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  1. Why Comparing Lots of Colleges Might Not Help as Many Students as You'd ThinkRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Chronicle.com

    Tara K. Lebar, a counselor at Blue Valley West High School, in Overland Park, Kan., says cost is the driving factor in most students' decisions about where to attend college. The top 15 percent or so of each class tends to do a global search, she says, but most students want to stay nearby.

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  2. Lisbon teen getting chance to ride the railsRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

    ... conductor college course at the National Academy of Railroad Sciences located in Johnson Community College in Overland Park, Kansas. He spent five weeks in the classroom and one week in the field. He passed his final exam at the top of his class ...

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  3. Suspected KC JCC shooter found competent to stand trialRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | The Times of Israel

    ... of killing three people - two in the parking lot of the Jewish Community Center of Greater Kansas City in Overland Park, Kan., and one in the parking lot at Village Shalom, a Jewish assisted-living facility a few blocks away. None of the three ...

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  4. DA to seek death penalty for Glenn Miller in killings outside Jewish facilitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | The Wichita Eagle

    Moments after he was ruled mentally competent Thursday to stand trial, the man accused in an Overland Park killing rampage learned that he will face a possible death sentence if convicted. Miller, who has said he was targeting Jewish people in the shooting spree that took the lives of three non-Jews, including a 14-year-old boy, is believed to be the oldest person to face a potential death penalty in Kansas.

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  5. House Appropriations chairman replacedRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | The Capital-Journal

    ... noting that he has been tasked with working on the budget, not on taxation. In addition, Marvin Kleeb, R-Overland Park, will lead the House Taxation Committee, replacing Rep. Richard Carlson, R-St. Marys, who is leaving the Legislature. Rep. John ...

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  6. White supremacist charged in Kansas deaths found competent for trialRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | CNews

    ... Cross Jr., also known as Glenn Miller, is charged in the April shooting deaths in the Kansas City suburb of Overland Park. He could face the death penalty if convicted. Johnson County District Court Judge Thomas Kelly Ryan said Cross was competent ...

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  7. Georgia paying more than $40,000 to Gurley's attorneyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Athens Banner-Herald

    ... by the university related to swimming that were billed by attorney Mike Glazier of Bond, Schoneck and King of Overland Park, Kan. Bauerle was indefinitely suspended on Jan. 3 and will miss the first nine competitions this season. He is unable to ...

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  8. Mission awarded $69,570 grant to help design Turkey Creek Trail sectionRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Prairire Village Post

    ... from south Merriam to Kansas City, Mo. and which is part of a larger trail plan for the metro. The Merriam and Overland Park sections are complete and construction is under way in Kansas City, Kan. The Mission portion has some steep grade challenges ...

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  9. Chaniel Nelson Named Senior CLASS First-Team All-AmericanRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | University of North Carolina

    OVERLAND PARK, Kan. UNC volleyball's Chaniel Nelson has been selected as a 2014 Senior CLASS Award First-Team All-American for her outstanding career, on and off the court, at Carolina.

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  10. Free State releases Festivus Ale in five Johnson County spots Tuesday, December 23Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Pitch

    ... will tap all day at BRGR (4038 West 83rd Street, Prairie Village), Burg & Barrel (7042 West 76th Street, Overland Park) and all three Barley's Brewhaus locations (11924 West 119th Street, Overland Park; 5031 West 135th Street, Leawood; 16649 Midland ...

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  11. Sprint must answer to claims of 'cramming'Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Lowell Sun

    ... to put a stop to them," CFPB Director Richard Cordray told reporters in a conference call. Sprint, based in Overland Park, Kansas, disputed the government's allegations, saying in a statement: "We strongly disagree with (the CFPB's) characterization ...

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  12. Greater Kansas City Area Thursday Winter Weather 12/18Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Kansas City InfoZine

    Light freezing drizzle is possible late Thursday morning and early Thursday afternoon. The weather advisory is for Atchison KS, Miami, Linn KS, Leavenworth, Wyandotte, Johnson KS, Platte, Clay, Ray, Carroll, Jackson, Lafayette, Saline, Cass, Johnson MO, Pettis, Cooper, Bates, Henry, including the cities of; Atchison, Paola, Mound City, Leavenworth, Overland Park, Olathe, Parkville, Platte City, Weston, Liberty, Excelsior Springs, Richmond, Carrollton, Kansas City, Independence, Lexington, Concordia, Marshall, Raymore, Harrisonville, Pleasant Hill, Warrensburg, Sedalia, Boonville, Butler, Rich Hill and Clinton.

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  13. Young man lives his dream on Kansas City railsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Watertown Daily Times

    ... conductor college course at the National Academy of Railroad Sciences located in Johnson Community College in Overland Park, Kan. He spent five weeks in the classroom and one week in the field. He passed his final exam at the top of his class at 99 ...

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  14. Yeager Cycle's drive to fight breast cancerRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Sedalia Democrat

    ... Ash Grove Charitable Foundation. The Ash Grove Foundation is a part of the Ash Grove Cement Company, based in Overland Park, Kan. It is a company that provides raw products to concrete manufacturing plants. This may seem like an odd paring for a ...

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  15. Crews prep streets for incoming snowRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | NBC Action News

    The Department of Public Works in Overland Park, Kan., spent Wednesday pre-treating the roads with salt ahead of the expected snow. Around 60 trucks were out dumping salt.

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  16. St. Louis Small Business Monthly Magazine Names RESULTS Technology in List of Top IT FirmsRead the original story

    Wednesday | PR Log

    ... existing technology investment, and reduce your operating costs. Offering services to businesses in Lenexa, Overland Park, Chesterfield, Olathe and throughout Kansas City and St. Louis, our IT Support is designed to simplify the way you do business. ...

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  17. Greater Kansas City Winter Weather Advisory and Hazardous Outlook 12/17-12/18Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Kansas City InfoZine

    ... Johnson MO, Pettis, Cooper, Bates, Henry, including the cities of, Atchison, Paola, Mound City, Leavenworth, Overland Park, Olathe, Parkville, Platte City, Weston, Liberty, Excelsior Springs, Richmond, Carrollton, Kansas City, Independence, ...

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  18. StorageMart Partners With The Kroenke Group to Develop Self-Storage Conversion Project in MORead the original story

    Wednesday | Inside Self-Storage

    Real estate developer TKG-Metcalf LLC recently acquired the former Hy-Vee building in Overland Park, Mo., for $2.45 million, which it plans to convert to a StorageMart self-storage facility, according to the source. The vacant building at 91st Street and Metcalf Avenue encompasses 85,000 square feet of space.

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  19. Kenneth Carl DaileyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Gardner News and The Spring Hill New Era

    ... born January 28, 1942 in Kansas City, Kan. to Marie Margaret (DuPont) and William Peter Dailey. He grew up in Overland Park and moved to Gardner in 1972. He worked for the Lenexa Water Department for twenty years and then retired from Mission Lumber ...

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  20. Sprint to cut ties with NASCAR in 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Business Journal

    Telecom giant Sprint Corp. (NYSE:S) is waving the checkered flag on its partnership with NASCAR. The Overland Park, Kan.-based carrier said it needs to focus on its "core business priorities" and will not extend its title sponsorship of the NASCAR ...

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