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The Kansan - Newton, KS
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Color us skeptical. Thursday members of the GOP revealed a few details for a block grant program to fund schools. They claim there will be a 9 percent increase to funding, a total of $333 million, than what was given in the 2013-14 school year.That includes a boost in funding approved last year to meet a Kansas Supreme Court mandate in a lawsuit filed by school districts and parents in 2010. The spending boost also covers the state's contributions to...

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Bonds are under discussion at current school board meetings. There’s a push to issue another bond even though we still have over $40 million in debt from two previous bonds. Those supporting a new bond believe it should be done quickly in...

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One of the most striking stars in the entire night sky, visible to unaided eyes, has to be fiery red Betelgeuse.

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March is National Nutrition Month, and it’s a great time to examine your eating habits and make sure your eating habits are keeping you healthy and happy. Enlist some help from some handy apps that can help you track what you’re putting into your...

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A bill in the state legislature would put teeth into the law dealing with scrap metal theft - a crime that has affected many farmers in Harvey County and elsewhere in the state.Harvey County Sheriff T. Walton said the crime is a "huge...

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For its first 20 minutes or so, it looks like “Chappie” is paying an awful lot of homage to “Robocop” (the original, not the remake). There’s havoc in the city streets, there are robotic cops trying to control it, there are point-of-view shots from...

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Sub-StateSemifinalsPREP BOYSClass 2ABerean Ac. 56, So.Central 46INMAN — The Berean Academy boys' basketball team used a...

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By Mark SchnabelNewton KansanWICHITA — The Newton High School boys' basketball team faced speed and quickness not seen this season in Thursday's Class 5A sub-state semifinals against Wichita...

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So, did it work?When we left off with Grey's Anatomy

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