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Amid criticism, Kansas preparing to test new reading and math assessments
July 12, 2013
Kansas education officials are gearing up to launch a new type of test for reading and math next spring that is being designed to go along with the new Common Core State Standards.
Dozens speak against Westar Energy’s proposed rate increase and plan to ‘re-balance’ rates
July 12, 2013
Westar Energy customers on Thursday strongly criticized a proposal by the utility to increase residential rates while reducing electric rates paid by big businesses.
Attorneys seek more time in Kansas abortion lawsuit
July 12, 2013
Attorneys for both sides asked a federal judge Thursday to postpone a hearing in a Planned Parenthood lawsuit over parts of a new Kansas abortion law dealing with providers’ websites and what information patients must receive before pregnancies are terminated.
Kobach proposed rule change on proof-of-citizenship requirement to register to vote
July 12, 2013
Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach is proposing a change to the law he pushed through the Legislature that requires proof of citizenship to register to vote.
KC Zoo animals coming to Tonganoxie
July 12, 2013
Local kids who want to see exotic animals won’t have to head to the Kansas City Zoo—the zoo is bringing three animals to the Tonganoxie Public Library next Thursday.
Sokker Kamp draws big crowd to THS practice field
July 12, 2013
For some, this week’s Tonganoxie High Sokker Kamp was the first look at the high school program. For others, it was simply a refresher. For a select few, it was the beginning of the end of a career in a Chieftain uniform.