The Kansan - Newton, KS
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The latest government snapshot of school crime paints a picture of safer schools with declines in violent crime, bullying and harassment because of sexual orientation. Still, about 1.3 million students were suspended for at least one full school day for alcohol violations, violence or weapons possession.

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Donald Trump's victory is a mirror on America. It shows us something about ourselves as a country. Not everyone, certainly. He has won a minority share of the votes of the nation's minority political party. But that was enough votes to effectively...

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The history of blood-typing in Japan reportedly dates back to World War II, when the Japanese military sorted troops by blood type. More recently, blood-typing has started gaining in popularity in the US and the UK: The blood type diet doesn't seem...

Posted at 8:23 AM

NASCAR Camping World Truck Series news, notes and fast facts in advance of Friday's Toyota Tundra 250 at Kansas Speedway.

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More than 50 percent of those surveyed Wednesday said improvements to Newton High School is the top priority for Newton USD 373 when it comes to physical improvements.   However, that doesn't necessarily mean new school...

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I found it interesting when Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D) and Sen. Harry Reid (D) voted with President Barack H. Obama to first extend, and then later make permanent the "Bush tax cuts for the rich."

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This Mother’s Day, May 8th, many of us will celebrate the powerful bond between mother and child. Tragically, the world-wide symbols of motherhood - dairy cows - never get to...

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