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Candidate: Jeff Longbine, KS Senate 17, REP

Why are you running for re-election? I’m running because I want to see our state get back on the right track. Topeka has plenty of politicians, ... read the rest»

Candidate: Susan Fowler, KS Senate #17. DEM

Qualifications: I’ve been an information management consultant for 22 years, 13 of which include serving the Lyon County legal community as their ... read the rest»

K-177 Mill & Overlay Project in Geary & Riley Counties

On Friday, October 28, a resurfacing project will begin on a nearly eight-mile stretch of K-177 from I-70 interchange in Geary County to Zeandale Road ... read the rest»

Thanksgiving Pet Travel Tips

Thanksgiving marks the beginning of the busy Holiday travel season. Time to start planning your Holiday getaway - whether it be to the in-laws, Grandma's, ... read the rest»

Cloud County snaps seven-match skid with convincing 3-0 win over Garden City

CONCORDIA — Call it a palate cleaner or a slump-buster. But no matter the term, Wednesday's win over Garden City Community College was one the Cloud ... read the rest»

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Wabaunsee High School Cross Country Results

At: Centralia Date: 10-1-2016 Weather: Cool, calm BOYS: Place and Record: 1st 9-0 Season Record: 32-6 Varsity Kyle Schmitz 8th 18:19 Luke Stuhlsatz 10th 18:42 ... read the rest»

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»
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Born October 28th
1903: Evelyn Waugh, English novelist who wrote Decline and Fall and Brideshead Arevisited. Waugh served in WWII as a SAS Commando.
1909: Francis Bacon, English artist who painted expressionist portraits.
1912: Richard Doll, English epidemiologist who established a link between tobacco smoke and cancer.
1914: Jonas Salk, U.S. scientist who developed the first vaccine against polio.
1955: William Gates, the chairman and CEO of Microsoft Corporation, the world's largest software firm.
October 28th
in history
1793: Eli Whitney applies for a patent on the cotton gin, a machine which cleans the tight-clinging seeds from short-staple cotton easily and effectively--a job which was previously done by hand.
1863: In a rare night attack, Confederates under Gen. James Longstreet attack a Federal force near Chattanooga, Tennessee, hoping to cut their supply line, the cracker line. They fail. The Army of the Cumberland escaped from a Rebel siege at Chattanooga, Tennessee.
1886: The Statue of Liberty, originally named Liberty Enlightening the World, is dedicated at Liberty Island, N.Y., formerly Bedloe's Island, by President Grover Cleveland
1901: Race riots sparked by Booker T. Washington's visit to the White House kill 34.
1904: The St. Louis police try a new investigation method: fingerprints.

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