Shelby County Airport Authority are hitting the road in the hopes of attracting more affordable air service. As...
2014/08/01 13:44
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... Attorney David West can’t pinpoint precisely when he started to sour on the rapid expansion of drug courts — but the karate episode stands out. West, a criminal defense lawyer in the Atlanta...
2014/07/31 18:23
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COLUMBIA - Amendment One, also known as the "Right to Farm" amendment, is one of five possible amendments to the Missouri constitution facing voters during the Aug. 5 primary election. Although the...
2014/07/31 14:18
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Family: Wife Sharon, grandchildren Carey and Michael, grandchildren Marissa and Braden Work/professional experience: Bachelor’s degree with 24 years in various phases of the energy field; 10 years in...
2014/07/31 05:32
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Incumbent state Rep. Tom Hurst, of St. Thomas, is facing a challenge from Bruce Sassmann, of Bland, on the Republican ticket for the 62nd District seat in the Missouri House of Representatives in the...
2014/07/28 16:07
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Twain complained that there were lies, damn lies and statistics. I've also heard that 90 percent of statistics are wrong. This comes to mind when thinking about a recent study published in Forbes...
2014/08/27 04:44
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