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Four Chieftains qualify for state track
THS girls go 1-2 in high jump, long jump
11:03 p.m., May 17, 2013 Updated 07:20 p.m.
With the conclusion of Friday’s regional competition, the 2013 track and field season officially came to a close for most high school athletes across Kansas. However, for a select few, the road got a little longer.
Kansas Attorney General taking over prosecution in Ottawa homicide case
May 17, 2013
Prosecutors from the Kansas Attorney General’s office have taken on the lead role in the capital murder case stemming from the quadruple homicides discovered at a property in rural Ottawa last week.
Senate approves bill banning use of tax dollars to advocate for gun control
May 17, 2013
The Kansas Senate on Friday approved a measure that prohibits the use of state tax dollars to advocate for gun control at the local, state or federal levels.
Legislative negotiations break down amid Republican in-fighting
May 17, 2013
Budget and tax negotiations broke down in the Legislature on Friday, prompting another round of Republican in-fighting before legislators went home, guaranteeing that the wrap-up session would extend into another week.
Dent to continue wrestling career at Midland
May 17, 2013
After three years of waiting, Tonganoxie High senior Gus Dent made the most of his only varsity wrestling season. Dent’s hard work and determination led to plenty of success in 2012-13, and the benefits are still rolling in.