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What team are you rooting for in the NCAA tournament?

Response Percent
Kansas Jayhawks
 
38%
Wichita Shockers
 
34%
All of the Big 12 teams and/or Kansas teams (KU, WSU)
 
17%
One of the top-seeded teams (Duke, Kentucky, Wisconsin, Villanova)
 
6%
Other (tell us in the comments)
 
4%
One of the other Big 12 teams: Baylor, Iowa State, Oklahoma, Oklahoma State, Texas or West Virginia
 
0%
Total 47
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Kansas House panel to review Democratic lawmaker’s remarks
April 1, 2015
Six Kansas legislators are reviewing a complaint against a Democratic lawmaker over her remarks during a committee meeting.
Insurance companies say 2014 exchange members older, sicker
April 1, 2015
Two companies that sell health insurance on the Kansas exchange say people who signed up last year tended to be older and sicker than they had anticipated.
BLHS senior noted among incoming Pitt State students
April 1, 2015
Basehor-Linwood High School senior Quinnlyn Walcott was among 37 future freshmen selected for Pittsburg State University’s fall Honors College.
Youth sports reviewed at Basehor library
April 1, 2015
“Youth Sports and Volunteer Coaches: It’s About the Kids” will be presented at 7 p.m. Wednesday at the Basehor Community Library, 1400 158th St.
Basehor library program offers tips on butterfly, bird habitats
April 1, 2015
The Basehor Community Library will present “Living Landscape,” a program reviewing how to attract birds and butterflies to yards and gardens, Tuesday at the library.
USD 458 bond issue supporters make final push
April 1, 2015
Though it has been stated many times, supporters of a $16 million bond issue for USD 458 want to make one thing clear: it will not raise property taxes.
Midwest economy: state of Kansas report for March
April 1, 2015
The Creighton Economic Forecasting Group has provided a look at the Kansas business conditions for March.
Bonner, Basehor split baseball doubleheader
April 1, 2015
The Bonner Springs and Basehor-Linwood baseball teams split a doubleheader on Tuesday evening at Bonner Spring High School, with the Bobcats winning the first game 8-7 and the Braves taking the second game 13-5.
Hallmark seeks to cut 200 jobs in next several months
March 31, 2015
Hallmark Cards is offering a buyout program as it tries to cut 200 jobs by this summer.
Ag Department to estimate farmers’ spring planting plans
March 31, 2015
The Agriculture Department plans to release its estimate of farmers’ spring planting plans.
Kansas officials await word on this month’s tax collections
March 31, 2015
Kansas officials are waiting to see whether state tax collections this month met expectations.
Bonner-area man named state ‘king’ of weight loss
March 31, 2015
After Jim Erickson was diagnosed with early onset Parkinson’s, his doctor had one major instruction for him: Lose weight.
High court to hear Kansas plea to reinstate death sentences
March 30, 2015
The Supreme Court agreed Monday to hear Kansas’ appeal to reinstate death sentences for two brothers in the fatal shootings of four people and for another man convicted of killing a couple.
Remember When for April 2, 2015
March 30, 2015
Events reported in The Chieftain this week 10, 25, 50 and 100 years ago.
Easter a clear favorite for hard-boiled egg fan
March 30, 2015
One of my happiest memories of Easter is the coloring and devouring of boiled eggs.
Kansas lawmakers working on plan to issue pension bonds
March 30, 2015
Kansas legislators are starting to hash out a plan for issuing $1 billion or more in bonds to shore up the short-term financial health of the pension system for teachers and government workers.
Kansas Senate panel to consider expanding liquor licenses
March 29, 2015
With thousands of dollars in campaign contributions at stake in the 2016 election cycle, GOP legislators are weighing the risks of acting on a fiercely lobbied issue: allowing supermarkets to sell liquor.
Kansas officials hope budget puzzle pieces drop into place
March 29, 2015
Republican Gov. Sam Brownback hopes the GOP-controlled Kansas Legislature wraps up several key budget issues this week, though he’s not pushing lawmakers to finish a spending blueprint for state government that also erases a projected shortfall of nearly $600 million.
Kansas City Connection: Library activities go way beyond books
March 29, 2015
In addition to being an excellent place to do research, check out books or attend film and public speaking events, the Kansas City Library’s Central Branch, located in the First National Bank building at 10th and Baltimore, also functions as something of a museum.
Southern Leavenworth County Leadership Development to celebrate 25 years April 9
March 29, 2015
The Southern Leavenworth County Leadership Development Class is celebrating its 25th anniversary this year and to honor the milestone, the Class of 2015 is hosting an event.

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