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KSN News Poll: Davis 48, Brownback 40, Democrat edges closer to Pat Roberts

Posted on Jul. 24th, 2014

KANSAS CITY, KAN. ----- Kansas Rep. Paul Davis is leading Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback in another poll from KSN News and Survey USA.

Davis leads 48 percent to 40 percent in the poll, which...
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Olathe Police: Woman sexually assaulted

Posted on Jul. 24th, 2014

OLATHE, KAN. ----- On July 24, 2014 at 12:51 a.m. officers were dispatched to the 1700 Block of north Lennox Street in reference to an assault.

Officers contacted a 25-year-old female who...
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JCCC culinary program recognized by global chefs group

Posted on Jul. 24th, 2014

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. — Johnson County Community College’s culinary program has a world-class reputation.

Its quality was affirmed by the World Association of Chefs Societies,...
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Hot dog: Rising temperatures can be dangerous to dog's life

Posted on Jul. 24th, 2014

GARDNER, KAN. ----- The "dog days of summer" are here, but don't let the phrase fool you. This hot time of year can be dangerous for your pup, says a Kansas State University veterinarian.>Full Story

Texting While Driving in Johnson County

Posted on Jul. 23rd, 2014

GARDNER, KAN--- The Kansas Highway Patrol has been conducting a texting enforcement initiative to spot drivers who are violating Kansas Statue 8-15,111 also known as the texting while driving law....
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Kansas Profile – Now That’s Rural Tad Felts – Tad Poll

Posted on Jul. 23rd, 2014

Listen, I hear a Tad Poll. No, not a young frog. I hear a radio program called the Tad Poll which one legendary broadcaster has been doing for decades in rural Kansas. It’s today’s Kansas...
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How Do You Like Your Hot Dog?

Posted on Jul. 23rd, 2014

July 23, 2014 (Tampa, FL) - It's national hot dog day, so Ovations Food Services, a nationally recognized food and beverage service provider who operates in 140 public assembly facilities nationwide,...
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Former employee sentenced for stealing Garmin GPS devices

Posted on Jul. 23rd, 2014

KANSAS CITY, KAN. – A man who worked for the Garmin Company in Olathe, Kan., has been sentenced to 33 months in federal prison for stealing boxes of GPS devices from the company, U.S. Attorney...
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Lost livestock discovered by Johnson County Sheriff's Office

Posted on Jul. 22nd, 2014

GARDNER, KAN. ---- The Johnson County Sheriff's Office discovered livestock that have been separated from their owner in rural south Johnson County.

Last...
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Advance voting underway in Johnson County for Aug. 5 primary

Posted on Jul. 22nd, 2014

GARDNER, KAN. ----- For the next two weeks, registered voters in Johnson County can cast their ballots in advance of the Aug. 5 primary election, by mail or at one of four sites located throughout...
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MidAmerica Nazarene University chosen to help change demographics of teaching workforce

Posted on Jul. 22nd, 2014

OLATHE, KAN, -- MidAmerica Nazarene University announced that it is one of 10 universities nationwide selected by the American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education to participate in the...
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Be surprised by the menu at Aug. 22 Harvest Dinner supporting JCCC sustainability students

Posted on Jul. 22nd, 2014

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. — Will it be a rich red tomato salsa? Or roasted fresh-from-the-farm red peppers? Maybe it will be sweet corn or cucumbers or luscious melons.

What’s...
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American Red Cross in need of donors

Posted on Jul. 22nd, 2014

The American Red Cross urgently needs donors to help prevent an emergency blood shortage following the Independence Day holiday. Platelet donors and blood donors of all types, especially those with...
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JOCO Sheriff's Trace News: Turn mower stolen

Posted on Jul. 21st, 2014

JOCO Trace

The Audrain County, Missouri Sheriff’s Office is investigating the theft of a red, 2007 LasTec, Model 425D zero turn mower with a 96 inch deck...
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Broadway at Baker to feature ‘The Wiz’

Posted on Jul. 21st, 2014

Baldwin City, Kan. —Broadway at Baker and Music Theatre for Young People will present "The Wiz" at 2:30 p.m., Sunday, July 27, at Rice Auditorium on the Baldwin City campus. Cary Danielson...
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Kansas college pushes self-service registration

Posted on Jul. 21st, 2014

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. – Two years ago, when online registration opened for fall classes at Johnson County Community College, the computer system slowed to a crawl and the telephone lines...
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Injury Accident at Lone Elm Quarry

Posted on Jul. 21st, 2014

On July 21st 2014 at 7:31 a.m. officers responded to an injury accident involving a pedestrian and a dump truck in the 1600 block of west 151st street.

Upon arrival at the Lone Elm Quarry,...
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Invasive Weed Increasingly Taking Hold in Kansas

Posted on Jul. 21st, 2014

MANHATTAN, Kan. – Judging by the number of phone calls he receives, Dallas Peterson is very popular this time of year.

The typical topic is weeds – something Peterson, a Kansas...
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Schmidt: More than 14,000 concealed carry applications in 2014 fiscal year

Posted on Jul. 21st, 2014

TOPEKA, KAN. ----- The attorney general’s office received more than 14,000 applications for concealed carry licenses in the recently ended 2014 fiscal year, Kansas Attorney General Derek...
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City of Gardner begins recruitment for new police chief

Posted on Jul. 21st, 2014

GARDNER, KAN. ----- The City of Gardner has chosen the management consulting firm of The Mercer Group to complete the recruitment process for the Chief of Police position.

