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Leavenworth, Kansas is located in Leavenworth County. Zip codes in Leavenworth, KS include 66048, and 66043. The median home price in Leavenworth is $124,900. More Leavenworth information.

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Saturday Aug 30 | Great Bend Tribune

Outreach education evolving at BCC

The number of high school students receiving college instruction during their school day continues to grow, thanks to the Kansas Legislature's decision to pay for their tuition on technical education courses.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

Daily Mail

'I just want to be able to live my life as I am': Wikileaker...

Whistleblower Chelsea Manning says the military is continuing to deny her sex change treatment one year after she was jailed for handing secret documents to WikiLeaks.

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KSBW-TV

Fort Hood shooter writes to ISIS leader

The Army psychiatrist who killed 13 people at Fort Hood has written a letter to the leader of ISIS, asking to become a citizen of the Islamic State's caliphate, his attorney said Thursday.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

The Capital-Journal

Fort Leavenworth to break ground on $15.6M battle training center

Fort officials announce Wednesday that the ceremony Wednesday will begin construction of a Regional Simulation Center, which will house the hardware, software and technology that simulate battlefield activity.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

American Legion Magazine

Legionnaire reunites with soldier he saved in Afghanistan

While serving in Kandahar, Afghanistan, in 2004, Army Special Forces veteran Roy Wilkins lost his left leg to an improvised explosive device that killed his comrade.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

The Bayonet

America losing touch with its Army

A 2011 Pew Research Center survey found that only 57 percent of civilian respondents, ages 30 to 49, said they had an immediate family member who served.

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Sat Aug 23, 2014

Hays Daily News

Business climate of Kansas

As the general election campaign hits high gear, it's time to provide some "limping" truth as a counter to the expected all-out exercise in hyperventilation and distortion.

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Fri Aug 22, 2014

BBC News

Manning 'denied gender treatment'

The US military has yet to offer Pte First Class Chelsea Manning sex change treatment despite medical recommendations, her lawyer has said.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

KMBC-TV

Intense summer heat is here

We knew the extreme summer heat had to arrive sometime. Temperatures will be in the uppers 90s for the next several days.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

The Wichita Eagle

Leavenworth man is convicted of being a monster under the bed

A man who allegedly hid under a bed to spy on a Leavenworth family has been convicted of multiple crimes in connection with the April incident, authorities said Tuesday.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

KMBC-TV

Here comes the heat

KANSAS SIDE OF THE STATE LINE, LAWRENCE, IN THE 70'S TO GET YOU GOING THIS MORNING.

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Sat Aug 16, 2014

The Capital-Journal

Northeast Kansas happenings

"The Rocky Horror Show" will be performed at 2 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 17, at Manhattan Arts Center, 1520 Poyntz Ave. in Manhattan.

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Fri Aug 15, 2014

Great Bend Tribune

Leavenworth business owner indicted for bank fraud

KANSAS CITY, Kan. Through an elaborate scheme of check kiting and deceit, a Leavenworth business woman allegedly defrauded Great Bend-based Farmers Bank and Trust's Overland Park branch and other individuals, according to a federal indictment filed Aug. 6 in Kansas City.

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Post and Courier

Citadel launches leadership department, degree

The state's military college is now formalizing that role with the creation of a new Department of Leadership Studies and a Master in Science of Leadership degree, both of which are officially launching this month as students return for the fall semester.

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Washington Times

Civic leaders alarmed about possible Army cuts

Army fatigues are ubiquitous in Leavenworth , a town synonymous with the storied military fort that gives the place its name.

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Thu Aug 14, 2014

Sunday Herald

Threat over Manning's gender

The American Civil Liberties Union and Manning's civilian lawyer David Coombs have told the US Disciplinary Barracks in Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, and officials including defence secretary Chuck Hagel, that a lawsuit will be filed if it is not confirmed by September 4 that the treatment will be provided for the army private.

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Tue Aug 12, 2014

Stars and Stripes

Attorney: Manning not receiving hormone therapy

The American Civil Liberties Union and an attorney say convicted national security leaker Chelsea Manning isn't receiving medical treatment for her gender identity condition as previously approved by Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel.

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Thu Aug 07, 2014

The Capital-Journal

Leavenworth woman charged in fraud for Kansas City businesses

Brenda Wood, 45, faces five counts of bank fraud, one count of theft from an employee benefit program, and four counts of willfull violations of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act.

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Foreign Policy

A letter from a major fired by the Army

My name is Major Charles V. Slider III and I am currently stationed at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas.

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Wed Aug 06, 2014

Indiana Law Blog

Courts - 'Nominees to Kansas Supreme Court question that court's timeliness in issuing rulings'

The chief judge of the Kansas Court of Appeals, in his interview Monday seeking appointment to the Kansas Supreme Court, criticized the high court for the time it took to resolve a controversial capital murder case in Wichita.

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