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  1. Overland Park man sentenced 63 months after embezzling more than $6MRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | The Capital-Journal

    A Shawnee Mission man was sentenced Monday to 63 months in federal prison after pleading guilty to embezzling more than $6 million from an Overland Park company, U.S. Attorney Barry Grissom said. Kenneth Voboril, 46, of Overland Park, pleaded guilty to one count of wire fraud and one count of filing a false tax return.

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  2. Overland Park hospital has 18 cases of illnessRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | The Capital-Journal

    A suburban Kansas City hospital has reported 18 cases of a gastrointestinal illness, and at least one of the cases has been preliminarily identified as norovirus. The University of Kansas Hospital's Marillac Campus this week reported 18 cases of a gastrointestinal illness, with 10 cases among patients and eight cases among staff.

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  3. Kris Kobach presses to block use of tax dollars for ballot-question mailersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | The Capital-Journal

    Secretary of State Kris Kobach discusses legislation with the Senate Ethics and Election Committee, Thursday morning, that would prevent tax dollars from being used by local units of government to mail out information on ballot questions to potential voters. The Senate Ethics and Election Committee hears from Secretary of State Kris Kobach, Thursday morning, as they discuss legislation that would prevent tax dollars from being used by local units of government to mail out information on ballot questions to potential voters.

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  4. Senate approves reducing marijuana penaltiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | The Capital-Journal

    Senators voted 38-1 to pass House Bill 2049. In addition to lowering the severity of first and second-time possession, the legislation also strengthens punishments for some burglaries.

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  5. 10 sickened with gastrointestinal illness linked to Overland Park Bufallo Wild WingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | The Capital-Journal

    The Johnson County Department of Health and Environment is investigating the illness, which is linked to a Buffalo Wild Wings grill and bar. The Kansas City Star reports that laboratory tests that may identify the illness are pending.

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  6. Overland Park dinner theater cleans up from norovirus outbreak that sickened over 600Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 2 | The Capital-Journal

    A suburban Kansas City dinner theater has spent $40,000 cleaning up after a norovirus outbreak sickened more than 600 people. The Kansas City Star reports that the New Theatre Restaurant in Overland Park brought in a commercial and residential disinfecting and mold remediation company on Friday.

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  7. Overland Park students win statewide civics competitionRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 1 | The Capital-Journal

    A team of students from Blue Valley Northwest High School in Overland Park will head to Baltimore for a national civics championship after winning a statewide competition Monday. Teams had 10 minutes to present their testimony at mock congressional hearings as they fielded questions from judges on the history, structure and application of the U.S. Constitution.

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  8. About 400 people sickened by norovirus outbreak at Overland Park dinner theaterRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 29 | The Capital-Journal

    More than 390 people have reported getting sick in a norovirus outbreak associated with a suburban Kansas City dinner theater. The Kansas Department of Health and Environment initially said more than 100 people got sick after going to the New Theatre Restaurant in Overland Park.

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  9. KDHE: Outbreak linked to Overland Park dinner theater sickened more than 390Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 29 | The Capital-Journal

    Health officials say they're expanding the investigation into an illness outbreak associated with a suburban Kansas City dinner theater. The Kansas Department of Health and Environment has been investigating a norovirus outbreak that apparently sickened people after they attended performances at the New Theatre Restaurant in Overland Park.

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  10. Senate committee explores 'fail-first' policy for Medicaid drugsRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 27 | The Capital-Journal

    The medical establishment in Kansas attempted laser surgery Wednesday on a bill that would repeal a state law prohibiting Medicaid patients from enduring failure of low-cost medicines before gaining access to more expensive alternatives. Sen. Jim Denning, an Overland Park Republican, spoke in defense of Senate Bill 341 because it would authorize initiation of drug therapy with the most cost-effective prescriptions, and if necessary, step up to the medicines with a higher price tag.

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  11. Parents of suicide victims urge Kansas lawmakers to require teacher trainingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 26 | The Capital-Journal

    Sara Prideaux was a vibrant 16-year-old at Shawnee Mission South in Overland Park - in the top of her class with an infectious smile. Prideaux was just one in a line of children named Tuesday - just one of a number of children whose lives were cut short by suicide.

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  12. Parents of suicide victims urge lawmakers to require teacher trainingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 26 | The Capital-Journal

    Sara Prideaux was a vibrant 16-year-old at Shawnee Mission South in Overland Park - in the top of her class with an infectious smile. Prideaux was just one in a line of children named Tuesday - just one of a number of children whose lives were cut short by suicide.

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  13. Lawmakers investigate delays to computerized eligibility systemRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 23 | The Capital-Journal

    Lawmakers are seeking assurances a computerized system to determine eligibility for state social service and Medicaid programs that has been fraught with delays will eventually be completed. The Kansas Eligibility Enforcement System, or KEES, has experienced numerous setbacks and is now more than 2A1 2 years behind schedule - and set to exceed its original budget by at least $46 million.

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  14. Sprint gave layoff notices to 829 Overland Park employeesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 23 | The Capital-Journal

    Sprint Corp. says in state filings that it has given layoff notices to 829 employees at its suburban Kansas City campus in the past three months. The Kansas City Star reports that the notice was filed with the state under a federal law designed to give workers more notice when there are mass layoffs.

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  15. Overland Park homicide: Woman found dead in apartment; arrest madeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 19 | The Capital-Journal

    Overland Park police are investigating the death of a woman whose body was found in an apartment as a homicide. Police found the body of 35-year-old Jennifer Lopez of Overland Park Monday evening inside an apartment just south of Shawnee Mission North High School Monday evening.

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  16. Kansas lawmakers eye change to citizen-petitioned grand juryRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 15 | The Capital-Journal

    The Kansas House will vote next week whether to allow changes to the petition process that allows citizens to convene grand juries in cases where they believe prosecutors aren't pursuing wrongdoing. The House debated the bill Thursday and advanced it to final action on a voice vote.

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  17. Planned Parenthood cleared by Kansas State Board of Healing ArtsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 14 | The Capital-Journal

    Kansas' medical board is taking no action against a Planned Parenthood clinic after completing an investigation into whether illegal sales of fetal tissue are occurring after abortions. A State Board of Healing Arts disciplinary attorney sent a letter last week to Planned Parenthood of Kansas and Mid-Missouri saying the board's disciplinary staff had investigated the group's clinic in the Kansas City suburb of Overland Park.

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  18. 5 years probation ordered for gun buyer in Overland Park Jewish site killingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 14 | The Capital-Journal

    A southern Missouri man has been sentenced to five years of probation for purchasing one of the shotguns that a white supremacist used in a deadly attack at two Jewish sites in suburban Kansas City. Forty-nine-year-old John Mark Reidle, of Aurora, was sentenced Thursday in federal court in Springfield.

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  19. Man charged in deadly crash; victim's baby survived deliveryRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 11 | The Capital-Journal

    A fleeing motorist is charged with causing a suburban Kansas City crash that injured a pregnant woman so severely that she died soon after her baby was delivered. Twenty-one-year-old Raphael Sherman was charged Monday in Johnson County District Court with involuntary manslaughter in the death of 25-year-old Denise Lopez of Kansas City, Kansas.

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  20. Baby delivered, mother dies after traffic accident in OlatheRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 11 | The Capital-Journal

    Police say a pregnant woman who was injured in a traffic accident delivered her baby before dying at a hospital. The accident occurred Sunday evening in Overland Park when a car ran a red light and hit a truck carrying two people.

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