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  1. Debra Darlene WhiteRead the original story

    30 min ago | The Hutchinson News, Hutchinson Kansas

    ... Aug. 26, 2015, at Hutchinson Regional Medical Center. The daughter of Wayne White and Lois Collins, she was born in Chanute, Kan. on May 24, 1951. Debra Darlene White, 64, passed away Aug. 26, 2015, at Hutchinson Regional Medical Center. The ...

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  2. Grizzlies tennis take second at Chanute InvitationalRead the original story

    Yesterday | ParsonsSun.com

    The Labette County Grizzlies girls tennis team took second place overall at the Chanute High School Invitational Tournament on Thursday, Augus 27 in what was the team's fall season opener.

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  3. City high school volleyball capsulesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Capital-Journal

    ... Highland Park triangular, 26 at Newton Inv., 29 at Emporia quadrangular. October - 1 Highland Park triangular, 3 at Chanute Inv., 6 at Manhattan quadrangular, 17 Highland Park Inv., 24 Sub-state, 30-31 State. Top newcomers - Haylie Kaberline, jr.; ...

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  4. Library to host 'Wonderful World' finaleRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Estes Park Trail-Gazette

    ... years ago, in 1933, Bob and another Boy Scout, Bill Clark attended the movie, Simba, by Osa and Martin Johnson of Chanute, Kansas. The move inspired Bill and Bob to declare then and there that they would go to Africa someday. The next year, Bill ...

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  5. NBC Touts Left-Wing Atheist Group Forcing Removal of Jesus PaintingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | NewsBusters.org

    ... most famous ever painted. 500 million copies sold. Since the '50, it hung in the hallway of Royster Middle School in Chanute, Kansas. But no longer. RICHARD PROFFITT [CHANUTE PUBLIC SCHOOLS SUPERINTENDENT]: We wanted to try to do it at the earliest ...

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  6. Picture of Jesus removed from Chanute school was memorial to studentRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | The Wichita Eagle

    A controversial picture of Jesus removed from a Chanute public middle school last week was a memorial to a student who died there in gym class in 1956. The print of Walter Sallman's famous "Head of Christ" painting was hung at what was then Royster Junior High School shortly after the death of Duane Eastburn, a 14-year-old ninth-grader.

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  7. Boy, 6, makes strides at school and at home with agency's helpRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 25 | ParsonsSun.com

    ... just two families. These services have now been expanded in the last 10 months to include nine families in Parsons, Chanute, Pittsburg, Fort Scott and Girard, with many more who still need services from Parsons, Altamont and surrounding towns. In an ...

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  8. Atheists Force Kansas School toRemove Painting of Jesus ChristRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 26 | Lucianne.com

    Did a copy of a famous painting of Jesus hanging on the wall of a Kansas middle school since 1965 establish Christianity as an official state religion? Some atheists say yes and they have convinced the school board in Chanute, Kansas to remove the painting. Someone took a picture of the painting of the head of Jesus Christ and sent it to the Freedom from Religion Foundation which then threatened the school board of Chanute, Kansas with protracted litigation if the painting was not removed.

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  9. Kansas Community Angered by Removal of Jesus Painting from SchoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | People

    ... times, according to its publishers . For more than 50 years, one of those copies hung in Royster Middle School in Chanute, Kansas. Last week, it came down. Superintendent Richard Proffitt was contacted by a lawyer from the Freedom from Religion ...

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  10. Atheists Force Kansas School to Remove Painting of Jesus ChristRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | Breitbart.com

    Did a copy of a famous painting of Jesus hanging on the wall of a Kansas middle school since 1965 establish Christianity as an official state religion? Some atheists say yes and they have convinced the school board in Chanute, Kansas to remove the painting. Someone took a picture of the painting of the head of Jesus Christ and sent it to the Freedom from Religion Foundation which then threatened the school board of Chanute, Kansas with protracted litigation if the painting was not removed.

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  11. 'I'm Sick of This': Residents Express Outrage After ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | TheBlaze.com

    Some local residents are outraged and upset after an atheist group successfully petitioned for the removal of a picture of Jesus Christ that had been hanging in a Kansas public school since the 1950s. The Freedom From Religion Foundation had complained to officials who oversee the Royster Middle School in Chanute, Kansas, arguing that the Jesus portrait was inappropriate and should not be present on the walls of a public school.

