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Kansas to increase sentences for some murders
May 15, 2014
Kansas is doubling the presumed prison sentence for premeditated first-degree murder to life with no chance of parole for at least 50 years.
Raymore, Mo., men face burglary charges stemming from incident near Tonganoxie
May 15, 2014
Three Raymore, Mo., men will face burglary charges in Leavenworth County District Court following their arrests Wednesday just east of Tonganoxie.
KDOT announces Bonner Springs lane closures on K-7 begin May 27
May 15, 2014
The state has announced the starting dates for lane closures on Kansas Highway 7 related to the construction of new ramps for the Interstate 70 interchange.
Kansas student accused of making bomb threats
May 15, 2014
A Kansas high school student is accused of leaving a note claiming bombs had been placed at two schools, but police have determined there was no danger to the district.
Kansas: Stats show inspectors going easy on pet breeders
May 15, 2014
Animal welfare advocates say Kansas Department of Agriculture inspectors are reluctant to give violations to pet breeders who don’t meet state standards, instead providing them with notes on things that need fixing.
Basehor, Bonner teachers say students flourishing with Common Core math
May 15, 2014
Teachers from Basehor-Linwood and Bonner Springs school districts say their students are excelling in Common Core math curriculum. Amy Irvin of Glenwood Ridge Elementary in Basehor says, “I have students answering word problems that two years ago they never would have gotten.”
Face to Face: Amber Anderton, owner of Wagg’n Tails Day Spa
May 15, 2014
This week’s face to face features Amber Anderton of Basehor.
Basehor-Linwood High School Valedictorians and Salutatorians
May 15, 2014
Basehor-Linwood High School will celebrate all graduates tonight at 7 p.m. during the graduation ceremony at the high school.
Regional baseball, softball brackets released
May 15, 2014
Regional baseball and softball brackets have been released by the Kansas State High School Activities Association.