The Mercer Group...
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Sporting Kansas City re-signs Matt Besler and Graham Zusi to Designated Player contracts

Posted on Jul. 20th, 2014

KANSAS CITY, KAN. ----- Sporting Kansas City has signed defender Matt Besler and midfielder Graham Zusi to long-term Designated Player contracts, the team announced on Saturday.

Per club...
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Fall Youth Soccer Leagues Sign-up Deadline July 27

Posted on Jul. 18th, 2014

Recreational Soccer
Gardner Parks and Recreation will offer recreational soccer for kids ages 4 through 16. We will offer 7 games in the fall, with games beginning September 6. Games will be...
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KOHL’S DEPARTMENT STORES AWARDS TWO KANSAS CITY-AREA YOUTHS $1,000 SCHOLARSHIP FOR OUTSTANDING COMMUNITY SERVICE

Posted on Jul. 18th, 2014

MENOMONEE FALLS, Wis., July 9, 2014 – Today, the Kohl’s Department Stores’ (NYSE: KSS) Kohl’s Cares® Scholarship Program honors nearly 200 deserving volunteers with $1,000...
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Kansas Profile – Now That’s Rural Jill Martin

Posted on Jul. 18th, 2014

Jill Martin seems to have been born with a love for music. At the age of two, she was walking around singing songs in her rural Kansas home. That love of music would lead to a music career in...
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Schmidt sues medical-alert device companies for violating No Call Act

Posted on Jul. 18th, 2014

KANSAS CITY, KAN. ----- Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt has sued a group of Utah-based medical device companies for violating the Kansas Do Not Call Act.

In 2013, the attorney...
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Sporting KC atop East with late 2-1 win in Columbus

Posted on Jul. 17th, 2014

SportingKC.com

Sporting Kansas City won their fourth consecutive road match, a new single-season club record, in dramatic fashion on Wednesday with Benny Feilhaber's goal...
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Johnson County Traffic: K-10 & Ridgeview Road Interchange, July 22-25

Posted on Jul. 16th, 2014

GARDNER, KAN. ---- The following overnight lane and roadway closures will take place at the K-10 and Ridgeview Road interchange for demolition work on the Ridgeview Road bridge over K-10, as...
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Kansas marks Military Consumer Protection Day

Posted on Jul. 16th, 2014

TOPEKA, KAN. – Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt today marked Military Consumer Protection Day by joining in a nationwide effort to protect service members, veterans and their families from...
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Get paid while learning how to shop healthy

Posted on Jul. 16th, 2014

OLATHE, Kan. — We know we should eat healthier. But with food prices on a continual rise, it’s hard to fit healthy foods that seem so expensive into a tight budget. It’s especially...
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Johnson County Library Public Meeting Notice

Posted on Jul. 16th, 2014

Notice of Public Meeting

DATE: Wednesday
July 23, 2014

TIME: 4:00 p.m.

PLACE: Oak Park Neighborhood Library
9500 Bluejacket St.
Overland Park, KS...
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National MS Society, Mid America Chapter Announces New Chapter President

Posted on Jul. 16th, 2014

Kansas City, Mo. (July 16, 2014) – After an extensive process, Tami Greenberg has been selected for the chapter president position at the National MS Society, Mid America Chapter, effective...
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Sporting KC looks to secure fourth consecutive road win on Wednesday vs Columbus Crew

Posted on Jul. 16th, 2014

KANSAS CITY, KAN. ----- Sporting KC looks to regain first place in the Eastern Conference Wednesday night when they travel to Ohio to take on the Columbus Crew.

The midweek match is...
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De Soto Native Makes a Hole in One

Posted on Jul. 15th, 2014

DE SOTO, KAN--- The odds of making a hole in one for a professional golf player are 2,500 to one, according to Golf Digest. The odds are even greater for an amateur golfer with a 12,500 to one...
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Arvest Consumer Sentiment Survey to be Released July 17

Posted on Jul. 15th, 2014

Arvest Consumer Sentiment Survey to be Released July 17

Results of the first Arvest Consumer Sentiment Survey, Arvest Bank’s commissioned poll...
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Annual K-State Horticulture Center Field Day is July 26

Posted on Jul. 15th, 2014

OLATHE, Kan. — There’s a place where would-be and veteran gardeners alike can see the hottest, newest plants while enjoying cool classes in air conditioned comfort and icy cold water...
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Transportation Alternatives Projects Selected

Posted on Jul. 15th, 2014

The Kansas Department of Transportation has selected 20 projects for inclusion in its Transportation Alternatives program.
KDOT received 43 applications from local units of government for...
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Heartland Chamber festival features free concerts, Miami String Quartet

Posted on Jul. 15th, 2014

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. – Participants in the Heartland Chamber Music Festival at Johnson County Community College will perform five free concerts during the nine-day festival, taking place from...
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Former Gardner mayors endorse Paul Davis

Posted on Jul. 15th, 2014

GARDNER, KAN. ----- Former Gardner Mayors Carol Lehman and Dave Drovetta, both registered Republicans, have stepped across the aisle to endorse Democrat Paul Davis for Governor of...
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