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Governor Brownback Proposes Education Cuts; Impacts Projected For Local Districts

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The State of Kansas is facing a $600 million budget shortfall for next fiscal year, and to help plug a $344 million deficit projected for June 30th, Governor Sam Brownback announced a plan to cut $54 million in Local Option Budget State Aid and Capital Outlay State Aid spending to public schools and universities in Kansas. With numbers released by ...

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K-State Spring Game Is Heading To Sporting Park In Kansas City

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MANHATTAN, Kan. – Kansas City, here come the Wildcats! With construction of the new Vanier Football Complex presenting logistical and safety issues for both the K-State football team and fans to hold the annual spring football game at Bill Snyder Family Stadium, Athletics Director John Currie announced today that the 2015 Purple/White Spring Game and surrounding activities will be held ...

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Waterville Man Sent To KU Med With Disabling Injuries

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An injury accident in Douglas County Wednesday afternoon sent a Waterville man to the hospital with disabling injuries. Joseph S. Saur, 49, was passing a truck and trailer on U.S. Highway 24, four miles north of Lawrence. The truck proceeded to turn, and trapped the Saur vehicle beneath the trailer. Saur was taken to the University of Kansas Medical Center ...

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Kansas Football Welcomes Six New Staffers, Including Rob Likens as OC

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LAWRENCE, Kan. –Kansas head football coach David Beaty announced the hiring of six members to his coaching staff, including the arrival of four on-field assistant coaches, on Tuesday. With the role of defensive coordinator filled by assistant head coach Clint Bowen, Beaty announced that Rob Likens will orchestrate the offensive side of the ball as KU’s offensive coordinator. Likens arrives ...

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AAA: Fourth of July Travel Up; Strongest For Auto Travel

Topeka, KS (June 26) – AAA projects nearly 3.2 million people in the West North Central* region, which includes Kansas, will travel at least 50 miles from home for the Independence Day holiday, a .7 percent increase from 2013 and the highest travel volume for the holiday since 2010. This represents 15.1 percent of the region’s population traveling this holiday ...

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William T. Kemper Foundation gives $1 million boost to Kansas State University’s plans for Seaton Complex

MANHATTAN — The Kansas City, Missouri-based William T. Kemper Foundation has made a gift of $1 million to the College of Architecture, Planning & Design, known as APDesign, at Kansas State University to support the Seaton Complex revitalization and expansion. With expected groundbreaking in fall 2015, the $75 million project will renovate 80,000 square feet of Seaton Hall and add ...

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Kansas Football Sets Game Times & Television Coverage

LAWRENCE, Kan. – The Big 12 Conference released the television broadcast assignments for the first three weeks of the 2014 college football season, with Kansas being tabbed for television in each of its first two games. The Jayhawks have a bye the opening week of the 2014 college football season. Kansas, playing under third-year head coach Charlie Weis, will open the 2014 ...

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Liz & Allison Manley Recognized By The Red Cross

The Kansas Capitol Area Chapter of the American Red Cross will recognize Liz and Allison Manley of Marysville with a Certificate of Extraordinary Personal Action for their part in rescuing four year old Myles Didde earlier this summer in a Kansas City, Missouri swimming pool. Liz and Allison Manley are Red Cross certified lifeguards who work at the Marysville City ...

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Dr. Dave Hamel named Dentist of the Year

Dr. Dave Hamel of Marysville Dental Care was recently named Kansas Dental Association Dentist of the Year at the Kansas Dental Association meeting in Kansas City. His wife Cheri, daughters Brooke and Ali and their husbands, were able to attend the presentation. He has been a member and officer of the Kansas Dental Association, including President in 2010 and has been President ...

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Kansas Coaches and Officials Recognized

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – The National Federation Coaches Association (NFCA) has recognized the following Kansas coaches for 2012 as NFCA State of Kansas Coaches of the Year Award Winners. These coaches are recognized for their professionalism, leadership and years of service to Kansas youth. In addition, the coaches listed below with an *-asterisk were honored as NFCA – Section 5 Award ...

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