The Kansan - Newton, KS
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Q: Greg Iím looking to purchase a 1955 or 1956 Mercury, hopefully a Montclair two-tone hardtop model. What can you can tell me about current pricing and what to look for in the Mercury models as they were completely changed in 1955 from the 1953 to 1954 designs. Thank you for your help. Joseph O., New Jersey.

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Columbus Day, observed across most of the United States on the second Monday of October, became a federal holiday in 1937, but many are unfamiliar with the true tale of Christopher Columbus.

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In the early morning hours of Oct. 12, a COX truck traveling on Dutch Ave lost control and hit a bridge guard rail. The rail impaled the truck causing the truck to flip over and go down into Sand Creek. The driver died as a result of...

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A 7:45 a.m. start to their weekly meeting provided an early wake-up call for Harvey County Commissioners Oct. 12. The meeting itself was brief, letting out in time for a County employee benefits meeting at 8:30 a.m.   A light...

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When I was a student in a Catholic grammar school many years ago, Columbus Day was a big deal. The nuns made sure we knew that the famous explorer embraced our own religion, and there was no mention of the revisionist history that has cast him in a...

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Some say love... is Amy Poehler belting out

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In case you haven't seen it yet, this past weekend, Kanye West stopped by "American Idol," which was hosting the last-ever auditions for the final season of the singing competition in San Francisco.

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The Simpsons got classical on Sunday's episode. Not only did

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It's time for the rematch to begin: Newton vs. Newton kicks off today and runs through Oct. 23.  Newton, Kansas, and Newton, Iowa, will participate in five challenges over the course of the next...

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1. Go to the window   The Plains Prairie Window Concert Series will launch its 2015-16 season with 10 String Symphony at 4 p.m. Oct. 18 at Dyck Arboretum in Hesston. The concert will take place in the...

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SARASOTA — When the police pulled 5-year-old Pok-nam Shin out of school, the little girl who now goes by Holly Hoyle O’Brien asked the only question that mattered: Where’s my daddy?Her mother had died...

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