The Kansan - Newton, KS
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Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced on Tuesday that he and his wife Dr. Priscilla Chan have donated $25 million to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in the fight against Ebola.Good for you, Mark (We’re on a first-name basis because we are Facebook friends).Donations from Zuckerberg, along with a $50 million donation from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and a $9 million donation from Paul Allen of Microsoft, show us that the American spirit is alive and well.

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Actress Elizabeth Pena has died at the age of 55, according to her manager, who said she died of natural causes after an illness. Pena, who has starred in “La Bamba,” “Rush Hour” and other movies, recently played the mother...

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When threat became real in America the interest level spiked

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Google has unveiled its latest tablet in an apparent effort to upstage Apple's anticipated update of its trend-setting iPad.

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  Reducing your weekly grocery bill is not simply a matter of spending less. You also need to cook smart to get the most for your...

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A performance by members of the Newton High School cheer team and drum line kicked off the start of the final fundraising push for the Newton YMCA project Tuesday night at the Meridian Center. With about $1.9 million in community funding still...

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Meals on WheelsThe following is the Meals on Wheels menu for Sunday, Oct. 19, through Saturday, Oct. 25. Items for people with diabetes are listed in parentheses.Sunday — Creole chicken breast, rice,...

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Sometimes you come across an author who makes your heart smile – that’s the case with Denette Fretz. She is writing a series of children’s books on loving your neighbor, and her first two, “Pirates on the Farm” and “Conrad and the Cowgirl Next...

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By Chad FreyNewton KansanHESSTON — Clint Rider has a message for his Hesston Swather football team as they prepare to take on Hillsboro Friday night.Don't look at the records. Hillsboro may be 2-4 on the season.

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