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The Baldwin City Post Office is now selling Valentine's Day cards. Have you ever bought greeting cards or items other than stamps or envelopes from the post office?

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Kansas: ‘Religion freedoms’ bill stirs clashing viewpoints
January 31, 2014
Supporters of a “religious freedoms” bill said this week that it would protect religious beliefs, but opponents said the measure would allow widespread discrimination against gays and lesbians.
Kansas: Realtors, bankers bemoan ‘gotcha tax’
January 31, 2014
Numerous bankers lined up Wednesday calling for repeal of the state’s mortgage registration fee, saying it was unfair to them and home buyers.
Kansas: Feds allowing last part of Medicaid overhaul
January 31, 2014
Kansas officials say they’ll move ahead with the last part of an overhaul of the state’s Medicaid program after receiving permission from the federal government.
Obamacare delivers $100,000 bill to Baldwin school district
January 31, 2014
Federal health care reform will require the Baldwin school district to find $100,000 in next year’s budget to provide health insurance to uninsured employees. The added expense will come from the East Central Kansas Cooperative in Education. Patti Bishop, ECKCE director, said the special education cooperative currently doesn’t offer health insurance to the 108 para-professionals who work in the Baldwin, Wellsville and Eudora school districts.
Slice of Ag’ event shows students where food comes from
January 31, 2014
Fourth-graders from throughout Douglas County were treated this week to a slice of pizza, some ice cream and fresh vegetables. But before they could enjoy those treats, they first had to learn where all the ingredients for those foods came from.
Winter weather advisory issued for Douglas County through Saturday morning
January 31, 2014
The National Weather Service issued a winter weather advisory for Douglas County and surrounding areas from 9 a.m. today until 6 a.m. Saturday.