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Marijuana advocates hope for vote on pot issue
July 7, 2014
A group of Wichita marijuana advocates is counting petition signatures to see if there are enough to force a citywide vote on decriminalizing pot in the community.
Bonner celebrates parks and rec month; reduces pool pass costs
July 7, 2014
July is Parks and Recreation Month, and to celebrate the Bonner Springs Parks and Recreation has created a calendar of special officers and activities ideas.
Letter: 14th Blast a success
July 7, 2014
To the editor: Thanks to the patriotism and generosity of local businesses and residents of Bonner Springs, this year’s 14th Bonner Blast was a success.
Dole announces next stops on homecoming tour
July 7, 2014
The next leg of former U.S. Sen. Bob Dole’s homecoming tour is scheduled to take him to nine communities in eastern Kansas.
SW Kansas reservoir a popular holiday destination
July 7, 2014
People from as far away as Oklahoma spent part of their holiday weekend at a 5-year-old southwest Kansas reservoir that got a big boost from steady rainfall last week.
Health plans must cover help quitting tobacco
July 7, 2014
Insurance Commissioner Sandy Praeger is urging Kansans who smoke or chew tobacco to check if their insurance plans cover programs to help them quit.
Edwardsville Republican files for 33rd District legislative seat
July 7, 2014
An Edwardsville resident has announced she plans to challenge Rep. Tom Burroughs, D-Kansas City, Kan., for his legislative seat.
Soccer’s future bright in America
July 7, 2014
While it will probably be a long time before soccer becomes America’s favorite sport, the World Cup demonstrated its growing popularity.
Remember When for July 10, 2014
July 7, 2014
Events reported this week in The Chieftain 10, 25, 50 and 100 years ago.