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Jalapenos opens to large crowds in Tonganoxie
April 6, 2012
The banner on the west side of Jalapenos Mexican Grill in Tonganoxie has changed from “coming soon” to “now open.”
Eudora Middle School students named to honor rolls
April 6, 2012
These Eudora Middle School students were named to honor rolls for the third quarter of the 2011-2012 school year.
Eudora Middle School students have perfect attendance
April 6, 2012
These Eudora Middle School students had perfect attendance through March 14:
Five questions: Tobacco-free teens
03:24 p.m., April 3, 2012 Updated 12:00 a.m.
Last month, U.S. Surgeon General Regina Benjamin released a new report calling on the country to make the next generation tobacco-free.
Budget meltdown could cause furloughs in courts
02:57 p.m., April 3, 2012 Updated 12:00 a.m.
The Kansas Legislature imploded Friday before adjourning for its annual break, leaving a long list of politically explosive issues to be dealt with when the wrap-up session starts April 25.
One person killed in vehicle-train accident near Riverfront Park north of Lawrence
April 2, 2012
One person died early Monday morning in a vehicle-train accident just north of Lawrence.
House gives preliminary OK to bill that supporters say preserves religious freedom, but opponents say allows discrimination
March 29, 2012
The Kansas House on Wednesday advanced legislation that would allow a religious defense to discriminate against gays.
Kansas House advances abortion ‘conscience’ bill
March 29, 2012
A bill aimed at giving Kansas health care providers more legal protection if they want to avoid any involvement in abortions is moving toward House passage.
Kansas House rejects proposed amendment on funding
March 29, 2012
The Kansas House on Wednesday rejected a proposed amendment to the state constitution that sought to clarify that only the Legislature can decide how to appropriate state money.
State health officials warn of increase in rabies
March 29, 2012
The Kansas Department of Health and Environment reports that 13 animals have tested positive for rabies in the state since Jan. 1 and is reminding the public to have their animals vaccinated against rabies by a veterinarian.
House advances bill creating prayer room
March 29, 2012
Topeka — The Kansas House has given first-round approval to a bill creating a prayer room at the Statehouse.
Eudora High School students recognized for perfect attendance during third quarter of 2011-2012 school year
March 28, 2012
These Eudora High School had perfect attendance for the third quarter of the 2011-2012 school year:
Five questions: Storm preparation
01:01 p.m., March 27, 2012 Updated 12:00 a.m.
Severe Weather Awareness Week in Kansas was March 12-16. The Kansas Department of Health and Environment answered these questions about the proper precautions to take.
Jobs fair planned April 10 at Great Mall
First hour is veterans-only
12:00 p.m., March 26, 2012 Updated 12:00 a.m.
Kansas third-district Congressman Kevin Yoder is partnering with Workforce Partnership to hold a Jobs Fair and Resource Expo on April 10 at the Great Mall of the Great Plains, 20700 W. 151st St., Olathe.