The Kansan - Newton, KS
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About a week after the bodies of a wealthy D.C. family and their housekeeper were discovered after a fire in their mansion, an ex-convict who once worked for the businessman and is suspected in the killings has been arrested.

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Ireland may become the first country to have voter-approved gay marriage. The country goes to the polls today to decide if gay marriage should be sanctioned, and the early buzz is that the referendum will be approved. According to USA Today, no...

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In the late 1980s, Newton was one of the first five communities in Kansas to have a pilot parent education program for people with children from the pre-natal stage to 3-years-old.Parents as Teachers began in Newton around 1988 or '89. In...

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Church to host 'Funday' First United Methodist Church of Newton, 801 N.  Main, will host a free "Funday Sunday" from 4 to 7 p.m. May 31. The church...

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The headline was not surprising to some: officers recognized for valor. It was, however, a very important headline. The national media headlines are of police shootings, speculation of police brutality and events that could...

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Thanks to Don Schroeder ("View from the Hills" May 12), for acknowledging what everyone knows about the Kansas budget crisis. We are in trouble because the legislature in 2012 adopted unwise tax cuts. They exempted business profits entirely from...

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