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  1. Why Are Indian Kids So Good at Spelling?Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Slate Magazine

    ... early entry into the National Spelling Bee world. It is reprinted below. This April's North South Foundation bee in Shawnee, Kan., might seem like an obscure place to find the spelling world's two biggest stars. Mostly, it looked like the sort of ...

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  2. May 29 Police ReportsRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Sedalia Democrat

    ... in Moniteau County on charges of possession of an illegal weapon and speeding. 9:03 p.m.: Richard B. Calkins, 45, of Shawnee, Kan., was arrested in Johnson County on charges of driving while intoxicated and speeding. 9:44 p.m.: Daniel R. Bolinger, ...

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  3. Texas woman sentenced for adoption fraud of Kansas coupleRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Norwalk Citizen News

    A Texas woman was sentenced to five years in federal prison for defrauding a Kansas couple in an adoption scheme. Federal prosecutors say Rippey admitted that she took $22,225 from a Shawnee, Kansas, couple who believed she was pregnant with twins and who wanted to adopt the children.

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  4. Sky Zone To Kick Off Summer With End Of School Year BashRead the original story

    Wednesday | PRLog US Entertainment

    ... kids to get off the couch and stay active." Sky Zone Kansas City is located at 6495 Quivira Road, Suite A, Shawnee, KS 66216. For more information on the end of school year celebration, please visit www.skyzone.com/ kansascity. ### About Sky Zone, ...

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  5. Woman defrauded Kansas couple in adoption scamRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Capital-Journal

    A Texas woman was sentenced to five years in federal prison for defrauding a Kansas couple in an adoption scheme. Federal prosecutors say Rippey admitted that she took $22,225 from a Shawnee, Kansas, couple who believed she was pregnant with twins and who wanted to adopt the children.

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  6. Kansas legislators working to change limit on ATM withdrawals by welfare recipientsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Wichita Eagle

    ... the requirements that it must be accessible and not a high burden." O'Donnell said he and Sen. Mary Pilcher-Cook, R-Shawnee, the Public Health chair, met Tuesday with the governor on the issue. O'Donnell said that the Senate would likely vote on a ...

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  7. CoreFirst to sell its two Emporia locations to Community NationalRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 26 | The Capital-Journal

    ... bank along the I-70 corridor." CoreFirst will continue to conduct operations in Topeka, Manhattan, Lenexa, Olathe, Shawnee and Englewood, Colo. "We did not enter into the sale of our Emporia operations lightly," Kuta said in a news release ...

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  8. Sting take Challenger CupRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | Sedalia Democrat

    The Sedalia Select Sting U14 Girls Soccer team recently won the Challenger Cup U14/15 tournament in Shawnee, Kan. The Sting went 4-0 in the tournament, outscoring their opponents 13-1.

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  9. State senators mull over tax on federal health care exchange plansRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | The Capital-Journal

    ... percent of the premium of each policy. The tax would generate about $20 million a year. Sen. Mary Pilcher-Cook, R-Shawnee, told the Senate Ways and Means Committee during a hearing the legislation offers a way for Kansas to recoup costs associated ...

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  10. Lawmakers adopt bill giving prosecutorial power to KobachRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | The Capital-Journal

    ... of the legislation viewed the bill as a politically motivated intrusion into local affairs. Rep. John Rubin, R-Shawnee, said the legislation forwarded to Brownback was "critically important if we want to stand for full and fair elections" and "the ...

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  11. Shawnee police: Man tried to lure kids into vanRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | NBC Action News

    ... in effect for: Buchanan Flood Warning issued May 20 at 9:28AM CDT expiring May 22 at 1:00AM CDT in effect for: Bates SHAWNEE, Kan. - The Shawnee Police Department is warning parents about a suspicious man that may have attempted to lure children. ...

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  12. Shawnee Heights Baseball Keeps The Tradition Going In Lake ShawneeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | WIBW-TV Topeka

    The Shawnee Heights Thunderbird baseball team beat Leavenworth 4-2 on Wednesday night winning the class 5A northeast regional championship. There was still one thing left to do on Wednesday evening though.

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  13. Halting the Invasion: Controlling Fleas and TicksRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | Pet Product News

    ... and ticks, said Paris Revoir, DVM, pet specialty national training manager for Bayer HealthCare Animal Health in Shawnee, Kan. "It's important to treat not only the pet, but also the home," he said. "The bulk of people don't understand what's needed ...

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  14. Shawnee FD: Extension cord started fatal fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 16 | NBC Action News

    ... Lafayette, Ray Flood Warning issued May 15 at 8:14PM CDT expiring May 17 at 1:32AM CDT in effect for: Atchison, Holt SHAWNEE, Kan. - The Shawnee Fire Department believes an extension cord was the cause of a fire that killed 3-year-old Christian ...

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  15. Wounded veterans flock to KC for empowering cycling eventRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 14 | KMBC-TV

    ... d 91st Street in Kansas City, Kansas, and ends at Sporting Park. Saturday's ride starts at 9 a.m. and takes place at Shawnee Mission Park at 79th Street and Renner Road in Shawnee.

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  16. 3-yo among two dead after Shawnee fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 14 | NBC Action News

    SHAWNEE, Kan. - A three-year-old child is among two people dead following a house fire in Shawnee, Kan., Thursday morning.

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  17. Wounded Warrior Project Soldier Ride Cruises through Kansas CityRead the original story

    Tuesday May 12 | Freshnews

    ... and community support on their way to KC Sporting Stadium. The following day, they will cycle 21 miles through Shawnee Mission Park. Thursday, May 14 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM Bike Fitting with Injured Veterans Marriott Overland Park 10800 Metcalf Avenue, ...

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  18. Feds: Shawnee resident lied to gain legal entry, citizenshipRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 11 | The Capital-Journal

    A native of Ghana and current resident of northeast Kansas who admitted using fraudulent means to obtain U.S. citizenship in 2004 now faces possible deportation. Barry Grissom, the U.S. Attorney for Kansas, said Ernest Opoku Acheampong, 44, of Shawnee, pleaded guilty Monday in U.S. District Court at Kansas City to one count of obtaining citizenship by fraud.

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  19. Shawnee Heights students test kayak built from paper productsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 9 | The Capital-Journal

    James Gerdis, a student in Mark Rakestraw's "Introduction to Naval Science" class at Shawnee Heights Middle School, tests out a kayak built from paper products at Lake Shawnee. Clara Bynum, an 8th-grader at Shawnee Heights Middle School, tests out a kayak Saturday at Lake Shawnee.

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  20. Rowing Wraps Up Impactful 2015 Signing ClassRead the original story

    Thursday May 7 | Kansas Jayhawks

    ... with the best in the Big 12 Conference. The spring signees consist of: Brittany Cost (Olathe, Kansas), Meghan Dwyer (Shawnee, Kansas), Rylee Goodson (Overland Park, Kansas), Jessica Kirchner (Shawnee, Kansas), Victoria Snitsar (Sunnyvale, ...

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