The Kansan - Newton, KS
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HARVEY COUNTY WEST PARK — The Halstead High School cross country teams swept the Burrton Invitational Thursday at Harvey County West Park. In the boys' competition, Halstead downed Inman 14-56 for the title. Hutchinson Central Christian was third at 62, followed by Sedgwick at 82, Wichita Northfield at 86, Canton-Galva at 92 and Elyria Christian at 117. In the girls' competition, just two teams fielded enough runners for a team score — Halstead at 16 and Sedgwick at...

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"Pizza rat" may have a rival — or two.

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A Florida man drove a stolen car to police headquarters to pick up court papers related to another stolen car charge, 

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Bowling reports are due at the Kansan office by noon Fridays. We reserve the right to abbreviate team names due to space limitations. We regret we can't take bowling reports by telephone. EASTGATE...

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“Open mouth, insert foot” is a phrase that has been around for some time, and, while it sounds humorous, it also happens to fit some people better than others, and today, we have a few candidates for top honors, so we’re...

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The world lost John Lennon far too early: The astonishingly talented Beatles musician and lyricist from Liverpool was only 40 when he was murdered in New York City in 1980. The songwriter would have celebrated his 75th birthday today,...

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Gov. Sam Brownback designated October 9, 10 and 11 as "Helping People with Intellectual Disability Days" in conjunction with the Knights of Columbus Annual Tootsie Roll Drive.  The...

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Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump came to Las Vegas on Oct. 8, insulted most of his rivals, bashed the media, called the current crop of American leaders incompetent and promised to make America great again. Again.

Updated at 11:20 AM

If it's possible to judge a city's dining scene by its burgers, then these 10 cities are America's food capitals. 

Updated at 10:45 AM

If lovers want to exchange vows in the future, they might want to disclose credit scores now, a paper from the U.S. Federal...

Updated at 9:23 AM

Tensions among three of the Republican presidential hopefuls vying for support from the establishment wing of the party burst into public view this week after their campaign vehicles were involved in a pileup en route to an event in Cedar Rapids,...

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