The Kansan - Newton, KS

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Many people utilize “apps,” or application software that interfaces with their smartphones.Initially, apps provided weather information, stock reports, music and various games. They then expanded into more involved areas such as banking and utilizing the services of a GPS. Now apps are becoming an integral part of the medical scene and their use is rapidly growing.

Updated at 3:22 AM

Many of us have ancestors who gave us an emotional claim to those who are suffering around the world, and therefore an obligation to their memory.

Posted at 1:01 AM

Former Newton resident Waunita (Jantz) Decker turns 100 on Aug. 5, 2014. You're invited to celebrate with her at an open house from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 3, at Central Community Church, 6100 W. Maple, Wichita. Or send a card to 801...

Posted at 1:01 AM

Dan Franzen of Goessel will celebrate his 90th birthday with an open house on Sunday, Aug. 3, from 2 to 4 p.m. at the Goessel City Building, 101 S. Cedar, Goessel.All friends and family are invited to attend. His family will host the...

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Allen and Elaine (Fowler) Patterson were married Aug. 8, 1954, at the Federated Church in Whitewater.Their children and grandchildren will host an open house Sunday, Aug. 10, at the Grace Hill Church of rural Whitewater from 2 to 4 p.m.

Posted at 1:01 AM

It was the day I was supposed to write my column – two columns to be exact – so I could go on vacation and not have to worry about sending anything in to my editor.

Updated at 10:25 PM

Think outside the bun with these 12 healthy spin-offs on a classic summer burger.

Updated Jul 30, 2014 at 7:27 PM

A lawsuit challenging the 9/11 Memorial Museum's display of the Ground Zero cross was dismissed for a second time on Monday. Crosses on public property continue to stir debates across the country.

Updated Jul 30, 2014 at 4:46 PM

A three-year-old Russian boy, Lyonya Shilovsky, is stunning many online with his drumming abilities.

Posted Jul 30, 2014 at 5:05 PM

When schools fail and fail to respond to their failure, parents in several states can now mobilize to wrest control of the school from district administrators.

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