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Sen. Moran accepting applications for internships

U.S. Senator Jerry Moran (R-Kan.) today announced he is accepting applications for congressional internships in his Washington, D.C., and Kansas offices for fall 2013. “Congressional internships offer Kansas students a great opportunity to learn about Congress and the legislative process,” Sen. Moran said. “I hope to give Kansans an opportunity similar to the one I had serving in a congressional ...

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This is National Work Zone Awareness Week

A FEW KANSAS WORK ZONE FACTS FOR YOU –Nearly 90 percent of the people who are injured or killed in work zone crashes are motorists. Of the eight people killed in work zone crashes in Kansas in 2012, one was a highway worker who worked for a construction company, one was a pedestrian and six were motorists. Most of the ...

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Best Kansas High School Boys Basketball Players of the 1990′s

High school basketball players from across the State of Kansas who played in the 1990’s were recently recognized by the sports website http://www.kansas-sports.com, and their twitter account http://www.twitter.com/sportsinkansas for their accomplishments. Kansas-Sports compiled the list from records kept by the Kansas Sports Hall of Fame all-state teams and input from Kansas media members. To be considered, student-athletes had to graduate ...

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Severe Weather Awareness Week this week in Kansas

This week is Severe Weather Awareness Week across the State of Kansas. Tornado sirens will be tested throughout the state on Tuesday afternoon at 1:30 pm. Last year, Kansas reported it’s first tornado on February 28 when 8 tornadoes were reported, along with 1 fatality and 12 injuries that day. The main threat for tornadoes in Kansas is April thru June, however they can ...

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Chapman Student Wins National High School Spirit Award

INDIANAPOLIS, IN — Justin Volkman, a student-athlete at Chapman High School, has been selected as the 2013 Section 5 recipient of the “National High School Spirit of Sport Award” by the National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS). This marks the first time a Kansas nomination has been selected as a section recipient. The National High School Spirit of ...

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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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Senator Moran accepting applications for summer internships

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Jerry Moran (R-Kan.) today announced he is accepting applications for congressional internships in his Washington, D.C., and Kansas offices for summer 2013. “Congressional internships offer Kansas students a great opportunity to learn about Congress and the legislative process,” Sen. Moran said. “I hope to give Kansans an opportunity similar to the one I had serving ...

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MCAC hosting Photography Exhibit at Lee Dam Center

“Shooting with Dad – Photographs by Scott and Roger Bean” The Marshall County Arts Cooperative is hosting a photography exhibit at the Lee Dam Center for Fine Art, “Shooting with Dad – Photographs by Scott and Roger Bean.”  The exhibit runs through Sunday, February 17, and features the photography of the father and son team, Scott and Roger Bean. While ...

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Kansas 8-Man All-Star Game Selections Announced

Many area players have been selected to play in the 28th Annual 8-Man All-Stars Games on Saturday, June 8th at Trojan Field in Beloit, KS. Final rosters will be announced at a later date. 2013 Division II West Roster Head Coach: Doug Oberle – Victoria Assistant: Ben Labertew – Sylvan Lucas Assistant: Marc Cowles – Weskan Kade Dennis – Thunder Ridge ...

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No major problems reported from snow storm

2-3 inches of snow was the general snow total around the area as the first winter storm of the season came thru Wednesday night and early Thursday morning. Westar Energy reported scattered power outages and at one point they had about 13,000 customers without power for a time, generally around the Kansas City Metro area and extreme northeast Kansas.  Nemaha ...

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