The Kansan - Newton, KS
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HALSTEAD — Offense, defense, special teams.   The Halstead Dragons wasted little time asserting their dominance in all phases of a 64-6 homecoming thrashing of Central Kansas League-East foe Sterling Friday night at Hess Field.   “It was kind of a perfect storm tonight,” said Halstead head coach Jason Grider. “Sterling is a good ball club. They weren’t 3-1 coming in by accident. We did some things that got them back on...

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Class 2-1A, District 5 Sedgwick 44, Sac.Heart 14 SEDGWICK — Grant Hilliard passes for 283 yards and rushed for 131 yards to lead the Sedgwick Cardinals to a 44-14 win over Salina Sacred Heart...

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A pair of honorary guest speakers is scheduled to visit with and educate local folks on the education and care of children with special needs next week.   Dr. Karen Gaffney and Dr. Jennifer Kurth have been invited to share their...

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Newton resident Cora Alvarez is not your typical nonagenarian. She still works. She still drives, often to daily mass at St. Mary’s and Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic churches. And she still rolls.   “There is just...

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By Mark Schnabel Newton Kansan DERBY — The Newton High School football team got a pretty good snapshot of where it needs to be to compete at the top level after a 57-0 loss to Derby Friday night in Ark...

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ABC Family has pulled the plug on Chasing Life, according to

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From pogo flips to amazing skateboarding feats, check out this roundup of amazing tricks you'll have to see to believe. 

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It’s not easy being a rookie.

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The Vampire Diaries returns on Thursday (8/7c, The CW) for its first season without star Nina...

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Hey everyone! Thanks for your votes! How'd you like our last-minute dance? I thought Bindi killed it. I think as a whole, some of the critiques from the judges -- bigger frame, watch the shoulders -- are accurate, but I'm just so...

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For those of us who love peanut butter but hate drinking coffee, a company called Steem has a caffeinated solution: an all-natural peanut butter that contains the caffeine equivalent of two cups of coffee.

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