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  12. A picture of Jesus removed from a Kansas town of Chanute school. Photo courtesy KSNT News.Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 25 | Religion News Service

    Public school officials in the small Kansas town of Chanute are trying to find a new home for a portrait of Jesus after a civil liberties group demanded its removal from the town's middle school. Local churches and other groups are offering to house the portrait, which had hung in the school since at least the 1950s, and community leaders have been working to defuse anger over its removal.

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  13. Kansas experts back Chanute decision to remove Jesus pictureRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 25 | The Wichita Eagle

    Three of the state's top experts in constitutional law say the Chanute school district made the right call when it took down a portrait of Jesus that had hung in the town's middle school for decades, but that doesn't mean religion has to be banished from public schools. Law professors Bill Rich and Jeff Jackson from Washburn University and Richard Levy from the University of Kansas said the picture almost certainly violated the first part of the First Amendment in the Bill of Rights: "Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof."

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  14. Kansas Public School Takes Down Portrait Of Jesus After ComplaintRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 24 | The Huffington Post

    A Kansas school has taken down a portrait of Jesus Christ after being threatened with legal action, and some parents and former students aren't happy about the decision. Royster Middle School, a public school in the city of Chanute, had been displaying a print of Warner Sallman's "Head of Christ" since the 1950s , according to Reuters.

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  15. Kansas town laments forced removal of Jesus picture from schoolRead the original story

    Monday Aug 24 | Canadian Content

    Kansas town laments forced removal of Jesus picture from school Carey Gillam, Reuters First posted: Monday, August 24, 2015 02:00 PM EDT Updated: Monday, August 24, 2015 02:15 PM EDT Public school officials in the small Kansas town of Chanute are trying to find a new home for a portrait of Jesus Christ after a civil liberties group demanded its removal from the town's middle school. Local churches and other groups are offering to house the portrait, which had hung in the school since at least the 1950s, and community leaders have been working to defuse anger over its removal.

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  16. Kansas town laments forced removal of Jesus pictur...Read the original story

    Monday Aug 24 | WHTC

    Public school officials in the small Kansas town of Chanute are trying to find a new home for a portrait of Jesus Christ after a civil liberties group demanded its removal from the town's middle school. Local churches and other groups are offering to house the portrait, which had hung in the school since at least the 1950s, and community leaders have been working to defuse anger over its removal.

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  17. Letter demands Kansas school remove Jesus portraitRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 24 | WBKO-TV Bowling Green

    America's largest non-theist advocacy group made a southeast Kansas school remove a large portrait of Jesus hanging in one of its middle schools. On Thursday, an attorney for the Freedom from Religion Foundation sent Chanute Public Schools, USD #413, a letter asking the district to investigate a tip about the framed print, which depicted Warner Sallman's "Head of Christ."

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  18. Kansas town in uproar over removal of Jesus painting from public middle schoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 24 | The Raw Story

    A Kansas middle school is at the center of a mushrooming controversy over the removal of a painting of Jesus from a public hallway. According to the Wichita Eagle , the print of Warner Sallman's "Head of Christ" has been hanging in the hall at Royster Middle School in Chanute for decades.

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  19. Portrait of Christ kicked out of Chanute middle schoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 24 | WIBW-TV Topeka

    First-year superintendent Richard Proffitt said the Chanute District's lawyer advised that Royster Middle School could not legally display the print of Warner Sallman's "Head of Christ." The Wichita Eagle reported that issues arose after the district received a complaint from the self styled Freedom From Religion Foundation a national organization that claims they are dedicated to the principle of separation of church and state.

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  20. Chanute Middle School Takes Down Picture Of JesusRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 23 | KIXQ-FM Joplin

    A picture of Jesus has been removed from a Chanute middle school where it had hung for decades. First-year superintendent Richard Proffitt says the Chanute district's lawyer advised that Royster Middle School could not legally display the print of Warner Sallman's ``Head of Christ.'

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