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Bobcat girls win fifth-straight, boys third-straight powerlifting state title as three records fall
March 6, 2012
Three girls broke state records and both the girls and boys Basehor-Linwood powerlifting teams remained firmly entrenched as the state’s top programs after the 4A state championship meet in Abilene on Saturday.
Basehor administrator outlines process for filling council positions in letter to residents
March 6, 2012
Editor’s note: Interim Basehor City Administrator Lloyd Martley has released a letter to Basehor residents after the recalls of Mayor Terry Hill and City Council members Dennis Mertz and Iris Dysart, along with the resignation of member Fred Box.
Legislators expecting fights on major issues
04:44 p.m., March 6, 2012 Updated 12:00 a.m. in print edition on A15
Douglas County legislators said Saturday that major political battles over taxes, school finance and redistricting are lining up for the rest of the 2012 legislative session.
Republicans to have caucus Saturday in Leavenworth
March 6, 2012
Leavenworth County Republicans can let their voices be heard in the presidential nomination process at the county’s Republican Presidential Caucus this weekend.
Kansas Legislators raise concerns about schools reaching dyslexic students
04:22 p.m., March 6, 2012 Updated 12:00 a.m. in print edition on A15
Frustrated parents, reduced education budgets and legislators converged Thursday over the issue of trying to help students with dyslexia.
Five questions: Good consumer
Tips for purchasing products
04:21 p.m., March 6, 2012 Updated 12:00 a.m.
National Consumer Protection Week is this week. Our questions come from information provided through Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt’s website, ag.ks.gov.
FINE PRINT: USD 464 officials say finger scans more efficient method than lunch, library cards
March 6, 2012
For many Tonganoxie students, paying for lunch or checking out a library book is made possible with the touch of a finger — usually their right index finger.
Sporting Kansas City about to kick off 2012 season
March 6, 2012
Sporting Kansas City begins its season at 6:30 p.m. Saturday at D.C. United, returning to the site where the team secured a first-place finish in the Eastern Conference in 2011.
Food: What’s your cup of tea?
06:00 a.m., March 6, 2012 Updated 12:00 a.m.
Hot or iced, decaf or caffeinated, with milk or with sugar, there are a lot of ways to enjoy drinking one of the world’s most popular beverages — tea.