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  1. Social media post prompts concern at Mill Valley High SchoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 18 | KMBC-TV

    ... lice concluded that Mill Valley was not involved. All DeSoto schools were functioning normally again by mid-morning. Shawnee police said they were working with Kansas City, Kansas, police to see if the threat might have referred to a school there.

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  2. Social media post prompts tight security at Shawnee schoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 18 | KMBC-TV

    A parent alerted police and school officials to a vague online threat, prompting increased security at Mill Valley High School in Shawnee, but an investigation found that students were never in danger. I WILL HAVE MUCH MORE ON THAT COMING UP.

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  3. Texas woman pleads guilty in adoption scam caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 17 | The Capital-Journal

    ... she actually obtained the image from the internet. She then broke off contact with them. The second couple was from Shawnee. They put more than $22,000 in an escrow account to pay for her living expenses. She told them false stories about her ...

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  4. Shawnee mansion goes up in flamesRead the original story

    Saturday Sep 13 | KCTV5

    A home recently listed for sale at $1.5 million went up in a blaze Wednesday. The fire department later said it was intentionally set.

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  5. Replica of USS Oriskany to be unveiled Sept. 23Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 13 | The Capital-Journal

    ... a model of the USS Oriskany, while Darren Roberts, a fourth-grade teacher at Ray Marsh Elementary School in Shawnee, carefully glued model airplanes onto the aircraft carrier's flight deck. The model's flight deck measures 9 feet, 3 inches - about ...

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  6. Fire at Shawnee mansion called arsonRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 12 | The Capital-Journal

    Investigators in northeast Kansas say a fire that destroyed a 9,000-square-foot home this week was intentionally set. The owner of the secluded mansion near Lake Quivira in Shawnee was out of town in Colorado when the fire broke out Wednesday afternoon.

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  7. Take a tour of Perceptive Software's new HQRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 12 | Business Journal

    Perceptive Software Inc. recently moved into its new headquarters at 8900 Renner Road in Lenexa. VIEW SLIDESHOW: A look inside Perceptive Software's new HQ It's only about three miles from its previous command post in Shawnee, but Perceptive Software Inc.'s new headquarters is a world of opportunity for the firm.

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  8. Schedule updated: South 40 festival returns to North Topeka with roots, reggae and rockRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 12 | The Capital-Journal

    Elvin Graves Jr., vocalist and percussionist with Slow Ya Roll, shown performing July 4 at the Spirit of Kansas Blues Festival at Lake Shawnee, will take the stage at 3:20 p.m. Saturday at the South 40 Roots, Rock, Reggae Festival at 125 N.W. 50th. Southern rock band Black Oak Arkansas will perform a free listener appreciation concert at 8:30 p.m. Saturday at Hog Holler Saloon, 9252 Apple Valley Lane, Ozawkie.

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  9. South 40 festival returns to North Topeka with roots, reggae and rockRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 11 | The Capital-Journal

    Elvin Graves Jr., vocalist and percussionist with Slow Ya Roll, shown performing July 4 at the Spirit of Kansas Blues Festival at Lake Shawnee, will close the show Saturday at the South 40 Roots, Rock, Reggae Festival when the band performs from 12:10 to 1:30 a.m. at 125 N.W. 50th. Southern rock band Black Oak Arkansas will perform a free listener appreciation concert at 8:30 p.m. Saturday at Hog Holler Saloon, 9252 Apple Valley Lane, Ozawkie.

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  10. In Memoriam: Ron Deffenbaugh Sr.Read the original story

    Wednesday Sep 10 | Construction & Demolition Recycling

    ... cycling; construction waste services; and portable toilet services. The company also owns and operates a landfill in Shawnee, Kansas.

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  11. Charles Roy "Bud" Bollinger 1943 - 2014Read the original story

    Wednesday Sep 10 | Adrian Journal

    ... Funeral Chapel in Butler, Missouri with Pastor Kelly Caldwell officiating. Burial in Pleasant View Cemetery, Shawnee, Kansas. Contributions to the American Cancer Society. The Adrian Chamber of Commerce is considering the introduction of an annual ...

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  12. Merna Cox Grand RiverRead the original story

    Monday Sep 8 | Http

    ... Merna is survived by her husband Corwin Cox of Grand River; sons, Brian Cox of Leon and Chris (wife Suzanne) Cox of Shawnee, Kan; grandchildren, Courtnie Cox (fiance Tyler Venn) and Austin, Jordan and Justin Cox; great-grandson Drake Venn; brother ...

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  13. Governor's office announces appointments to state boards, commissionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 5 | The Capital-Journal

    ... Robert Boyd, of Manhattan; James Todd Jr., of Little River; Kathryn Fairchild, of Garden City; and Paul Haugen, of Shawnee. Each was appointed to a three-year term. a- To the Commission for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing, which advocates for and ...

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  14. Changing CourseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 3 | Sherdog

    Julie Kedzie 's apartment in Shawnee, Kan., is a work-in-progress -- a home that does not quite yet feel like home because three quarters of the boxes she transported from Albuquerque, N.M., two months ago have yet to be touched. That anti-IKEA look might suggest Invicta Fighting Championships ' new matchmaker is not planting roots too deep, but truth is Kedzie's one-track mind is an employer's dream.

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  15. How a drone hobby feeds this activist's passionRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 30 | Business Journal

    ... to hold government and development accountable in the Kansas City area. Perhaps someone a lot like Tony Lauer , a Shawnee, Kansas, resident who has bought and built more than 20 drones to assist him in his government and development oversight ...

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  16. Lane, Ramp Changes Coming to I-35 and 75th StreetRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 30 | Kansas City InfoZine

    ... will also switch to the south side of 75th Street for work to begin on the north side. An alternate route is the Shawnee Mission Parkway. Motorists should be aware that emergency work to fix a natural gas line leak at the interchange of 67th Street ...

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  17. Suspect taken into custody after string of Great Clips burglariesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 19, 2014 | KCTV5

    ... isn't the first Great Clips burglary. There have been at least 11 in the Johnson County, KS, area, including two in Shawnee and another attempted break-in in Roeland Park. "I just found out this morning. I think its just strange. I can't imagine ...

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  18. Authorities search for missing man in Johnson County, KansasRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 27 | KCTV5

    Capt. Rob Weber said a pickup truck belonging to 56-year-old George R. Sumners, Jr. was located at the Wilder Road Streamway Access in Shawnee, KS.

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  19. High's Stous, Washburn Rural take wins in Heights golf meetRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 28 | The Capital-Journal

    Topeka High junior Rachel Stous wasn't particularly happy with her play in the Shawnee Heights Invitational girls golf tournament Thursday at Lake Shawnee.

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  20. Kobach Reappoints Johnson County Election ChiefRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 28 | WIBW-TV Topeka

    ... state appoints election commissioners in the state's four most populous counties - Johnson, Sedgwick, Wyandotte and Shawnee. Elected clerks supervise elections in the state's 101 other counties. Newby is a former Sprint Corp. executive and Shawnee ...

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