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The Kansan - Newton, KS
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The Newton Police, Fire/EMS and Engineering departments were opposed – out of safety concerns to a plan to keep two streets narrow, waiving the city's width requirement.Asbury Park, a retirement community planning to construct more buildings in the area wanted to keep the two streets – which it owns – at 20-feet in width, rather than the city's requirement of at least 27 feet in width. Tom Williams, president and CEO of Asbury Park said there are people from...

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For lifeguard Emily O'Meara, 17, the Newton Municipal Swimming Pool is a laid back environment.“It's a nice summer job to have as a high schooler,” she said.She pointed out the slide at the other end of the pool where...

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In an effort to save money the Newton USD 373 school district made a change to the health insurance plans offered to employees. Instead of contracting with a traditional carrier the district...

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John and Deloris Schmidt of Newton will be honored for their 60th wedding anniversary with an open house from 2 to 4 p.m. Aug. 2 at the North Newton City Building, 2601 N. Main. John Schmidt and the former Deloris Hildebrand were...

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In his response to my article, Mr. Goering’s take on taxes is Keynesian, i.e. more money to government, more government spending is economic revitalization; less money to government, less government spending is austerity. I...

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Changing attitudes from indifference to action is at the heart of the 25th anniversary celebration in Boston of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). In the case of June Scott of Canton, Massachusetts, her childís affliction became a calling...

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Granola bars, mittens, packages of noodles, instant soup, socks and underwear may not sound much like school supplies to some. But all of those items — and more — are on the list the Harvey County United Way hopes to collect this...

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Editorís note: This is the final piece in a series of four author interviews.

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By Mark SchnabelNewton KansanWICHITA — The season came to an end for the Newton Rebels in the consolation semifinals of the 81st National Baseball Congress World Series, after a 6-2 loss to the Liberal...

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