Archive for Wednesday, October 7, 2015

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Supreme Court to hear capital cases roiling Kansas politics
October 7, 2015
The U.S. Supreme Court is preparing to consider reinstating death sentences for two brothers convicted in the notorious slayings of four people in Kansas, capital cases that roiled the state’s politics and have prompted calls to remake its judiciary.
Brownback spokeswoman blasts Medicaid expansion
October 7, 2015
Gov. Sam Brownback’s office has indicated that the administration will not expand Medicaid and bring coverage to 150,000 uninsured Kansans, calling the plan “morally reprehensible.”
Empowering youth: NAACP Leadership Summit encourages teens to get involved
October 7, 2015
Olliea Jarrett hopes that some youth in Bonner Springs are ready to “break free as leaders.”
2 USD 204 board members would be unable to serve under proposed law
October 7, 2015
A proposed state law that would increase limitations on who could serve on boards of education likely would have a big impact on local school boards.
Water conference to focus on Kansas water vision plan
October 7, 2015
The Governor’s Water Conference next month aims to focus on implementation of the Kansas water vision plan.
Face to Face: Basehor teacher Barb Forbes
October 7, 2015
Barb Forbes, second grade teacher at Glenwood Ridge Elementary, is the focus of this week’s Face to Face column.
Bonner schools to make second request for additional funds
October 7, 2015
With an even larger-than-expected enrollment increase, Bonner Springs-Edwardsville USD 204 is going to try one more time to get some Extraordinary Need funding under the new block grant.
Fire departments to hold open houses this weekend
October 7, 2015
Local fire departments will open their doors to visitors this weekend.