The Kansan - Newton, KS
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When you’re 16, the idea that you have to “survive” things can take up a lot of your time. For me, it was trying to survive a gym class where I had to perform gymnastics routines on an actual balance beam and uneven bars. For 16 year-old Frankie Dunlevy (Connor Buckley), it’s outlasting his father’s attempts at parenting. Thanks to a great performance by Christopher Meloni as the parent in question, “Surviving Jack” is a coming of age story worth watching even if the worst thing you remember...

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There will be a meeting for Newton High School Driver’s Education enrollment at 7 p.m. April 16, 2014 in the Newton High School Auditorium.Students as well as parents should...

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Word of the Day

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Seeming conflicts with little children can often provide a rewarding learning experience about their strengths. This is especially true during that 2- to 3-year-old period when children become more assertive and issues of autonomy loom large. It is...

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Tip of the Week

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Area sportspostponementsThe following area sports events for Monday have been postponed:Newton varsity tennis at Winfield (April 25)Newton JV track at Derby (will not be made...

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The Bethel College women's tennis team saw a 32-match KCAC winning streak snapped with a 7-2 dual meet loss to McPherson Saturday at Bethel.Bethel's last loss in conference play came April 11, 2009 to Bethany 6-3. The Threshers later...

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The Bethel College softball team continues its pattern of a close loss and a run-rule loss, dropping a pair of games Saturday against Friends University in KCAC play at Kelsch Field.Bethel lost the first game 8-5 and the second game 8-0.

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Marion RelaysFridayArea top 8 finishersGIRLSTeam scores — Marion 92, Southeast of Saline 84, McPherson 68, Chapman 62, El Dorado 49,...

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It's Disney night on Dancing with the Stars, and the show wastes no time in milking the tie-in for all its worth, starting with a familiar Disney castle intro. Then, the pro dancers' opening number alternates between feeling like Cinderella's ...

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