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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 26th
1874: Lee De Forest, physicist, inventor, considered the father of radio.
1875: John Buchan, Lord Tweedsmuir, writer and governor general of Canada, famous for his book The Thirty-Nine Steps.
1898: Peggy Guggenheim, art patron and collector.
1906: Christopher Isherwood, English novelist and playwright, author of Goodbye to Berlin, the inspiration for the play I am a Camera and the musical and film Cabaret.
August 26th
in history
1789: The Constituent Assembly in Versailles, France, approves the final version of the Declaration of Human Rights.
1862: Confederate General Thomas ‘Stonewall’ Jackson encircles the Union Army under General John Pope at the Second Battle of Bull Run.
1883: The Indonesian island of Krakatoa erupts in the largest explosion recorded in history, heard 2,200 miles away in Madagascar. The resulting destruction sends volcanic ash up 50 miles into the atmosphere and kills almost 36,000 people--both on the island itself and from the resulting 131-foot tidal waves that obliterate 163 villages on the shores of nearby Java and Sumatra.
1920: The 19th Amendment to the Constitution is ratified, giving women the right to vote.
1943: The United States recognizes the French Committee of National Liberation.

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