The Kansan - Newton, KS
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You won't find this pair of shoes in any shoe store. They started as a plain pair of white sneakers, but Nancy Todhunter has spent hours customizing them, creating a collage of images and phrases on the shoes.The Sedgwick art teacher hopes to send the shoes to famous talk show host Ellen DeGeneres — the culmination of an eight-year dream."It has been a personal journey with me and my students," Todhunter said of the project. "They've dreamed this dream...

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Well, in the Orwellian tradition, Crackmaster Barry trotted out a new strategy this week to prove that his signature disaster health care program is working and that the Republicans are just plain wrong. This is, apparently, the new and carefully...

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There are two things that bug me about the shooting in Overland Park by Frazier Glenn Miller.

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Two Bethel College students presented their research at the National Conference on Undergraduate Research (NCUR) April 3-5 on the campus of the University of Kentucky, Lexington.Seniors Laura Jensen, Everest, and Rachel Unruh, Raytown,...

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Week in Religion

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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...

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God-Man, I like that name for Jesus. God-Man sounds like a superhero. God-Man zinged into my ears during a Sunday service while I was recently in Dayton, and I loved its fresh and unfamiliar sound.

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Harvey County offices will close at noon on Friday to observe Good Friday. The Transfer Station will be open all day. All Harvey County Offices will resume regular hours  April 21.

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Word of the Daypunnet \ PUHN-it \ noun; a small container or basket for strawberries or other fruit. — Dictionary.comWebsite of the Day

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The Bethel College football team can use Wednesday night's spring Maroon-White game as a measure of growth for the program.In a largely defensive battle, the White squad edged the Maroon squad 6-0. The game was shortened to four...

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The Bethel College tennis teams rebounded from their first loss of the season with a pair of dual meets wins over Southwestern and Tabor.The Bethel men and women posted identical scores, beating Southwestern 8-1 Tuesday and Tabor 9-0...

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