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AG Derek Schmidt: Fiscal year 2016 Medicaid fraud recoveries top $9.8 million

TOPEKA — The Kansas attorney general’s office recovered more than $9.8 million in taxpayer funds through its Medicaid fraud enforcement during ... read the rest»

Drivers in Kansas are hitting the road, now more than ever

Data released this week shows U.S. driving is up 3.3 percent for the first six months of 2016. Travel on the state highway system in Kansas is even higher ... read the rest»

PATROL RESPONDS TO COURT DECISION

In light of, and with respect to the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals recent decision on a case (14-3278) involving the Kansas Highway Patrol, the agency ... read the rest»

Geologic map for Morris County now available

LAWRENCE — A new full-color geologic map of Morris County, an area mantled ... read the rest»

YWCA 18 th Annual Women’s Night Out

Topeka — Please join the YWCA of Northeast Kansas and over 400 influential women, enjoy food, drinks, shopping, and entertainment during the 18 ... read the rest»

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Wamego Wrestling Club Results

USAWKS 2016 District 3 East Subdistrict 8 & Under 49 - Ayden Henson's place is 6th and has scored 3.00 team points. Quarterfinal - Ayden Henson (Wamego ... read the rest»

Wamego Wrestling Club Results

Western Kansas Classic: 8 & Under 67 - Carson Reves's place is unknown and has scored 5.00 team points. Champ. Round 1 - Carson Reves (wamego jr raider ... read the rest»

Wamego Junior Raider Results

Elementary 49-55 - Leolyn Karnowski's place is 3rd and has scored 5.00 team points. Round 1 - Leolyn Karnowski (Unattached) won by fall over Olyvia Besco ... read the rest»

Full results of the weekend’s Regional Wrestling Tournament.

Wamego and Rock Creek competed in a 4A tournament at Smoky Valley; St. Marys and Wabaunsee competed in a 3-2-1A tournament at Rossville. Wamego Results ... read the rest»
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Born August 29th
1915: Ingrid Bergman, Oscar winning actress famous whose films include Casablanca and Anastasia.
1920: Charlie Bird Parker, self-taught jazz saxophonist, pioneer of the new cool movement.
1924: Dinah Washington, singer known in the 50s as Queen of the Harlem Blues.
1927: Marion Williams, gospel singer.
1958: Michael Jackson, pop singer, entertainer.
August 29th
in history
1776: General George Washington retreats during the night from Long Island to New York City.
1793: Slavery is abolished in Santo Domingo.
1862: Union General John Pope's army is defeated by a smaller Confederate force at the Second Battle of Bull Run.
1882: Australia defeats England in cricket for the first time. The following day a obituary appears in the Sporting Times addressed to the British team.
1942: The American Red Cross announces that Japan has refused to allow safe conduct for the passage of ships with supplies for American prisoners of war.

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