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Linenberger: Brownback’s decision on LGBT protections should trigger public action
February 17, 2015
Gov. Sam Brownback rescinded nine executive orders last week that Govs. Kathleen Sebelius and Mark Parkinson originally signed. The one causing the largest stir is one that now ends legal protection against discrimination for gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgendered workers in state government.
Police were on scene when Tonganoxie principal left campus; sheriff’s office conducting investigation
Chief says law enforcement presence common procedure
07:01 a.m., February 17, 2015 Updated 02:58 p.m.
Tonganoxie police were at Tonganoxie High School to assist with former principal Jamie Carlisle’s departure. But Chief Jeff Brandau said that oftentimes is standard protocol for government agencies to have law enforcement present in such cases. Brandau referred to it as “civil standby,” something some officers also do for private businesses when off duty.
Tonganoxie High grad still playing ball
THS graduate Jordan Glenn now plays for Missouri’s ABA team
February 17, 2015
A Tonganoxie High School graduate is more than a decade removed from his prep career is still playing basketball. And now it’s for an area semi-pro team. Jordan Glenn, a 2002 THS graduate, is now a member of the Missouri Rhythm, an American Basketball Association team that plays in Grandview, Mo. Glenn was a small forward while at THS and then played as a shooting guard at Brown Mackie College in Salina.