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Tonganoxie schools closed tomorrow due to Royals championship parade
November 2, 2015
Tomorrow had become a bit of a holiday in these parts. A noon parade through downtown Kansas City, Mo., will celebrate the Kansas City Royals’ World Series championship. The event, which is expected to have many folks in the metro area heading to the downtown district tomorrow, has prompted several area school districts, including Tonganoxie, to cancel classes for tomorrow. Tonganoxie USD 464 Superintendent Lyn Rantz sent out a release Monday confirming that Tuesday’s classes had been canceled so that the community could join in the celebration.
Mott would be Kansas’ first transgender House member
November 2, 2015
If she’s selected by a group of Topeka Democrats to replace a retiring member of the state House of Representatives, Stephanie Mott would be the first transgender member of the Kansas Legislature.
Survey gives yet another sign of Midwest economic slowdown
November 2, 2015
Figures have plunged in a third straight monthly survey of supply managers in nine Midwest and Plains states, providing more evidence of a slowdown in the region’s economy.
Lawmakers to again consider policy on police body cameras
November 2, 2015
Kansas lawmakers will again take up the question of whether to require all law enforcement officers to wear body cameras after a similar proposal failed to gain traction last session.