The Kansan - Newton, KS
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The future of the local Parents as Teachers program remains at risk, as a Kansas House committee has recommended cutting all funding for the statewide program, likely ending it. Earlier this week, the House Social Services Budget Committee recommended cutting $7.2 million from the program, which has staff members visit homes to help parents prepare students for school and connect to community resources. The organization is scheduled to celebrate its 25th...

Posted at 1:01 AM

A grassroots effort is underway to bring nationally recognized distinction to a coast-to-coast bike route that comes through Newton.Jeff Bowles, vice-president of a small Kansas City, Kansas bicycling advocacy...

Updated at 10:19 PM

Mini veggie burgers for the win!

Updated at 10:19 PM

Want abs like an A-Lister? Steal the stars' exercise secrets!

Updated at 10:19 PM

Everyone needs an annual eye exam regardless of age or the current state of their eyesight. Here’s why.

Posted at 6:00 PM

Democrats are losing some skirmishes over the Department of Homeland Security, but many feel they are winning a political war that will haunt Republicans in 2016 and beyond. Democrats lacked the votes Friday to force Republicans to fund the...

Posted at 6:05 PM

Former New York Knicks player Anthony Mason has died, ESPN reports. He was 48.Mason died Saturday from...

Posted at 5:00 PM

Maybe it was Islamic extremists who killed Boris Nemtsov. Or someone offended by his love life. Or agents of a Western power that will stop at nothing to disfigure President Vladimir Putin's image and drive him from power. Russian investigators,...

Updated Feb 28, 2015 at 2:52 PM

Winter snow storms bring many feathered visitors looking for free handouts...

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