Archive for Thursday, February 20, 2014

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Kansas couple fights to get off food stamps
February 20, 2014
Someday, down the road, Gary and Amanda Johnson dream of owning their home and not being dependent on food stamps.
Kansas bill to expand spanking fizzles in House
February 20, 2014
A bill that would have eased some restrictions on spanking will not get a hearing by a Kansas House committee.
Baldwin City Chamber’s annual banquet tonight
February 20, 2014
The social hour will start at 5:30 p.m. with dinner served at 6:30 p.m.
Musing 0220
February 20, 2014
It was purely by accident that the Washington family became established in a new world. The ship on which John Washington was first mate was wrecked in 1658 off the coast of Virginia. John decided to remain in the new world.
Heart disease kills ‘one woman a minute,’ Kansas experts warn
February 20, 2014
Jodi Jackson was only 42 years old when she suffered a widow-maker. The type of heart attack got that name due to its high mortality rate, but also because heart disease has long been assumed to be a man’s problem. The Eudora woman wants to change that.
Douglas County adopts budget transparency reforms
February 20, 2014
Some outside agencies that receive county funding will undergo more reporting and monitoring under a measure that Douglas County commissioners approved Wednesday. Commissioners voted 3-0 to approve a modified version of a plan that Commissioner Mike Gaughan introduced two weeks ago.
Wind advisory in effect for local counties
February 20, 2014
Much of the area is under a wind advisory as a wintry mix of precipitation also is expected.