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The Kansan - Newton, KS
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Posted Apr 29, 2016 at 1:01 AM

One highly poignant place to visit in the Holy Land is the annual Samaritan Passover festival commemorating the Children of Israel leaving slavery under the rule of the Pharaohs in Egypt. The Samaritans of today claim descendants of the marriage of Assyrian soldiers with Jewish women; the Assyrians captured the northern state of Israel in 732 BC. Most of the men of Northern Israel were then deported to different regions in the Middle East. This approach of deportation was commonly...

Posted Apr 27, 2016 at 1:01 AM

Does "performance based-budgeting" (praised by Marc Rhoades, Newton Kansan, April 22) also apply to the Kansas legislature and Gov. Sam Brownback, or only to everyone else? The elimination in 2012 of income taxes for 330,000 self employed...

Posted Apr 27, 2016 at 1:01 AM

I find myself finally agreeing with at least one move of the Obama Administration. The recent announcement that Harriet Tubman will soon be gracing...

Posted Apr 26, 2016 at 1:01 AM

Congratulations are in order to the following people and organizations which appeared in The Newton Kansan last week:   Traci Rother-Scott, whose work with the Harvey-Marion County CDDO was profiled as part of “Giving...

Updated Apr 25, 2016 at 10:21 AM

Modern progress touches every area of life, including long-term care homes. Person Centered Care has become the byword in what used to be a regimented life for the...

Posted Apr 21, 2016 at 1:01 AM

With the 47th annual observance of Earth Day just around the corner, this is a great time to explore more effective ways of slowing climate change and conserving Earth’s natural resources for future generations. A 2010...

Posted Apr 21, 2016 at 1:01 AM

This is a response to the recent Letter to the Editor entitled “This Is Happening” which discusses the perceived transgression of societal norms in nursing...

Posted Apr 20, 2016 at 1:01 AM

KidFEST 2016 is in the books.  On April 9, children ages birth to 8 and their families from almost every community in the county enjoyed activities provided by 31...

Updated Apr 19, 2016 at 3:30 PM

For a state/nation, the land formerly named Palestine, now Israel and the West Bank, certainly has its unique features geographically. It is  close in size to Connecticut in area. Jerusalem is located 2500 feet above sea level...

Updated Apr 6, 2016 at 7:38 AM

Every Kansas zoo that is accredited by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA) opposes SB 97 – and for good reason. Any way you look at it, allowing the public to hold, cuddle, pet, and play with baby tigers and lions spells...

Posted Apr 6, 2016 at 1:01 AM

I was sad to hear news reports that Mother Mary Angelica , founder of the E.W.T.N. Catholic television network has died at age 92. I was amazed to read that she started the television network with a shoestring budget...

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