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  1. USD 247 Hires Miner As New SuperintendentRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 27 | KIXQ-FM Joplin

    USD 247 Southeast has chosen its new superintendent. Brad Miner, the principal at Royster Middle School in Chanute, has accepted the job pending release from his contract in Chanute.

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  2. USD 247 Hires Miner As New SuperintendentRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 26 | KIXQ-FM Joplin

    USD 247 Southeast has chosen its new superintendent. Brad Miner, the principal at Royster Middle School in Chanute, has accepted the job pending release from his contract in Chanute.

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  3. Leavenworth downs Joplin boys in Ralph Miller ClassicRead the original story

    Sunday Jan 25 | Joplin

    CHANUTE, Kan. -- Leavenworth repelled a comeback by Joplin in the third quarter to beat the Eagles 60-52 for seventh place in the Ralph Miller Classic on Saturday.

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  4. Emporia tops Joplin in Ralph Miller ClassicRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 22 | Joplin

    CHANUTE, Kan. -- A slow start again came back to haunt the Joplin High School boys basketball team on Thursday.

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  5. Municipal broadband offers hope for lagging US internetRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | Harvard University

    ... is just what a growing number of communities in the US are choosing to do, in places including Rockport, Maine ; Chanute, Kansas ; and Powell, Wyoming The projects underway now number in the hundreds . In my own research, the most common reason I ...

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  6. Meet the USD 247 Superintendent FinalistsRead the original story

    Tuesday Jan 20 | KIXQ-FM Joplin

    ... l at USD 278 West Franklin High School & Middle School in Pomona, KS. Miner is principal of Royster Middle School in Chanute. The new superintendent will replace Dr. Glenn Fortmayer, who's stepping down at the end of the school year.

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  7. As Cities Push For Their Own Broadband, Cable Firms Say Not So FastRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 17 | KWBU-TV Waco

    ... was going to be important to the local economy," says Mikel Kline, who works for a municipal broadband company in Chanute, Kan. "Well today, the city fathers have that same vision about this broadband network." Chanute's broadband network runs about ...

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  8. Neosho plans campus closing for observance of MLK Jr DayRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 7 | OttawaHerald.com

    The Ottawa and Chanute campuses of Neosho County Community College will be closed Jan. 12 for in-service and Jan. 19 in observance of Martin Luther King Day, according to a NCCC news release.

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  9. Richard Glenn DeBolt ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 23, 2014 | Great Bend Tribune

    Richard Glenn DeBolt, 60, died Dec. 22 at Hays Medical Center in Hays. He was born July 14, 1954, at Chanute, to Charles Robert and Joyce D. DeBolt.

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  10. Schools address weapons on individual basisRead the original story

    Dec 22, 2014 | OttawaHerald.com

    ... policy, local school officials said. While the national debate over firearms is well documented, a situation in Chanute, Kansas, provided more talking points for the discussion. While the Kansas Rifle Association wants an apology for a student and ...

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  11. Empty Cartridge Casing Lands Grade-Schooler Five-Day SuspensionRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 21, 2014 | The Daily Caller

    For many youngsters, an empty cartridge casing can serve as a souvenir from an exciting day spent at the range or hunting with their elders. For one student at Chanute Elementary School in Chanute, Kans., however, an empty cartridge case will likely be a reminder of the day overwrought school administrators threatened to turn his academic career upside down.

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  12. Neosho County Community College to close for winter breakRead the original story

    Dec 19, 2014 | OttawaHerald.com

    The Ottawa and Chanute campuses of Neosho County Community College are scheduled to close at 2:30 p.m. Dec. 23 and reopen Jan. 5, according to a news release.

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  13. Kid Suspended for Bringing an Empty Shell Casing to SchoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2014 | Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph

    Answer: An empty rifle shell. And yet, a student at Chanute Elementary School in Chanute, Kansas, was just suspended for five days for bringing one to school.

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  14. Will Kansas Municipal Broadband and Google Fiber Render AT&T Obsolete?Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2014 | The Motley Fool

    ... broadband Internet market, and AT&T's leadership is pulling out all the stops to halt this threat. The small town of Chanute, KS already runs a small, high-speed fiber network to serve local businesses, hospitals, schools, and government functions. ...

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  15. Marilyn Kaye SimonRead the original story

    Dec 8, 2014 | Hays Daily News

    ... Survivors include her husband, or the home; a son, Chad Simon, Plainville; three brothers, Michael Ostrom, Chanute, Terry Ostrom, Phoenix, and Curtis Ostrom, Mount Holly, N.C.; and two sisters, Karen Moeder, Oakley, and Carolyn Jo Ward, Aurora, ...

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  16. Over Easy: ISPs Favor Regulation - When It Helps ThemRead the original story

    Dec 5, 2014 | Pam's House Blend

    ... at least the ones that apply to AT&T. To bypass an uncompetitive duopoly between AT&T and CableOne, the city of Chanute, Kansas has been exploring the possibility of building a city-wide fiber network that will offer 1 Gbps speed, at a cost of about ...

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  17. AT&T hates telcoms regulations, except when it insists on themRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 4, 2014 | Boing Boing

    ... providing their own broadband -- legislation that they've already passed in dozens of other states. Now the town of Chanute, KS is planning to build its own network, and AT&T have asked the state to ban the town from using bonds to finance the move. ...

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  18. The 'New World Order'Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 4, 2014 | OregonLive.com

    ... and who is keenly aware of my interest in net neutrality. You can read it here, at Basically, the small town of Chanute, Kansas, publicly opposes state legislation designed to prevent small cities and towns (like Chanute) from developing a public ...

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  19. AT&T Wants To Know Why A Kansas Town Is Building Its Own Broadband NetworkRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 4, 2014 | Crooks and Liars

    The Wichita Eagle reports that AT&T is concerned about this development and "filed to officially intervene in the case." Why is one bandwidth-hungry town building its own 1Gbps fiber network for its citizens when AT&T already offers them 6Mbps DSL? That's the question AT&T would like to ask city leaders in Chanute, Kansas, a small town of roughly 9,000 people that is petitioning the state to allow it to offer greater access to the high-speed fiber network that it built to support town utility operations.

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  20. AT&T steps up protest against Kansas town's fiber plansRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 4, 2014 | America's Network

    AT&T is continuing in its ongoing battle to stamp out would-be municipal broadband competitors with its latest move to challenge Chanute, Kan., from building a fiber-to-the-home network that could deliver 1 Gbps service to residential and business customers. Although the city was able to defeat an AT&T-backed and written law that would hinder the city from offering services, the city now has to get permission from the Kansas Corporation Commission to sell bonds to fund its FTTH project.

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