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Missouri mayor resigns after anti-Semitic remarks
April 22, 2014
The mayor of the Missouri community of Marionville has resigned over anti-Semitic remarks he made in support of a white supremacist accused of killing three people at Jewish community sites in Kansas.
Baker Spring Sing to be May 2
April 22, 2014
The choral division of Baker University’s Department of Music and Theatre will present Spring Sing at 7:30 p.m. Friday, May 2, at Baldwin First United Methodist Church.
Baker journalism students collect state, national honors
April 22, 2014
The Baker Orange newspaper and its accompanying website,, recently earned several state and national honors.
BU memorial jazz concert May 1
April 22, 2014
The Baker University Jazz Ensemble, under the direction of Baker Professor of Music J.D. Parr, will host the Chris Grubb Memorial Jazz Scholarship Concert at 7:30 p.m., Thursday, May 1, at Rice Auditorium.
KU hopes new medical building will be done in 3 years
April 22, 2014
University of Kansas Chancellor Bernadette Gray-Little hopes a new health education building at the University of Kansas Medical Center can be finished in three years.
Kansas: Over teachers’ objections, Brownback signs ‘good’ school finance bill
April 22, 2014
Gov. Sam Brownback on Monday signed into law a school finance bill that will provide more funds to classrooms in an effort to comply with a court order, but also includes controversial policy changes, including the repeal of tenure for teachers.
Baldwin school board passes on opportunity to increase local option budget
April 22, 2014
Although it is facing a tight 2014-2015 budget that will likely reduce the number of teachers in the district while increasing class sizes, the Baldwin school board passed Monday on a possible opportunity to secure more revenue from its local option budget.
Baldwin board asked not to judge textbooks by worn covers
April 22, 2014
The normally routine matter of Baldwin board members approving classroom materials district faculty recommends for their curriculum hit a snag Monday when two board members questioned the well-used appearance of textbooks proposed for use in high-level math and science classes.
Baldwin Academy of Dance and Voice moving to new downtown site
April 22, 2014
The Baldwin Academy of Dance and Voice will have a new, more spacious downtown home with the start of summer. Academy owner Courtney Williams said she agreed Friday to purchase the storefront at 711 High St., which had been the home of the El Jacal Restaurant, as the academy’s new home.