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Kansas: Real-life ‘Captain Phillips’ coming for speech
March 5, 2014
The man portrayed by actor Tom Hanks in the Oscar-nominated movie “Captain Phillips” is scheduled to give a lecture in Hutchinson later this year.
Kansas: Flu vaccine for uninsured adults running low
March 5, 2014
The Sedgwick County Health Department has run out of flu vaccine for uninsured adults.
Kansas: Advocates fight to block death penalty bill
March 5, 2014
The Kansas Coalition Against the Death Penalty is campaigning against legislation limiting the time allowed for appeals of capital punishment convictions.
Bonner’s New Century Club looks to step into 21st century
March 5, 2014
A service organization unique to Bonner Springs and more than 100 years old is making an effort to remind the community that it is still here and ready to help.
Basehor council targets land for new city campus
March 5, 2014
The Basehor city council is offering to buy a plot of land to build a new city campus between the city park and the community library, potentially resulting in a trail system that could connect all three. The council has written a letter of intent to buy the land near the corner of 158th Street and Parallel Road for $325,000 from David Jenkins of Basehor Prairie Farms. The city has been saving money for capital improvements and has $1.5 million earmarked for the city campus project, which would include a new city hall, community center, police station and potentially an EMS station.