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  • Local |Government & Politics | July 29, 2014

    Commissions approve bridge deck upgrade

    Pottawatomie and Wabaunsee county commissioners reached unanimous consensus Monday to move forward with rehabilitation of the deck of the Belvue Bridge. The consensus was reached following a 90-minute presentation during which representatives of the Truesdell Corporation said the aging span is indeed a viable candidate

  • Local |Government & Politics | July 29, 2014

    Swanson raises $14,000 in race

    Susie Swanson received more than double the campaign contributions of her nearest competitor, Kathy Martin, in the Kansas House 64th District race, according to reports. Candidates were required to file campaign finance reports with the Kansas Governmental Ethics Commission by Monday. The information in the

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | July 29, 2014

    Wamego woman killed in crash

    A 26-year-old Wamego woman died after her motorcycle collided with a pickup truck Monday afternoon about three miles north of Wamego on Kansas Highway 99. The Kansas Highway Patrol at 3:17 p.m. reported that Stephanie Kickbush was traveling south on K-99 on a 2009 Yamaha XT250 when

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | July 29, 2014

    Trial set for Nichols in Burroughs murder

    Anthony Nichols didn’t speak a word Monday afternoon in Riley County District Court during an arraignment hearing for his first-degree murder case. After a formal reading of the charge was waived, District Chief Judge Meryl Wilson entered a not guilty plea for the 34-year-old

  • Editorials | July 29, 2014

    Ebola isn’t just an African problem

    The headline in the online version of USA Today on Monday was chilling: “ Ebola only a plane flight away from the USA.” Ebola, which conjures up images of personnel in “moonsuits,” is among the deadliest viral illnesses on the planet. There is no vaccine, little

  • Columns | July 29, 2014

    Cameron: Baseball Hall missing the point

    Sc -- magazine mug.phatch

    That quote from a Hall of Famer has been recycled every few years, and with good reason. Baseball certainly has bumbled along despite itself — from a time long before Terry’s heyday in the 1930s right up to this evening. Start with this: What sort

  • Movies | July 29, 2014

    ‘Planes: Fire and Rescue’ an improvement over ‘Planes’

    Just 11 months after releasing the first “Planes,” DisneyToon Studios dropped a sequel on this summer’s movie audiences. “Planes: Fire and Rescue” is set in the same racing obsessed, sentient vehicle inhabited world as Lightning McQueen from the highly successful “Cars” franchise. In “Planes,” cropduster

  • Arts & Leisure | July 29, 2014

    Variety of jazz on tap in Topeka

    TOPEKA — Topeka Jazz Workshop Inc. has announced the lineup for its 2014-15 concert season. The schedule features a variety of jazz sounds, including: •August 17     —    TJW Band with guest artist Bill Watrous, trombone •September 28   —  West Coast singer Denise Donatelli and

  • Local | July 29, 2014

    Nixon newspapers on display at museum

    Richard M. Nixon resigned as president of the United States on Aug. 9, 1974 — nearly 40 years ago — after addressing the nation via radio and television the night before. Nixon’s resignation was the culmination of an arduous investigation into what became known as the Watergate scandal. Nixon

  • Obituaries | July 29, 2014

    MALAKAI ROWLAND-VAN HORN

    Malakai Isaac Dean Rowland-Van Horn, 23, of Clay Center, died of cancer Friday, July 25, 2014, at the KU Medical Center in Kansas City, Kan. He was born on Oct. 13, 1990, at Fort Riley. On June 4, 2011, at Clay Center, he was married to Diamond Lou. She survives of the


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