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  1. Bonner Springs Teen Admits Killing DadRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WIBW-TV Topeka

    A 16-year-old Kansas boy has pleaded guilty to killing his father last year during a routine custody exchange when he was 14. WDAF-TV reports the Bonner Springs teen entered into a plea deal Tuesday that could prevent him from spending time in an adult prison. The teen admitted shooting his 46-year-old father in July 2013 at a Shawnee auction service where the Kansas City, Kansas, man was picking the boy up.

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  2. Davis Merritt: Arrogance, ideology drive health compactRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | The Wichita Eagle

    ... executive committee's September meeting: a gang of 11 conservative legislators, led by Sen. Mary Pilcher-Cook, R-Shawnee, and House Speaker Ray Merrick, R-Stilwell. "I think you have taken a huge jump, a reckless jump, with the article," ...

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  3. Multi-Vehicle Accident Over The WeekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 29 | KRMS-AM Osage Beach

    A multi-vehicle accident caused parts of Highway 7 to close for a short period of time over the weekend and sent one to the hospital in serious condition. According to the Highway Patrol, 67 year old Vernon Illum of Shawnee Kansas had stopped his 2013 ford F-150 pickup in the southbound lane of Highway 7 for an unknown vehicle.

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  4. Pulse of Northeast Johnson County: Do you support Shawnee...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 26 | Prairie Village Post

    ... at Thursday's SMEF breakfast. Brown presented an overview of the proposed $223 million bond issue. At Thursday's Shawnee Mission Education Foundation breakfast , Superintendent Jim Hinson asked the audience if they would support the $223 million ...

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  5. High stakes in KansasRead the original story

    Thursday Sep 25 | Hawaii Tribune-Herald

    SHAWNEE, Kan. - Tacked to the wall of Greg Orman's campaign office is a print of a John Steuart Curry painting, "Tragic Prelude," that hangs in the capitol in Topeka.

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  6. Fall 2014 Bicycle Friendly BusinessesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 25 | Kansas Cyclist

    REI is the seventh Bicycle Friendly Business to be awarded in Kansas, joining the City of Shawnee and the Rosedale Development Association in the Silver tier, and Anderson Rentals , Big Poppi Bicycle , Foth IE , and PKHLS Architecture in the Bronze category. Kansas has no Gold or Platinum-level BFBs.

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  7. Staking the Senate on Kansas?Read the original story

    Thursday Sep 25 | Lucianne.com

    SHAWNEE, Kan. Tacked to the wall of Greg Orman's campaign office is a print of a John Steuart Curry painting, "Tragic Prelude," that hangs in the Capitol in Topeka.

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  8. Will: High stakes in Kansas Senate raceRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 25 | Salt Lake Tribune

    SHAWNEE, Kan. a Tacked to the wall of Greg Orman's campaign office is a print of a John Steuart Curry painting, "Tragic Prelude," that hangs in the capitol in Topeka.

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  9. OBPD Arrested Several People Last WeekRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 24 | KRMS-AM Osage Beach

    Several arrests were made over the past week by the Osage Beach police department. Four people were arrested for D.W.I. including 21 year old Keegan Wessley of Camdenton, 22 year old Davis Harskamp of Osage Beach, 44 year old Michael Price of Shawnee, Kansas and 19 year old Rakan Penfield of Rocky Mount.

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  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. 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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  13. 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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  14. 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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  15. 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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  16. 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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  17. 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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  18. 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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  19. 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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  20. 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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