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AMERICANS FOR PROSPERITY KANSAS CALLS FOR PUSHBACK ON PRESIDENT'S EPA CLEAN POWER PLAN

TOPEKA - Today President Obama released his final plans for a better environment, but this Clean Power Plan will raise energy costs and hurt Kansas families ... read the rest»

Wabaunsee County will not reduce the number of polling places.

Chief Election Officer Jennifer Savage confirmed that to the county commissioners at their Monday meeting. "If it upsets folks, we’re not going ... read the rest»

Access to Water for Homes and Businesses

The City of Manhattan, Pottawatomie County and Rural Water District #1 (RWD1) have a unique challenge before them as rapid growth continues to call to ... read the rest»

Salina invited to Worship on the Lawn at Kansas Wesleyan University Aug. 16

Salina, Kan. — Kansas Wesleyan University invites the Salina churches and the public to bring lawn chairs and blankets to the middle of the KWU ... read the rest»

Corps schedules astonomy program

MANHATTAN, Ks. — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Tuttle Creek Lake invites the public to attend The Kansas Summer Sky Program at 9:15 p.m. Aug. ... read the rest»

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Manhattan Optimist Moxie finishes 2nd of 22 teams in the USSSA Kansas State Tournament

Manhattan Optimist Moxie finished 2nd of 22 teams in the USSSA Kansas State Tournament this past weekend in Kansas City. The rains Friday pushed back ... read the rest»

Moxie Softball Results - Summer Blast - Topeka

Manhattan Optimist Moxie went 1-3 in this weekend's tournament in Topeka. In the opening pool play game, Moxie faced NCK Adrenaline. Alexis Wilson went ... read the rest»

Manhattan Optimist Moxie earns second in Bite Outta the Little Apple Tournament

Manhattan Optimist Moxie started their summer season with a 4-2 record and 2nd place hardware to show for their efforts. In pool play that started on ... read the rest»
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Born August 4th
1805: William Rowan Hamilton, Irish scientist.
1901: Louis Armstrong, legendary jazz trumpeter.
1912: Raoul Wallenberg, Swedish diplomat credited with saving nearly 100,000 Budapest Jews during World War II.
1958: Mary Decker Slaney, American athlete, winner of seven track and field records.
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in history
1578: A crusade against the Moors of Morocco is routed at the Battle of Alcazar-el-Kebir. King Sebastian of Portugal and 8,000 of his soldiers are killed.
1717: A friendship treaty is signed between France and Russia.
1789: The Constituent Assembly in France abolishes the privileges of nobility.
1790: The Revenue Cutter service, the parent service of the U.S. Navy and Coast Guard, is organized.
1864: Federal troops fail to capture Fort Gaines on Dauphin Island, one of the Confederate forts defending Mobile Bay.

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